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These include living at a designated address, taking part in probation supervision, wearing an electronic tag, taking part in lie detector tests and having to disclose what vehicles he uses and who he speaks to, with particular limits on contact with children. Go to Source Date: 7 June 2021 Author:

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed comments made by the Culture Secretary that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) went “over the top” in suspending bowler Ollie Robinson for historical racist and sexist tweets. The posts, from 2012 and 2013 when Robinson was a teenager, were revealed while he was making his England debut […]

Speaking from Gatwick Airport, Mrs Pechey, 66, said: “The government was totally unfair to throw that at us on Thursday because it really spoiled our holiday, totally… they should have told us to watch out if we were going to Portugal so everyone would have known.” Go to Source Date: 7 June 2021 Author: By […]

PA Media The prime minister could face defeat in the Commons later over government cuts to the UK’s overseas aid budget, at the start of a week in which he hosts the G7 summit in Cornwall. More than 30 rebel Tory MPs want Boris Johnson to restore a commitment to spend 0.7% of national income […]

Tinder UK online daters will be able to choose to display a badge on their profiles to show if they have been vaccinated against Covid or support the jab drive. However there will be no way of verifying whether those displaying the badge have genuinely had the vaccine. Tinder, Match, Hinge, Bumble, Badoo, Plenty of […]

AFP The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival Islamist militants said in an audio recording. In audio obtained by news agencies, the Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) said Shekau died detonating explosives on himself after a battle between the two groups. Shekau was reported dead last […]

The government is “absolutely open” to delaying the final lifting of England’s Covid lockdown on 21 June if necessary, the health secretary has said. Matt Hancock insisted 21 June was a “not before” date to end restrictions and No 10 “would look at the data”. He said the Delta variant first seen in India was […]

In a video message the Prince of Wales, patron of the Normandy Memorial Trust, said it was important the memory of these “remarkable individuals should be preserved for future generations as an example of personal courage and sacrifice, for the benefit of the wider national and, indeed, international community”. Go to Source Date: 6 June […]

“As a result, families are going hungry, girls are not going to school, women’s rights are being sidelined, persons with disabilities are being further left behind, vaccines are expiring on shelves, and diseases are being allowed to spread and we are reneging on our commitment to lead from the front on tackling climate-change.” Go to […]

Meanwhile, Dr Adam Kucharski, a member of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M) that advises the government, said there were a “number of concerning signs” following the earlier finding that vaccine first doses aren’t as effective against the Delta variant and that people infected with the variant could be more likely to need […]