Wales crash out of Euro 2020
Wales crash out of Euro 2020
Thousands of protesters have marched on the streets of Sydney, and other Australian cities, against the latest round of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions - despite a surge in cases. Mounted officers and riot police oversaw the COVID-19 protests, which has earlier been designated as an unauthorised protest. New South Wales (NSW) police said while it recognised and supported the right to free speech and peaceful protest, the march was a breach of public health rules, with the force saying: "The priority... is always the safety of the wider community."
Mannat Mann has been missing since Thursday and was last seen in east London.
As Dwayne Johnson bids farewell to the full-throttle franchise, Kevin E G Perry asks: When did the muscle-bound one run out of road?
Boris Johnson was ready to overhaul the Northern Ireland Protocol this week but was talked down by his Brexit minister Lord Frost, The Telegraph has learnt. With the UK now demanding a renegotiation of the post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland, The Telegraph has been told Mr Johnson is now convinced of the need to use the so-called “nuclear option” if Brussels refuses. It is understood that the warning was issued to Dublin this week, with UK officials making clear that it is Mr Johnson,
Four Russian oligarchs including Roman Abramovich will make an application to court this week in what will undoubtedly become the defamation case to watch when it comes to trial. They are bringing a case against Catherine Belton and the published of her best-selling investigative book, “Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West”. Teams of solicitors, QCs and junior barristers will collectively earn millions of pounds in fees in what may prove to be the most lucrative
The Dunn family brought a civil claim for damages against Anne Sacoolas following a fatal road crash in 2019.
Applying same rules as France would have significant impact, Labour says
Piers Morgan believes he caught Covid-19 during the chaos at the Euro 2020 final despite being fully vaccinated. An avid critic of the government’s pandemic policies, he said his ordeal has given him a new perspective on Covid and vaccines. “So it’s been a long ten days,” Piers said in a tweet on Saturday.
The Health Secretary has said he has made a full recovery.
The people administering Covid-19 vaccines are being told to throw away doses as not enough people are coming forward for their first jab. Attempts to use leftover doses on people awaiting second jabs are being frustrated because of the strict adherence to guidance saying they must be administered eight weeks apart, sources said. The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation recommends an interval of eight to 12 weeks between doses for all the available Covid-19 vaccines as studies sugges
Government accused of ‘absurd hypocrisy’ for taking Brussels cash with strings
Labour criticised the ‘amber plus’ list requiring isolation on return from destinations.
"I never thought I’d see the day when Susan Boyle and Sonic the Hedgehog were on the same bill."
A man who joked about not having the Covid vaccine has died after a month-long battle with the virus. Stephen Harmon, a member of the Hillsong megachurch, passed away on Wednesday at the Corona Regional Medical Center outside Los Angeles. The 34-year-old was being treated for Covid and pneumonia and had been a vocal opponent of coronavirus vaccines.
An 11-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Bolton with a "substantial amount of money" has been found "safe and well" in London, police have said. Fatuma Kadir's parents are said to be "incredibly relieved" after they had appealed for her to return home quickly. The girl left without her parents' knowledge on Thursday evening before travelling on several trains to get to London Euston in the early hours of Friday morning.
Thousands have gathered today Saturday, July 24, in London's Trafalgar Square to protest against the lockdown rules and COVID-19 vaccinations. A wide range of speakers is attending the event, including well-known British conspiracy theorist, Kate Shemirani, who spoke to the crowd. Demonstrators are angry about the recent move which will see vaccine passports becoming compulsory in England to access nightclubs and other packed venues. Boris Johnson has said that the new measure will take effect by the end of September.
The French National Assembly on approved the controversial “anti-separatism” bill despite strong criticisms from parliamentarians from the Left and the Right. The government argued the legislation was needed to bolster France’s secular system, but critics say it breaches religious freedom. After a seven-month debate – and the text going back and forth between France’s lower house, the National Assembly, and the Senate – the anti-separatist bill was approved by 49 votes to 19 with five abstention
Joe Joyce insists he is ready to face Anthony Joshua or Oleksandr Usyk next after defeating Carlos Takam. ‘The Juggernaut’ moved to 13-0 as a professional at Wembley’s SSE Arena on Saturday night, sparking into life to force a sixth-round stoppage of his 40-year-old opponent, who repeatedly tested Joyce’s chin with some solid right hands in the opening rounds. After a gruelling battle and somewhat underwhelming display, Joyce got the job done in the end, retaining his Commonwealth, WBC Silver and WBO International heavyweight belts with a barrage of heavy shots, with the durable Takam - who was being rocked and not throwing back - visibly furious as he felt referee Steve Gray had stepped in to call a halt to proceedings prematurely.
As the climate crisis deepens the UK’s attitude to summer starts to shiftSeason now has a health warning and people may lose associations of joy, relaxation and celebration An evening sunset over St Paul’s during the UK’s July 2021 heatwave which saw the first ever amber extreme heat warning to be put in place this week. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Alamy
Reopening nightclubs is "immoral and unethical" as it will mean more coronavirus cases, hospitalisations and deaths, an expert has warned. Public health physician Dr Gabriel Scally, who sits on the Independent SAGE panel, suggested the government decided to open clubs on 19 July to try to achieve so-called "herd immunity" by more people getting infected. "I think it's justifiable to open nightclubs but only if you believe this government policy that it's good to have infection, and it's good to have illness, and it's good to have death during the summer rather than trying to prevent or postpone those into later in the year," he tweeted.