Cricket Politics Sports

What exactly do Ian Botham and John Cleese offer ‘global Britain’?

It’s easy to find out when Ian Botham last played cricket, because there is Wisden, but it’s hard to find out when John Cleese was

Cricket Politics Sports

Ian Botham as trade envoy? Never fear, its a job even Prince Andrew could do | Marina Hyde

I am disappointed to note that a certain mirth has attended the news that Beefy Botham has been made a UK trade envoy. There seems

Cricket Health Politics Sports

‘Temporary’ Brexit plans made to last a long time | Brief letters

I note that the Department for Transport spokesperson referred to special provisions for dealing with Brexit congestion as “temporary” in the announcement that the provisions

Cricket Food Politics Sports

Boris in isolation? There is a God after all | Brief letters

Ebony Rainford-Brent (The Hundred has won me over but it remains a gamble for cricket in England, 17 July) sees the potential of the new

Politics World

Northern Ireland victims’ families condemn plan to end Troubles prosecutions

Relatives of people killed during the Northern Ireland Troubles have condemned the government’s plan to end all criminal prosecutions as a death knell to their

Health Politics Science World

Global experts urge Boris Johnson to delay ‘dangerous’ Covid reopening

Lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England this month is “dangerous and premature”, according to international scientists and doctors, who have called on the UK

Health Politics World

World reacts cautiously to Boris Johnson’s ‘reckless’ Covid plans

Boris Johnson’s plan to scrap most of England’s Covid-19 restrictions has prompted alarm, wariness and perhaps even a hint of envy around the world. Politicians

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What are the risks of England unlocking in the Covid third wave?

Lifting the final Covid restrictions in England on 19 July is a gamble for the government. Even without further easing, cases are on course to

Politics World

PM to confirm 19 July end to Covid rules despite scientists’ warnings

Boris Johnson is to announce that the lifting of most remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England will go ahead on 19 July amid a backlash from