Mud volcano ablaze near Azerbaijan gas field
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Mud volcano ablaze near Azerbaijan gas field
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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The weightlifter, 43, will become the first ever transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics
An array of progressive and pro-White House groups plans to spend nearly $100 million to promote President Joe Biden’s agenda over the next month to pressure Congress while lawmakers are on their August recess
The fallout from comments made by DaBaby about HIV and gay men continues, after the rapper was booted off the bill of a major music festival. DaBaby has been widely criticised for his comments, where he told audience members to put their phone lights in the air - unless they were HIV-positive or were gay men who performed sex acts in car parks. As well as seemingly singling out those suffering from the virus, DaBaby also incorrectly asserted that it will "make you die in two or three weeks".
Giant panda Huan Huan, on a 10-year loan from China, gave birth to two cubs at the Beauval ZooParc in central France early on Monday morning. The cubs will not be named before 100 days. They will spend a few years in France before being sent to China, the zoo said.
New measure said to come in later this year
The early-morning alarms were always going to be worth it. For the families gathering at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 as dawn broke on Monday, it was the first time seeing their loved ones in as many as three years. As of 4am on Monday morning, fully-vaccinated arrivals from the United States and the 27 EU countries were no longer required to quarantine, opening the door to leisure travel and long-awaited reunions. Despite the relaxation of quarantine requirements, uncertainty continues around
The gamble paid off as Whitlock scored 15.583 to finish top of the podium.
Fake video purports to show Australian federal police boss plotting to overthrow government. A recording of a man claiming to be Reece Kershaw discussing plans to remove key members of the government has been circulating among conspiracy groups
Downing Street has not traditionally been a place for babies. On Saturday, Carrie Johnson announced that she and Boris are expecting their second child together, joining Wilfred, who was born last April and was front and centre of photos of the G7 in Cornwall. Cherie Blair has spoken about how it is not easy being pregnant in the public eye; she had terrible morning sickness with Leo - and Carrie is part of a long overdue shift towards a more open and supportive culture.
Nearly three-quarters of businesses reported their costs were rising.
All the butter: how chefs are transforming the world’s greatest spreadOnce neglected in favour of supposedly healthier products or mass-produced substitutes, butter is back, and better than ever, thanks to chefs who are adding bone marrow, chocolate and churning their own
New SUV packs a clever hybrid powertrain as standard.
Boris Johnson warned on Monday that Iran would face "consequences" for a drone strike in the Gulf that killed a British citizen as the Government drew up retaliation plans.
A 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being stabbed in a popular park in North London. The Air Ambulance landed in Lordship Recreation Ground in Tottenham after the teenager was stabbed close to a skate park and BMX trail. The Metropolitan Police said they were called to reports of a stabbing in Adams Road in Tottenham just after 2pm on Sunday.
4/5 Verdi’s opera sets paternal over-protection against a socio-political backdrop
Max Whitlock has set his sights on becoming a five-time Olympian, targeting not just Paris in three years’ time but Los Angeles in 2028, after winning gymnastics gold. The 28-year-old opened the pommel horse final in Tokyo with a stunning routine of 15.583, which his rivals could not get close to for his third Olympic gold and sixth Olympic medal in all. “I was thinking about Paris before Tokyo even started,” he said.
The banking giant told investors on Monday that pre-tax profits soared to 10.8 billion US dollars (£7.8 billion) for the six months to June.