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Irksome in Iceland, brusque in Britain? Politically connected 'non-career' US envoys draw ire
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Irksome in Iceland, brusque in Britain? Politically connected 'non-career' US envoys draw ire

Most recently, US Ambassador Jeffery Ross Gunter has left the locals aghast with his ad looking for armed bodyguards in to Iceland, the most peaceful country in the world

British government to open special citizenship path to Hong Kong residents from January
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British government to open special citizenship path to Hong Kong residents from January

Those who come to the UK through the new pathway will be able to apply to settle in Britain permanently once they have lived in the UK for five years.

European Union reopens borders to 14 'safe' countries from today, bars travellers from US, Brazil and Russia
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European Union reopens borders to 14 'safe' countries from today, bars travellers from US, Brazil and Russia

Although the European Union wants to work on the basis of reciprocity, Britain, which is no longer an EU member, is an exception. It enforces 14 days of self-isolation on all non-essential travellers.

Former World No 1 Andy Murray confident to play at top level again, says he's on right path
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Former World No 1 Andy Murray confident to play at top level again, says he's on right path

Andy Murray took his defeat to Kyle Edmund at the ‘Battle of the Brits’ event in stride and the former world number one says he is on the right path to playing at the highest level again after a seven-month layoff due to hip problems.

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah targets one-hour world record in Brussels meet
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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah targets one-hour world record in Brussels meet

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is targeting the one-hour world record at the AG Memorial Van Damme meet in Brussels on 4 September as he returns to the track for the first time since switching to road racing in 2017.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cinema halls in England to reopen from 4 July with rules to maintain social distancing
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cinema halls in England to reopen from 4 July with rules to maintain social distancing

Britain has been incrementally reopening its shuttered economy as the number of deaths and cases due to the coronavirus declines

Three killed, three seriously injured after man goes on stabbing spree in England’s Reading town; not treating incident as terrorism, say cops
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Three killed, three seriously injured after man goes on stabbing spree in England’s Reading town; not treating incident as terrorism, say cops

Three people were killed and another three seriously injured when a man went on a stabbing spree in a park in the southern English town of Reading

Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel, Klara and the Sun, to be out in March 2021
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Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel, Klara and the Sun, to be out in March 2021

Kazuo Ishiguro's upcoming novel is the story of Klara, an artificial friend who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside.

Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study
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Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study

Population-wide face mask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic disease when combined with lockdowns, according to a UK study

'Give equal chances to not just black coaches but also different ethnicities', Raheem Sterling calls for more diversity in British football
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'Give equal chances to not just black coaches but also different ethnicities', Raheem Sterling calls for more diversity in British football

Sterling has backed anti-racism protests in Britain after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.

Formula 1 2020 season to start on 5 July; Britain, Austria to host two races each on revised calendar
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Formula 1 2020 season to start on 5 July; Britain, Austria to host two races each on revised calendar

Austria’s Red Bull Ring and Britain’s Silverstone circuit will each host two grands prix without spectators on an initial eight race Formula One calendar published on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan to cancel first MotoGP round since 1986; October race called off
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan to cancel first MotoGP round since 1986; October race called off

MotoGP is hoping to begin racing in Spain, which usually hosts four rounds of the championship, at the southern Jerez circuit in July

Premier League: Clubs with 15 fit players will have to play matches if season resumes, says West Ham's Vice-chairman Karren Brady
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Premier League: Clubs with 15 fit players will have to play matches if season resumes, says West Ham's Vice-chairman Karren Brady

West Ham vice-chair Karren Brady has disclosed new details of Thursday's conference call of clubs when they agreed to restart the season on 17 June, pending government approval

Andy Murray to return to tennis at 'Battle of the Brits' exhibition tournament in June
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Andy Murray to return to tennis at 'Battle of the Brits' exhibition tournament in June

Apart from the Murray brothers, the LTA announced that fellow Britons Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund would also take part in the exhibition tournament, with matches to be streamed on Amazon Prime

Britain's Lawn Tennis Association announces return of elite competition with tour events in July
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Britain's Lawn Tennis Association announces return of elite competition with tour events in July

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said four British Tour events would be held between 3-26 July, subject to confirmation of government requirements

Donald Trump says 'considering' hosting G7 at Camp David; world leaders remain diplomatic, but experts call proposal fanciful
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Donald Trump says 'considering' hosting G7 at Camp David; world leaders remain diplomatic, but experts call proposal fanciful

The United States currently holds the presidency of the group of industrialized nations, which also include Germany, Japan, France, Britain, Canada and Italy.

Shanghai Disneyland reopens amid concerns over resurgence of coronavirus; Russia, US look at easing lockdown despite high number of cases
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Shanghai Disneyland reopens amid concerns over resurgence of coronavirus; Russia, US look at easing lockdown despite high number of cases

Global alarm was sounded on Monday over a potential second wave of coronavirus cases after Germany, relatively successful in slowing the outbreak, reported that infections had accelerated again

China launches quiet drive against companies exporting adulterated, fake materials in bid to arrest anti-Beijing sentiments
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China launches quiet drive against companies exporting adulterated, fake materials in bid to arrest anti-Beijing sentiments

China's Food and Drug Administration has launched a drive to prepare a list of pharmaceutical exporters for frequent inspection of supplies and to ensure severe punishment for substandard medical equipment and drugs

Formula 1: Teams and governing body FIA agree to tighter $145 million budget cap for next year
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Formula 1: Teams and governing body FIA agree to tighter $145 million budget cap for next year

Formula One’s season has yet to start, with the first 10 races postponed or cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic