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The latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions will come in the last week of August after wholesale changes were made to the travel lists on August 5. From August 8, four countries are being removed from England’s red list and four are being added while seven more, including Germany are being added to the green list. When is the next UK travel review?
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The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development is expressing concern about the “dehumanizing rhetoric” used by Ethiopia’s leaders amid the nine-month conflict in the Tigray region, whose forces last month were described as “weeds’ and “cancer” by the country’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister
Genetic secret to age women start menopause discoveredResearch could lead to doctors being able to tell women how long they have got left to start a family The research by scientists at the universities of Cambridge, Exeter and Copenhagen could lead to women’s reproductive lifespan being extended. Photograph: SolStock/Getty Images
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LONDON (Reuters) -Britain will scrap quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers returning to England and Scotland from France, rowing back on a rule that had infuriated French politicians and thrown millions of holidays into confusion. Britain has double vaccinated a higher proportion of its population against COVID-19 than most other countries, but a maze of rules has prevented travel to many countries, devasting the travel industry. Britain's transport minister, Grant Shapps, said the easing of the rules would ease pressure on the struggling travel industry and give sun seekers a chance to meet up with friends and family.
Lawyers for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies have argued in court that the United States “strategically crafted” a misleading record of the case and acted “in bad faith” when presenting reasons for her extradition
‘We’ve bought forest offsets that are now burning,’ says Microsoft’s carbon program manager
Officials say a book checked out a half-century ago has been anonymously returned to a library in northeastern Pennsylvania
The Rugby League World Cup is set to be postponed for a year, with an announcement expected on Thursday morning. Tournament organisers held an emergency board meeting on Wednesday, with PA reporting that it was likely a decision would be made to put this autumn's event back to 2022. An announcement was expected in the evening but, after the meeting overran, a communication on behalf of officials confirmed this would now be made at 7.30am (BST) Thursday and would be followed by a press conference.
A pair of cat lovers in the Phoenix area were delighted to spot a mother bobcat and her cub playing on their roof on August 4 – and were even more thrilled when the elder cat came over to check them out.David M Dallas PhD recorded this footage of a mother bobcat and her kitten from the top of stairs that overlook the roof. He said the mother bobcat has been visiting their roof for a while.“We can always hear when it’s up there walking around, day and night,” he said.Dallas said his wife woke him up around 5:30 am, saying, “You gotta come look at this, the bobcat is back, and there’s two of them!’”The footage shows the cats stalking, jumping, and play-fighting before the mother cat notices Dallas. He told Storyful the cats were playing and lounging on the roof for over an hour before they spotted him.“She looked directly into our eyes! Both my wife and I were beside ourselves,” he said. “Being cat owners, it was an amazing experience!” Credit: David M Dallas, Ph.D. via Storyful
Lauded nationwide last year for his no-nonsense coronavirus briefings, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was clinging to his political life Wednesday as prosecutors opened criminal inquiries into sexual harassment allegations against the powerful Democrat. As Donald Trump sowed chaos last spring, Cuomo's televised pandemic press conferences comforted Americans and even led to clamor for a presidential run, but the 63-year-old now finds himself a political pariah.New York state assembly Democrats ar
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SNP leader says most people would think it ‘strange’ for the PM to have passed up meeting in Scotland
Fully vaccinated UK arrivals from France will not need to quarantineMinisters ditch plans for watchlist of amber countries such as SpainCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Passengers arrive at Heathrow airport. Photograph: Tejas Sandhu/Sopa Images/Rex/Shutterstock
Police have arrested 11 people in connection with the online racial abuse of England players after the Euro 2020 final. Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were targeted by racist social media posts after missing penalties against Italy last month. The UK Football Policing Unit said that of 207 social media posts deemed to be criminal, 34 of the accounts were in Britain and 123 in other countries.
A state report says fatal drug overdoses surged nearly 50% last year in Kentucky and that isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was a “major contributing factor.”