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Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodrum due to the dangers posed by nearby wildfires, Turkish media reported. Coast guard units were leading the operation and authorities asked private boats and yachts to assist in evacuation efforts from the sea as new wildfires erupted. Video showed plumes of smoke and fire enveloping a hill close to the seashore.The death toll from wildfires r
The data shows that the existing vaccines have been overwhelmingly successful at stopping coronavirus infections
Britain is preparing to open its borders to families and businesses from the Far East, Middle East and Australia by lifting its travel ban on airport hubs. After lifting restrictions on fully-vaccinated EU and US citizens last week, ministers are set to give the go-ahead to quarantine-free travel through vital hubs that link the UK to the rest of the world. They are understood to be close to agreement on a plan that would allow travellers to pass through the “red list” hubs of Dubai, Abu Dhabi,
A charity boss said miscarriage can be ‘very traumatic’ for some partners too.
Herat residents fear Taliban in their homes and workplaces as it masses outside cityWestern Afghan city all but under siege, prompting companies to hide documents in case staff are targeted Afghan security forces guarding a roadside checkpoint in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday, 31 July. Photograph: Jalil Rezayee/EPA
Unlike in the first Test that was lost 22-17, the ‘Bomb Squad’ had the desired impact from the bench for South Africa.
Boris and Carrie Johnson have revealed her second Downing Street pregnancy, with Mrs Johnson saying she feels "incredibly blessed to be pregnant again" but also "like a bag of nerves" following a miscarriage earlier this year. Wilfred Johnson was born nine months after his father Boris Johnson became prime minister, and just a few weeks after his father had left hospital after being admitted for COVID-19. At the time, Mrs Johnson used Instagram to announce the name of her first son, Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson - with the name Nicholas chosen in a nod to the two doctors who saved the prime minister's life.
Doses were given to people attending the four-day festival in Langdon Park, east London.
‘Country needs people’: Indigenous rangers safeguarding Australia’s rich landscape receive a well-earned boostWith a seven-year investment from federal government, Aboriginal rangers can continue to employ, educate and empower their communities Karen Liddy (L) and Elaine Liddy (R), Indigenous rangers in the Lama Lama national park in far-north Queensland. Photograph: Carly Earl/The Guardian
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Paris amid fierce clashes at demonstrations against COVID vaccine passports. Protesters marched on the French capital to voice their displeasure at the introduction of vaccine passes starting on 9 August. At least four marches took place in Paris on Saturday, as well as a number of other protests around the country.
The bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for Tulsa Race Massacre victims have been reburied while protesters objected outside the cemetery
Keir Starmer’s aide warns: Labour has lost touch with target voters. Strategy chief issues stark message to UK opposition leader, but adds that waning support for Boris Johnson provides opportunity
Storm Evert batters tents and gazebos at campsite
NHS reform is off the agenda. Our peculiar healthcare system will carry on much as now, revered at home and pitied abroad. There had been speculation about who would take over from Sir Simon (now Lord) Stevens, the outgoing chief executive of NHS England. Defenders of the status quo were outraged that the post might go to Dido Harding, a businesswoman and Tory peer. Instead, the healthcare blob has plumped for the ultimate continuity candidate, Amanda Pritchard, Sir Simon’s deputy. The Guardian
Dame Mary expressed support for the scheme that will also provide students with the opportunity to visit Roman heritage sites
Discounted meals and cheaper cab rides will be offered to customers who get a Covid-19 jab, as part of a government-led attempt to boost the uptake of vaccines. Uber, Bolt, Deliveroo and Pizza Pilgrims are among the brands that will offer incentives to encourage young people to get vaccinated. "It really is, for us, just the right thing to do", Gavin Smith, director at Pizza Pilgrims, told Sky News.
The Met Office’s long range forecast points to another heatwave in mid-August following stormy weather while the first half of the month will feature the same unsettled, changeable conditions we’ve seen recently
The head of Tunisia's biggest party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, on Saturday postponed a meeting of its highest council after senior members called for his resignation over his handling of the political crisis, party sources said. Rached Ghannouchi, who is also parliament speaker, has played a critical role in Tunisia's democratic crisis this week after quickly accusing President Kais Saied of a coup when he declared he was seizing executive authority. Saied's moves, which also included freezing parliament and dismissing the prime minister, have also thrown Ennahda into turmoil, leading to recriminations within the party over its strategy and leadership.
Carrie Johnson has said she feels ‘incredibly blessed’ to be pregnant again.
The former Olympian described how it was ‘really sad’ that Asher-Smith had to pull out due to injury.