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Lewis Hamilton breaks Michael Schumacher’s win record at the Portuguese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton passed Valtteri Bottas to take a commanding success in the Portuguese Grand Prix and break Formula 1’s all-time win record. Hamilton dropped to third in a manic first 2 laps that ended with McLaren’s Carlos Sainz leading, but resisted to crush Bottas’ hopes. After both Mercedes passed Sainz, …

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England v Barbarians aborted after players breach Covid guidelines

Last updated on.From the area Rugby Union England’s match versus the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday has been called off after 12 Barbarians gamers were stood down for breaking Covid rules. The players left their hotel bubble – contrary to team procedures – to have supper at a London restaurant. …

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Covid lockdown: Wales’ businesses divided over circuitbreaker

Covid lockdown: Wales’ organizations divided over circuit-breaker By Catherine Evans BBC News Published period 1 hour ago Related Subjects Coronavirus pandemic Businesses across Wales are “having a hard time to prepare” as talks continue over a “fire-break” lockdown. The Welsh Federal government said a decision was most likely to be …

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Fans set to go to Irish League matches after confusion over fans participating in ‘elite’ fixtures

Supporters will go to Irish Premiership matches on Saturday. Confusion ensued after NI Executive ministers sent out contrasting messages over the issue of fans being present at ‘elite’ sporting events on Friday. Communities Minister Caral Ni Chuilin sent a letter to sporting bodies specifying that fans were not permitted to …

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Confusion as First Minister contradicts order banning fans from toplevel events

Last updated on.From the section Northern Ireland A tweet from First Minister Arlene Foster has produced confusion around whether fans can participate in elite sports events in Northern Ireland. A letter released to sporting bodies by Minister for Communities Carál Ní Chuilín on Friday night specified that fans were not …

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Covid: Why is Liverpool alone in top tier restrictions?

New restrictions on life are coming into force in parts of England considered to be at the highest risk of coronavirus outbreaks. They consist of curbs on meeting family and friends and going to the pub and belong to the federal government’s new three-tier alert system. Councils in England will …

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Coronavirus: Singapore and Thailand added to England’s ‘quarantine-free’ list

Image copyright Getty Images People arriving from Singapore and Thailand in England and Scotland will not need to quarantine from Saturday morning, the government has said. They have been added to the list of “travel corridor” countries. But travellers coming from Slovenia and Guadeloupe will have to self-isolate for two …

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Coronavirus: Rhondda Cynon Taf and Caerphilly death spike warning

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rhondda residents have expressed their concerns about coronavirus as the county returns to lockdown There is a “high risk” that a spike in covid cases will lead to more hospital admissions and deaths in locked down areas of Wales, it has been warned. Dr …

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Coronavirus: Drink-only pubs set to reopen next week

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Pubs which only serve drink have not been allowed to reopen in Northern Ireland Drink-only pubs in Northern Ireland are set to be allowed to open from Wednesday 23 September. But local restrictions are to be imposed on people living in the postcode BT60, …

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Coronavirus: Test demand ‘significantly outstripping’ capacity

Image copyright Getty Images Demand for coronavirus testing is “significantly outstripping the capacity we have”, head of NHS Test and Trace Baroness Harding has told MPs. Lady Harding told the science and technology committee that the return to school meant test demand in England from under-17s had doubled. She acknowledged …

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