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After a Long Lockdown and Vaccination Campaign, Is England on the Road to Normality?

After a Long Lockdown and Vaccination Campaign, Is England on the Road to Normality?

After a Long Lockdown and Vaccination Campaign, Is England on the Road to Normality? After a Long Lockdown and Vaccination Campaign, Is England on the Road to Normality? LONDON — For the past week, it has been the most eagerly awaited number in the land, posted each day at 4 p.m. by the British government. When it rose by 4,223 …

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Ugandan Weight Lifter Missing in Japan Amid Olympic Lockdown

Ugandan Weight Lifter Missing in Japan Amid Olympic Lockdown

Ugandan Weight Lifter Missing in Japan Amid Olympic Lockdown Ugandan Weight Lifter Missing in Japan Amid Olympic Lockdown TOKYO — A Ugandan weight lifter who traveled to Japan in the hopes of competing in the Tokyo Olympics was missing from his hotel near an athletic training camp, officials said on Friday. Julius Ssekitoleko, 20, one of nine Ugandans who had …

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School bubbles set to be dropped in lockdown lifting

School bubbles set to be dropped in lockdown lifting School bubbles set to be dropped in lockdown lifting Schools “bubbles” are set to be scrapped as Covid measures are eased across England from 19 July. The measure keeps pupils and teachers in groups to minimise mixing and help limit the spread of coronavirus. Concerns have been raised in recent weeks …

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Sydney, Australia, Enters 1st Full Lockdown Since Early 2020

Sydney, Australia, Enters 1st Full Lockdown Since Early 2020

Sydney, Australia, Enters 1st Full Lockdown Since Early 2020 Sydney, Australia, Enters 1st Full Lockdown Since Early 2020 With an outbreak of the Delta variant spreading rapidly, Australian officials on Saturday introduced a strict two-week lockdown for all of greater Sydney and the regions surrounding the nation’s largest city. The first full-city lockdown for Sydney since early 2020 reflects a …

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Sydney Enacts Partial Lockdown as Delta Variant Spreads

Sydney Enacts Partial Lockdown as Delta Variant Spreads

Sydney Enacts Partial Lockdown as Delta Variant Spreads Sydney Enacts Partial Lockdown as Delta Variant Spreads Officials in Sydney announced on Saturday that Australia’s largest city would enter a full lockdown until July 9 as an outbreak linked to the Delta variant continued to grow. The decision expands a partial lockdown ordered a day earlier, when Sydney’s central business district …

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Primary school children ‘months behind’ in learning after lockdown school disruption

Primary school children ‘months behind’ in learning after lockdown school disruption

Primary school children ‘months behind’ in learning after lockdown school disruption Primary school children ‘months behind’ in learning after lockdown school disruption Primary school pupils were more than two months behind in reading and three months behind in maths when they returned to school in March following disruption caused by lockdown, new research has found. Learning losses in reading had …

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Caught Between Two Countries, a Minnesota Resort Area Still Feels Lockdown Blues

Caught Between Two Countries, a Minnesota Resort Area Still Feels Lockdown Blues

Caught Between Two Countries, a Minnesota Resort Area Still Feels Lockdown Blues Caught Between Two Countries, a Minnesota Resort Area Still Feels Lockdown Blues ANGLE INLET, Minn. — On the Northwest Angle, a small patch of Minnesota connected to the rest of the United States only by water, it feels like the coronavirus shutdown never ended. But the empty cabins, …

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The Eerie Familiarity of a Melbourne Lockdown

The Eerie Familiarity of a Melbourne Lockdown

The Eerie Familiarity of a Melbourne Lockdown The Eerie Familiarity of a Melbourne Lockdown The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. It’s all so eerily familiar. The gray weather and afternoon sunsets. The anxious wait for the day’s numbers. The obsessive checking of exposure sites. The rumors of restrictions, followed by the reality of lockdown. The …

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The return of Glyndebourne: It’s a blessed relief to sit in the stalls after lockdown

The return of Glyndebourne: It’s a blessed relief to sit in the stalls after lockdown

The return of Glyndebourne: It’s a blessed relief to sit in the stalls after lockdown The return of Glyndebourne: It’s a blessed relief to sit in the stalls after lockdown O ne by one, Britain’s country house opera companies are preparing for rebirth after a year of hibernation – and it’s no surprise that Glyndebourne should be first out of …

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Lockdown Ends in England, for Now, at Least

Lockdown Ends in England, for Now, at Least

Lockdown Ends in England, for Now, at Least Lockdown Ends in England, for Now, at Least LONDON — Pubs opened for drinks indoors, lights went on in theaters and airports buzzed with a steady stream of travelers on Monday, but the latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions in England was accompanied by growing fears that a variant of the virus could …

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