Boris Johnson criticised for ‘jabber’ jibe
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Boris Johnson criticised for ‘jabber’ jibe
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.
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New evacuation orders were issued in northern California’s Plumas County as the Dixie fire reached 253,052 acres on August 3, according to the latest incident report.The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office issued mandatory evacuation orders on August 3 for more areas as the fire grew.This video, filmed by Ty O’Neil on July 31, shows Meadow Valley engulfed by smoke and flames from the Dixie Fire at night.The Dixie fire was 35 percent contained as of the morning of August 3, according to official reports. Credit: Ty O’Neil via Storyful
The British navy says hijackers who boarded a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman have left the ship, without elaborating
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A Belarusian sprinter has boarded a flight to the Austrian city of Vienna, just days after a public dispute with her own team officials. Krystina Tsimanouskaya, 24, was seen at Tokyo's Narita International Airport on Wednesday morning surrounded by an entourage. Tsimanouskaya had been scheduled to board a flight for the Polish capital Warsaw, but a member of the Belarusian community in touch with her said diplomats had changed her flight due to security concerns.
Superintendent Novlett Robyn Williams successfully appealed against the decision to dismiss her and was reinstated as a police officer. However, the Metropolitan Police says the tribunal failed to make a proper assessment of the seriousness of the matter.
When France first went into lockdown in March 2020, the general mood in the country was one of anxiety. To cheer himself and his neighbours up, Noam Cartozo, an actor living in Paris, decided to bring a lockdown version of one of France’s much-loved quiz shows, “Questions pour un champion” (Questions for a champion), to life from his balcony. This is the second instalment of a FRANCE 24 series about people who found fame during the pandemic. It all started as a joke. In March 2020, Noam Cartozo,
Health officials in France on Tuesday activated an emergency plan on the Mediterranean island of Corsica as a fourth wave of Covid infections spread across the country. The government also announced it was reactivating a package of measures designed to support medical staff as they brace for a fresh intake of cases.More of France's popular coastal areas meanwhile reintroduced the compulsory wearing of masks in a bid to stem the incoming coronavirus tide.Health officials on Corsica said they were
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Great Britain’s women’s hockey team will not compete for a second successive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo after a heavy defeat by the Netherlands in Wednesday’s semi-final contest. After goalkeeper Maddie Hinch’s stunning penalty shootout heroics in the last-eight victory over Spain, defending champions GB were hoping to avenge their 1-0 group stage loss to the same opponents at Oi Hockey Stadium earlier in the competition. For the Netherlands, it was revenge for the dramatic penalty shootout defeat suffered in the gold medal match at Rio 2016.
Syrian refugee Waad Hariri is still trying to rebuild her life a year after Beirut's massive port blast tore through her apartment, injuring her husband and traumatising her children. In the weeks that followed the August 2020 explosion, the family faced another sharp blow: the loss of their home.A series of eviction attempts - often targeting refugee and migrant tenants - took place in the aftermath of the deadly Aug. 4 blast, highlighting a lack of state protection for vulnerable groups during
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Sky Brown, 13, has won a bronze medal in the women's skateboard event - making her Great Britain's youngest ever medallist - as Katarina Johnson-Thompson found herself out of contention for a medal in the heptathlon. After falling in her first two runs of the final, she nailed her last attempt with a score of 56.47 to finish behind Japanese pair Sakura Yosozumi, 19, and Kokona Hiraki aged 12. Yosozumi topped the podium with a score of 60.09, while Hiraki's 59.04 proved enough for her to claim silver - eclipsing Brown to become the youngest Olympic medallist in 85 years.
Barnado’s blogpost on white privilege did not breach charity laws. Charities regulator says post deemed ‘ideological dogma’ by Tory MPs was in line with the Barnado’s mission