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Tom Daley praised for ‘inspiring words of pride as gay man’
The Olympic gold medal-winning diver told young LGBT people they ‘can achieve anything’.
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More rain and thunderstorms set to batter England this week
Parts of Britain are bracing for yet more thunderstorms this week after almost a month’s worth of rain fell over the weekend, causing flooding and major disruption.
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Tesco Bank to close all current accounts by November this year
Tesco Bank has announced it will close all its current accounts by the end of November because most customers are not using it as their main account.
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Notting Hill Carnival announces park shows to raise funds for 2022 event
A series of fundraising events will take place during August to help ensure Notting Hill Carnival returns to London’s streets in 2022.
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Thrill-seeking pensioners to attempt wing-walk for cats charity
Cherry Lorberg, 74, said she is looking forward to the adrenaline rush the challenge will bring.
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Family pay tribute to murdered teenager and call for knife crime to stop
Olly Stephens was killed in Reading on January 3.
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US ‘won’t lift travel ban on UK this summer’ as holidaymakers face more heartbreak
The US has no plans to relax travel restrictions dashing the hopes of Britons hoping to visit the States on holiday this summer.
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Pink offers to pay Norway’s women’s beach handball team’s £1,295 fine in bikini row
Pop star Pink has offered to pay fines given to Norway’s women’s beach handball team after they wore shorts rather than bikini bottoms.
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Arsenal assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg leaves role with Wales
Arsenal assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg has left his position as Wales assistant coach.
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Labour MP on trial for housing fraud weeps as she describes fleeing family home
Apsana Begum is on trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
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Harry and Meghan’s heartache over Prince Philip’s death revealed in new Finding Freedom chapters
Finding Freedom goes on sale on August 31
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Tottenham sign Bryan Gil: Spanish midfielder ‘so happy’ to seal transfer as Erik Lamela bids emotional farewell to Spurs fans
Bryan Gil says he is “so happy” to be joining Tottenham after completing his switch from Sevilla.
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Jail for woman stopped at Heathrow with suitcases full of cash
Tara Hanlon was preparing to board a flight for Dubai with more than £1.9 million in sterling notes.
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Almost half of adults put on half a stone in lockdown ‘comfort eating’, study says
Almost half of adults put on weight over lockdown with around half-a-stone the average weight gain, according to a new survey.
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Woman caught smuggling £5.5m from UK to Dubai jailed
A recruitment manager who plotted to smuggle more than £5 million from the UK to Dubai when she was cash-strapped on furlough has been jailed for two years and ten months.
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Hopes for summer holidays in the US dashed
A White House official said existing restrictions on international travel will be maintained.
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Number of Covid-19 hospital patients in England climbs above 5,000
The total has risen 33% in a week – but is still well below the peak of the second wave.
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TfL faces ‘difficult decisions’ as new budget published, warns Sadiq Khan
The London mayor called on the Government to commit to bridging a £500 million funding shortfall in this financial year.
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Olympics 2021: Unitards in, leotards out in fight on ‘sexualisation’
Germany’s gymnasts wore full-body suits at the Olympics in a stand against the sexualisation of their sport.
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UK travel: When is the next green list review and what can we expect?
British holidaymakers continue to sit tight as they wait for the latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions amid increasing Covid cases in popular tourist hotspots.
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Talking Point: What do you think of the German Olympic gymnasts wearing unitards to fight sexualisation?
The German women’s Gymnastics team opted to wear full length unitards to the Olympics in a fight against sexualisation in the sport.
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More than 5,000 handed criminal convictions in error after IT flaw goes unnoticed
More than 5,000 defendants were wrongly given criminal convictions thanks to an IT flaw which went unnoticed for six months.
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Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.
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London floods: Sadiq Khan says ‘bolder action’ needed on climate change
Sadiq Khan has said tackling climate change is a “key priority” ahead of a meeting with TfL, the London Fire Brigade and water companies following this weekend’s flooding.
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Updated book on Harry and Meghan to be released
Finding Freedom goes on sale on August 31 – the date Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car crash in 1997.
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Two teenage boys found guilty of murdering 13-year-old Olly Stephens
Oliver Stephens, 13, known as Olly, was stabbed to death at Bugs Bottom field in Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire.
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Addison Lee to keep screen partitions in cabs until next summer
The private hire firm said its 4,000 vehicles will keep screens to protect drivers and passengers and offer them to its 2,500 ComCab taxis.
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Chance of record-breaking heatwave rises depending on rate of warming – study
Researchers found that heatwaves occur in spurts during periods of accelerated climate warming.
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Day Four event schedule, highlights, Team GB in action, UK start time, how to watch, TV channel
After Magic Monday, Team GB are on the hunt for more medals in Tokyo on Tuesday.
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Covid cases dip for 6th day in a row as 24,950 new infections recorded
Covid daily cases have dropped for a sixth day in a row to 24,950.
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