Tag: winter

UK’s winter athletes aim for a record Olympic medal haul

Image copyright Hannah Peters/Getty Images Vicky Gosling has faced a number of challenges in her professional life, from serving in the Gulf War in 2003, to running the first overseas edition of Prince Harry’s Invictus Games for disabled military veterans. But her new task – to increase Great Britain’s haul of snowsport medals at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, and… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Royal Welsh Winter Fair cancelled

Image copyright Royal Welsh Show Image caption The show normally offers Christmas shopping as well as the traditional livestock events The Royal Welsh Winter Fair has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers have confirmed. The event was due to be held at the Royal Welsh Showground at Llanelwedd, Powys, from 30 November to 1 December. The Royal Welsh… Read more →

Coronavirus: Face coverings in shops, UK economy shrinks and winter wave

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Tuesday morning. We’ll have another update for you at 18:00 BST. 1. Masks move Face coverings will be mandatory in all shops and supermarkets in England from 24 July, bringing the country into line with Scotland. Children under 11 and those with certain disabilities will be exempt.… Read more →