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Everything you need to know about the latest travel announcements
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?
British athletes continue to impress in Japan
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LONDON (Reuters) -WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, has recovered to 2019 business levels a year ahead of plan as clients rush to benefit from a global economic recovery from the pandemic, driving quarterly revenue growth to a record high. The owner of the Ogilvy, Grey and GroupM agencies said on Thursday underlying net sales surged 19.3% in the second quarter. "Clients are seeing a strong economic outlook for the second half of the year and into next year, and they're choosing to invest in their brands," Chief Executive Mark Read told Reuters.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin does not have a majority as he has asserted, the main opposition bloc and a key ally said, predicting that he could lose a confidence vote next month. On Wednesday, Muhyiddin said he retained majority support among lawmakers and would prove it through a confidence vote when Malaysia's parliament reconvened next month. Muhyiddin's grip on power has been shaky since coming to power in March 2020 as he leads an unstable coalition.
The Home Office faces legal action over its policies for housing migrants amid allegations that children as young as eight are being unlawfully detained for up to 10 days.
All the latest updates on the UK's political stage, as industry leaders call for quicker reopening of international travel.
Thursday briefing: Holidays get the green lightQuarantine-free trips to France and Spain approved for fully vaccinated … NHS loses its crown in global ranking … life lessons from young athletes Laredo, northern Spain. Photograph: Álvaro Barrientos/AP
Long revered by the Maya people as sacred and today a magnet for tourists, local indigenous communities fear the water-filled sinkholes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are under threat from industrial pig farms.
USA take on Australia in the men’s basketball semi-finals
Google co-founder Larry Page was allowed into New Zealand despite its closed border so his son could receive urgent medical attention, the government confirmed Thursday.
In his response to an independent investigation that found he sexually harassed 11 women, Gov. Andrew Cuomo cited his own family member's sexual assault to explain his behavior with accuser Charlotte Bennett
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UK’s PMI sinks to 59.6 in July, well above expectation of 57.8 and a 57.8 flash reading of last month
TV tonight: Suranne Jones in emotional tour de force I Am Victoria. Anxiety destroys a flawless domestic idyll in a new standalone drama. Plus: the inside story of life on board the Covid-hit Diamond Princess. Here’s what to watch this evening
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
Despite a recent flurry of new national emissions pledges, the world is still far away from preventing catastrophic climate change, experts say – noting that major polluters including China and Russia have yet to submit revised plans before a major U.N. climate summit in November. Nearly half of the 200 nations that signed the 2015 Paris climate accord failed to submit new pledges by a UN deadline of the end of July. Countries agreed under the 2015 Paris Agreement to attempt to prevent average global temperatures from rising beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, the threshold scientists say would head off the worst impacts of warming.
Arrivals from France will no longer need to self-isolate, aligning the nation with other countries on the amber list.
The Biden administration is taking the first steps toward requiring nearly all foreign visitors to the U.S. to be vaccinated for the coronavirus