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Sturgeon to announce if coronavirus restrictions will be lifted in Scotland

Sturgeon to announce if coronavirus restrictions will be lifted in Scotland

Sturgeon to announce if coronavirus restrictions will be lifted in Scotland

03 August 2021

Scotland’s First Minister will say whether or not most measures implemented as a result of the pandemic are to be lifted on Monday August 9 as hoped.


Ambulance cleaning ‘could be sped up’ by new microwave sterilisation technique

Ambulance cleaning ‘could be sped up’ by new microwave sterilisation technique

Ambulance cleaning ‘could be sped up’ by new microwave sterilisation technique

03 August 2021

Microwave engineers, infectious disease specialists and polymer scientists from the universities of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt and Strathclyde teamed up.


More than half of workers feel pressured to ‘brave out’ office return – survey

More than half of workers feel pressured to ‘brave out’ office return – survey

More than half of workers feel pressured to ‘brave out’ office return – survey

03 August 2021

Online healthcare provider Lime found that 43% of workers would look for a new job if employers did not improve access to mental health support.


‘Amber watchlist’ scrapped as ministers prepare to review summer travel rules

‘Amber watchlist’ scrapped as ministers prepare to review summer travel rules

‘Amber watchlist’ scrapped as ministers prepare to review summer travel rules

03 August 2021

Boris Johnson said he wants ‘an approach that is as simple as we can possibly make it’.


What the papers say – August 3

What the papers say – August 3

What the papers say – August 3

02 August 2021

The papers on Tuesday splash on the Government abandoning its plans for a travel ‘amber watchlist’.


Jack Grealish’s girlfriend ‘received 200 death threats a day’

Jack Grealish’s girlfriend ‘received 200 death threats a day’

Jack Grealish’s girlfriend ‘received 200 death threats a day’

02 August 2021

Sasha Attwood spoke about the abuse she has received in a video on her YouTube channel.


British Olympic swimmers arrive home to emotional reunions

British Olympic swimmers arrive home to emotional reunions

British Olympic swimmers arrive home to emotional reunions

02 August 2021

The team claimed a record eight swimming medals, eclipsing their previous best of seven at the 1908 Games.


Boy, 11, walking from Yorkshire to London to raise awareness of climate change

Boy, 11, walking from Yorkshire to London to raise awareness of climate change

Boy, 11, walking from Yorkshire to London to raise awareness of climate change

02 August 2021

Jude Walker will be joined by two MPs on his 200-mile-journey to raise awareness of the need for a carbon tax.


Man charged with murder following death of girl, 15, at holiday park

Man charged with murder following death of girl, 15, at holiday park

Man charged with murder following death of girl, 15, at holiday park

02 August 2021

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Rapper Dizzee Rascal charged with assault

Rapper Dizzee Rascal charged with assault

Rapper Dizzee Rascal charged with assault

02 August 2021

The Metropolitan Police said he is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court next month in connection with an incident in June.


Government abandons ‘amber watchlist’ plans for travellers

Government abandons ‘amber watchlist’ plans for travellers

Government abandons ‘amber watchlist’ plans for travellers

02 August 2021

The amber watchlist would have applied to countries at risk of being moved into the red category.


Covid-19 hospital admissions in England may have peaked, figures suggest

Covid-19 hospital admissions in England may have peaked, figures suggest

Covid-19 hospital admissions in England may have peaked, figures suggest

02 August 2021

The NHS England figures are the first sign the recent drop in new cases of Covid-19 could be having an impact on hospital numbers.


British swimmers arrive back in UK after medal success in Tokyo

British swimmers arrive back in UK after medal success in Tokyo

British swimmers arrive back in UK after medal success in Tokyo

02 August 2021

Only the US and Australia finished ahead of Britain in the swimming medals table.


Fire-ravaged tourist attraction given £51,000 to help recovery

Fire-ravaged tourist attraction given £51,000 to help recovery

Fire-ravaged tourist attraction given £51,000 to help recovery

02 August 2021

Ahead of plans to relocate next year, the funding will help cover some of the Scottish Crannog Centre’s immediate costs.


New NHS England chief tells staff of ‘formidable challenges’ ahead

New NHS England chief tells staff of ‘formidable challenges’ ahead

New NHS England chief tells staff of ‘formidable challenges’ ahead

02 August 2021

In her first message, Amanda Pritchard thanked healthcare workers for their efforts during ‘the most testing time in health service history’.


Ever Given prepares to dock in the UK – four months later than planned

Ever Given prepares to dock in the UK – four months later than planned

Ever Given prepares to dock in the UK – four months later than planned

02 August 2021

The ship caused chaos on the Suez Canal after getting stuck for six days.


Google reveals Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones with new camera bar

Google reveals Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones with new camera bar

Google reveals Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones with new camera bar

02 August 2021

The tech giant has released information about a new chip system that will power its new handsets.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

02 August 2021

Lincoln, Middlesbrough and Blackpool are currently recording the highest rates.


This week’s Tube strikes called off after progress in talks

This week’s Tube strikes called off after progress in talks

This week’s Tube strikes called off after progress in talks

02 August 2021

Further strikes later this month remain on until a final settlement is reached.


Study launched to find best dosing gap between Covid-19 jabs for pregnant women

Study launched to find best dosing gap between Covid-19 jabs for pregnant women

Study launched to find best dosing gap between Covid-19 jabs for pregnant women

02 August 2021

Research last week revealed the vast majority of pregnant women admitted to hospital with Covid-19 are unvaccinated.


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