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The Government has paved the way for elite sport to return behind closed doors in England from Monday There are claims “The British sporting recovery has begun.” New health and safety guidelines have been issued representing stage three in the process of bringing sport back from the coronavirus lockdown. Stage two, which allowed for close-contact […]

Violent protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people in the US grew on Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles. Police vehicles were set ablaze and injuries mounted as the country convulsed through another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns. The protests – which […]

The Government is to set out full guidance on how the 2.2 million extremely vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus can safely venture out. They will be able to go out for the first time in months from Monday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised their resilience as he said those shielding from Covid-19 in England will […]

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said this will be a “critical week” for the country as lockdown measures are relaxed. Sir Keir claimed Government action over the past 10 days had made difficult decisions more “risky”. From Monday, people will be able to gather outside in groups of six while observing social distancing in England. […]

US President Donald Trump has said he will postpone a meeting of the G7 nations until the autumn. He has also called for an expansion of the group’s membership because he considers it an outdated body that does not properly represent “what’s going on in the world”. Alyssa Farah, White House director of strategic communications, […]

The public has been warned not to go beyond official guidance as lockdown restrictions ease further. One expert is claiming the UK could face a resurgence of coronavirus cases. Small groups of people will be able to meet within the rules for the first time from Monday in England, and more than two million clinically […]

Nasa has launched two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nine years. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Crew Dragon capsule after separating from SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket shortly after lift-off. It will take them 19 hours to reach […]

US President Donald Trump has announced he will withdraw funding from the World Health Organisation, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf of their government. Mr Trump has expressed anger at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for weeks over what he has portrayed […]

A man has appeared in court accused of murder after human remains were found in a park. Police were called to reports of the discovery at Reddish Vale Country Park in Stockport at about 10.30am on Monday. Inquiries led officers to believe that the remains belonged to a woman aged in her 40s. Formal identification […]

Fears that lockdown measures may be being eased too soon by ministers have been expressed by a number of scientists who advise the Government on the Covid-19 outbreak. Fears that lockdown measures may be being eased too soon by ministers have been expressed by a number of scientists who advise the Government on the Covid-19 […]