Neil Ferguson predicts 100,000 Covid cases a day
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Neil Ferguson predicts 100,000 Covid cases a day
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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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British athletes continue to impress in Japan
The Government said negotiations are ongoing with remaining EU Member State countries.
Welcome to Australia’s pandemic patois: tell us about your lockdown language From ‘dick-nose’ to ‘locky d’, slang words which poke fun at coronavirus have slipped into the Aussie vocabulary. Share your favourites in the comments ‘The Australian vernacular has a wonderfully unique ability to undercut the enormity, formidability and power of anything that risks bowing into submission the spirit of the convict nation.’ Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images
Investigators say an overloaded van carrying 29 migrants has crashed on a remote South Texas highway, killing at least 10 people, including the driver, and injuring 20 others
Changes come into effect on 8 August
From Ljubljana to Tokyo, by way of Texas, 22-year-old Luka Doncic has made his name as the basketball player to watch at the Olympics. If he keeps it up, he could end France’s streak — and give Slovenia’s underdog team a chance at the gold. Seventeen games, 17 wins. Every time rising basketball star Luka Doncic, of the Dallas Mavericks, has played for his native Slovenia in an international championship, they’ve won.That unbroken record includes four wins in Tokyo, bringing Doncic and his team t
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had vowed to be “100% focused” on stopping President Joe Biden’s agenda
Authorities urged people to leave Greenville, California, warning of imminent danger from the Dixie Fire as the blaze moved into the town and burned structures on August 4.The Plumas County Sheriff said at 4:30 pm local time that residents in Greenville were in imminent danger and must leave.“Our town’s going, going, gone,” Teresa J Clark says in these videos posted to Facebook showing fires close to buildings in Greenville.Social media videos taken in Greenville showed buildings destroyed by the fire.Cal Fire said the Dixie Fire was very active and wind gusts had helped the blaze spot ahead of containment lines. Fire crews were engaged in structure protection in Greenville. The wildfire was over 278,000 acres and considered 35 percent contained. Credit: Teresa J Clark via Storyful
Renault’s new Arkana aims to help the brand grow its sales further, but is it set to succeed? Ted Welford finds out.
World weatherwatch: deadly Turkey wildfires rage on. Greece, Italy and Bosnia also affected by wildfires caused by heatwave in south-east Europe
The delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy of isolating cities, prompting warnings that Chinese leaders who were confident they could keep out the coronavirus need a less disruptive approach
Sport climbing has made its Olympic debut, giving the world a chance to see just how physically demanding it can be
Pictures of Olympic success feature on many papers, along with holiday news.
As paramedics in south-west Sydney we are pushed beyond exhaustion – and into a dystopian worldStaff morale has never been lower and the only thing keeping us afloat is joking about how we’re drowning ‘The loneliness I feel by keeping totally isolated from loved ones and the risk I put myself at helping us all get back to a normal life is burning me out.’ Photograph: Sean Foster/Getty Images
Google co-founder Larry Page granted entry to New Zealand despite border closure, report saysBillionaire reportedly made trip after his child fell ill in Fiji and needed hospital treatment in New Zealand Google co-founder Larry Page has reportedly visited New Zealand during the pandemic, despite the border being closed to non-residents. Photograph: John G Mabanglo/EPA
Industry experts are expecting the regulator to increase the price cap by around £150 on Friday – the highest increase yet.
As he crossed the line, Liam Heath smashed the surface of the water with his paddle. At 36, he came up short in his quest to be a fifth successful Olympic defence within Team GB in Tokyo, undone by a poor start and the younger men around him. In what is akin to Usain Bolt on water with a paddle, the kayak 200m sprint is for the fast men on the water.