Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are moving to Frogmore Cottage in the new year

Kensington Palace is about to lose two of its most famous residents. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially leaving their London home in favor of a place in the country, royal officials confirmed Saturday.

  • UK coronavirus death toll rises by 412 to 37,460
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    UK coronavirus death toll rises by 412 to 37,460

    The UK’s official coronavirus death toll has reached 37,460, a rise of 412 since the last count.The Department of Health said in an update: “As of 9am 27 May, there have been 3,798,490 tests, with 117,013 tests on 26 May. 267,240 people have tested positive. As of 5pm on 26 May, of those tested positive for coronavirus, across all settings, 37,460 have sadly died.”

  • Lockdown violators using Cummings as excuse, say police
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    Lockdown violators using Cummings as excuse, say police

    Lockdown violators using Cummings as excuse, say police. Police commissioner warns of public pushback over Covid-19 containment measures

  • Fears of second coronavirus wave in US as cases rise in 20 states
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    Evening Standard

    Fears of second coronavirus wave in US as cases rise in 20 states

    America's top infectious disease expert has given a new warning about the threat of a second wave of infections as a study showed 20 states have seen a rise in cases in the past week.States that were quick to emerge from lockdown have seen some of the biggest jumps, including Georgia, where cases rose by 21 per cent last week.

  • The coronavirus infection rate is still too high. There will be a second wave
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    The Guardian

    The coronavirus infection rate is still too high. There will be a second wave

    The coronavirus infection rate is still too high. There will be a second waveTest and tracing is launching today but, as the lockdown eases, it will need to be massively stepped up to have a significant impact * David Hunter is professor of epidemiology at the University of Oxford * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage

  • Lisa Kudrow says her car was searched every night after 'Friends' filming
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    Lisa Kudrow says her car was searched every night after 'Friends' filming

    The Phoebe Buffay star was curious when one of her co-stars presented her with a gift from the set as security had been tight on 'Friends'.

  • Boris Johnson’s Blame Game On Covid-19 Finally Begins To Reveal Itself
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    Boris Johnson’s Blame Game On Covid-19 Finally Begins To Reveal Itself

    But will the PM’s Trumpian tactic convince anyone?

  • UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 as official figures nearly doubles hospital fatalities
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    UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 as official figures nearly doubles hospital fatalities

    The number of people who have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus has jumped by 412, nearly double the number of hospital fatalities announced today .The Department for Health said 37,460 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus as of 5pm on Tuesday, up from 37,048 the day before.

  • Coronavirus: Britain will be 'virtually back to normal' by August, says ex-WHO expert
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    Coronavirus: Britain will be 'virtually back to normal' by August, says ex-WHO expert

    Britain could be out of lockdown and "virtually back to normal" by August, according to a former World Health Organisation expert. Professor Karol Sikora, who was director of the body's cancer programme from 1997 until 1999, has been a regular commentator on the coronavirus pandemic on Twitter.

  • More Than 50 Tips to Help You Lose Weight and Keep It Off
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    More Than 50 Tips to Help You Lose Weight and Keep It Off

    There's no denying that losing weight can be hard and frustrating. It takes commitment, hard work, and, for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But armed with these 51 techniques, losing weight suddenly becomes easier. If you're looking for quick fixes or a lose-10-pounds-in-10-days kind of promise, then you've come to the wrong place. But if you want an insider's guide on how to lose weight and keep it off for good, keep reading. From basic weight-loss fundamentals to hacks you can incorporate into your lifestyle, these weight-loss tips will help you reach your goals. Related: The 10 Worst Foods Celeb Trainers Say You Can Eat

  • Mike Tyson brawls with Chris Jericho on AEW show alongside former UFC champion Henry Cejudo
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    Mike Tyson brawls with Chris Jericho on AEW show alongside former UFC champion Henry Cejudo

    Mike Tyson marked his latest appearance in a pro wrestling ring by brawling with Chris Jericho.‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ is preparing for a sensational return to boxing to compete in an exhibition bout for charity but has also been involved with All Elite Wrestling - appearing at the promotion’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view last weekend.

  • Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn’t answer to Dominic Cummings
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    Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn’t answer to Dominic Cummings

    Boris Johnson will get personally involved in top-level Brexit talks next month as both sides try to avert a no-deal, the UK's chief negotiator has said.David Frost confirmed to a parliamentary committee that "leader-level" discussions would be part of a planned EU-UK "stock-take" in June on how to unblock talks.

  • Good Samaritan Pulls Driver From Burning Wreck on Massachusetts Interstate
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    Good Samaritan Pulls Driver From Burning Wreck on Massachusetts Interstate

    Dashcam footage captured the moment a stranger stopped to rescue a driver who was trapped in a burning vehicle after crashing on an interstate in Massachusetts on May 26.This dashcam footage shows a Good Samaritan pulling the driver out of the flaming wreck on the side of Interstate 495 in Andover. The footage was provided by Harold Greer, who stopped to help when he drove past the accident.The video later shows Greer and the Good Samaritan moving the injured driver and passenger farther from the fiery crash.Greer said he didn’t know who the Good Samaritan was, but said the anonymous helper also held the driver’s hand while they waited for an ambulance, according to local media reports.“It’s something else, when you see someone do something so great for somebody in trouble,” Greer told local media.Reports said the driver and passenger of the crashed car were taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unclear. Credit: Harold Greer via Storyful

  • Bill Gates conspiracy theories echo through Africa
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    Bill Gates conspiracy theories echo through Africa

    As the novel coronavirus wreaks global havoc, Bill Gates is the new bete noire for conspiracy theorists worldwide including in Africa where a Kenyan politician's false online post has added major fuel to the spread of misinformation.

  • Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown
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    Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

    Britain has closed its embassy in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang and ordered its staff to leave the country. The surprise closure is linked to coronavirus-related restrictions in place since earlier this year, which the Foreign Office said had left it unable to "rotate our staff and sustain the operation of the Embassy". It follows a similar evacuation of a number of other diplomats and foreign residents from the North Korean capital in March. A number of sources told the US news website NK News on Wednesday that the British diplomats left North Korea by land, crossing the DPRK’s border with China earlier on Wednesday. Flights out of the country remain grounded. Hundreds of foreign residents remain in Pyongyang, including diplomats from the Swedish and Russian embassies and a small number of aid workers, though absent representatives from Germany, Switzerland, France, and Italy. There are currently no British residents in the country. Resident diplomats had previously raised their concerns about the severity of the DPRK authorities’ coronavirus-prevention rules, which saw the country close its borders and place them under effective house arrest for over a month earlier in the year.

  • Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously
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    Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously

    By tracing the location of millions of devices, Google has mapped the pandemic response at a scale never seen before.

  • Prince Andrew told 17-year-old accuser he had daughter 'a little bit younger' at first meeting, she claims
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    The Telegraph

    Prince Andrew told 17-year-old accuser he had daughter 'a little bit younger' at first meeting, she claims

    The Duke of York told a 17-year-old Virginia Roberts Giuffre he had daughters “a little bit younger than you” when he first met her, she has claimed. Ms Roberts Giuffre, who appears in a new Netflix documentary about Jeffrey Epstein, said the Duke had correctly guessed her age after being introduced by Ghislaine Maxwell. Describing their first encounter at Ms Maxwell’s London house, she went on to accuse the Duke of sexually assaulting her. The Duke, who maintains he has “absolutely no recollection of ever having meeting” Ms Roberts Giuffre, is named as part of a four-hour documentary into the disgraced financier. Entitled Filthy Rich, it includes testimony from numerous survivors, witnesses and associates to examine “how convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein used his wealth and power to carry out his abuses,” Netflix said. Ms Roberts Giuffre claims she was trafficked to the UK in 2001 by Epstein and was forced to have sex with the Duke on three occasions in 2001 and 2002, when she was 17.

  • Sajid Javid weighs in on Dominic Cummings row saying Durham trip wasn't ‘necessary or justified’
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    Evening Standard

    Sajid Javid weighs in on Dominic Cummings row saying Durham trip wasn't ‘necessary or justified’

    Sajid Javid has joined the growing ranks of Tory MPs to condemn the actions of Dominic Cummings.The former Chancellor said he does not believe Mr Cummings’ trip to County Durham was “necessary or justified”, after the Prime Minister’s aide travelled 260 miles from London citing childcare reasons.

  • China and India move troops as border tensions escalate
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    China and India move troops as border tensions escalate

    China and India move troops as border tensions escalateThousands of Chinese troops reportedly move into sensitive areas along Himalayan frontier

  • Bernie Ecclestone: This season isn’t good for anyone in Formula One… it should have been scrapped
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    Evening Standard

    Bernie Ecclestone: This season isn’t good for anyone in Formula One… it should have been scrapped

    For decades, Bernie Ecclestone was Formula One’s puppeteer. Having long since handed over control, instead today he is sitting in his Switzerland home awaiting becoming a father in a few weeks’ time, just months shy of his 90th birthday.“It’s all very exciting,” he said. “We’d (he and his wife, Fabiana) been looking to make this happen for four or five years. I suppose I’ll give a lot more attention to the little one than I did with the girls (he has three daughters from previous relationships).

  • Keir Starmer ramps up pressure on Boris Johnson as he says PM failed to do 'the right thing' when Dominic Cummings 'broke rules'
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    Evening Standard

    Keir Starmer ramps up pressure on Boris Johnson as he says PM failed to do 'the right thing' when Dominic Cummings 'broke rules'

    Sir Keir Starmer has ramped up the pressure on Boris Johnson over the Dominic Cummings controversy, saying the Prime Minister failed to do the "right thing" after his top aide "broke the rules".The Labour leader said the Prime Minister's "unwillingness or inability" to apologise for or explain the reason behind Mr Cummings's journey to Durham from London made the Government look "untrustworthy" and "unprincipled".

  • Pakistani man demands return of ‘spy’ pigeon detained in India
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    The Independent

    Pakistani man demands return of ‘spy’ pigeon detained in India

    “All India has to do is add Pakistan dialling code before the so-called coded message attached with the pigeon and they can talk to me.”This is 42 years old Habibullah who is a resident of a village in Narowal, merely four kilometres away from the Working Boundary between India and Pakistan in Sialkot sector. He claims that the “Pakistani spy” detained by Indian forces is his pet female pigeon.

  • 12 Clean Hair-Care Products We're Stocking Up On at Sephora
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    Pop Sugar UK Beauty

    12 Clean Hair-Care Products We're Stocking Up On at Sephora

    We've been all about finding the best new skin care and body care, but right now, we can't neglect our hair. Since many of us are still not able to visit our salons for a cut, keeping our hair healthy is a top priority, and we've now got the time and energy to make that happen. If you're looking to switch up your hair-care products, now's the time to try some brands that are a little bit cleaner. These 12 products have the Sephora "clean" seal of approval, which basically means they're free of lots of ingredients you just don't need in your life. From essential shampoos and conditioners to summery salt sprays and even dry shampoo, these clean hair-care products are exactly what we want to be using. Plus, there's a hair mask that's a savior for your dry ends. Just keep reading to shop our picks! Related: 12 Great Face Masks From Sephora That Will Keep Your Skin in Check

  • Hundreds of Taliban Members Freed From Afghan Prisons Under US-Led Ceasefire Deal
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    Storyful

    Hundreds of Taliban Members Freed From Afghan Prisons Under US-Led Ceasefire Deal

    Around 900 members of the Taliban were released from a prison near Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, May 26, as part of a prisoner swap agreement made with the United States in Qatar in late February.Under the deal, which is intended to set the stage for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government, up to 5,000 Taliban prisoners will be released in exchange for 1,000 prisoners held by the group within three months.One-hundred other former Taliban prisoners were released from a prison in Parwan on Monday, Afghanistan’s Office of the National Security Council said.The Taliban had also agreed to observe a three-day ceasefire from May 24 to 26, coinciding with the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr – a move welcomed by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a statement issued Sunday.“With the political crisis in Afghanistan resolved, I expect newly named Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Dr Abdullah Abdullah and President Ghani to seize the opportunity to remove the remaining obstacles that have delayed the start of intra-Afghan negotiations, starting with releasing prisoners,” Pompeo said. “I expect the Taliban to adhere to their commitment not to allow released prisoners to return to the battlefield.”The ceasefire was also welcomed by the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and the Chargé d’Affaires in Afghanistan, Ross Wilson, as well as President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and his National Security Adviser, Hamdullah Mohib.In a brief statement on Twitter, Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen said the release of the 900 prisoners showed “good progress,” and added the Taliban would release “a remarkable number of prisoners soon” in return.According to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission and some analysts expressed concern that the releases could lead to increased violence. Those doubts appeared to be shared by Mohib, who on May 12 tweeted: “The attacks of the last two months show us and the world that Taliban & their sponsors do not and did not intend to pursue peace. Their attacks this spring against Afghans are comparable to the level of fighting in past fighting seasons.”Tweeting on May 27, US President Donald Trump said that the US had been “acting as a police force” in Afghanistan, and called for the return of US soldiers. He also said the US would “closely watch what is going on” and threatened that they would “strike with a thunder like never before, if necessary!” Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful