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.
Atlanta-born sprinter took over from Usain Bolt as the fastest man in the world
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.
Interview with Jim Foster, conservation director of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. A type of frog extinct in England since the mid-1990s has been reintroduced to its former home, after animals were flown in from Sweden and established at a secret site in Norfolk. The northern pool frog was last found at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Thompson Common with its ancient pingo ponds, created at the end of the last ice age, as its habitat.
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Hammer thrower attracted controversy over recent decision to shun the Stars-and-Stripes in protest at racial injustice but defended herself fearlessly from cynical political attacks
Germany will defend their women’s title, while Brazil are aiming to take gold again in the men’s tournament
Japan lead the medal table but Great Britain have surged towards the top
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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?
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The <a href="/topic/tokyo-olympics">Tokyo Olympics</a> got under way with the opening ceremony at the New National Stadium on Friday 23 July and concludes on Sunday 8 August
Ariarne Titmus was thrilled with her victory over Katie Ledecky
Kenny has Katherine Grainger in her sight in the race to become Great Britain’s most successful female Olympian
Number 10 has said it is ‘crucial for people to quarantine in line with the app’s recommendation.
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Kabul has got the message: it must agree to American demands to share power with the Taliban and form an interim government if it wants US protection
This summer 16 men’s sides and 12 women’s teams will compete in the football competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There’s no GB squad in the men’s competition but Steph Houghton and Co will represent the nations in the women’s game. There are no age restrictions for players in the women’s tournament but men’s squads are restricted to players under 24 years of age - with three overage players allowed.
The gallery last hosted the show in 2007.