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The latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions is the most eagerly anticipated yet, with hopes that additions to the green list could mean a last-minute summer holiday abroad. From August 2, fully vaccinated people travelling from the EU and the US can enter the UK without having to quarantine. The rumoured amber watchlist could put thousands of holidaymakers at risk of having to stay in hotel quarantine.
The weightlifter, 43, will become the first ever transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics
Tony Combs, 39, of no fixed above, stabbed a complete stranger in the back in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester in June 2020.
Millions in the UK are reportedly set to be offered a third Pfizer “booster jab” ahead of winter as research suggests it will offer people greater protection against the Delta variant. It would seem some 23million over-50s, people classified as vulnerable and NHS workers and care staff offered a third Pfizer jab even if they had an alternative vaccine before. Originally it was thought that those who were offered a third jab would be given the same vaccine they originally had - but now it is thought everyone will be offered Pfizer.
Coalition to spend $19,000 to send Tony Abbott on trade mission to India . Former Australian prime minister has signed a conflict of interest declaration due to his role as a trade adviser to the UK government
The chopper could go for more than $1 million at auction.
Max Whitlock successfully defended his Olympic pommel horse title, while Charlotte Worthington won the women’s BMX freestyle in Tokyo.
The team leading the 10-year-long bid did not always have it easy: ‘The reaction to the idea these villages could be considered in the same breath as the Great Wall of China was often: what are you talking about?’ Colin Drury reports
As cracks begin to show between the couples...
Extrovert self-centred men are more likely to defy Coronavirus pandemic restrictions, a study has found. Researchers of the University of Sydney analysed the behaviour of 1,575 people in the UK, Australia, Canada and the US during the first wave of the pandemic in April and May last year. The results showed that 92 per cent of women did comply with the regulations, six per cent more than their male counterparts. Those who refused to comply had less agreeable personalities, researchers found, acc
Ireland’s Olympic rowing medallists have returned home from Tokyo, with women's four bronze medal-winner Emily Hegarty telling a press conference that they "enjoyed every minute" of their sporting odyssey.
Press freedom campaigners have criticised the sentencing of the blogger
Madeleine Whitlock said it was ‘really emotional’ to watch the 28-year-old.
Boris Johnson is under growing Cabinet pressure to ease travel restrictions, amid fears an amber watchlist for European countries could wreck summer holidays. The Government is due on Thursday to update the traffic light list setting the rules for August, with threats to create a new category that could see nations moved at short notice to red, which entails 10 days’ hotel quarantine upon return to the UK. Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, is understood to be pushing for the idea of an “amb
Environment officials questioned use of land government already owned as offset for western Sydney airport. Exclusive: Green group decries infrastructure department’s ‘dodgy offset’ plan to use government site that already had protections
The governor has vowed not to institute further lockdowns or mask mandates.
Unions have told binmen to stay at home if they are ‘pinged’ despite their exemption, raising fears that rubbish will pile up on the streets. Refuse collectors no longer have to self-isolate if they are ‘pinged’ by the NHS Covid-19 app, and can instead take a Covid test while at work. They were made exempt last Tuesday (July 27) along with tax collectors and vets, as ministers expanded the exemption list in a bid to counteract the effects of the ‘pingdemic’ which has seen more than 1.2 million p
After emerging victorious from the chaotic Hungarian GP on Sunday, Esteban Ocon has joined a small group of Formula 1 race winners from France. The man from a modest family in Normandy became the 14th Frenchman in the F1 winners club joining the likes of four-time world champion Alain Prost, who racked up 51 wins, Olivier Panis, who won in Monaco in 1996, and Pierre Gasly, the winner at Monza last year.Compounding his newfound hero status in France he won Sunday's race in an Alpine, the rebrande
The United States and the United Kingdom joined Israel on Sunday in alleging Iran carried out a fatal drone strike on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, putting further pressure on Tehran as it denied being involved in the assault. Calling it an “unlawful and callous attack,” British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said his country and its allies planned a coordinated response over the strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blink
Karaoke diehards returned to the spotlight – but is it time to reassess as Delta spreads?. Early this summer, we seemed ready to get back on the mic – but now the Delta variant is complicating matters