If missing Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan for a few months wasn't bad enough, Charlotte Hawkins and Adil Ray have announced that Dr Hilary will also be taking a break from Good Morning Britain! We're going to miss him! READ: Piers Morgan concerns fans with 'major announcement' tweetDiscussing the medical expert's upcoming holiday on the breakfast show on Thursday, Adil said: "Where would we be without Dr Hilary? He's told me he's off next week. You can't leave next week." Charlotte added: "What? I don't know who allowed that to happen. It's very well deserved." Dr Hilary joked: "I've got to have a little break!" Dr Hilary is taking a break from the breakfast showLorraine Kelly is among those who have praised Dr Hilary's levelheadedness while delivering updates on coronavirus throughout the lockdown. Speaking in her column for HELLO!, she said: "If there’s one thing that makes me feel less anxious about what’s going on in the world, it’s the reassuring presence of Dr Hilary Jones. He’s so calm and well informed, and makes it easy for us to understand even the most complicated COVID-19 developments." READ: Robbie Williams' wife Ayda shares adorable clip of daughter Coco, 1, walking in heelsShe continued: "I see him every single day when I get into work, and although we are SO careful about social distancing, in my mind I always give him a virtual hug." Loading the player...Dr Hilary embarrassed by Ben Shephard and Charlotte HawkinsIt is the summer holidays for plenty of TV presenters at the moment, as Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield will also be taking a long break from This Morning. The two presenters usually take breaks from the show during term holidays and the summer break, before returning in September. Holly and Phil's break means that Eamonn Holmes and his wife Ruth Langsford will be taking over presenting duties.
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Woman wanted half of $100,000 donated to San Diego Starbucks barista after he refused to serve her without face mask
A woman who refused to wear a mask at a Starbucks in San Diego wanted half of the money donated to the barista who refused to serve her.Lenin Gutierrez, 24, was working at a Starbucks in Clairemont when Amber Lynn Gilles entered the cafe without wearing a face mask.
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Coronavirus tests used by the NHS may be unsafe and have been halted, the Government has announced. Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, is to make a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday afternoon about the problems with coronavirus kits, which could hamper widespread testing. The Department of Health said the NHS Test and Trace service had been notified that some test kits produced by Randox Laboratories may not meet required safety standards. "As a precautionary measure, and while we investigate further, NHS Test and Trace are requesting that all settings pause the use of Randox test kits with immediate effect and until further notice,” a Government statement said. "The risk to safety is low and test results from Randox kits are not affected. We will be supporting all testing settings to receive replacement kits as soon as possible."
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PMQs verdict: Keir Starmer's arc of questions exposed Boris Johnson... and left alarm bells clanging in the heads of Tory backbenchers
There was a telling moment early in Prime Minister’s Question when Boris Johnson swivelled round to gee up his backbenchers and, instead of nodding agreement or waving their Order Papers in the time-honoured tradition, the Tories just kept very, very still.The PM was responding to a call from Sir Keir Starmer to punish airline BA for “rehiring” workers on worse conditions. Mr Johnson argued it was not possible to keep every job exactly the same after the coronavirus pandemic and exhorted the country to “build, build, build”.
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Magaluf‘s main tourist strip has been shut down after crowds of drunken Brits who appeared to ignore social distancing guidelines caused havoc over the weekend.Video shared widely online shows maskless crowds dancing outside bars and nightclubs in the Punta Ballena district, an area popular with British tourists looking to party.