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Scotland’s Gilmour tests positive for Covid-19

Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details Billy Gilmour has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss Scotland’s crucial Euro 2020 match with […]

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Fears Liverpool may lose World Heritage status

On Saturday, figures including ex-politician Michael Heseltine, playwright Willy Russell and the chief executives of Liverpool and Everton football clubs signed a letter published in The Times, saying the city was in a “far superior state than when the status was granted”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-57538068

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Covid: Art used to document the pandemic in Wales

He said: “We’ve seen that more so throughout the pandemic, we’ve relied on creatives… our entertainment, our sanity, our mental health was 100% reliant on watching Netflix and Facebook lives, drawing rainbows for the windows and just getting creative. It needs to be looked back on in history.” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-57427688

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Chesham and Amersham by-election defeat a warning shot, says Tory co-chairman

In protected areas – such as areas of natural beauty, places at risk of flooding, and the green belt – development would generally remain restricted. But councils would have to look favourably on development in “renewal” areas, and in “growth” zones, applications conforming to pre-agreed local plans would automatically gain initial approval. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57535928