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Friday, June 25, 2021

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By George Bowden & Francesca GillettBBC Newsmedia captionHolidaymaker: "I think people should have been given more notice"British holidaymakers who dashed back from Portugal before the country came off the green travel list have spoken of their frustration, calling it an "absolute joke".One woman said it had been a "massive inconvenience" while another couple said they…
By BBC NewsStaffimage copyrightUK Parliament / Jessica Taylorimage captionFormer prime minister Theresa May was among the rebels who hoped to defeat the governmentThe Times suggests that the lifting of the final lockdown restrictions in England, scheduled for 21 June, could be delayed for a fortnight after a "downbeat" briefing about the latest coronavirus data given…
image captionRatko Mladic was in court to hear the verdict on TuesdayFormer Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has lost his appeal against a 2017 conviction for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The UN court upheld the life sentence for his role in the killing of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslim (Bosniak) men and boys…
By Francesca Gillett & Katie WrightBBC NewsNHS and care staff in England are so burnt out that it has become an "emergency" and risks the future of the health service, MPs have warned.A highly critical report said workers were exhausted and overstretched because of staff shortages.It said the problems existed before the pandemic - although…
By Sima Kotecha & Francesca GillettBBC Newsimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionBillie Eilish, David Beckham and Priyanka Chopra Jonas signed the letterMillions of Covid vaccines could be wasted if rich countries send large amounts of leftover doses to poorer nations in one go, Unicef has warned.The charity said there needed to be a steady supply throughout the…