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Boris Johnson's planning reforms could turn southern England into urban sprawl | Simon Jenkins
he British government is trapped again by the picaresque politics of Boris Johnson.
Forgiveness or deselection? Newmarket divided over Matt Hancock's political future
Newmarket is a racing town, the racing town, Dick Francis country, a place steeped in the language of odds, favourites and long shots. A month ago, the local MP, Matt Hancock, was a firm favourite.
Meet the unvaccinated: Why some Canadians still haven't had the shot | CBC News
Canada's vaccine campaign has been crushing it lately, with an impressive 80 per cent of eligible Canadians having had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Queen had a lucky escape from Boris Johnson's 'sod it' attitude to Covid | Andrew Rawnsley
ight at the beginning of the pandemic, there was intense concern among officials about the health of one elderly female.
Europe clamps down amid fears over rapid spread of Delta variant
With the school term finally over, Britons are flying to Europe in their tens of thousands, record levels for this Covid year.
Labour must say it out loud: Brexit needs to be reversed
'He did not want to die until Brexit was reversed." These words were spoken at the funeral last week of my dear friend and former Observer colleague Dick Leonard.
Surfing at the Olympics: What to Watch For
Surfing is making its debut at the 2020 Olympics. The event is being held about 60 miles away from Tokyo at Tsurigasaki Beach.
Es la hora del surf en las Olimpiadas. Las olas podrian decepcionar
El debut del deporte el domingo promete grandes atletas pero olas poco espectaculares. Para algunos de los contendientes podrían ser las condiciones perfectas para conseguir una medalla.
U.S. to Announce Troop Drawdown From Iraq, but Little Is Expected to Change
The deal appears to be the latest effort by the Iraqi prime minister to balance the needs and demands of the country's two closest allies: the United States and Iran.
Boris Johnson's poll lead cut sharply following Covid ping fiasco
Boris Johnson's poll lead has fallen sharply in the wake of last weekend's fiasco over whether he should be exempt from self-isolation requirements.