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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the Government will not apologise for reimposing strict quarantine rules at short notice on travellers returning from Spain. Ministers announced on Saturday that holidaymakers who had not returned from Spain and its islands by midnight would be forced to quarantine for 14 days after Covid-19 second wave fears saw the […]

The UK has removed Spain from its list of safe countries to travel to after fears it was experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections. The decision means those coming back from the popular holiday destination will have to self-isolate for two weeks upon their return to UK after all four administrations – England, Wales, […]

The nation could be facing a collapse in its health and leisure infrastructure as pools and gyms were allowed to open their doors. Only around 20% of pools in England will be opening on Saturday, the head of the national governing body for swimming said, with thousands potentially shutting up shop unless the Government intervenes. […]

People who are overweight or obese are being urged to shed the pounds after a new Public Health England (PHE) review found a dramatic rise in the risk of hospitalisation and death from Covid-19. The public has been snacking more in lockdown and, despite increases in sales of bikes and exercise equipment, overall activity levels […]

A new book on Harry and Meghan has described how relations between the Sussexes and the Cambridges grew so bitter that by March the couples were barely speaking. Finding Freedom, serialised by The Times and The Sunday Times, claims the couples hardly spoke at the Commonwealth service at Westminster Abbey despite not having seen each […]

A driver has been cleared of murdering PC Andrew Harper, but he, and two other teenagers have been convicted of manslaughter. Henry Long, 19, and his passengers Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers, both 18, who were determined to escape “at all costs” after stealing a quad bike in Berkshire, are facing years in jail for […]

Campaigners have contributed more than £100,000 to a “legal fund” for Jeremy Corbyn as he faces being sued by Panorama presenter John Ware. The GoFundMe page was created on Wednesday, shortly after Mr Corbyn had criticised the Labour Party’s decision to pay “substantial damages” to former party employees who took part in the BBC programme’s […]

The Government is aiming to double its winter flu vaccination programme in England to 30 million people, with free jabs for those aged 50 and over and 11-year-olds. Last year, around 15 million people received a jab against seasonal flu but ministers hope this will rise to 30 million this winter. Experts are concerned about […]

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have launched legal action in Los Angeles after drones were allegedly used to take pictures of their 14-month-old son Archie.   A complaint filed at the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Thursday claims an unnamed individual photographed Archie at their home during lockdown. The couple are claiming the […]

Plans for Scottish football’s big kick-off have potentially been dealt a blow following a major coronavirus outbreak at St Mirren.   Seven members of staff at the Paisley club have tested positive for Covid-19 nine days before the Scottish Premiership is due to start. The Scottish football authorities announced that clubs would have to revert […]


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