Affected Germans compare floods to WWII 'bomb raid'
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Affected Germans compare floods to WWII 'bomb raid'
Of the 613 athletes on this year’s US Olympic team, 329 are female – the most women any country has ever sent to the Olympics
Boris Johnson was ready to overhaul the Northern Ireland Protocol this week but was talked down by his Brexit minister Lord Frost, The Telegraph has learnt. With the UK now demanding a renegotiation of the post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland, The Telegraph has been told Mr Johnson is now convinced of the need to use the so-called “nuclear option” if Brussels refuses. It is understood that the warning was issued to Dublin this week, with UK officials making clear that it is Mr Johnson,
Government accused of ‘absurd hypocrisy’ for taking Brussels cash with strings
As Dwayne Johnson bids farewell to the full-throttle franchise, Kevin E G Perry asks: When did the muscle-bound one run out of road?
Applying same rules as France would have significant impact, Labour says
Thousands have gathered today Saturday, July 24, in London's Trafalgar Square to protest against the lockdown rules and COVID-19 vaccinations. A wide range of speakers is attending the event, including well-known British conspiracy theorist, Kate Shemirani, who spoke to the crowd. Demonstrators are angry about the recent move which will see vaccine passports becoming compulsory in England to access nightclubs and other packed venues. Boris Johnson has said that the new measure will take effect by the end of September.
Tonga's flag bearer was a hit. Team USA's outfits less so...
The Health Secretary has said he has made a full recovery.
Mannat Mann has been missing since Thursday and was last seen in east London.
The people administering Covid-19 vaccines are being told to throw away doses as not enough people are coming forward for their first jab. Attempts to use leftover doses on people awaiting second jabs are being frustrated because of the strict adherence to guidance saying they must be administered eight weeks apart, sources said. The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation recommends an interval of eight to 12 weeks between doses for all the available Covid-19 vaccines as studies sugges
Labour criticised the ‘amber plus’ list requiring isolation on return from destinations.
The sale of the country’s largest microchip factory to a Chinese-owned firm poses a bigger risk to Britain’s strategic interests than Huawei’s involvement in the 5G network, the UK’s former cybersecurity chief warns. Ciaran Martin, the former head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), said the takeover of Wafer Fab, a semiconductor manufacturer in Newport, was both “puzzling” and “inconsistent” with the Government’s wider stance on Beijing. In an interview with The Telegraph, Mr Martin s
A man who joked about not having the Covid vaccine has died after a month-long battle with the virus. Stephen Harmon, a member of the Hillsong megachurch, passed away on Wednesday at the Corona Regional Medical Center outside Los Angeles. The 34-year-old was being treated for Covid and pneumonia and had been a vocal opponent of coronavirus vaccines.
Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns ‘utterly appalling’ comments by conspiracy theorist at Trafalgar Square
Piers Morgan believes he caught Covid-19 during the chaos at the Euro 2020 final despite being fully vaccinated. An avid critic of the government’s pandemic policies, he said his ordeal has given him a new perspective on Covid and vaccines. “So it’s been a long ten days,” Piers said in a tweet on Saturday.
As the climate crisis deepens the UK’s attitude to summer starts to shiftSeason now has a health warning and people may lose associations of joy, relaxation and celebration An evening sunset over St Paul’s during the UK’s July 2021 heatwave which saw the first ever amber extreme heat warning to be put in place this week. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Alamy
Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was awarded a $178-million (£129m) launch services contract for NASA's first mission focusing on Jupiter's icy moon Europa and whether it may host conditions suitable for life, the space agency said on Friday. The Europa Clipper mission is due for blastoff in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket owned by Musk's company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA said in a statement posted online. The contract
After Tokyo, we should bring the Olympic charade to an endThe travelling circus shows the ugly side of sport – displacing citizens, bullying athletes and endorsing cruel regimes ‘With the exception of Barcelona, no modern Games has raised a host city’s rate of economic growth, levels of skills and employment, tourist income or productivity.’ Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images Sport
China said on Friday that it has imposed counter-sanctions on U.S. individuals including former U.S. commerce secretary Wilbur Ross in response to recent U.S. sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong. The sanctions are the first imposed by China under its new anti-foreign sanction law, passed in June, and come days before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is due to visit China amid deeply strained ties.China also imposed unspecified "reciprocal counter-sanctions" on current and for
An 11-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Bolton with a "substantial amount of money" has been found "safe and well" in London, police have said. Fatuma Kadir's parents are said to be "incredibly relieved" after they had appealed for her to return home quickly. The girl left without her parents' knowledge on Thursday evening before travelling on several trains to get to London Euston in the early hours of Friday morning.