Liverpool Stripped Of World Heritage Status
It was recently announced that the city of Liverpool has lost it's World Heritage status. This is due to the number of developments and building work on the city's famous waterfront. The decision was made by voting in a ballot at a meeting in China where the Unesco Committee who are in charge of assessing whether certain sites qualify held a meeting in which they went through all the developments in turn to see how it would affect the city's cultural history.
England Reopens Despite Rocketing Covid 19 Cases
The UK has now reached stage four on it's road map to releasing the lock down. This means that the majority of the remaining restrictions put in place to stop the spread of the Covid 19 virus can now be removed. This is considered to be a very risky step at this time as cases of the virus are rising dramatically due to the Delta variant, first discovered in India and the number of people who are being double jabbed with recommended Covid vaccines.
Mass Clean Up Under Way After Euro 2020 Final
"You're not an England fan and we don't want you." Those are the words from England captain Harry Kane after members of the England football team were subjected to racist abuse on social media following the team's defeat at the hands of Italy in the Euro 2020 final. Both sides played out 1-1 draw in normal time with Luke Shaw scoring for England in the early stages of the game. This was however cancelled out when Italy equalised in the second half with a goal from Bonucci, so the match had to go to extra time and eventually penalties.
Clubs Prepare To Compete In FA Disability Cup
The weekend of seventeenth and eighteenth July will see St George's Park host the FA Disability Cup. This is the largest competition of it's kind in the country and has helped ensure that players with specific impairments can participate in the beautiful game. For the past four years, players who may not be as physically able as others have been able to complete along side other players who are of a similar ability to reach the national football centre of finals weekend.
All UK Covid Restrictions To Be Eased
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given a press conference from Downing Street in which he detailed the next steps which would be taken to release the UK from all Covid 19 restrictions. He stated that even though the number of cases of the virus had slowly been increasing due to the Delta variant, first detected in India, more people have been able to get two doses of a recommended Covid vaccine in order to give them full protection against some of the most severe symptoms of the virus. The number of people having had to have been admitted to hospital due to their symptoms had also increased, however the number of people who died due to the virus had fallen which proves that the vaccine works and some of the scare stories that have been appearing online etc. are not true.
Survey Reveals Impact Of Pandemic On Children's Handwriting
A new national UK survey has revealed that due to the fact that schools have been closed during the Covid 19 lock down and the majority of children not being able to continue with their education in the way they used to at school. This has had a major impact on the state of their handwriting as teachers who are properly trained will not have been able to check their work. 83% of teachers and senior leaders saying disruption to their school has had a negative effect on pupils' good handwriting habits.
Teacher's Plea For Everyone To Get Covid 19 Vaccine
A Bolton school teacher who caught the Covid 19 virus over six months ago is encouraging as many people as possible to go and get vaccinated to avoid contracting the disease. Heather Jones from Clifton caught the disease back in November 2020 just at the start of the second national lock down when she began to feel very tired before experiencing shivering and feeling hot at the same time. She first put it down to the consequences of working in a school and picking up common bugs which pupils picked up. She then realised it was more serious when she lost her sense of smell and tested positive for Covid 19.
Boris Johnson Announces Four Week Delay To Removal Of All Covid 19 Restrictions
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hosted the latest Downing Street press conference in which he explained to the country what stage they were at in managing the Covid 19 pandemic and whether or not they'd be able to remove all restrictions put in place by the twenty first. The main announcement was that there would have to be a four week delay to step four of the country's road map to releasing the lock down This was mainly due to increasing number of cases of the Delta variant of Covid 19 first discovered in India and also to give more people the chance to become fully vaccinated by having two doses of a recommended Covid vaccine.