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Holiday camp operator Butlins has yet to tell 1,000 furloughed workers what their future is when the government’s wage subsidy scheme ends next month. A document sent to staff and seen by the BBC suggests employees either take paid holiday if they have any remaining or unpaid leave if not. Butlins is currently operating at
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US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open, which is scheduled to start on 27 September. On Saturday, the Japanese player won her second US Open, and third Grand Slam title, with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory over Victoria Azarenka in New York. She said in a statement:external-link “I won’t be
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Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris, one of the stars of the Netflix documentary series Cheer, has been arrested and charged with producing child sex images. Mr Harris, 21, allegedly enticed an underage boy to produce sexually explicit videos and photos of himself, the US attorney’s office said. According to court records, Mr Harris admitted to soliciting and
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Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images Almost two million people in north-east England are expected to face local restrictions as coronavirus cases rise. Areas including Newcastle, Sunderland and County Durham are due to be put under the new measures. These could include restrictions on households mixing and pubs being ordered to close earlier. It
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Third one-day international, Emirates Old Trafford England 302-7 (50 overs): Bairstow 112, Billings 57, Zampa 3-51 Australia 305-7 (49.4 overs): Maxwell 108, Carey 106, Woakes 2-46 Australia won by three wickets; win series 2-1 Scorecard Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey’s record-breaking 212-run partnership steered Australia to a thrilling one-day series victory over England at Emirates
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Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightOireachtas Irish Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has tested negative for Covid-19 after reporting feeling unwell. Members of the Irish cabinet were told to restrict their movements after the country’s health minister made the report on Tuesday afternoon. Initially it was announced that the cabinet would have to self-isolate and the
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