James Robson on England's win against Denmark at Wembley
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James Robson on England's win against Denmark at Wembley
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.
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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It comes as the city posted a record rise in local coronavirus cases
Elton John has has joined the chorus of condemnation of DaBaby, calling him out for spreading "HIV misinformation" at his gig last weekend. DaBaby has been widely criticised for his comments, where he told audience members to put their phone lights in the air - unless they were HIV-positive or were gay men who performed sex acts in car parks. As well as seemingly singling out those suffering from the virus, DaBaby also incorrectly asserted that it will "make you die in two or three weeks".
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A disease-control official has called for increased testing of employees at China’s ports and roadblocks were set up to test drivers after a rash of coronavirus cases traced to a major airport rattled authorities who thought they had the disease under control
Consumer spending on credit and debit cards in Britain rose 2 percentage points in the week to July 22 from the week before, according to data published by the country's statistics office on Thursday. Aggregate credit and debit card spending, based on data from payment processors provided by the Bank of England, rose to 94% of its February 2020 average level, the Office for National Statistics said. The ONS also reported a 1% rise in online job adverts on July 23 compared with a week earlier, to 131% of their pre-pandemic February 2020 average level, based on data provided by jobs website Adzuna.
Lebanon's influential parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Thursday the legislature was ready to lift the immunity of its members in order allow for questioning over last year's port blast in the capital Beirut. "The priority of parliament was and will continue to be complete cooperation with the judiciary," Berri said in a statement after a meeting with the Future Movement, parliament's main Sunni bloc. Veteran Sunni politician Saad al-Hariri, who heads the party, had called for lawmakers' immunity to be lifted earlier this week by suspending all constitutional and legal regulations that allow for it.
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It’s Russia but not as we know it. Instead, a place above Great Britain in the Tokyo medal table, sits ROC — the Russian Olympic Committee. In the BBC commentary and often at the venues here in Tokyo, athletes are announced as Russian because that is what they are, and it is like nothing ever happened: not the systematic doping; not the cover-ups going all the way to the Kremlin; and not the lack of apology for any wrongdoing.
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There’s nothing like a British heatwave to bring out a long list of extreme weather advice. With temperatures set to soar this week, what advice should you be following? We asked the experts... The claim: Keep all your windows and curtains closed The truth: “It’s natural on a hot day to keep all your windows and doors open,” says Dr Alannah Hare, an NHS and Private Sleep Consultant at the Royal Brompton. “However, the best thing to do is to keep your windows shut and your curtains drawn all day.
‘The UK’s quarantine measures for France are excessive and incomprehensible in health terms,’ said France’s Europe minister, Clément Beaune
German cycling coach Patrick Moster has been sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after using racist language to describe rival athletes during the men's individual time trial in Fuji on Wednesday. Moster was caught on camera urging German rider Nikias Arndt to "catch the camel drivers" as he rode behind Eritrea's Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier and Algeria's Azzedine Lagab on the road, with the comments clearly audible on German station ARD's broadcast of the race on Wednesday. Former rider Moster apologised afterwards but there had been criticism that he did not immediately face stronger punishment, with the German Olympic Federation on Wednesday saying only that it would speak to the 54-year-old about the incident.
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Mr Devine died more than 32 years after he was badly injured at the FA Cup semi-final tragedy.