Loki episode features nod to Thanos Copter
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Loki episode features nod to Thanos Copter
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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until Oct. 3
Vaccinologist Barbie: Prof Sarah Gilbert honoured with a dollCo-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab hopes it will inspire young girls to enter Stem careersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Prof Sarah Gilbert receives her Barbie doll in Oxford. Photograph: Andy Paradise/Rex/Shutterstock
A year on from Beirut explosion, scars and questions remainLebanese capital remains a shell of a city as efforts to find who is to blame for tragedy have made little progress The port of Beirut and the memorial sculpture of a giant angular figure made from the wreckage of last summer’s blast. Photograph: Marwan Tahtah/Getty Images
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.
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
The senators who spent months stitching together a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package are now trying to sell it to the American people
Meghan’s personal style has changed over the years as she’s gone from actor to royal to mum of two, says Katie Wright.
President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more contagious
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
Sprinter has now received humanitarian visa from Poland and plans to fly there in next few days
Country diary: fill your nose with the cornucopia of July scentsWolsingham, Weardale, North Pennines: Smell can be so specific – the fragrance of meadowsweet blossom reminds me of my late aunt Pat Crushed fruits and leaves of sweet cicely (Myrrhis odorata) have a refreshing tang of aniseed. Photograph: Phil Gates
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,
COMMENT: Tom Hanks, Hugh Laurie, David Thewlis – everywhere you look there’s a screen titan turning to literary fiction. If only their books were as good as their acting, says Louis Chilton
Just over a year ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was widely beloved for his telegenic response to the coronavirus pandemic
The IOC said on Wednesday it is still waiting for a formal explanation from the Chinese Olympic officials as to why two gold medallists wore badges featuring the head of the country's former leader Mao Zedong on the podium at the Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee also said it had suspended its investigation into a gesture on the podium by American silver medallist shot-putter Raven Saunders, following the death of the athlete's mother https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/athletics-saunders-mourns-mother-days-after-winning-shot-put-silver-2021-08-04. The Chinese Olympic Committee has said they will provide a report "soon" and assured the IOC there would be no repeat of its athletes wearing the badges.
Four Republicans are heading into their first debate as they campaign for California's Sept. 14 recall election that could remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office
Covid death of Sydney man Aude Alaskar, 27, prompts calls for young people to get vaccinatedForklift driver, who died at home 13 days into his isolation, is the youngest person to die of coronavirus in NSW since the start of the pandemicFollow our live blog for the latest Covid updatesNSW Covid update: Sydney man in his 20s dies as local cases climb to 233NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing The death of