The latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions is the most eagerly anticipated yet, with hopes that additions to the green list could mean a last-minute summer holiday abroad. From August 2, fully vaccinated people travelling from the EU and the US can enter the UK without having to quarantine. The rumoured amber watchlist could put thousands of holidaymakers at risk of having to stay in hotel quarantine.
A report from the CDC and West Virginia health officials recommends that people who inject drugs in the state's largest county should have expanded access to sterile syringes, testing and treatment in response to one of the nation’s highest spikes of HIV cases
In the words of Robert Burns, “The best-laid schemes o’mice an’ men/ gang aft agley”. That is to say, you might have had the next few years of your life mapped out, you might have been busy researching accommodation, societies and pubs in your first-choice university city, only to find your plans derailed by disappointing A-levels results.
Israel is rallying global action against Iran over an attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off Oman last week but is capable of responding on its own if necessary, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday. The United States, Britain and Israel blamed Iran for the suspected drone strike on Thursday in which two crew members, a Briton and a Romanian, were killed. Tehran denies any involvement.
Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 12-year-old boy who was described as being "upset" at the time of his disappearance. Leopold Bennet-Budkinov was last seen at 4pm on Sunday at his home in Kilburn, Brent, northwest London. The Metropolitan Police said he was upset at the time of his disappearance and did not have any money, a phone or means of getting around, nor was he wearing shoes.
Simone Biles took home the bronze medal after returning to the Tokyo Olympics to compete in the beam final on Aug. 3, and while her epic routine is what obviously deserves the most attention here, there was also one tiny detail we couldn't help but call out: her Olympics-themed nail art. The gymnast competed in the event wearing a double french manicure design with traditional white tips outlined on each finger by red, yellow, blue, green, and black - aka the five colors featured in the Olympics logo. Biles is one of many athletes who have been freely expressing themselves at the Olympics through colorful hairstyles, makeup looks, and nail art.
Flames and smoke rise above a forest in the Athens suburb of Varympompi as a fire broke out, cutting a section of the main motorway linking Athens to northern and southern Greece, as the nation reels under a severe heatwave.