Police conduct spot checks at Leicester station after second lockdown

Police carry out spot checks on ‘Leicester lepers’ arriving at city’s railway station as locked-down residents in Covid-hit city are banned from holiday parks, campsites and hotels British transport police are now carrying out checks at Leicester train station  Non-essential travel out of the city is not permitted following a

Revealed: Areas at England most at risk of local lockdowns

The cities and towns ‘next in line for lockdown’: Government releases roll call of at-risk areas with high Covid-19 infection rates – with Bradford, Barnsley and Rochdale top of the list behind Leicester Bradford, Barnsley and Rochdale all have high coronavirus infection rates with 50+ positive tests per 100,000 Barnsley

At least nineteen killed and six injured in huge explosion at medical clinic in Iranian capital Tehran

AT least 19 people died and six were injured in a huge medical clinic explosion in Tehran yesterday. The blast, triggered by a gas leak at Sina At'har clinic, caused an inferno which took two hours to put out and left 15 women and four men dead. Medical units had

NYC allows swimming at beaches ahead of Fourth of July weekend

Reopening NY beaches safely will serve as proof of recovery: Suffolk County exec Suffolk County, New York, executive Steve Bellone says it’s unrealistic to keep beaches closed during Memorial Day weekend. Beaches in New York City will be open to the public for swimming ahead of Independence Day, after partially

Boris Johnson hits out at potential ban on singing Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and urges people to focus on the 'issues'

BORIS Johnson has hit out at the potential ban on singing Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and urged people to instead focus on the issues. Fans can usually be heard bellowing out the song from the stands at Twickenham but it's now being examined after the Rugby Football Union launched a

How Arsenal could line up at Brighton with Holding and Mustafi in makeshift defence and Ozil returning – The Sun

ARSENAL travel to Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday desperate to bounce back from their disappointing return to action at Manchester City on Wednesday night. Things had started well enough for the Gunners before Pablo Mari's injury preceded a 25-minute David Luiz disasterclass that saw them 2-0 down with ten-men

Better look at your social media — chances are you’re next to be cancelled

A short list of the people, movies, TV shows, CEOs, businesspeople, writers and institutions canceled — or on the verge of cancellation — over the past few days: “Gone with the Wind,” the long-running reality show “COPS,” “The Help,” two major newspaper editors, Andrew Sullivan’s column for New York magazine,

Joe Biden gives speech at George Floyd’s funeral

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks at the funeral for George Floyd on Tuesday, calling on his family to turn his death into “purpose.” “Unlike most, you must grieve in public and it’s a burden. A burden that is now your purpose to change the world for the better,

JK Rowling hits back at claims she is 'transphobic'

‘My life has been shaped by being female.. it’s not hateful to say so’: JK Rowling hits back at claims she is ‘transphobic’ for questioning the phrase ‘people who menstruate’ to describe women Rowling drew outrage Saturday on Twitter when she criticized an opinion piece She has now said she