Wales's First Minister MarkDrakeford described Prime Minister Boris Johnson's prediction that there may be a return to normality by Christmas as "a pretty sunny view of circumstances".The First Minister referenced reports that predicted a "worse experience" in the winter than in the spring due to the way Covid-19 circulates.
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First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has said that Wales is now open for tourism and that it is 'absolutely safe' to visit. He added that social distancing measures are still in place though as the coronavirus has not gone away. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford has described dealing with the UK Government over the last few days as “an utterly shambolic experience”.When asked about the issue of air bridges and border quarantine, Mr Drakeford told a press conference in Cardiff that they were matters for the UK Government because the Welsh Government is not in charge of border security.
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After the release of this year’s A-level results for England, Wales andNorthern Ireland, many students will be pondering their futures. Thedisruption caused to the exam process by the coronavirus pandemic has led tomuch uncertainty across the education system.
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Residents in Wrexham, north Wales, are shocked by a sudden lightning bolt on acloudy morning. The Met Office has forecast hot, stormy weather with yellowweather warnings for much of the UK in the coming days.
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Jonny Williams’ career has mirrored a roller coaster but he is determined toenjoy another high with Wales next summer. The midfielder was unable to stopCharlton going straight back down from the Sky Bet Championship last month – ayear after he helped the Addicks into the second tier with promotion via theLeague One play-offs. Williams featured in the Wembley win against old clubSunderland in May 2019 after he had spent the 2017-18 campaign on loan withthe Black Cats, who went on to suffer relegation. Fit and raring to go for thenext challenge, the 26-year-old has the ultimate long-term goal this season ofappearing at another European Championship with Wales.
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Some cancer patients face a “cliff edge” of choosing between their health andfinances as the shielding programme draws to a close, a charity has warned.Macmillan Cancer Support said that the shielding programme, whereby peopleclassed as clinically extremely vulnerable to the risks of Covid-19 have beenasked to take extra measures to protect themselves, has been a “vitallifeline”. But the programme, which will be “paused” from August 1 in England,Scotland, Northern Ireland, and on August 16 in Wales, will see many peopleforced to return to work. A survey conducted by Macmillan Cancer Support, andshared with the PA news agency, found that many cancer patients were fearfulof returning to workplaces, with 42% saying they feel it is currently unsafefor them to work outside of their home.
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The government has secured early access to two new potential vaccines for coronavirus. Kate Bingham of the Covid-19 task force says 'amazing progress' has been made but it is still too early to tell whether any of the 6 vaccines the UK now has access to will work. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Travellers returning to the UK from France have been left frustrated by the new quarantine being imposed from this weekend.
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Face coverings are mandatory for most in shops and on public transport as UK officials work to control the coronavirus outbreak. From 8 August this will be expanded in England to include most enclosed..