Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated
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Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated
A recruitment manager who plotted to smuggle more than £5 million from the UK to Dubai when she was cash-strapped on furlough has been jailed. Tara Hanlon, 30, was stopped at Heathrow Airport as she attempted to board a flight with five suitcases filled with cash totaling £1.9 million. Hanlon, who was furloughed from her job as an operations manager at Leeds recruitment firm Goodall Brazier last March, had also discussed recruiting others to the scam, Isleworth crown court heard.
Atlanta-born sprinter took over from Usain Bolt as the fastest man in the world
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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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Germany will defend their women’s title, while Brazil are aiming to take gold again in the men’s tournament
Japan lead the medal table but Great Britain have surged towards the top
Hammer thrower attracted controversy over recent decision to shun the Stars-and-Stripes in protest at racial injustice but defended herself fearlessly from cynical political attacks
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Broadcaster said ‘no public figure should be accosted regardless of their political persuasion or beliefs’
British holidaymakers continue to sit tight as they wait for the latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions amid increasing Covid cases in popular tourist hotspots. Sunseekers have seen plans scuppered over the past few months as countries move between the various traffic light categories of the UK’s travel list. When is the next UK travel review?
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Kenny has Katherine Grainger in her sight in the race to become Great Britain’s most successful female Olympian
The <a href="/topic/tokyo-olympics">Tokyo Olympics</a> got under way with the opening ceremony at the New National Stadium on Friday 23 July and concludes on Sunday 8 August
Number 10 has said it is ‘crucial for people to quarantine in line with the app’s recommendation.
The Wellesley Police Department in Massachusetts said they reunited a family with their allegedly stolen black Labrador puppy on July 25.Police said the 8-month-old dog, named Ember, was taken from a family’s front yard on July 22. Officers tracked down the suspects by identifying a vehicle that had circled the home before the dog’s disappearance.Wellesley detectives and officers, working with Framingham Police officers, found Ember on July 25 and charged two Framingham residents with receiving stolen property over $1,200 and conspiracy, officials said.Illana Nissenbaum, one of the dog’s owners, told local media, "We were heartbroken and we just wanted to know that she was okay.”The Wellesley Police Department released this video of the owners being reunited with their puppy. Credit: Wellesley Police Department via Storyful
This summer 16 men’s sides and 12 women’s teams will compete in the football competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There’s no GB squad in the men’s competition but Steph Houghton and Co will represent the nations in the women’s game. There are no age restrictions for players in the women’s tournament but men’s squads are restricted to players under 24 years of age - with three overage players allowed.
Officials fear high numbers of crossings will continue as summer goes on, with arrivals this year already passing the total for the whole of 2020.
Iran said on Tuesday its security forces had arrested a network of agents working for Israel and had seized a cache of weapons it said were planned for use during recent unrest sparked by water shortages in the Islamic Republic, state media reported. Iran often accuses its enemies or rivals abroad, such as Israel, the United States and Saudi Arabia, of trying to destabilise the country by stoking protests and violence. Tuesday's announcement came after nearly two weeks of protests over water shortages, mostly in southwest Iran, which have turned political and spread to other areas.