Russia tests new S-500 missile system
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Russia tests new S-500 missile system
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.
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
FASHION: The sexualisation of women’s bodies has been evident throughout Olympics history, <strong>Saman Javed</strong> discovers
Wayne Rooney has apologised to his family and club after photos of him and a group of young women in a hotel room were shared online. Pictures appearing to show the Derby County manager, 35, asleep in a chair were posted on social media over the weekend. An investigation into an allegation of blackmail made in relation to the photographs was dropped by police on Tuesday, with Cheshire detectives confirming they would not be taking any further action regarding the complaint.
Boris Johnson risks allowing a new Covid variant to “run rampant” through the country by further easing restrictions for EU and US travellers, Labour has claimed. England is to allow people visiting from the US and the EU who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus to enter without the need to quarantine. The new rules will be in place from 4am on Monday, with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps expressing hopes that the US will become more relaxed about allowing Britons to visit “in time”.
Winnings are ‘more than enough’ for family, she says
British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says it intends to seek U.S. authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in the second half of this year
A West African wrestler's dream of competing in the Olympics came down to a plane ticket
A House of Lords committee has called on the UK and EU to drop their ‘fundamentally flawed’ approaches to the new arrangements and find compromise.
The UK’s first ever bison rangers have been chosen after more than 1,000 people from across the world applied to help introduce the huge mammals into ancient woodland in Kent. A close-knit herd of four European bison is to live in Blean Woods near Canterbury in an effort to restore the habitat. Newly appointed pair Tom Gibbs and Donovan Wright have now started work in what is one of the largest areas of ancient woodland in the country, ahead of bison arriving into the area in 2022.
Anita Rani chats to Kate Thornton about her new book, 'The Right Sort of Girl', missing out on the final of Strictly Come Dancing, joining Emma Barnett to present Woman's Hour and how channeling Kate Bush has driven her to success.White Wine Question Time with Kate Thornton is the podcast that brings together well-known guests to answer three thought-provoking questions over three glasses of wine. Discover the friendships behind the entertainment headlines, and listen in on their conversations for a side to the celebrities you've never heard before. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow on Instagram (@whitewineqt) & Twitter (@WhiteWineQT) to keep up to date with the latest guests, news and more!
Decision to share the news was inspired by Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’ rekindled romance
Carlson asked why inoculated people are getting infected with Covid-19 if vaccines work
Rory McIlroy was lining up a putt on the 14th green when the hooter sounded
‘Never seen manipulation like this on the show before,’ one fan wrote
Record funding for flood defences in England as climate crisis worsens risksBillions to be spent over six years with significant sums for regions hit hard in recent years Flooding will get more common as a result of global heating because warmer air can hold more water. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA
The study was carried out by scientists from the universities of Portsmouth and Lincoln.
Top Republicans’ new tone on vaccines having little effect on hardcore holdoutsHigh-profile politicians have changed their tune on Covid inoculation but pollsters say part of their base remains unswayed Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot in Montgomery in January. Last week she said it was time to start blaming unvaccinated people for refusing to get the shot. Photograph: Mickey Welsh/AP
Simone Biles says the support she has received in the wake of her Tokyo Olympics all-round final withdrawal has shown her for the first time that she is ‘more than her accomplishments’ in gymnastics. USA legend Biles pulled out after one rotation of the women’s team final on Tuesday in Tokyo, citing mental health concerns. USA Gymnastics said Biles was yet to decide whether to withdraw from her four individual finals, which are scheduled to take place next week.
The photo of the late celebrity chef was re-shared on social media