The Guardian – Backlash as BoJo prepares to lift all restrictions
Summary of Today's Paper
The Guardian – Backlash from Scientists as Boris Johnson prepare to lift all Covid-19 restrictions
The Guardian says scientific advisers have warned that lifting most of the restrictions later this month will be like building new “variant factories”.
Other changes to be announced include allowing fully vaccinated people to travel to amber-list countries without the need to self-isolate when they return, according to the paper, as well as dropping the need for those who have been double jabbed to self-isolate if they have come into contact with a positive case.
The Guardian says Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democratic representative of Texas, was arrested in Washington DC on Thursday while protesting lawmakers’ delay in passing legislation to protect voting rights
The Guardian says the first person charged and tried under Hong Kong’s draconian national security law has been sentenced to nine years in jail
The Guardian says “I’m getting older,” sings Billie Eilish, who’s 19, on Happier Than Ever’s opening track. “I’ve got more on my shoulders”, she adds
The Guardian says a serial killer who murdered five women in Suffolk in 2006 has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of murdering a teenager who went missing on her way home.
The Guardian says Winds of up to 75mph (120km/h) will lash parts of south-west England as Storm Evert, the first storm to be named in the month of July, hits the UK on Friday.