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Articles from Daily Mirror (London, England) (July 2, 2021)

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'End parachute payments and bring in salary caps' -10 EFL clubs lay out demands for change; Luton Town and nine other clubs in the Football League have joined forces calling for a series of overhauls to make the sport more sustainable. By, Ricky Charlesworth 400
'Gentle soul' graduate, 26, found dead on beach after five-week search; Gabriel Kariuki disappeared on May 17 and his body was tragically discovered at Seaton Carew, County Durham, on June 25. His family described him as a 'loved son, nephew, cousin and friend'. By, Jade McElwee & Chiara Fiorillo 476
All UK hairdressers to learn how to cut and style Afro hair as standard during training; The National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Hairdressing now includes Afro and textured hair as a cutting and styling practice. By, Alahna Kindred 498
Angela Merkel says she's glad 'England is happy' with Euros victory over Germany; Boris Johnson teased the German Chancellor that her country had broken its tradition of defeating England in international tournaments. By, Lizzy Buchan 358
Belgium vs Italy Euro 2020 kick-off time, TV channel and live stream info; Number one seeds Belgium have to overcome another high calibre opponent in Italy if it means progressing to the last four, with both sides boasting 100% records in the tournament so far. By, Stephen Killen 534
Ben Brereton hoping to outshine Neymar and Brazil to keep Copa America dream alive; The Blackburn striker has taken the South American tournament by storm and is looking to continue Chile's progress against the star-studded Brazilians. By, Ricky Charlesworth 434
Boris Johnson is letting the bureaucrats run Britain. We would be better off governed by Britney Spears; The Prime Minister's hands are being kept off the levers of power, while his legacy rots on the dock, says Fleet Street Fox. By, Fleet Street Fox 1108
Boris Johnson is set to end Covid restrictions on July 19 under new government plans; Government scientific advisors have backed the opening up of the country this summer but the guidance is likely to be for caution in high risk places like on public transport. By, Tim Hanlon 435
Bournemouth set for pre-season Marbella jaunt as Championship rivals stay at home; The Cherries will head to the Costa del Sol for a training camp despite the destination being on the UK Government's amber list. By, Ricky Charlesworth 348
BREAKING Man stabbed to death in "random, unprovoked" attack in London's Oxford Circus; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. By, Kelly-Ann Mills 219
Brits brace for hammering of rain and thunderstorms as Met Office issue yellow warnings; Just in time for England's quarter-final clash against Ukraine, the Met Office has issued yellow rain and thunderstorm warnings for large swathes of England. By, Kieren Williams 531
Brits face Haribo shortage due to lack of lorry drivers across the UK; The popular gummy sweets could soon be hard to find, as the German confectioner says it can't find enough HGV operators to keep up with the demand for its goods. By, Sam Barker 507
Cancer patients who take an aspirin are 20% less likely to die from the disease; Top British scientist Professor Peter Elwood conducted a systematic review of 118 observational studies covering patients with 18 different cancers and spotted the link. By, Martin Bagot 466
Childminder, 35, sheds jaw-dropping 23 stone in bid to have baby of her own; Incredible pictures show Sarah Priddice's staggering weight loss as she went from 36 to 13 stone -she now just needs to lose one more stone to get IVF. By, Nick Irving 366
China 'making more than 100 nuclear missile silos' in rapid nuclear force build-up; The United States has said that China is "destabalising the arms race" by ramping up its nuclear arsenal and wants to hold talks to discuss measures to reduce the risk. By, Tim Hanlon 583
Conor McGregor responds to injury fears ahead of Dustin Poirier trilogy fight; Fans had feared McGregor had picked up a staph infection which could have ruled him out of his third fight with Poirier. By, Martin Domin 519
Cost of driving could rise £100 and gas bills by £170 to force Brits to go green; The idea is to reduce the UK's greenhouse gas emissions, but the plans would mean hiking the cost of driving, cooking and heating for millions of people across the country. By, Sam Barker 519
Couple found dead at house on 'Millionaire's Row' as police launch investigation; Emergency services found the body of a man in his 80s in the back garden of the Coventry property, before discovering the body of a 73-year-old woman inside the house. By, Enda Mullen & Danya Bazaraa 576
Couple transform run-down 500-year-old cottage into stunning family home; Stephanie Gowland, 29 and her husband Graeme, 35, worked together to transform their rundown 16th century cottage into a modern and spacious family home for themselves and their two daughters. By, Naimah Archibald-Powell 807
Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram rich list with Lionel Messi down in seventh; Juventus and Portugal superstar Ronaldo has topped the list for the first time -knocking Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson off top spot -after his Instagram earnings sky-rocketed. By, Gareth Bicknell 442
Currys PC World launch epic flash sale with discounts on TVs, laptops and fitness; Starting today (2nd July) Currys PC World has announced some epic savings to be had across big named brands like Samsung, Google, Phillips, Fitbit and more. By, Shani Cohen 606
Delta variant cases in UK rise by 46% in a week with more than 50,000 diagnosed; Public Health England has so far recorded a total of 161,981 cases of the delta strain in the UK, including 148,538 in England, 10,185 in Scotland, 1,749 in Wales and 1,509 in Northern Ireland. By, Talia Shadwell 402
DIY couple turn 'awful' decking into 'stunning' pergola using B&M and Dunelm bargains; Carly Walley decorated the new outside area with a number of bargains from Dunelm, Home Bargains, Aldi, Amazon, B&M and B&Q, to help keep costs down -she says she is thrilled with the results. By, Levi Winchester 945
Dogs banned from beaches in Cornwall this summer to tackle overcrowding -see full list; Cornwall Council brings in a raft of restrictions for the summer months. Here is the full list of beaches affected by the restrictions on dogs on beaches. By, Richard Whitehouse & Adam Barnett 446
Dustin Poirier asked UFC for rule change for Conor McGregor trilogy fight; The former interim lightweight champion wanted one considerable change to his fight with McGregor for their third bout later this month. By, Donagh Corby 521
Dustin Poirier dismisses threat of "crazy" Conor McGregor ahead of trilogy fight; Dustin Poirier is gearing up to face Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on July 10, with the pair set to complete their trilogy, and he has opened up on the threat of his long-term rival. By, Matthew Cooper 468
Dustin Poirier's coach still surprised Conor McGregor accepted second fight with rival; Poirier's coach Mike Brown is one of the most respected fighters in the UFC, and his team were surprised McGregor would fight his charge again after winning their first bout. By, Donagh Corby 519
England fan, 29, collapses and dies while celebrating Harry Kane goal against Germany; Charlie Naughton was with family and friends when he suddenly collapsed. Paramedics tried to save him for three hours but the 29-year-old sadly died. By, Kelly-Ann Mills 359
England's coronavirus R rate drops slightly despite Delta variant surge; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. By, Chiara Fiorillo 333
European holidays at risk for five million Brits who had 'Indian' AstraZeneca jab; The EU's passport scheme will not recognise the AstraZeneca doses made in India. Brits with the jab will be flagged up at borders and won't be allowed in under the system. By, Tim Hanlon 443
France and Italy should be eligible to join UK green list in weeks, expert says; The UK government's 'green list' travel update should add 22 countries including France, Italy and Austria, according to a travel expert who analysed the countries' case numbers. By, Talia Shadwell 611
Full list of all EFL games being televised in August with 19 teams featuring; A total of 14 league games will be shown in the first month of the seaon as Sky Sports continues its live coverage of the Football League. By, Ricky Charlesworth 334
Gary Neville names his England starting XI vs Ukraine with Phil Foden and Mason Mount included; The former England international has had his say on who he thinks should be starting for the Three Lions when they travel to Rome to take on Ukraine in the quarter finals of Euro 2020. By, Josh O'Brien 430
Germany set to let double-jabbed Brits visit without quarantine 'in foreseeable future'; German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave Brits fresh hope after saying she 'thinks' travel restrictions would be eased at a point in the future -though she didn't name an exact date. By, Ben Glaze & Dan Bloom 744
Girl, 10, pens letter asking McDonald's to 'compromise' over her delivery demands; Schoolgirl Georgia May Hibbert, who suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, found out McDonald's didn't deliver to her area and decided to put pen to paper in a bid to change things. By, Nilufer Atik 712
Granit Xhaka prepares to bring rollercoaster five years at Arsenal to a close; Granit Xhaka has spent over half a decade at the Emirates Stadium, but the Switzerland captain looks set to bring the curtain down on his rollercoaster Gunners career when Euro 2020 ends. By, Alex Richards 1000
Groom dies at the altar as his bride is walking down the aisle with their son; Father-of-11 Paul Wynn, 57, had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and was just minutes away from fulfilling his dream to finally wed his love of 21 years, Alison, when he suddenly collapsed. By, Ross Dunn Obituary 1014
Harry and William 'put on good show but there could be a way to go,' biographer says; William and Harry appeared to be in good spirits with one another, and were pictured chatting warmly with their guests at the event in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace. By, Danya Bazaraa 451
Harry and William's 10-minute chat before reunion -followed by one polite drink; The Duke of Sussex arrived to Kensington Palace at around 1.30pm, before making his way to the Sunken Garden, after being greeted by a press officer as opposed to brother William. By, Abigail O'Leary 574
Harry Kane vows to 'give it everything' for England fan who died cheering goal; Harry Kane expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Charlie Naughton who suddenly fell to the ground while watching England's winning goal against Germany. By, Danya Bazaraa 292
Harry reassured William in 'poignant moment' at Diana statue, says lip reader; The Duke of Sussex said "we'll be okay" at the event at Kensington Palace to mark what would have been Diana's 60th birthday while William was more cautious to make sure nothing went wrong. By, Tiffany Lo & Tim Hanlon 606
Health Lottery has £25k jackpot to play for every THREE MINUTES; With 480 draws every day, you can play The Health Lottery's QuickWin game whenever you feel like it. By, Laura Tait 331
Heartbroken dad, 84, kills himself after daughter, 57, dies from Covid at home; Peng Ki was distraught that he was unable to find a bed at a hospital for his daughter Pranee to receive treatment. The hashtag #KillerGovernmenthas begun trending on Twitteracross Thailand. By, Kelly-Ann Mills 240
I got £400 of clothes including Topshop, Hobbs and Cos for £60 in a charity shop; The Mirror reporter Levi Winchester decided to see how many clothes she could really get by spending £60 in her local British Heart Foundation charity shop -the results will surprise you. By, Levi Winchester 911
Inside Princess Diana statue unveiling -William's concerned remark and Harry's quick exit; The ceremony to unveil the statue on what would have been the 60th birthday of the late princess was short and sweet but "very moving and dignified". By, Jennifer Newton 1117
Jake Paul's withering response as Floyd Mayweather starts training Tyron Woodley; The YouTube star doesn't seem too concerned about his opponent beginning to train with one of the greatest boxers in history. By, Donagh Corby 503
JD Sports revolt as boss pockets £6m bonus after claiming £100m furlough cash; This year, Foxtons, Cineworld and Morrisons have all seen shareholder protests over pay schemes for top bosses running into millions of pounds. By, Emma Munbodh 551
Jo Cox's parents say she'd have been 'so proud' of her sister becoming an MP; EXCLUSIVE: Proud Jean and Gordon Leadbeater clutched a bunch of red roses as they spoke to the Mirror -having watched their second daughter, Kim, be elected to her home town. By, Rachel Wearmouth 570
Jose Mourinho forecasts Euro 2020 semi-finalists and makes telling Granit Xhaka prediction; Roma boss Jose Mourinho believes that England will have no problems in progressing through to the last four of Euro 2020 and he believes they will be paired against Denmark. By, Colin Millar 585
Jose Mourinho names three changes Gareth Southgate should make to England XI vs Ukraine; England face Ukraine in Rome in their Euro 2020 quarter-final on Saturday night, as Gareth Southgate's men look to book their place in the final four. By, Alex Richards 394
Jose Mourinho takes dig at Paul Pogba following Switzerland incident he "didn't like"; Manchester United star Paul Pogba was the subject of criticism from Jose Mourinho following France's elimination from Euro 2020 this summer despite his star role. By, Colin Millar 515
Keir Starmer hails Batley victory of 'hope over hatred' saying 'Labour is coming home'; In a powerful speech in the West Yorkshire seat, the Labour leader said the campaign had been 'poisoned with hatred, division, finding difference, misinformation, lies, harassment, threats and intimidation'. By, Dan Bloom 320
Labour's Kim Leadbeater defies the odds and wins close-run Batley and Spen by-election; Kim Leadbeater, sister of murdered MP Jo Cox, has pulled off a shock victory in West Yorkshire in major boost for Keir Starmer. By, Rachel Wearmouth 429
Logan Paul sets sights on Conor McGregor after Floyd Mayweather bout; The YouTube star has said that he would 'hands down' beat McGregor, and there could be big money in an exhibition between the pair. By, Donagh Corby 492
Lottery winner ordered to pay ex-wife £5m after hiding cash during 'messy divorce'; The man in the middle of a "messy divorce" transferred more than £8million to his mum in a bid to hide funds from his wife. His mum asked bank staff for an offshore account to "hide" the money. By, Kelly-Ann Mills 306
Man sues betting giant Paddy Power for refusing to pay his £268,000 winnings; Millionaire James Longley told the High Court that he spent £3,000 celebrating after his £13,000 each-way bet on Redemptive paid off at 16-1 in a race at Wolverhampton in 2019. By, Emma Munbodh 434
Matt Hancock may have derailed a Tory win in Batley by-election, chief admits; Conservative Party chairwoman Amanda Milling said "it was something that came up on the doorstep, I have to be honest about that" after Labour won by just 323 votes. By, Dan Bloom 701
More than 1 in 10 British troops deployed in Estonia test positive for Covid; Defence Minister Baroness Goldie told peers that some military personnel on operations abroad have refused to get the coronavirus jab. By, Nick Lester 406
Mum of 'thug' who accosted Chris Whitty says he 'misread' situation and apologises; Jonathan Chew was with pal Lewis Hughes when they spotted England's chief medical officer on Sunday. Chew's mum Natasha said her son is autistic and finds it hard to read situations. By, Dave Burke 805
Mum-of-two awarded £17,000 payout from hairdresser after she was left with a bald spot; Rana Alaswad, 37, claims she was suffered a 'nasty' scalp burn after being left under a heat machine for 30 minutes while her stylist was smoking outside. By, Alahna Kindred 532
Mystery of unknown human skull found by 'paranormal investigators' at abandoned hotel; An inquest has opened into the discovery of the skull in Bolton, Greater Manchester, but so far police are unable to identify the owner of the skull. By, Seamus McDonnell & Adam Barnett 448
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley issues "public spotlight" challenge to Premier League; The Toon chief has launched a two-pronged legal assault on the governing body after it failed to reach a decision over the club's Saudi takeover after 17 weeks of deliberations. By, Damian Spellman & Press Association 706
O2 to hike cost of calls and texts outside your allowance from August; Customers who will be affected include pay monthly and SIM-only users who exceed their texts and calls limit, or use a service outside of their package -we've got full details of the changes below. By, Levi Winchester 579
One month left to renew tax credits or risk missing out on up to £3,400; Around 440,000 people have until July 31 to reply to HMRC or face their benefits getting turned off -as well as having to repay anything they got paid since April. By, Sam Barker 561
Peter Crouch sends message to worry Man Utd owners over Jadon Sancho transfer deal; The former Liverpool forward says the decision to splash the cash at Old Trafford this summer will not be viewed as a short-term fix by the fans. By, Mark Jones 481
Petrol prices hit highest level in over seven years -pushing full tank to £72; It comes as investors pushed up the cost of crude oil ahead of this week's meeting of the world's biggest producers. A report said output could start rising in August. By, Emma Munbodh 560
Rafa Benitez and James Rodriguez's Real Madrid feud that threatens to boil over at Everton; The pair would often clash at Real Madrid during what became an unhappy few months together, and all signs are that they don't fancy working together on Merseyside. By, Mark Jones 1096
Richard Branson set for space flight on July 11 beating Jeff Bezos' trip by nine days; In a battle of the billionaire space entrepreneurs, Richard Branson will go into space first with Virgin Galactic's test flight designed to test out the "customer experience" for future private trips ahead of Jeff Bezos. By, Tim Hanlon 529
Roberto Martinez vs Roberto Mancini: From FA Cup final upset to Euro 2020 showdown; Roberto Martinez and Roberto Mancini are set to lock horns for the first time since the 2013 FA Cup Final when Belgium take on Italy in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020. By, Matthew Cooper 896
Royal statues of Queen toppled amid anger at deaths of Indigenous children; Statues of Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II have been torn down in Canada amid anger at the 'cultural genocide' of indigenous children at the hands of the Canadian government. By, Kieren Williams 568
Schools in poorest areas hit by Tory cuts despite 'levelling up' agenda, watchdog warns; Almost 60% of the most deprived fifth of schools had seen a real terms reduction in Government funding since 2017-18, according to the National Audit Office. By, Lizzy Buchan & Pippa Crerar 610
Sergio Ramos 'agrees two-year deal with PSG' after leaving Real Madrid on free; Sergio Ramos has not wasted any time looking for a new club after agreeing a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain following his release from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. By, Callum Vurley 450
Sick threats, sleepless nights, cruel chants and big misses -but Alvaro Morata fights on; Alvaro Morata has been at the centre of a selection debate for Spain throughout Euro 2020 but boss Luis Enrique's loyalty in the Juventus striker has been rewarded. By, Colin Millar 1001
Signs of tension in Harry and William's 'show of unity,' body language expert says; EXCLUSIVE: Warring brothers Prince Harry and William came together to watch their late mother Princess Diana's statue be unveiled in the pair's first meeting since their grandfather Prince Philip's funeral. By, Judi James 619
Stuart Dallas outlines Leeds' motivation for 2021-22 season after signing new contract; Stuart Dallas has agreed a new three-year deal with Leeds and has begun pre-season training with his team-mates. By, David Anderson 443
Switzerland v Spain Euro 2020 kick-off time, TV channel and live stream info; A place in the last four is up for grabs for the winner of Switzerland and Spain, the Swiss will be hoping to repeat their Bucharest heroics with another upset. By, Stephen Killen 650
TalkTalk customers to be hit by £30 a year rise despite 'fixed price' promise; The telecoms giant is currently being probed by the Advertising Standards Authority over concerns that it offered "fixed prices" to customers when they signed up -- which it has since tried to increase. By, Emma Munbodh 445
Teenager, 18, almost buried alive after hole he dug on Cornish beach collapses; The 18-year-old became trapped on Fistral beach in Newquay, yesterday afternoon, rescuers said. Emergency services and members of the public intervened to help him. By, Lisa Letcher & Chiara Fiorillo 389
Tense clash as Tory tries to turn tables on Kay Burley over 'law-breaking' Matt Hancock; The Sky News presenter -who was off air for six months after a Covid breach -slapped down Tory chair Amanda Milling saying: "I was sanctioned, I was off air for six months. I don't make policy. You do". By, Dan Bloom 572
The one sign that Harry 'felt under pressure' as he reunited with William revealed; Body language experts have said that Prince Harry tried to give off a feeling of being relaxed at the unveiling of a statue to his late mother Princess Diana while "statesmanlike" William took on the role of the older brother. By, Tim Hanlon 726
Thousands of parents could benefit after HMRC loses landmark child benefit tribunal; The High Income Child Benefit Charge means parents who earn over £50,100 have to do an annual tax return each year -and some have to repay back every penny they claim. By, Emma Munbodh 960
Thousands of the self-employed on Universal Credit could see August payment cut; The Government is scrapping the pandemic top-up that meant the minimum wage was used to work out benefits -regardless of how much you actually earned during the month. By, Sam Barker 645
Three Covid jab batch numbers that may stop Brits going on holiday -all we know; Professor Adam Finn, from the JCVI, said people should not be concerned about receiving doses of AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured in India, and that the issue with the EU was "an administrative hurdle". By, Sam Blewett & Danya Bazaraa 811
Tom Heaton left Sir Alex Ferguson fuming over Man Utd exit as goalkeeper completes return; The former Burnley and Aston Villa stopper has signed a two-year deal at Old Trafford but he may face a frosty reception from Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson on his return to the club. By, Joe Krishnan 578
Tragedy as girl, 5, dies in hot bedroom with no air con and mum arrested over murder; Kamaya Taylor, 23, was arrested over the girl's death in Las Vegas on Monday as temperatures reached more than 40C. By, Tim Hanlon 409
Trailblazing woman pilot, 82, finally going to space 60 years after astronaut training; Former flight instructor Wally Funk, 82, has been selected by billionaire Jeff Bezos to blast off in a New Shepard rocket, set for launch in West Texas on July 20. She'll be the oldest person to ever fly to space. By, Chiara Fiorillo 510
Two men brawl each other on hard shoulder of busy M20 despite incoming trucks; A video recorded by a passerby shows the men throwing punches at each other on the side of the road. They can be seen heading towards the main lane despite motorists shouting and honking at them. By, Chiara Fiorillo 373
UEFA hit with petition signed by 270,000 people to replay France vs Switzerland; France were surprisingly knocked out of the European Championships by Switzerland on Monday night despite being many people's favourites for the competition. By, Mark Jones 496
UK weather: Brits braced for heavy rain, hail and thunderstorms in weekend washout; The UK is expected to have largely sunny weather on Friday with temperatures peaking in the mid-20s. The Met Office, though, says that showers are likely for the weekend and also possibly hail. By, Tim Hanlon 550
Warrington Wolves confirm Greg Inglis has been released from playing contract; Australian star has been limited to just three appearances since coming out of retirement. By, Gareth Walker 440
William and Harry's Diana tribute is 'starting point' to heal rift, say experts; Royal authors Katie Nicholl and Robert Lacey agreed that yesterday's statue unveiling could provide the first "baby steps" for the princes to repair their relationship. By, Jennifer Newton 939
Woman marries her sperm donor after texting him about 20-year-old promise; When Cee Rainey found a photograph of an ex-boyfriend she was reminded of a pact they made years ago -and decided there was no point paying a stranger to be her sperm donor. By, Kate Graham 1161
Woman says she feels 'liberated' after giving up shaving and letting beard grow; For years Nellie-Jean had battled to hide the excessive hair on her face by shaving daily and wearing make up -but now she says she feels 'liberated' after showing her beard off on social media. By, Nilufer Atik 493
Yorkshire man goes from living on council estate to CEO of a 'paradise' island; David Senior, a 52-year-old Rotherham fan from Doncaster, has went from a council estate, to CEO of a "paradise" island where he oversees the day-to-day running ot the tranquil island once home to pirates, monks, smugglers and a Prussian princess. By, Laura Withers & Kieren Williams 1094

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