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Full lockdown easing on June 21 could still cause a lot of damage, expert warns

Full lockdown easing on June 21 could still cause a lot of damage, expert warns

Full lockdown easing on June 21 could still cause a lot of damage, expert warns

13 June 2021

Professor Stephen Reicher, a member of the Scientific Pandemic Insights Group on Behaviours (Spi-B), said the UK should be wary of ‘going backwards’.


Joe Biden and First Lady take part in morning Mass

Joe Biden and First Lady take part in morning Mass

Joe Biden and First Lady take part in morning Mass

13 June 2021

The US President and his wife Jill attended a service at the Sacred Heart and St Ia Catholic Church in St Ives.


G7 vaccine agreement is ‘missed opportunity’, says Gordon Brown

G7 vaccine agreement is ‘missed opportunity’, says Gordon Brown

G7 vaccine agreement is ‘missed opportunity’, says Gordon Brown

13 June 2021

The Labour former prime minister said the summit will go down as an ‘unforgivable moral failure’.


Airports suffered 75% fall in passenger numbers due to coronavirus crisis

Airports suffered 75% fall in passenger numbers due to coronavirus crisis

Airports suffered 75% fall in passenger numbers due to coronavirus crisis

13 June 2021

About 74 million passengers travelled through UK airports in 2020 – a drop of 223 million travellers on the previous year, figures have shown.


Ceiling-mounted Covid infection detector developed by British scientists

Ceiling-mounted Covid infection detector developed by British scientists

Ceiling-mounted Covid infection detector developed by British scientists

13 June 2021

The sensor is being hailed as a potential boon for screening in aircraft cabins, classrooms, care homes and offices.


Virus expert joins calls to delay Freedom Day

Virus expert joins calls to delay Freedom Day

Virus expert joins calls to delay Freedom Day

13 June 2021

Epidemiologist Sian Griffiths said an ‘all-or-nothing Freedom Day’ could be a bad idea.


Defence Secretary backs former PM May as future Nato chief

Defence Secretary backs former PM May as future Nato chief

Defence Secretary backs former PM May as future Nato chief

13 June 2021

Current head Jens Stoltenberg is stepping down in 2022.


Christian Eriksen unlikely to play football again, says cardiologist

Christian Eriksen unlikely to play football again, says cardiologist

Christian Eriksen unlikely to play football again, says cardiologist

13 June 2021

The Danish midfielder suffered an apparent cardiac arrest on the pitch at Euro 2020.


Lobbying bans for ex-ministers to be recommended – report

Lobbying bans for ex-ministers to be recommended – report

Lobbying bans for ex-ministers to be recommended – report

13 June 2021

Lord Evans has concluded that the current rules are inadequate.


Cornwall’s Daisy Clark plays ‘once in a lifetime’ gig for G7 leaders

Cornwall’s Daisy Clark plays ‘once in a lifetime’ gig for G7 leaders

Cornwall’s Daisy Clark plays ‘once in a lifetime’ gig for G7 leaders

13 June 2021

The 23-year-old singer-songwriter at first thought she had been booked for a high-profile wedding.


Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

13 June 2021

Mr Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.


Hospitality bosses demand certainty amid fears of delay to easing lockdown

Hospitality bosses demand certainty amid fears of delay to easing lockdown

Hospitality bosses demand certainty amid fears of delay to easing lockdown

13 June 2021

Shepherd Neame boss Jonathan Neame said the Government must confirm a firm date for the axing of all restrictions if there is any delay.


Queen to welcome Joe Biden for tea at Windsor Castle

Queen to welcome Joe Biden for tea at Windsor Castle

Queen to welcome Joe Biden for tea at Windsor Castle

13 June 2021

The meeting comes after the Queen marked her official birthday with a ceremony of pomp and pageantry at the castle.


What the papers say – June 13

What the papers say – June 13

What the papers say – June 13

12 June 2021

Christian Eriksen’s health emergency at the Euros and the Brexit row at the G7 summit feature prominently on the Sunday front pages.


Sir David Attenborough to address world leaders as G7 summit draws to close

Sir David Attenborough to address world leaders as G7 summit draws to close

Sir David Attenborough to address world leaders as G7 summit draws to close

12 June 2021

A row between Boris Johnson and the European Union over Brexit has threatened to overshadow the summit.


Johnson set to approve plans to delay lifting of lockdown

Johnson set to approve plans to delay lifting of lockdown

Johnson set to approve plans to delay lifting of lockdown

12 June 2021

Plans to end restrictions in England are expected to be put on hold until July following a surge in the Delta variant.


Eriksen may not play football professionally again, says cardiologist

Eriksen may not play football professionally again, says cardiologist

Eriksen may not play football professionally again, says cardiologist

12 June 2021

Professor Sanjay Sharma said the Football Association is likely to be ‘very strict’ about allowing the Danish midfielder to play again.


UK could see hottest day of the year so far on Sunday, forecasters say

UK could see hottest day of the year so far on Sunday, forecasters say

UK could see hottest day of the year so far on Sunday, forecasters say

12 June 2021

Temperatures could get as high as 29C.


Helipad named after paramedic who died with coronavirus officially opens

Helipad named after paramedic who died with coronavirus officially opens

Helipad named after paramedic who died with coronavirus officially opens

12 June 2021

The Robert Black Memorial Helipad became operational on April 1 and has already helped 19 patients to be airlifted from Campbeltown Hospital.


BBC apologises for coverage of Christian Eriksen’s on-field treatment

BBC apologises for coverage of Christian Eriksen’s on-field treatment

BBC apologises for coverage of Christian Eriksen’s on-field treatment

12 June 2021

The midfielder dropped to the ground at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen shortly before half-time, leaving players from both teams in clear distress.


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