Day: July 3, 2020

Seven officers injured as police met with 'hostility and violence' trying to break up illegal London party

July 3, 2020

At least seven police officers have been injured while attempting to break up an illegal party in London‘s White City. Footage showed Metropolitan Police officers armed with shields running into Havelock Close and shouting “get back” as they attempted to disperse crowds at around 10pm on Friday night. A separate video posted to Twitter showed […]

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Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap plots socially distanced West End reopening

July 3, 2020

World’s longest-running show plans to welcome back reduced audiences in October as ‘first step in restoring live theatre’ Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap at St Martin’s theatre. Photograph: Jansos/Alamy Its record-breaking 67-year run in London was cut short in March by the coronavirus outbreak but The Mousetrap now plans to resume performances in autumn. Agatha Christie’s […]

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Eight new bars and restaurants opening in London this month

July 3, 2020

Pre-pandemic, a new restaurant or bar opening in London was kind of exciting, but a standard part of city life. But with the food and drinks scene having been at a standstill throughout lockdown, people are itching to try out a new dish or innovative cocktail outside of their own homes. With restrictions set to […]

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Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus, according to latest ONS figures

July 3, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus, new figures from the Office for National Statistics show. A total of 19,394 deaths that occurred between March 2 and June 12 had Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate, whether […]

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Super Saturday: Showers to dampen pub-goers as wind and rain hits England over the weekend

July 3, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Pub-goers will be hit with showers over the weekend as parts of the hospitality sector reopen after the coronavirus lockdown in England. Strong winds and rain will move in from the west on Saturday morning, becoming heavy as the […]

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French prime minister Edouard Philippe resigns with Government reshuffle expected

July 3, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates French prime minister Edouard Philippe has resigned, officials confirmed. Elysee Palace said in a statement on Friday that Mr Philippe would handle government affairs until a new cabinet was named. A Government reshuffle by President Emmanuel Macron is expected […]

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Buckingham Palace unveils colourful flowerbeds in tribute to NHS workers ahead of the health service's 72nd anniversary

July 3, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Buckingham Palace has revealed two 30-ft long flowerbeds, created as a tribute to NHS workers ahead of the health service’s 72nd anniversary on Sunday. The colourful flowerbeds feature blooms spelling out NHS, and have been planted in the Memorial […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Country gears up for Super Saturday as quarantine set to be axed for more than 50 countries

July 3, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Holidaymakers have been told the quarantine policy for those returning to England from destinations such as Spain, France, Italy and Germany is being lifted. The full list of countries are set to be revealed later today. The Foreign Office […]

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Jeffrey Epstein ‘raped woman at 17 while Prince Andrew was in other room’, claims lawsuit

July 3, 2020

Prince Andrew was at Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion when the disgraced paedophile financier raped a 17-year-old girl, a new lawsuit claims. Caroline Kaufman, now 26, accused the billionaire of raping her during a ‘modelling interview’ in December 2010. Before the assault she says she was taken to a private area by an ‘older woman’ […]

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