The Guardian – Delay in easing could keep thousands out of hospitals
Summary of Today's Paper
Delay in easing could keep thousands out of hospitals
The Guardian says ministers were told a delay to easing restrictions would probably prevent thousands of hospital admissions. The latest modelling of the Delta variant suggests that even with the rapid deployment of vaccines, the UK will face a third wave of infections, mostly among younger people who have not yet had their jabs.
The front page features an image of Raheem Sterling, labelling him a “local hero” as he gets England off to a winning start at the Euros 2020.
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.