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Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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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This year’s summer Games are receiving record-low ratings and many viewer complaints
Recent decades in Britain have been warmer, wetter and sunnier than in the last century, with last year the third warmest on record, a report by climate scientists said on Thursday. The report points to how Britain's climate is already changing as experts warn that extreme weather events, such as floods, heatwaves and droughts, will increase across the world due to the effects of global warming. "Average temperatures for the UK continue to climb, with nearly a degree of warming when comparing the most recent 30 years with the preceding 30-year period," said Mike Kenson, lead author and senior climate scientist at the Met Office.
Two gold medals will be awarded in 3x3 basketball at this summer’s Olympics, with eight male and eight female teams competing at the Aomi Urban Sports Park
Canadian government has closed 60 per cent of British Columbia and Yukon salmon fisheries to combat declining populations
Former FDA commissioner says US’s Delta wave to decline within two to three weeks
‘Better Call Saul’ actor’s representative gives update after on-set collapse
Facebook and Google have more than $5 billion in waterfront property along San Francisco Bay
Captain of the US swim team, Caeleb Dressel is a fitting heir to the legendary Michael Phelps. At just shy of 25 years old and already crowned world champion 13 times, he’s hoping to rack up six gold medals in Tokyo. Dressel is off to a good start. On Wednesday, he easily qualified for the 100m final, which will take place Thursday morning in Tokyo. Two days earlier, he led the US team to gold in the 4x100m relay. He was quick to hand the medal over to his teammate Brooks Curry, whom he had repl
James Brown claimed he had ‘to do something spectacular’ to draw attention to the climate crisis
Defra said the ‘record investment’ would better protect 336,000 properties and reduce the national flood risk by up to 11 per cent by 2027.
The city of Nanjing in China’s Jiangsu province held mass COVID-19 testing for its nine million residents on July 25 amid an outbreak of the Delta strain of coronavirus.Jiangsu recorded 48 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on July 27, according to national health authorities, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 155. Local news reports citing officials said the outbreak was linked to the Delta variant.The province began mass testing residents on Wednesday, July 21, after several airport workers had tested positive to the virus, according to news reports.This video shows residents lining up to be tested in the second round of the city’s mass testing on July 25. Credit: u/6019494980 via Storyful
The UK’s announcement on Wednesday that it was opening its doors again to Americans was naturally welcomed on this side of the pond. If there had been hopes that Washington would reciprocate in kind, however, they were sorely dashed. A combination of the rise in cases of the delta variant in the UK, the complexities of the US political system and uncertainty over the status of AstraZeneca’s vaccine has made the Biden administration reluctant to make any such sudden move. Sources told the Telegra
‘Climate change is happening here, it’s happening now and it’s happening to all of us’ says researcher
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
Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday declared Tehran would not accept Washington's "stubborn" demands in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal and said the United States had failed to guarantee that it would never abandon the pact again. "The Americans acted completely cowardly and maliciously," state TV quoted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying. A U.S. State Department spokesperson said in a statement that President Joe Biden's administration "has been sincere and steadfast in pursuing a path of meaningful diplomacy to achieve a mutual return to compliance" with the agreement.
Covid border restrictions across Australia: where you can and can’t travel between states – and to New Zealand. Planning a trip across state borders or a weekend away? Is the border between Victoria and NSW closed? Can you travel into or out of Sydney, from NSW to Qld, or to Victoria, SA, WA, NT or NZ? Before you leave home, check our state-by-state guide to coronavirus travel restrictions.
Federal health regulators have again extended the expiration dates on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine by another six weeks