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Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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Boris Johnson lifted the vast majority of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England on July 19, as the country moved to step four of its coronavirus lockdown roadmap. Every adult in the UK should have had the chance to have both doses of a coronavirus vaccine by mid-September, the Government said. The government has said it was not expecting work in offices to be completely back on July 19.
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At this rate, disgraced gymnastics doctor may not pay his victims before federal law forgives his debts
British athletes off to impressive start in Japan
Scientific studies with poor methodology and inaccurate findings are exacerbating a Covid-19 misinformation crisis that is discouraging vaccination and putting lives at risk.
Storm Evert caused one of the biggest festivals of the British summer to be delayed as stewards had to make the site safe. Festival-goers poured through the gates at Camp Bestival in Dorset on Thursday morning for the opening day, but the wind and rain threatened to make the second day a washout. Those in attendance described the campsite as "carnage" with tents blown over by winds of up to 75mph which whipped the south west on Thursday night. Bestival said in a statement at 7.45am Friday mornin
A Brazilian government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil’s film industry has caught fire in Sao Paulo
Sheila Jackson Lee is third Black lawmaker to be arrested during voting rights protests. Congress members Joyce Beatty and Hank Johnson were previously arrested for participating in separate demonstrations
Team GB are aiming to build on their latest medal rush as an impressive start to the Tokyo Olympics continues. Britain earned six more medals on day seven, with historic success for Bethany Shriever and Kye Whyte on the BMX track and further swimming podium places for Duncan Scott - his third medal of the Games so far - and Luke Greenbank. USA are again expected to enjoy a medal gold rush at the Tokyo Games, but currently trail China and Japan in the medal table.
Drug-related deaths in Scotland have hit record levels for the seventh year in a row, with 1,339 people dying in 2020. It is the largest number of drug-related deaths since records began in 1996 and the highest number of people dying as a result of drug misuse in Europe. Almost two-thirds of all drug-related deaths were people between ages 35 and 54.
Amazon said Thursday second-quarter profit jumped 48 percent from a year ago to $7.8 billion, but shares in the tech and e-commerce giant fell on a disappointing revenue number. Total revenues increased 27 percent to $113.1 billion, below most Wall Street forecasts, sparking a slide of some six percent in after-hours trading.Andy Jassy, who took over as chief executive earlier this month from Jeff Bezos, said Amazon remained focused on delivering goods and services for consumers during the pande
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States is "deeply concerned with the increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment, and intimidation of U.S. and other foreign journalists" covering recent floods in China's Henan province, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday. China's harsh rhetoric toward news it perceives as critical "has provoked negative public sentiment leading to tense, in-person confrontations and harassment" of journalists, Price said in a statement.
TikTok star with really large mouth earns Guinness World Record for largest mouth
Saudi Arabia announced Friday it would reopen its borders to fully vaccinated foreign tourists after a 17-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state news agency said. However, Riyadh did not announce any lifting of restrictions on the umrah, a pilgrimage that can be undertaken at any time, which usually attracts millions of Muslims from across the globe each year."The Ministry of Tourism announced that the Kingdom will open its doors to foreign tourists, and lift... the suspension
New Zealand’s Emma Twigg has won gold in the women’s single sculls at the Tokyo Games
Christian Porter defamation case: judge rules ABC defence file won’t be made publicMedia companies lose bid to prevent 27 redacted pages of the ABC’s defence being removed from court file A judge has ruled the ABC’s defence documents in the high profile Christian Porter defamation case be removed from the court file. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP
Tory donors have written to the Prime Minister to criticise a new law which will recognise the sentience of animals over fears it will be “hijacked” by activists. Party donors, Conservative MPs and countryside groups have raised concern that the animal sentience bill will pave the way for infrastructure projects to be blocked if they damage areas populated by wildlife. The billionaire Tory party donor, Lord Spencer of Alresford is among those opposed to the bill. Lord Spencer, who raised an esti
Janice Mirikitani, a beloved San Francisco poet laureate who together with her husband ran the city’s Glide Memorial Church, which caters to the poor and homeless, has died