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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Schools to reopen in September after Gavin Williamson sets out plan as deaths hit 43,906

EDUCATION Secretary Gavin Williamson has unveiled plans for a full return to the classroom at the beginning of the academic year including a £1bn “catch-up” package for schools. All children and young people are to return to full-time education from September. Gavin Williamson said today: “Education recovery is critical for this generation of school children […]

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President Trump shows up at news conference without a face mask after saying he’d wear one in ‘tight’ crowd

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump showed up at a White House news conference on Thursday without a face mask, just one day after saying he’d be open to wearing them in certain situations. The president’s decision to go maskless comes after he questioned whether they should be mandatory, saying during a television interview, “you have many […]

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Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) Football Weekly has landed! Join @maxrushden, @bglendenning, @DaveHytner, @jonathanliew and @benfisherj https://t.co/iaZadTw1vO July 2, 2020 Sheffield United: Henderson, Basham, Egan, Robinson, Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens, McBurnie, McGoldrick Subs: Sharp, Jagielka, Kieron Freeman, Mousset, Moore, Rodwell, Zivkovic Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Aurier, Sanchez, Dier, Davies, Sissoko, Lo Celso, Lucas Moura, Bergwijn, Kane, Son […]

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Freaked out about full flights during a pandemic? These airlines are still blocking seats – for now

Remember when the big worries about airline travel were the great seat-decline debate and family seating kerfuffles?  That was so February. The coronavirus crisis instantly turned traveler attention to all things health and safety, with the latest flash point being how to effectively social distance at 35,000 feet. With travel slowly resuming, American Airlines on […]

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‘It will be devastating’: Bradford fears a new lockdown

As residents trickled into an ominous new coronavirus testing marquee in Bradford’s city centre on Thursday, there was apprehension about what to expect following news about high infection rates in the city. “It’s very, very worrying,” said taxi driver Mohammed Rashid, 68. “For the last nearly three months I’ve been at home, and there’s barely […]

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The Fiver | The Reverse Sam Allardici Effect

FRANK DISCUSSIONS No outsiders were allowed to attend Cardiff’s 0-0 draw with Charlton this week but do not think for a moment that Chelsea suits are unaware of what went on there. The result left Cardiff in sixth place in the Championship. If they stay there until the end of the season, then it’s goodbye […]

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Tobacco firm funded attack on council quit-smoking services

A PR campaign against council stop-smoking services, which has led to reports in local papers across England, is funded by British American Tobacco, the Guardian can reveal. The PR agency Pagefield last week sent news outlets press releases that appeared to attempt to discredit NHS and council stop-smoking services, which are understood to create vast […]

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