India calls UK vaccine rules ‘discriminatory’, Johnson announces booster

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Delhi: India has criticised the British government’s decision not to recognise coronavirus vaccine certificates issued by Indian authorities, calling it a “discriminatory policy” that will impact on its citizens who want to travel to that country. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said the new rules unveiled last week, which take effect

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UK weather: Brits to bask in four days of glorious 21C sun this week after being hit with torrential rain and lightning

BRITS are set to bask in four days of glorious sunshine this week after being hit with torrential rain and lighting. Highs of up to 21C will be seen in London as the week reaches a close – with beachgoers in south-coast hotspots enjoying 19C temperatures. But not all areas are as lucky, as some already rain-soaked Brits brace for

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UK troops could return to Afghanistan, says Defence Sec Ben Wallace after warning Taliban 'now have the momentum'

BRITISH troops could be redeployed to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, the Defence Secretary warned today. Ben Wallace did not rule out putting boots on the ground – or launching deadly air strikes – to beat back the resurgent militants. Leaving "every option open" to protect UK security, he vowed: "I’ll do whatever we need to do to defend the

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WWE SummerSlam 2021 date: UK start time, live stream, TV channel, match card for HUGE Las Vegas showpiece

WWE SummerSlam is HERE with a stacked Las Vegas card. The Allegiant Stadium in Sin City plays host as John Cena returns to face Roman Reigns in the main event. DREAM TEAM IS BACK! SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 21/22 SEASON WITH £100,000 PRIZE POT UP FOR GRABS Recommended: 'Unclenching The Fists' Wins Un Certain Regard at Cannes, Sells to

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Ex-head of Amazon UK applies to head up NHS as service face patient backlog

THE former head of Amazon UK, Douglas Gurr, has applied to head up the NHS, according to reports. The British businessman, who has net worth of more than £1million, would replace Lord Stevens of Birmingham who leaves the role next month. According to the The Times, Gurr was interviewed by Treasury officials last week, which involved a number of evaluations

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The UK is now a test tube for a future where jabs replace COVID restrictions

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. London: Boris Johnson can’t resist a good metaphor and the coronavirus pandemic has offered ample opportunity to indulge. Promising vaccine trials sounded like “drumming hooves of the cavalry coming over the brow of the hill”, the British Prime Minister said last year. A reduction in cases at the end of winter

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7 UK regions where it’s up to £250 a month cheaper to rent a property than buy

IT'S now cheaper to rent than buy in most places across the country because of surging house prices during the pandemic. Monthly rent is as much as £250 less than the cost of monthly mortgage repayments, new research reveals. The cost of renting works out as £1,054 per month, on average, according to Hamptons estate agents. That compares to £1,125

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UK weather – Euro 2020 fans basked in 25C sun today before 'hottest day of the year' tomorrow, Met Office says

EURO 2020 fans have basked in 25C sunshine today before Brits enjoy the “hottest day of the year” on Sunday, says the Met Office. The mercury will soar tomorrow afternoon, just as England take on Croatia, potentially making it the warmest June 13 on record. 🔵 Read our UK weather live blog for the latest forecasts Football fans will on Sunday relish

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