Footage leaked from Kanye West listening party
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Footage leaked from Kanye West listening party
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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.
FASHION: The sexualisation of women’s bodies has been evident throughout Olympics history, <strong>Saman Javed</strong> discovers
Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million
Director of public prosecutions says Brittany Higgins investigation is with AFP, contradicting Karen AndrewsDPP reveals police were given rape allegation advice in June, contradicting claims by police commissioner and home affairs minister that case is with public prosecutor The investigation into rape allegations made by former political staffer Brittany Higgins has been with the AFP since 28 June, the ACT director of public prosecutions says. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP
The Thursday papers cover more moves to continue Britain’s emergence from the pandemic, plus a possible end to Northern accents.
From ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’: how Scott Morrison pivoted on Australia’s Covid vaccine rolloutAs the Sydney outbreak worsens and jabs in arms lag behind much of the world, the PM’s choice of sporting analogies has shifted Follow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedFrom the front to the back of the queue: how Australia’s vaccine rollout unravelledVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing
Rory McIlroy was lining up a putt on the 14th green when the hooter sounded
Will Sydney’s Covid lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?State premiers including Victoria’s Daniel Andrews have criticised the lockdown settings in NSW as too laxFollow today’s live coronavirus newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing A lone passenger in a face mask waits at the quiet Circular Quay train station during Sydney’s Cov
At least six Rohingya refugees killed as floods hit camps in BangladeshShelters swept away as activists say people stuck in Cox’s Bazar are highly vulnerable to the ‘rapidly changing climate’ Flooding at Cox’s Bazar, 28 July 2021, where at least six have been killed and 5,000 people left homeless. Photograph: Yassin and Zia/Rohingya photographers on behalf of NRC
Record funding for flood defences in England as climate crisis worsens risksBillions to be spent over six years with significant sums for regions hit hard in recent years Flooding will get more common as a result of global heating because warmer air can hold more water. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will visit Edinburgh, Glasgow and Fife to meet people supported by the UK Government’s ‘plan for jobs’ scheme.
The American has the chance to create even more gymnastics history at the Olympic Games in Tokyo
A self-isolation exemption for Uefa dignitaries attending the Super Cup next month will be among proposals examined by the executive on Thursday.
Groups connected to prominent supporters of former President Donald Trump’s movement to cast doubt on the 2020 election results have raised more than $5.7 million for Arizona Republicans’ election audit
New Sydney LGA Covid lockdown restrictions and update to regional NSW coronavirus rules explainedCovid restrictions extended for greater Sydney, with 8 LGAs in hard lockdown, including stricter mask rules and a 5km radius travel limit. Some restrictions have been eased with some construction to resume and a singles bubble introduced, while lockdown lifts in Orange. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSWFull list and map of NSW hotspots and Covid exposure sitesFollow our Covid l
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's military will help enforce a lockdown in Sydney after the city of 6 million posted a record daily rise in COVID-19 cases on Thursday and state authorities said the outbreak was likely to get worse. The lockdown of Australia's biggest city has increased pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who is now trailing in opinion polls, and heightened concern that Australia's A$2 trillion ($1.5 trillion) economy could slide into recession. Despite an extended lockdown in Sydney since an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant, 239 new locally acquired coronavirus cases were recorded in the city over a 24-hour period, the biggest daily rise since the pandemic began.
Brown floodwater surged down a street in Cedar City, Utah, on July 26, amid flash flood warnings issued by the National Weather Service.Robert Rollo filmed video showing a portable toilet and wheelie bin being washed away in the floods.Local weather services recorded 2.14 inches of rainfall in just over an hour on Monday, while the Cedar City mayor declared a State of Emergency due to intense flooding. Credit: Robert Rollo via Storyful
US superstar Caeleb Dressel flew faster than Kyle Chalmers to add the Olympic 100m freestyle crown to his two world titles Thursday, as China's women sparked a huge upset with a new world record to win the 4x200m relay.
Thursday briefing: UK recovery slows amid ‘pingdemic’. Guardian analysis finds continued caution and worker shortages … Hillsborough’s 97th victim … is lab-grown meat the meal deal?