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Kodak Black flushes $100 bills down the toilet
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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British athletes continue to impress in Japan
Team USA's Simone Biles took to the Olympics podium after winning bronze in the women's balance beam final. It was Biles' first taste of competition in Tokyo since standing down during the women's team final last week to focus on her mental health.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday that accusations by Ethiopian authorities that aid workers were favouring and even arming Tigrayan forces were "dangerous." "Blanket accusations (against) humanitarian aid workers need to stop...They need to be backed up by evidence if there is any and, frankly, it's dangerous," he said. Tigrayan forces pushing south and west into the neighbouring Amhara region have displaced 200,000 people there, Griffiths said, and 54,000 in Afar region to the east.
Officials demolished the rest of the building in early July to aid in search efforts
Australian government pays PR firm to copy existing Covid data into daily email to media. Health department refuses to say how much it is costing taxpayers for private company Cox Inall to distribute PDF of vaccination data
The Fenwick store will be closed on Wednesday ‘as a mark of respect’.
‘I woke up the other day and my aunt had unexpectedly passed and I’m like, you guys have no idea what we’re going through,’ the gymnast told reporters
Prominent anti-Taliban MP Azeem Baghlani was thought to be subject of attack
Seven men have been found guilty of the murder of a law student, mistakenly shot during a botched drive-by assassination attempt. Aya Hachem was said to be in the "wrong place at the wrong time" when she was killed in Blackburn, Lancashire, on the afternoon of 17 May, last year. Tyre firm boss Feroz Suleman, 40, had arranged the execution of a rival businessman, but the gunman he hired shot dead Ms Hachem, an innocent passer-by.
Updated advice on coronavirus vaccines for 16 and 17-year-olds across the UK is set to be issued in the coming days, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The first minister revealed the news as she delivered her latest COVID-19 update to the Scottish Parliament. "We are hoping to receive in the next few days updated advice from the JCVI [Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation] on possible vaccination of others in the younger age groups," she said.
The series will be the streaming giant’s first programme to cover an event in near real-time.
The Jamaican superstar added the 200m crown to her 100m title to deliver exactly what she was sent to Tokyo to do
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Tuesday the launch of a "strategic dialogue" with Indonesia, and Washington said the two countries committed to working together on issues that include defending freedom of navigation in the South China Sea. Meeting in Washington, Blinken and Indonesian Foreign Minster Retno Marsudi also committed to work together against COVID-19 and the climate crisis and to boost bilateral trade and economic ties, the State Department said. Indonesia is the largest country and economy in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a bloc Washington sees as key to its efforts to stand up to China's growing influence in Asia.
25-year-old marketing executive describes herself as ‘funny’ and ‘outgoing’
The husband of a dying woman was restricted to weekly visits and wearing full PPE as hospitals continue to enforce Covid restrictions.
Temperatures should be slightly warmer than normal in the second half of August but a second heatwave is dependent on the right conditions
Jessica Springsteen will get to ride again for USA in team competition
BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking $11.5 billion in urgent funding to fight the more infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, a draft report seen by Reuters shows, amid worries wealthy nations are partly bypassing its COVID-19 programmes. A large portion of the cash being requested from the WHO's partners is needed to buy tests, oxygen and face masks in poorer nations, says the document which is expected to be released this week. The paper, still subject to changes, outlines the results and financial needs of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A), the programme co-led by the WHO to distribute fairly COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and tests across the world.