Most of these changes underway are obvious, but the depth and speed of the looming evolutions are shocking.
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June 21 will no longer herald a full return to normality after Boris Johnson resigned himself to a delay of up to four weeks in lifting the remaining Covid restrictions. The Prime Minister will tell the country on Monday that the latest data on the spread of the Indian or delta virus variant means it is too risky to go ahead as planned. A four-week delay would mean pushing the date back to July 19. It had been hoped that weddings at least would be given a special dispensation after 50,000 couple
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A black liquid was poured into the mouths of three protesters during Extinction Rebellions Group of Seven summit demonstration in St Ives, Cornwall. After the liquid was poured down onto the protesters a woman with a loudspeaker is heard saying: "We are asking the g-7 nations to stop funding the fossil fuel industry." This footage was filmed on June 11.
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A body found inside a bag on the seabed off Tenerife has been confirmed as that of a missing six-year-old girl taken by her father weeks ago. Investigators searching the water off the Port of Guimar found the bag tied to an anchor some 3,200ft (1,000m) below the surface, Spain's Civil Guard said on Friday. Coroners later identified the body as Olivia Gimeno - whose father Tomas took her and her one-year-old sister Anna without permission on 27 April.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth met U.S. President Joe Biden under the canopy of the world's largest indoor rainforest on Friday as she hosted a reception for leaders of the Group of Seven richest nations, who are holding a three-day summit. The 95-year-old monarch was joined by the other senior members of the British royal family, with son and heir Prince Charles and his wife Camilla and grandson Prince William and his wife Kate also present. It was their first major public event together since the funeral in April of Prince Philip, the queen's husband of more than seven decades.
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A teenager was “hunted down” by a machete-wielding gang and fatally stabbed near three nursery schools in south London. Up to 10 people chased the 17-year-old 200 yards along Streatham High Road to Prentis Road in Streatham, where he was cornered outside a postal delivery office and knifed in the chest.
For months, people across England have optimistically looked ahead to June 21 – "Freedom Day" – and the lifting of the final Covid restrictions. Yet as Boris Johnson prepares to announce his decision on Monday, his mantra of "data not dates" is being put to the test by an increasingly choppy outlook in the nation's Covid numbers. Both cases and hospital admissions are once again on the rise, prompting fears that the country is seeing the beginning of a third wave. But not every sign in the data
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A firebrand Pakistani scholar has been detained for making death threats against Nobel prize laureate Malala Yousafzai over her comments on marriage, officials said Friday.