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Coronavirus rules: Scotland swelters as lockdown starts to ease

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Forth Bridge provided a backdrop for sunseekers in South Queensferry People across Scotland flocked to parks and beaches as the easing of some lockdown restrictions coincided with a weekend of glorious weather. The new rules allow Scots to sunbathe and meet friends or family from one other household…

Will Today’s Riots Spur Electoral Backlash Like 1967’s?

A policeman stands guard in a Detroit street on July 25, 1967 as buildings are burning during riots that erupted in Detroit following a police operation. Photo: -/AFP via Getty Images Protests against racial injustices with a tinge (or more than a tinge) of violence haven’t matched the long history of white-mob outrages against African-Americans,…

Walt Disney World Is Preparing to Reopen. It’s Gonna Be Weird.

Photo: Erik S Lesser/EPA-EFE/Shuttersto The Walt Disney Company has submitted its plan for reopening its Florida theme parks to state and local authorities, and the company’s hope is to reopen the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks on July 11 and the Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios parks on July 15. But once the parks…

John Legend says he and Kanye West don’t speak anymore

As you may already know, Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian are close friends. They met, according to Kim, in a bathroom on a night out when Chrissy helped Kim zip her dress up – it’s a classic. It’s a slight complication then, that John Legend says he and Kanye don’t really have a friendship anymore.In…