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Team GB has added two gold medals to its haul at the Tokyo Olympics in new mixed male and female relay races. At the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, the world record was broken in the 4x100m medley relay that saw Great Britain's swimmers triumph in three minutes, 37.58 seconds. Kathleen Dawson, Adam Peaty, James Guy and Anna Hopkin finished 1.28 seconds ahead of China who took silver, with Australia getting bronze.
Queensland Covid lockdown: ‘enormous number’ of hotspots expected after six new cases. Eleven LGAs locked down from 4pm on Saturday as deputy premier says state must ‘go hard and go early’
Butterflywatch: red admirals reap benefits from woodland management. If we work together to create new sanctuaries or restore old habitat, the butterflies will have a fighting chance
Roll up, roll up: UK circus offers vaccine as take-up slows in under-25s. Festivals and sporting events such as Goodwood will host pop-up vaccination centres in England this weekend
How to use up overripe or bruised peaches – recipe. Just when you think a peach is ready, it’s suddenly over-ripe – but that’s the prime time to use them in puree, smoothies or in puddings such as this cobbler
American swimmer now aiming for Paris 2024
TV tonight: the Stones at their saturnine peak. A new documentary about The Rolling Stones’ 1968 BBC special. Plus: a wealth of game show action. Here’s what to watch this evening
A national eviction moratorium has expired after President Joe Biden and Congress failed to extend it
Mushrooming outbreaks of the Delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 curbs on Saturday, as the WHO urged the world to contain the mutation before it turns into something deadlier and draws out the pandemic.
Government urged to give local authorities more powers to build housing
The win means GB finished top of the medal table for the triathlon, with their gold in the team and two silvers.
Cuba this week received shipments of food and medical supplies from allies Mexico, Russia https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/russia-sends-covid-19-aid-cuba-defence-ministry-2021-07-24 and Bolivia in a bid to ease shortages and discontent amid the island's worst economic crisis in decades and a surge in coronavirus cases. The donations, which authorities started distributing on Friday, come nearly three weeks after unprecedented protests https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/street-protests-break-out-cuba-2021-07-11 broke out nationwide, spurred by frustrations with dire economic conditions and curbs on civil freedoms. Cuba blames the unrest on U.S.-backed mercenaries exploiting hardships it says were largely brought about by decades of U.S. sanctions and disguising attempts at unrest through the campaign #SOSCuba calling for humanitarian aid.
Two women in their 20s who were seriously injured when a 60 foot tall oak tree fell on them in the midst of Storm Evert on Friday were at a party celebrating a doctor's birthday. The huge tree crashed to the ground without warning at the private party, as strong winds gusted across the country on Friday evening. The party, which was thrown by a doctor celebrating his 27th birthday, was held in woodland behind Ubbeston Hall, near Halesworth, Suffolk. Villagers had been told prior to the event tha
Garment workers rushed back to major cities across Bangladesh as the authorities lifted restrictions
The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year
Country diary: on the trail of the monster mollusc. East Dartmoor, Devon: Lurking in the woodland is an elusive member of the invertebrate night shift – the ash-black slug
USA Gymnastics says athlete will ‘continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether to compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam’
Chinese factory activity weakened in July to its lowest level since the start of the pandemic, data showed Saturday, as manufacturing was impacted by slowing demand, weak exports and extreme weather.
“It brought joy to my heart to see people who did not know each other to come together”