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Summer holiday plans for nearly six million Britons could be ruined if Spain and Greece follow France onto the “amber plus” list requiring isolation on return, according to an analysis. Labour said an estimated 5,857,558 people face the prospect of last-minute quarantine requirements to protect against the spread of coronavirus after booking trips over the […]

Andy Murray’s bid for a third straight Olympic singles gold medal ended before it began when he withdrew ahead of his first match with a minor thigh strain. The Scot had been due to take on ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada on Sunday but was replaced on the order of play by Australian Max […]

Only fully-vaccinated football fans may be able to attend Premier League matches and other events with more than 20,000 spectators from October under Government plans. Boris Johnson risks provoking further criticism from backbench Conservatives as ministers seek to extend the future use of vaccine passports from nightclubs to sporting stadiums. Talks are in an early […]

Boris Johnson will seek to shift the focus on to tackling crime when he re-emerges from isolation to counter criticism over the “pingdemic” and police anger at Home Secretary Priti Patel. The Prime Minister is expected to unveil his new “beating crime plan” on Tuesday after leaving quarantine at his Chequers country retreat following a […]

Health Secretary Sajid David has been criticised for saying people must no longer ‘cower’ from Coronavirus. Health Secretary Sajid Javid has been criticised for saying people must no longer “cower” from coronavirus as he announced he had made a “full recovery” from Covid-19. Shadow justice secretary David Lammy accused him of having “insulted” people who […]

Sam White to replace Morgan McSweeney to run the Leader of the Opposition’s office from September. Sir Keir Starmer has finished a reshuffle of his top team in the wake of Labour’s poor by-election performances by appointing an adviser during the Blair and Brown years as his chief of staff. Sam White, who was a […]

An unexploded WW2 bomb has been successfully and safely detonated. Residents have been allowed to return to their homes and businesses have reopened after restrictions were put in place due to a Second World War bomb being uncovered on a street. Humberside Police said the live device was found on Thursday morning on Rawcliffe Road […]

Humberside Police say the live device was found on Rawcliffe Road in Goole. Residents have been evacuated and businesses have been forced to close after an unexploded Second World War bomb was uncovered on a street. Humberside Police said the live device was found on Thursday morning on Rawcliffe Road in Goole, East Yorkshire, and […]

Airports and airlines are expecting their busiest weekend of the year so far as schools close and the summer holidays begin for millions. Heathrow Airport said it was expecting to welcome about 128,000 passengers on Saturday and Sunday – down from daily volumes of around 230,000 to 260,000 in July 2019. CEO John Holland-Kaye said: […]

Ellen White struck again to book Team GB’s spot in the last eight at the Olympics after victory over Japan. The striker grabbed her third goal in two games to seal a cagey 1-0 win over the hosts in Group E. Hege Riise’s side knew three points would send them into the quarter-finals but they […]


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