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Johnson tells Team GB: We’re all rooting for you

Johnson tells Team GB: We’re all rooting for you

Johnson tells Team GB: We’re all rooting for you

03 August 2021

Boris Johnson filmed a video message to congratulate Team GB’s athletes on their successes fo far.


Weightlifter’s family takes bubbly to market to thank people who supported her

Weightlifter’s family takes bubbly to market to thank people who supported her

Weightlifter’s family takes bubbly to market to thank people who supported her

03 August 2021

Emily Campbell’s family have rewarded the traders who helped her on her path to a silver medal at the Olympics.


CBI urges loosened travel restrictions amid ‘last chance saloon’ for summer

CBI urges loosened travel restrictions amid ‘last chance saloon’ for summer

CBI urges loosened travel restrictions amid ‘last chance saloon’ for summer

03 August 2021

Business leaders called for a ‘new settlement’ to help the travel industry and the UK economy more broadly ‘live with Covid-19’.


Seven guilty of murdering teenage law student in botched drive-by shooting

Seven guilty of murdering teenage law student in botched drive-by shooting

Seven guilty of murdering teenage law student in botched drive-by shooting

03 August 2021

Innocent passer-by Aya Hachem, 19, was ‘in the wrong place at the wrong time’ when she was shot in Blackburn, Lancashire, last year.


Double-jabbed half as likely to be infected – study

Double-jabbed half as likely to be infected – study

Double-jabbed half as likely to be infected – study

03 August 2021

People who have received both doses of a vaccine are also more likely to have a milder infection if they do get Covid-19.


Ever Given docks in Felixstowe after blocking Suez Canal

Ever Given docks in Felixstowe after blocking Suez Canal

Ever Given docks in Felixstowe after blocking Suez Canal

03 August 2021

The ship caused disruption to global shipping after getting stuck in the Suez Canal in April.


‘Cocktail of elation and worry’ for businesses as Scotland to go beyond Level 0

‘Cocktail of elation and worry’ for businesses as Scotland to go beyond Level 0

‘Cocktail of elation and worry’ for businesses as Scotland to go beyond Level 0

03 August 2021

Industry experts have reacted to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announcing the lifting of almost all of Scotland’s coronavirus restrictions.


Scotland to remove most Covid rules – but Sturgeon will not ‘shout freedom’

Scotland to remove most Covid rules – but Sturgeon will not ‘shout freedom’

Scotland to remove most Covid rules – but Sturgeon will not ‘shout freedom’

03 August 2021

Nicola Sturgeon insisted it would be ‘premature’ to declare victory against Covid, despite confirming most restrictions will be lifted on Monday.


Calls for further easing of travel rules after abandonment of amber watchlist

Calls for further easing of travel rules after abandonment of amber watchlist

Calls for further easing of travel rules after abandonment of amber watchlist

03 August 2021

Ministers have insisted they want the traffic light system of travel rules to be as simple as possible.


Team GB rakes in biggest daily medal haul so far at Tokyo Olympics

Team GB rakes in biggest daily medal haul so far at Tokyo Olympics

Team GB rakes in biggest daily medal haul so far at Tokyo Olympics

03 August 2021

Athletes claimed eight medals on Tuesday, including Keely Hodgkinson’s second place at the 800 metres which broke the national record.


What is changing for Scotland on August 9 and what will stay the same?

What is changing for Scotland on August 9 and what will stay the same?

What is changing for Scotland on August 9 and what will stay the same?

03 August 2021

Nicola Sturgeon confirmed face coverings will remain mandatory in indoor settings and are likely to be compulsory ‘for some time to come’.


Sweaty Betty bought by US firm Wolverine in £300m deal

Sweaty Betty bought by US firm Wolverine in £300m deal

Sweaty Betty bought by US firm Wolverine in £300m deal

03 August 2021

Sweaty Betty was founded in Notting Hill in 1998 by Tamara Hill-Norton and husband Simon Hill-Norton.


Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

03 August 2021

It comes after a relaxation of coronavirus regulations by the Stormont Executive to allow live music to resume


Beth Shriever: My gold medal is a perfect opportunity for other BMX riders

Beth Shriever: My gold medal is a perfect opportunity for other BMX riders

Beth Shriever: My gold medal is a perfect opportunity for other BMX riders

03 August 2021

The champion, who was the only female on the GB team, said she hopes that many more bike tracks will be built on the back of their success.


Boris Johnson called on to stop the ‘slaughter’ of stud alpaca Geronimo

Boris Johnson called on to stop the ‘slaughter’ of stud alpaca Geronimo

Boris Johnson called on to stop the ‘slaughter’ of stud alpaca Geronimo

03 August 2021

Helen Macdonald lost a High Court appeal last month to prevent her stud alpaca, Geronimo, from being killed.


Which? lists holiday companies to avoid due to poor refund policies

Which? lists holiday companies to avoid due to poor refund policies

Which? lists holiday companies to avoid due to poor refund policies

03 August 2021

The watchdog said the ‘red list’ providers could leave customers out of pocket if their travel plans were disrupted due to Covid-19.


Nabbed by the bill! Cheeky swan detained after blocking traffic

Nabbed by the bill! Cheeky swan detained after blocking traffic

Nabbed by the bill! Cheeky swan detained after blocking traffic

03 August 2021

Police said the troublesome swan was ‘put in the back of a police car’ and taken to the nearest lake.


Scotland to end most Covid restrictions but face masks stay in some settings

Scotland to end most Covid restrictions but face masks stay in some settings

Scotland to end most Covid restrictions but face masks stay in some settings

03 August 2021

Scotland’s First Minister addressed MSPs in a virtual sitting of the Scottish Parliament.


Barbie creates doll in honour of Oxford vaccine co-creator

Barbie creates doll in honour of Oxford vaccine co-creator

Barbie creates doll in honour of Oxford vaccine co-creator

03 August 2021

Barbie has created a doll in the likeness of Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert as part of a global campaign to encourage girls into Stem careers.


Flood of cherries to hit supermarket shelves after heatwave saves supply

Flood of cherries to hit supermarket shelves after heatwave saves supply

Flood of cherries to hit supermarket shelves after heatwave saves supply

03 August 2021

Growers are hailing a massive yield in the sweet stone fruit after unseasonal cold and rain during a bleak spring threatened this year’s output.


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