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Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Saturday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1. NHS made secret pandemic plan to deny care to elderly The NHS drew up secret plans to withdraw hospital care from people in nursing homes in the event of a pandemic, The Telegraph can disclose. Confidential Whitehall documents show that the NHS plans refused treatment to those in th
Qld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explained. Queensland has announced a snap lockdown. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do
An Alaska Native artist has created a new stamp for the U.S. Postal Service
Star won five gold medals during glittering career
‘We believe there is IMMINENT DANGER to their lives,’ aunt wrote on Facebook
Pictures of Team GB’s success in Tokyo also feature on the Saturday front pages.
‘It’s just hypocrisy’: Sydney construction workers say LGA lockdowns ‘crippling’ industry. Workers fear many businesses will not survive if restrictions that have halted construction across much of western Sydney are not eased soon
Endangered killer whales have received new habitat protections from the U.S. government
Simone Biles has pulled out of two more Olympic finals at the Tokyo Games, USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Saturday, with her entire campaign now in serious doubt. The 24-year-old gymnastics great came to Tokyo seeking five gold medals to equal the Olympic all-time career record of nine, but withdrew during the women’s team competition and also skipped her all-around title defence, citing mental health issues.That left Biles, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Rio Games, with a potential
Satellite images have shown the devastation caused by deadly wildfires raging across southern Turkey. Homes have been burned down and people have been forced to flee villages and beach resorts. A volunteer firefighter who was taking drinking water to his colleagues was involved in a motorcycle crash and died in the fire.
Helicopters rescued people from at least four yachts off the Isles of Scilly
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is vowing he “won’t let grass grow under our feet” as the department begins to implement new vaccine and testing directives
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said the subject was not ‘for the privileged few’
The win means GB finished top of the medal table for the triathlon, with their gold in the team and two silvers.
“It brought joy to my heart to see people who did not know each other to come together”
Government urged to give local authorities more powers to build housing
Rescuers and local villagers risk their lives while carrying injured people across a raging river in India, after a bridge collapsed due to flash floods. The rescue team is seen transporting patients from one bank of the river to the other, braving the river Jahalman Nallah. The incident took place in the Lahaul and Spiti district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The clip was filmed on July 31.
The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year
‘He knows he has a story that has been written for him, he also knows he doesn’t want to be defined by that story’