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Scotland to lift most legal COVID restrictions next week, Sturgeon confirms

National News August 3, 2021 at 9:33 am

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Scotland will lift most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions next Monday.

Britain’s star cycling couple Jason and Laura Kenny win silvers in first races at Tokyo Olympics

National News August 3, 2021 at 8:57 am

Team GB’s husband and wife cycling stars Jason and Laura Kenny have both won silver medals in their first races at the Tokyo Olympics.

Ministry of Defence makes first ever bounty payments to hackers

National News August 3, 2021 at 8:52 am

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has for the first time paid bounties to hackers for finding vulnerabilities in its computer networks before they could be exploited by the UK’s adversaries.

Will Team GB beat its record-breaking performance in Rio?

National News August 3, 2021 at 8:41 am

Team GB got off to a flying start at Tokyo 2020, winning five medals in the first five days.

Boy, 11, walking 200 miles to raise awareness of climate change

National News August 3, 2021 at 8:30 am

An 11-year-old activist is walking 200 miles from his home in Yorkshhttps://digitalcms.cf.sky.com/ire to London in a bid to raise awareness of climate change.

Team GB secure quick-fire double gold in Olympic sailing events

National News August 3, 2021 at 4:56 am

Team GB have won sailing gold in both the men’s 49er and Finn classes at the Tokyo Olympics.

Scotland to confirm plans to ease coronavirus restrictions later

National News August 3, 2021 at 2:38 am

Nicola Sturgeon will announce this afternoon whether Scotland will lift its coronavirus restrictions next week.

England footballer Jack Grealish’s girlfriend tells of social media death threats during Euro 2020

National News August 2, 2021 at 11:55 pm

Sasha Attwood has said she was sent 200 death threats a day during Euro 2020, many of them from teenaged girls.

Trial to find the best gap between vaccine doses for pregnant women

National News August 2, 2021 at 11:09 pm

Scientists will study the best gap between coronavirus vaccine doses for pregnant women in a bid to increase confidence in the jabs.

Team GB swimmers return home in glory after record Olympic medal haul in Tokyo

National News August 2, 2021 at 7:57 pm

Britain’s Olympic gold medal-winning swimmers have returned home to their delighted families.