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Campaign to tackle poor mental health in football

William said players, managers, officials and staff now have a “collective game plan” to tackle the issue that is even more prevalent because of the coronavirus pandemic. The duke’s Royal Foundation has been the driving force behind the document signed by governing bodies, leagues and organisations from across UK football. In a video marking the …

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Hollywood icon Dame Olivia de Havilland dies at 104

The actress, one of the last surviving figures of Hollywood’s Golden Age, died at home in Paris, her representatives confirmed on Sunday. A statement said: “Last night, the world lost an international treasure, and I lost a dear friend and beloved client. She died peacefully in Paris.” Tributes flowed in from the acting world, including …

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PM to ban unhealthy snacks at shop checkouts in obesity crackdown

The Prime Minister has revealed already how his own brush with Covid-19, which saw him require intensive care in April, convinced him of the need to tackle Britain’s bulging waistlines. On Monday, he will set out the details of the “Better Health” campaign as he looks to tackle the country’s obesity problem. The headline changes …

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Ryanair suffers 185m loss after coronavirus shutdown

The low-cost airline, like its competitors, was forced to ground its fleet as Covid-19 wreaked havoc on timetables with travel bans and lockdowns introduced worldwide. It said a second wave of the disease was now its “biggest fear”. Restrictions saw the company carry 500,000 passengers in the first quarter compared with 41.9 million in the …

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Uncertainty over foreign holidays after Spain removed from safe list

The Government has stood by its decision to strike Spain off the UK’s list of safe destinations after it saw a spike in the number of coronavirus cases. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the Government “can’t make apologies” for the decision made on Saturday – announced less than five hours before coming into force – …

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Harry Dunns parents drop legal claim against police

The 19-year-old’s family are set for a two-day judicial review hearing at the High Court in November where they allege the Foreign Secretary “obstructed justice” by allowing suspect Anne Sacoolas to leave the UK. Northamptonshire Police were brought into the legal claim in January as Mr Dunn’s mother Charlotte Charles and father Tim Dunn sought …

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Holidaymakers shocked after change to quarantine rules

Passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport on a flight from Barcelona on Sunday morning were among the first travellers now required to self-isolate again for two weeks. Philip Bradby, 55, and Marina Wilson, 40, from Bournemouth, cut short their trip to the Catalonian city because of the imposition of the new quarantine requirement. Speaking to the …

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