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Articles from Daily Mirror (London, England) (July 28, 2020)

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'A letter to 10-year-old me -ask for seconds and get ready for your cancer fight'; Mum, author, Mirror columnist and cancer fighter Roisin has written an inspirational letter to her 10-year-old self. By, Roisin Pelan 1016
'Bully' labels shoppers 'f***** sheep' for wearing masks in sweary rant; The man filmed himself inside a shop believed to be Asda in Tunstall shouted at shoppers who were wearing masks and wrongly telling them they don't have to wear face coverings. By, Hayley Parker & Milo Boyd 425
'Evil' gang tortured couple and stripped man naked before zapping genitals with Taser; Shaan Khanyal and Arbbaaz Chauhan, both 24 and from Coventry, have been jailed from 9 to 10 years after kidnapping the couple and subjecting them to an horrific ordeal in October 2017. By, Neil Murphy 708
'Heart of gold' plumber dies after 'being attacked by mob of 10 then run over'; Frank Bulbrook has been described as 'such a gentleman and very well mannered and respectful' as traumatised family and friends come to terms with his death in an alleged fight outside a pub on Friday. By, Joseph Wilkes 720
'Sheer chaos' of illegal raves and car meets leave whole borough facing banning order; Police may issue a Public Space Protection Order in Tameside, Greater Manchester, to prevent people from attending illegal lockdown events after unlawful raves and car meets in the area. By, Sophie Halle-Richards & Matthew Dresch 746
'Terrified' grandma with COPD caught coronavirus in hospital and died there; Great-gran Margaret Blaylock suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and had been shielding since the start of the coronavirus pandemic before she was admitted to hospital. By, Will Hayward & Lorraine King 1095
'Terrified' Meghan Markle's telling comment to friend after realisation about royal life; In their new book Finding Freedom, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have written about the life-changing night when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry found out their secret relationship was about to become public. By, Zoe Forsey 492
10 Brits returning from Spain and testing positive for coronavirus 'sparked new quarantine'; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. By, Rosaleen Fenton 158
5 players Jurgen Klopp has chosen to spearhead future success after transfer declaration; Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp won a first Premier League title this season, but he is already under pressure to retain the crown going into the 2020/21 campaign. By, Jake Polden 1180
Arctic village of 450 people surrounded by 'out of control' infernos as wildfires rage; Residents in Svatay are pleading for help with their rudimentary equipment not up to the task of fighting the worst apocalyptic fires for 40 years as temperatures soar to 38C. By, Will Stewart & Ryan Merrifield 554
Barcelona turmoil continues as Arthur refuses to play in Champions League; The midfielder will join Juventus at the end of the season but he has made it clear that he is not interested in a European swan song with the La Liga giants. By, Alex Milne 334
Big change to car finance rules that could save drivers [pounds sterling]275 a year; The FCA has just stepped in and simply banned a system that paid dealers and brokers more if they got you a bad deal, and experts reckon it could save drivers [pounds sterling]275 a year on their car finance. By, James Andrews 385
Boohoo boss's son, 20, found dead at home after failing to get up for work; An inquest has been opened into the death of Louis Lyttle after he was found unresponsive and not breathing at his home in Seal near Sevenoaks. The hearing heard he died from morphine toxicity. By, Lorraine King Obituary 239
Boris Johnson 'fears UK second wave of coronavirus will hit within two weeks'; A Downing Street source said the Prime Minister it 'extremely concerned by what he's seeing abroad' after recently imposing a 14-day quarantine for Brits returning from Spain. By, Jamie Hawkins 809
Boris Johnson warns we're seeing 'signs of a coronavirus second wave' in Europe; The Prime Minister warned we have to be 'vigilant' after a spike in cases in Spain forced new quarantine measures to clamp down. By, Dan Bloom 1055
Boris Johnson's government 'dragging its feet' on tackling racism says watchdog chief; David Isaac, the outgoing head of the Equality and Human Rights Commission says he does not believe tackling racial inequality is a top priority for Boris Johnson's team. By, Mikey Smith 336
Bournemouth consider legal action for ghost goal that benefitted Aston Villa; The Cherries were relegated to the Championship on Sunday after finishing one point behind Villa but are clearly furious at how a technology fault aided their rivals. By, Alex Milne 367
BREAKING Couple spark coronavirus outbreak with 13 people infected after Manchester holiday; A couple in Berlin have tested positive, with their entire family infected and six other contacts, after the pair flew back from a holiday in Manchester on a Ryanair flight. By, Rosaleen Fenton 318
Britain's tourist towns face 'stark' jobs crisis after coronavirus lockdown, Keir Starmer warns; Even as Boris Johnson urges Brits to take 'staycations' -Labour's new analysis shows regions relying on tourism are being disproportionately hit by rise in unemployment. By, Mikey Smith 409
Brits 'too fearful' to confront flytippers despite lockdown surge in litter dumping; The campaign, Don't Trash Our Future, is asking to increase the maximum punishment for littering to a [pounds sterling]1,000 fine or 100 hours of litter-picking. By, Nada Farhoud 328
Chelsea transfer round-up: Kai Havertz boost, Andre Onana competition; Chelsea have secured a place in next season's Champions League which could help them in their quest to sign Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen as they also consider a new No 1. By, Callum Rice-Coates 469
Child cruelty arrest after woman 'sent pic of distressed baby being strangled to dad'; A woman in her early 20s, from Anglesey, has been arrested on suspicion of child cruelty after a baby was pictured with ligature wrapped around its neck, according to reports. By, Marc Waddington-NW & Matthew Dresch 275
Coronavirus: Arthritis drug could be used to treat Covid-19, scientists say; Researchers from Imperial College London say that a drug called tocilizumab could treat Covid-19 by halting the immune system 'storm' that the body produces in response to infection. By, Shivali Best 258
Dejan Lovren tells gutted best mate Mo Salah he can always call him after Liverpool exit; Dejan Lovren and Mohamed Salah were best friends at Liverpool, but the centre-back has now completed a [pounds sterling]11million transfer to Russian giants Zenit St. Petersburg. By, Jake Polden 473
DWP payment dates for Universal Credit, tax credits and more to change next week; Anyone expecting their carer's allowance, child benefits, state pension, income support or other payments to clear over the August Bank Holiday should be aware it may arrive slightly earlier. Here are the dates for your diary. By, Emma Munbodh 830
EasyJet Spain flights still going ahead despite FCO advice banning travel there; The low-cost airline has cancelled all Spain package holidays to mainland Spain, the Canary Islands, and the Balearic Islands until July 31 but flights are still going ahead. By, Andy Rudd & Rosaleen Fenton 492
Engineer 'killed wife with axe then stuffed head and limbs he'd chopped off in suitcase'; WARNING: DISTRESSING IMAGES. Neighbours heard the body hit the ground after the husband allegedly killed his wife then tossed her out the window of their apartment in St Petersburg, Russia. By, Will Stewart 339
Floyd Mayweather highlights key difference between himself and Manny Pacquiao; Mayweather retired following his win over Conor McGregor in 2017 but Pacquiao remains active at the age of 41. By, Martin Domin 323
Flu jabs could slash older people's risk of heart attack or stroke, study finds; Flu vaccinations cut heart attacks by up to 85 percent -and halve the number of strokes, say scientists from Texas Tech University in Dallas. By, Mark Waghorn & Shivali Best Report 627
Free bikes to be given out to fat people by the NHS in new healthy living plan; As well as offering overweight Brits access to bikes, a string of plans were announced aimed at getting people back pushing pedals again -including a free [pounds sterling]50 cycle maintenance voucher. By, James Andrews 616
Gardener has beloved allotment sabotaged by 'jealous' rival in vengeful paint attack; Joe Mills, who runs YouTube channel called Digging for Dinner which shows people how to grow fruit and veg on an allotment, said his entire crop has been ruined after being doused in paint and varnish. By, Jamie Hawkins 749
Horrific death of boy, 16, who was sucked into pipe in fountain as pals watched; The teenage boy became trapped under water after he was sucked by a pipe into a shallow fountain he was playing in with pals in a park in the Madrid region of Spain. By, Ana Lacasa 259
How cheating Ashley Cole was exposed -from vomiting during sex to Cheryl STD check; Half a dozen women came forward claiming to have bedded the former England full-back -with the sordid details of his extra marital affairs leaving Cheryl devastated. By, Kyle O'Sullivan 1285
How safe is your holiday? Coronavirus risk for countries including France, Italy, Greece; Spain has been removed from the UK's quarantine-free travel list so as families head off on holiday, which countries are seeing an increase -or a drop -in cases of Covid-19? By, Matt Roper & Daisy Naylor 722
How to claim your free [pounds sterling]50 bike repair voucher and where you can spend it; From today people in England will be able to claim a free [pounds sterling]50 voucher to get their bikes fixed up in an effort to get Brits cycling more often -this is where to find them and spend them. By, James Andrews 556
Husband, wife and wife's brother all killed in horror two car crash; Husband and wife Paul and Verena Creelman were travelling with Mr Creelman brother, Phil Hegarty, when they were involved in a collision with another car in Portglenone, Northern Ireland yesterday. By, Abigail O'Leary 216
iPhone 12 photos leak online -and they suggest Apple's next smartphone will be tiny; Weibo user Digital Chat Station has posted what they claim are photos of Apple's iPhone 12 -and it's absolutely tiny. By, Shivali Best 315
Jurgen Klopp hints at what he spoke to Sir Alex Ferguson about during 3am phone call; Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp picked the phone up at 3am after the Reds won a first Premier League title to speak with legendary Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson. By, Jake Polden 426
Jurgen Klopp makes holiday plea to Liverpool players as they celebrate title success; Liverpool's players have been afforded a summer break to go away and recharge following their historic season but Jurgen Klopp wants them to be wary of the current threats around the world. By, David Maddock 354
Jurgen Klopp warned over repeating Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham mistake at Liverpool; Paul Merson insists the Reds must not rest on their laurels by not invigorating their squad with new signings -or else they risk wasting their potential as Spurs did in the recent past. By, Freddie Keighley 447
Juventus star Danilo slams FIFA after they make false Cristiano Ronaldo claim on Twitter; Cristiano Ronaldo's title success with Juventus means he has won leagues in three different countries but FIFA got it wrong when they suggested he was the only man to do so. By, Sam Meade 303
Liverpool transfer round-up: Adam Traore blow after Wolves admission; Liverpool have been heavily linked with a switch for Wolves' Adama Traore this summer but the Midlands outfit have said that the star winger will not be on the move. By, Joe Donnohue 388
Madeleine McCann police search allotment near where suspect Christian B lived; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. By, Abigail O'Leary 354
Madeleine McCann probe sees '100 officers' swoop on allotment in grim excavation; A large scale operation was carried out in Hanover by German police in connection with Madeleine McCann's 2007 disappearance, investigators said. By, Lucy Thornton & Andy Lines 911
Man 'bitten by an angry bus passenger' after he asked him to wear mask over nose; WARNING -GRAPHIC IMAGES: Robert Murphy, 56, from Ireland but living in Antwerp, Belgium, was reportedly bitten by the male bus passenger on his chest twice after he asked him to wear his mask properly. By, Lee Bullen 363
Man ordered to pay [pounds sterling]250,000 after 'giving late brother's fortune away to needy'; Peter Ivory, 58, faces a [pounds sterling]250,000 bill after claiming he "did the right thing" by following his brother's wishes not to let the rest of the family get their hands on his [pounds sterling]414,000 fortune. By, Paul Keogh & Lorraine King 943
Man Utd summer transfer shortlist: Four stars Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants for next step; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer helped Man Utd return to the top four and is now eyeing summer signings as he looks to bolster his squad with the likes of Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish on his shortlist. By, Sam Meade 493
Man Utd told Jan Vertonghen would be perfect partner for Harry Maguire; Former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas believes his old teammate -available on a free transfer this summer -would form a potent defensive partnership with Maguire. By, Freddie Keighley 371
Man Utd transfer round-up: Jack Grealish deadline, new Jadon Sancho bid; Man Utd have been told that Jack Grealish will not be on the transfer market forever as Aston Villa eye a resolution with Jadon Sancho still a summer target at Old Trafford. By, Tom Victor 596
Man, 20, put kitten in jar and watched it gasp for air in sick Instagram video; WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES Yuri Soroka, from Sokal, western Ukraine, insisted his 'prank' was just an 'innocent game' as he let the kitten out unharmed, however animal rights activists were disgusted by the video. By, Roksana Panashchuk & Matthew Dresch 452
Matadors defy coronavirus warning to host first bullfight in Spain since lockdown; WARNING -GRAPHIC IMAGES Barbaric scenes showing a dying bull has prompted campaigners to call for the bloodsport to be halted amid an increase of coronavirus cases in Spain. By, Michael Havis & Lorraine King 515
McDonald's announce wraps and other favourites are back on the menu for [pounds sterling]1; The fast food chain said it will also be taking part in the Eat Out To Help Out campaign, offering all dine-in customers 50% off food and drink throughout August. By, Emma Munbodh 474
McDonald's rules on face masks after re-opening 700 branches for customers to dine-in; The move was made on July 22 in England, Ireland and Scotland, with strict social distancing measures remain in place -including customers being asked to use hand sanitiser, wear masks at certain times and follow the safety measures laid out in restaurants. By, Abigail O'Leary & Amy Browne 532
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry told to 'stop whining' during pandemic by dad Thomas; Meghan Markle and Prince Harry deny having had anything to do with new bombshell biography Finding Freedom, which could further damage their relationship with the Royal Family. By, Ryan Merrifield 576
Michael Owen claims Jack Grealish 'has his heart set' on Man Utd move; The former Red Devils striker believes Grealish is seeking the transfer -but it could be harder to get over the line due to Aston Villa avoiding relegation from the Premier League. By, Freddie Keighley 401
Mike Tyson's seven kids respond to their dad's boxing comeback at age 54; Tyson will take on Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout on September 12 in Los Angeles, 15 years after retiring from the ring. By, Martin Domin 383
Mikel Arteta tells Sokratis to seek new club as defender doesn't fit Arsenal plans; Mikel Arteta is poised to revamp his Arsenal squad in the summer transfer window and has told defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos that he is surplus to requirements. By, Sam Meade 311
Mum finds out she has cancer after accidentally spraying perfume in her eye; Chance led doctors to uncover the sinister secret lurking in the Liverpool mum's eyes -that she may never have discovered had she not sprayed the fragrance in her own face. By, Lee Grimsditch 522
Mum inundated with Chewbacca roar calls after bitter ex posts her phone number; Unfortunately for the woman targeted by her ex-boyfriend's Chewbacca revenge prank, quite a few Australians fancied themselves to be excellent Wookiee impersonators. By, Talia Shadwell 539
Mum shames 'd***head' son with arrest image after he was caught stealing; The furious mum posted an image of her sheepish son in handcuffs sitting on the family sofa with two masked officers standing alongside him -saying despite being "raised the correct way" he 'isn't learning'. By, Abigail O'Leary 539
Mum who lost two 'happy' sons to suicide shares tear-jerking plea to other men; Sharon McElroy was given the heartbreaking news that her son Karl would not be coming home 16 years ago, then on February 22 this year she got a call about son Lee. By, Seamus McDonnell & Kelly-Ann Mills 1132
NASA astronaut shares stunning photos of sunrise from the International Space Station; NASA astronaut Bob Behnken, who has only been on the space station for a matter of weeks, posted the stunning photos to Twitter. By, Shivali Best 372
Netflix 'free subscription' scam is circulating -what to do if you receive it; South Lanarkshire Council has warned about the new Netflix scam, which could let you hackers access your bank accounts. By, Shivali Best 268
NHS worker on Spanish holiday slams government over lack of quarantine sick pay; Nicola Ley, 35, her husband Karl, 38, and they children had flown the Mijas hills in southern Spain for a much-needed break after months of Nicola's gruelling 45-hour weeks throughout the pandemic. By, Abigail O'Leary 588
NHS worker urges swingers club to cancel 'big sex festival' planned for next month; The club had planned to hold its annual Swing Fest two-day event at the end of August, with a large stage, light show, live DJs, tributes acts and an 'adult bouncy castle' on the cards in Hull, East Yorks. By, James Campbell 543
Nurseries told they have to give parents refunds no matter what the contract says; Asking for money when no service is being provided is simply not allowed, and any terms and conditions that say it is are unenforceable according to the regulator. By, James Andrews 552
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains his role in Man Utd's scouting process; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Man Utd have succeeded in the transfer market as of late with the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Aaron Wan Bissaka proving to be excellent signings. By, Sam Meade 354
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's dressing room reaction suggests Man Utd boss wants more from players; The Red Devils qualified for the Champions League thanks to a 2-0 victory over Leicester on the final day of the season but Solskjaer clearly still thinks they can improve. By, Alex Milne 342
PC Andrew Harper's mum calls manslaughter conviction 'miscarriage of justice'; Debbie Adlam has slammed the manslaughter convictions for the three teenagers who killed her son PC Andrew Harper, signing a petition with thousands of others to have them overturned. By, Ryan Merrifield Medical condition overview 365
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sent message by his father over career decision; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has entered the final 12 months of his Arsenal contract and remains central for to the Gunners hopes but his father has told him to make the right move for his career. By, Sam Meade 349
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Arsenal stance reminiscent of Thierry Henry saga; The Gunners No14 will lead his side out at Wembley for this Saturday's FA Cup final -while he is also in negotiations over a new deal to keep him at the Emirates. By, Freddie Keighley 379
Premier League 2020-21 season set to played before reduced crowds; There have been no supporters allowed in stadiums since football resumed after lockdown and full capacities are not expected to be permitted for the foreseeable future. By, Alex Milne 338
Prince George and Charlotte's lavish birthday gifts from uncle Harry unveiled in new book; Prince Harry loved to buy gifts for his niece and nephews on their birthdays, especially when he lived close by in Kensington Palace, according to new bombshell book Finding Freedom. By, Ryan Merrifield 319
Prince Harry 'so keen to leave royal family he refused trial period offer'; The Duke of Sussex was allegedly concerned that a trial period of separation from the royal family would lead to media speculation about him and Meghan returning. By, Milo Boyd 492
Princess Diana's former home reopening with 'John Travolta dress' on display; Images of the princess and the Hollywood star twirling at the White House gala made headlines around the world and immortalised the dress in the eyes of the public. By, Kelly-Ann Mills 454
Quarantine 'to be cut to 10 days for UK travellers arriving from Spain'; The government is reportedly set to slash the time people have to remain at home following a backlash from holidaymakers and businesses. But a minister insisted nothing is changing for now. By, Dave Burke 549
Queen spots issue with new portrait of herself -and she's quick to point it out; Artist Miriam Escofet described the Queen as "very experienced sitter" and said she was a delight to work with, understanding exactly what was needed for the perfect portrait. By, Zoe Forsey 1411
Richarlison details why he picked a fight with Virgil van Dijk in Merseyside derby; The Brazilian forward and the Dutch defender have not always seen eye-to-eye and things have often got heated between the two on the pitch. By, Alex Milne 357
Ryan Giggs names how many 'ready-made starters' Man Utd need to challenge for title; The Red Devils legend believes the club needs to make a number of signings to close the gap on Liverpool and Manchester City -and finishing in the top four could be vital to their transfers. By, Freddie Keighley 381
Selfridges cuts 450 jobs as it faces "toughest year" in its history; Selfridges has told staff it plans to cut 450 jobs -around 14% of its total headcount -as annual sales are set to be "significantly less" than last year due to the pandemic. By, James Andrews 357
Sir Alex Ferguson's comments suggest how he really felt about Jurgen Klopp's 3am phone call; Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was so delighted with his achievement he seemingly lost all track of time when picking up the phone at 3.30am to speak with Sir Alex Ferguson. By, Jake Polden 572
Spain holidays: Latest travel advice on flights, insurance and quarantine; All travellers returning to the UK must now quarantine for 14 days and the Foreign Office has advised against all non-essential travel but what does that mean for your holiday? By, Nigel Thompson 1224
Spanish PM slams UK over islands travel changes -claiming virus is worse in Britain; Pedro Sanchez hit out after another crucial change to Foreign Office travel advice -which ruled out 'non-essential' travel to the Balearic islands. By, Dan Bloom 817
Stuart Broad becomes just seventh bowler in history to take 500 Test wickets; The fast bowler achieved the feat in the third Test against West Indies and has become just the second Englishman to reach 500. By, Alex Milne 317
The FA and Paul Elliott left in limbo over first black board member bid; EXCLUSIVE: Paul Elliott and FA chief Greg Clarke were left fuming, before Clarke rowed back on his earlier comments later in the day, with little clarity forthcoming on plans for Elliott now. By, Darren Lewis 457
Toddler who fell from block of flats window fighting for his life in hospital; The boy has been transferred to a specialist hospital and is in a critical but stable condition following the accident in Poplar, east London, Met Police have said. By, Lorraine King 232
Top Tory plays down drastic plan to test every Brit returning from Spain for coronavirus; It's understood Department of Health officials have looked at the idea as thousands of Brits flood back from their holidays -but Tory minister Simon Clarke today said it wouldn't work. By, Dan Bloom 567
UK weather forecast: Brits set to bake in 31C scorching heat as 'summer fights back'; The miserable weather feels more like the onset of autumn than the height of summer but Friday's got other ideas as temperatures are set to come close to the hottest so far this year. By, Ryan Merrifield 544
UK weather forecast: Scorching 30C heatwave coming by the end of the week; According to the Met Office the mercury will race past 30C on Friday, providing a welcome, sunny break from what has been a largely overcast and luke-warm July so far. By, Milo Boyd 368
Vinnie Jones and Paul Gascoigne: The untold story behind infamous penis grab picture; Paul Gascoigne Untold Tales: When Vinnie Jones grabbed the nether regions of Newcastle's Paul Gascoigne in February 1988, it became one of the most iconic photographs in the history of English football. By, Mike Walters 560
Virgin Galatic will unveil its SpaceShipTwo cabin today -how to watch live from the UK; Virgin Galactic will unveil the interior of its SpaceShipTwo cabin today, giving a glimpse into the future of space tourism. By, Shivali Best 321
Visiting parent may have infected already sick newborn baby with coronavirus in ICU; Paediatrician and Chief of Medicine at the Royal Children's Hospital, Associate Professor Tom Connell has said symptoms among babies to look out for include fever, sneezing, fast breathing and changes in mood or behaviour. By, Ryan Merrifield 398
Voice of the Mirror: Blundering Johnson spreads confusion while wrecking travel industry; This Tory government are masters of the muddle as inconsistent Boris Johnson, who has overseen one of the worst Covid-19 death tolls in the world, sows confusion with blanket Spain travel rule. By, Voice of the Mirror 356
Which countries could follow Spain onto UK quarantine list as virus surges in France and Germany; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control data shows infection rates are quickly rising with Downing Street having said it won't hesitate to axe more countries from the safe travel list. By, Ryan Merrifield 450
Woman killed in shark attack while swimming off coast; Kayakers brought the woman to the shore after she was injured in the water off Bailey Island in what is believed to have been a shark attack. By, Ryan Merrifield 175
World's biggest vaccine trial underway as Donald Trump hopes for 'silver bullet'; Moderna Inc's vaccine against Covid-19 could be ready for widespread use by the end of this year, with the 30,000 person trial now underway after heavy spending from the Trump administration. By, Ryan Merrifield 631

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