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May I have a word about nailing things on and simplifying cricket | Jonathan Bouquet

I’m pleased that it’s not just me who gets annoyed by the ease with which ghastly words and phrases enter the language and then become

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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

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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

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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

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Concerns grow for Chris Whitty’s safety after fourth harassment incident

England’s chief medical officer, Prof Chris Whitty, has been harassed four times in recent months, including by anti-lockdown protesters, prompting growing concerns for his safety.

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PM announces four-week delay to Covid lockdown easing in England

Boris Johnson halted the final easing of lockdown restrictions in England and ordered a four-week delay to ramp up vaccinations, but signalled on Monday night

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Boris Johnson doesn’t quite get his big moment in the Cornish sunshine

Delivering his closing press conference in the Carbis Bay hotel on Sunday, pale golden sand and azure sea visible behind him, Boris Johnson sought to


G7 leaders seek right balance in dealing with their China dilemma

In an extra-secure, 90-minute session, with the phones and wifi cut off, all designed to block any eavesdropping by a prying foreign state, leaders of

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Boris Johnson hails UK’s ‘indestructible relationship’ with US

Boris Johnson has claimed the UK has an “indestructible relationship” with the US, after his bilateral meeting on Thursday with President Joe Biden. The prime