Schools will defy the Government’s promise to have children back ‘full time’ in September by only re-opening until lunchtime, heads warn

Some schools are saying they will have to send children home early so they can meet new deep cleaning standards. Ministers have been forced to admit that they are powerless to force schools to reopen in September if teachers refuse to go back to work (file photo)

Sun-seekers ignore warnings they’ll be fined for breaking lockdown rules as they head to beaches with temperatures hitting 82F – despite THREE Sage scientists saying we are lifting restrictions too soon

The so-called R value, or reproduction rate, is currently between 0.7 and 0.9, and must remain under one to avoid a rise in infections – a key test on whether lockdown measures should be eased, with the Government stressing the need to avoid a second wave of cases which would threaten to overwhelm the NHS.

Juventus Sacks Head Coach Maurizio Sarri

Juve coach Sarri led the team before the start of the 2019/20 season, having only won one trophy at that point – a victory with Chelsea in the Europa League (2019). Under the leadership of Sarri, Juventus managed to win the Serie A championship by one point, but in the Italian Cup final, the team […]

MotoGP 2020: Starting grid and race preview for Czech Republic Grand Prix

1. Johann Zarco (Reale Avintia Racing), 2. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha), 3. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha) 4. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia), 5. Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha), 6. Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM) 7. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), 8. Danilo Petrucci (Ducati), 9. Joan Mir (Team SUZUKI ECSTAR) 10. Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy […]

Adrian Politowski Exits Umedia To Form Align; LA-Based Production & Finance Venture Has $150M Fund

EXCLUSIVE: After 15 years as co-CEO of international production group Umedia, Adrian Politowski has stepped down to launch LA-based production and finance outfit Align. The new company, co-founded by Umedia’s Nadia Khamlichi, intends to deploy $150M from now through 2022, focusing on three-five English-language projects per year across film and television, and with budgets in […]

NGT directs UPPCB to recover ₹1.90 cr. form industrial unit in Uttar Pradesh

“Action needs to be taken in this regard as per law of the land. Apart from this aspect, compliance with environmental norms needs to be ensured by the industrial unit which needs to be monitored and cross checked and a further report furnished by the joint Committee through the CPCB,” the bench said.

Staycation car hire meltdown: Holidaying Britons in frantic scramble to get vehicle as two-hour queues form at branches while help lines are flooded with calls from desperate customers

Not a single pitch, campervan space or lodge at any of the top 20 campsites in Cornwall or top 15 in Dorset are available for a week’s stay for two adults, as lockdown-weary holidaymakers flock to the areas to enjoy a summer break.

A’s Marcus Semien hopes to build on walk-off hit amid a slow start

“They know last year I put up some good numbers,” Semien said, “and you’re just not getting as much to hit. You think that you’re just going to get the same pitches that they threw last year and that’s part of it – kind of created some bad habits there early on. And even since […]

Lizzo strikes a first-look deal with Amazon Studios to develop streaming content: ‘I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world’

‘Thank you to [head of Amazon Studios] Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world,’ the Detroit, Michigan-born star concluded.

Beyond the bill: It’s time we start looking at health insurance as an investment

Given that Indian insurers have the potential to model their offerings in a manner that it is relevant to an individual, it is important for customers to evaluate certain aspects of the health plan they would like to purchase for two primary reasons. One to ensure that they do not face any inconvenience when it […]