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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.
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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At least eight people have been killed and many more injured after dozens of forest fires broke out in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, local media reported on August 1.According to authorities, the fires broke out on Wednesday July 28 at several locations in Manavgat, a coastal district in Antalya. Turkey’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry said on Sunday that 107 of the 112 fires burning in the region were under control.Drone footage captured in the Manavgat area on Thursday shows burned out buildings, singed trees and thick clouds of smoke. Credit: n__a__z__i__m via Storyful
Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Tier 1, 2 and 3 Covid-19 public exposure site locations in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited them
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The charity, which offers a helpline service to people, is reportedly monitoring phone calls to ensure any inappropriate relationships do not occur.
Lewis Hamilton has said he has symptoms of long COVID after requiring medical help following Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The seven-time world champion had performed superbly to move from last place to third in the Hungarian Grand Prix, later being upgraded to second place after the disqualification of Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton's hard-fought performance in the 70-lap race gave him the lead in the Formula One world championship.
Fifteen soldiers have been killed and six more are missing after a "terrorist" attack in southwest Niger, near the border with Burkina Faso, the defence ministry announced Sunday. The soldiers were first ambushed and later hit by an improvised explosive device as they tried to evacuate their wounded in Saturday attack around 11:00 am (1000 GMT), the ministry said.The toll of the attack in the Torodi region is "15 soldiers killed, seven wounded and six missing," the statement added.Backed by mili
Latest NSW Health Covid exposure sites: full list and map of Sydney hotspots and regional coronavirus case locations. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Sydney and regional New South Wales, and what to do if you’ve visited them. Our analysis and map shows where Covid cases are increasing, and a live data update tracks the daily case numbers in NSW
It is no longer just properties in water catchment areas that face danger, experts say - increasing rainfall means submersion can happen anywhere
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Madagascar on Sunday announced the arrest of five generals as well as high-ranking police officers in connection with a failed attempt to assassinate President Andry Rajoelina, the attorney general said. "To date, 21 people have been arrested and investigated," Berthine Razafiarivony told a news briefing.Six people, including two French citizens, were initially arrested on suspicion of involvement in the attempt.Among the latest arrests, "12 are active military and police personnel, including fi
Qld Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Queensland coronavirus hotspots and case location alertsHere are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Queensland and what to do if you’ve visited them.Queensland Covid restrictions explainedFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesOther hotspots: NSW map; Vic list; SAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Covid Qld: check the full list of the latest public health exposure s
The first lady of the United States has famously been a reluctant player in the fashion of politics, but whether she likes it or not, she’s made big statements on her Olympic trip, writes Vanessa Friedman
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The investment is part of Boris Johnson’s target of achieving at least 85% gigabit-capable UK coverage by 2025.
Australian buy-now-pay-later company Afterpay to be bought by US giant Square for $39bnAustralian shareholders will own about 18.5% of combined business under deal, which the two companies say will create an online payments powerhouse An Afterpay logo in a Queensland shop window. The Australian company is being bought out by US fintech company Square in an all-stock deal worth $39bn. Photograph: Marlon Trottmann/Alamy