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In Pictures: UK swelters for one day only

In Pictures: UK swelters for one day only

In Pictures: UK swelters for one day only

People headed to the beach as the mercury soared.

Manchester restaurants ‘face weeks of cancelled bookings’ with new restrictions

Manchester restaurants ‘face weeks of cancelled bookings’ with new restrictions

Manchester restaurants ‘face weeks of cancelled bookings’ with new restrictions

The new rules ban members of two different households from mixing in pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues.

1.5m UK holidaymakers ‘will drive on the Continent for first time this summer’

1.5m UK holidaymakers ‘will drive on the Continent for first time this summer’

1.5m UK holidaymakers ‘will drive on the Continent for first time this summer’

RAC Europe says flying ‘appears to be seen as a less attractive option this year’.

PM hopes for staycation as he is asked if Covid actions ‘cancelled summer’

PM hopes for staycation as he is asked if Covid actions ‘cancelled summer’

PM hopes for staycation as he is asked if Covid actions ‘cancelled summer’

Boris Johnson said some of his best holidays had been ‘bucket and spade jobs’.

Naval veterans make a toast to 50th anniversary of Black Tot Day

Naval veterans make a toast to 50th anniversary of Black Tot Day

Naval veterans make a toast to 50th anniversary of Black Tot Day

Royal Navy abolished the daily ration of rum for sailors on July 31 1970.

Douglas Ross: Number 10 not involved in Scottish Tory leadership bid decision

Douglas Ross: Number 10 not involved in Scottish Tory leadership bid decision

Douglas Ross: Number 10 not involved in Scottish Tory leadership bid decision

The Moray MP said he will seek to become the leader of the party, and contest a Holyrood seat next year.

Teenage killers jailed over death of Pc Andrew Harper amid jury ‘controversy’

Teenage killers jailed over death of Pc Andrew Harper amid jury ‘controversy’

Teenage killers jailed over death of Pc Andrew Harper amid jury ‘controversy’

Henry Long, 19, and 18-year-olds Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers were sentenced for manslaughter at the Old Bailey on Friday.

Government begins legal bid to have anti-HS2 protester sent to jail

Government begins legal bid to have anti-HS2 protester sent to jail

Government begins legal bid to have anti-HS2 protester sent to jail

Elliott Cuciurean is alleged to have breached a High Court injunction at Crackley Woods, Warwickshire.

Face coverings to be mandatory in museums, cinemas and places of worship

Face coverings to be mandatory in museums, cinemas and places of worship

Face coverings to be mandatory in museums, cinemas and places of worship

Boris Johnson said there will be ‘a greater police presence to ensure face coverings are being worn where this is required’.

Labour challenges Tory MP over BAME lockdown claims

Labour challenges Tory MP over BAME lockdown claims

Labour challenges Tory MP over BAME lockdown claims

Craig Whittaker, Tory MP for Calder Valley, stood by his comments on LBC radio that most people breaking lockdown rules were from the BAME community.

Boris Johnson urges people to remember ‘hands, face, space’ slogan

Boris Johnson urges people to remember ‘hands, face, space’ slogan

Boris Johnson urges people to remember ‘hands, face, space’ slogan

The Prime Minister made the remark during a press conference on Friday.

Natalie Elphicke backed by local Conservative association

Natalie Elphicke backed by local Conservative association

Natalie Elphicke backed by local Conservative association

The move comes after her husband, former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke, was convicted of sexually assaulting two women on Thursday.

Thousands of grieving relatives call for action to make closing accounts easier

Thousands of grieving relatives call for action to make closing accounts easier

Thousands of grieving relatives call for action to make closing accounts easier

Campaigners want the Government to introduce a set of agreed standards for companies to meet when people close down loved ones’ accounts.

Anger as ‘shockingly short notice’ of new restrictions disrupt Eid celebrations

Anger as ‘shockingly short notice’ of new restrictions disrupt Eid celebrations

Anger as ‘shockingly short notice’ of new restrictions disrupt Eid celebrations

The announcement of the changes came hours before the Islamic festival began.

Scots advised against travel to northern England amid Covid-19 spike

Scots advised against travel to northern England amid Covid-19 spike

Scots advised against travel to northern England amid Covid-19 spike

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has spoken to the Prime Minister about the situation.

Shamima Begum’s potential return to UK on hold pending Supreme Court battle

Shamima Begum’s potential return to UK on hold pending Supreme Court battle

Shamima Begum’s potential return to UK on hold pending Supreme Court battle

She was a schoolgirl when she travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State.

Lockdown easing postponed as PM ‘squeezes the brake’ to control virus

Lockdown easing postponed as PM ‘squeezes the brake’ to control virus

Lockdown easing postponed as PM ‘squeezes the brake’ to control virus

Measures due to be lifted on Saturday have been postponed for at least two weeks.

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