A recruitment manager who plotted to smuggle more than £5 million from the UK to Dubai when she was cash-strapped on furlough has been jailed. Tara Hanlon, 30, was stopped at Heathrow Airport as she attempted to board a flight with five suitcases filled with cash totaling £1.9 million. Hanlon, who was furloughed from her job as an operations manager at Leeds recruitment firm Goodall Brazier last March, had also discussed recruiting others to the scam, Isleworth crown court heard.
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.
Boris Johnson has said he wants to introduce more visible community service to deter people from getting involved in anti-social behaviour. Announcing his latest crime crackdown, the Prime Minister said: "If you are guilty of anti-social behaviour and you are sentenced to unpaid work … I don't see any reason why you shouldn't be out there in one of those fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs visibly paying your debt to society."
British holidaymakers continue to sit tight as they wait for the latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions amid increasing Covid cases in popular tourist hotspots. Sunseekers have seen plans scuppered over the past few months as countries move between the various traffic light categories of the UK’s travel list. When is the next UK travel review?