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‘Small number’ of cases hospitalised in East Lothian
Most Conservative Party members still prefer Boris Johnson over either of the two candidates vying to take over as prime minister, a new poll shows. In a head-to-head vote, 63% of party members chose the prime minister compared with 22% for Liz Truss, Opinium found. When asked about Mr Johnson versus Rishi Sunak, 68% went for the PM, with 19% opting for his former chancellor.
Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Dozens of hot air balloons fill sky as they take flight.Source: James Acres, Twitter
Four sets of remains have appeared from receding waters of reservoir
Archie, 12, died on August 6 in the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London, after weeks of legal wrangling.
(Reuters) -UK's FTSE 100 edged up on Monday as gains in drugmaker AstraZeneca and consumer stocks relieved pressure from mining and oil heavyweights after data showed China's economy unexpectedly slowed last month. The blue-chip FTSE 100 added 0.2% to hold near 10-week highs, while the midcap FTSE 250 index inched up 0.1%. Investors are awaiting the UK employment report as well as consumer prices data later this week to gauge the state of the labour market and inflation.
Firefighters from across Europe have joined their French counterparts to help battle several wildfires, including in the south-west of the country.
The 17‑year‑old British gymnast Jessica Gadirova overcame moments of self-doubt to retain her European floor title
Ministers must overrule opposition from local residents, councillors and MPs to give new reservoirs a green light by 2025, the Government’s infrastructure tsar says.
A world champion French ski mountaineer has fallen to her death on Mont Blanc amid warnings that an unprecedented heatwave is making hiking routes unstable.
The water companies are doing too little to fix a problem that isn’t going away, says John Vidal, a former Guardian environment editor
‘I was so excited about those shows. It was devastating,’ singer said
With his long black hair flowing beneath a traditional cap and over his masked face, a Taliban guard, machine gun in hand, indicated I should follow the doctor. A peculiar development and an unusual experience, but one that was to be dwarfed by what we were about to see in the heart of Afghanistan's largest and best children's hospital, in the centre of the capital Kabul. "We have many wards that I need to show you," Muhammad Iqbal, the head of doctors, at the Indira Ghandi Children's Hospital said, leading me up a series of stairs.
Researchers say some patients had childhood jab, and HIV infection could erode protection
A Lancashire man fell victim to an online scam after finding a holiday home in Bulgaria on Ebay.
AS I write this both our temporary Prime Minister and our temporary Chancellor are on holiday.
Four drivers and car owners are facing large bills after they failed to respond to court summons and were convicted in their absence.
Gary Lineker has saluted the incredible feats of Cumbrian marathon man Gary McKee.
Residents of Heimaey, an island off the coast of Iceland, form puffin patrols to rescue chicks
Officers were called to reports of gunshots in Forest Rise, Walthamstow