NEWS FOR 2/08/2021 (Monday the 2nd of August, 2021 - 9:17:49am bst)
Belarusian sprinter arrives at Polish embassy in Tokyo after refusing to board flight home
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 9:03:00am bst
Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has arrived at the Polish embassy in Tokyo after refusing to board a flight back to Minsk.
Fully vaccinated arrivals from US and EU can skip quarantine from today - but fears mount over 'amber watchlist'
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 2:02:00am bst
Fully vaccinated travellers from the US and EU can now arrive in the UK without having to isolate.
Man, woman and teen arrested on suspicion of murdering five-year-old boy pulled from river
Posted on Sunday, 1/08/2021, 9:01:00pm bst
A man, a woman and a boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a five-year-old boy pulled from a river in South Wales.
'It is lingering': Hamilton's long COVID concern after F1 champ helped on to podium
Posted on Sunday, 1/08/2021, 11:06:00pm bst
Lewis Hamilton has said he has symptoms of long COVID after requiring medical help following Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
Tests at England's major railway stations and on trains reveal no traces of COVID-19
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 5:35:00am bst
Tests at four major railway stations in England and on intercity train services revealed no traces of COVID-19, National Rail has said.
Eight dead as wildfires sweep Turkey, Greece and Italy - forcing beach resort and village evacuations
Posted on Sunday, 1/08/2021, 11:56:00pm bst
Wildfires are continuing to rage in Turkey, Greece, and Italy, with entire villages and beaches being evacuated.
UK and US blame Iran for 'targeted' oil tanker attack that killed Briton
Posted on Sunday, 1/08/2021, 4:30:00pm bst
The UK and US have blamed Iran for an attack on an Israeli-linked oil tanker in which two crew members, including a British national, were killed.
Most sea turtles off Australia's east coast have consumed plastic, study finds
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 7:45:00am bst
Plastic pollution is creating an "evolutionary trap" for young sea turtles because they "eat anything", according to a new study.
<a href='https://www.skysports.com/olympics/live-blog/15234/12358749/tokyo-2020-build-up-live'>Tokyo Olympics Day 10: Team GB eying up gymnastics medal after Biles pulls out again</a>
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 6:38:00am bst
HSBC first-half profits more than double as economies rebound from pandemic
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 8:12:00am bst
HSBC's first-half profits have more than doubled, buoyed by an economic rebound in Hong Kong and Britain - its two biggest markets.
Coronavirus: New rules for fully jabbed US and EU arrivals begin
Posted on Monday, 2/08/2021, 8:07:08am bst
People vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to the UK from an amber country.