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As states expand vaccines, prisoners still lack access

Health
This week, Florida expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to all residents 16 and older. But across the state, more than 70,000 people still don’t have access to the vaccine. Those men and women are Florida state prisoners.More than half the country has opened up vaccine eligibility, vastly expanding the ability for most Americans to get the shots, whatever their age or medical conditions. But inside prisons, it’s a different story: Prisoners, not free to seek out vaccines, still lack access on the whole.Nationwide, less than 20% of state and federal prisoners have been vaccinated, according to data collected by The Marshall Project and The Associated Press. In some states, prisoners and advocates have resorted to lawsuits to get access. And even when they are eligible, they ar...
PHOTOS: Greek cafes still shuttered by COVID-19 measures

PHOTOS: Greek cafes still shuttered by COVID-19 measures

Health
ByThe Associated PressApril 4, 2021, 6:43 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleATHENS, Greece -- Silence has replaced the low hum of conversation and the clink of glasses that pervaded the sidewalk cafes across Athens. Their chairs and tables, once occupied throughout the day and deep into the night, stand stacked in empty piles, some secured by chains.When coronavirus infections rose again in Greece in the fall, the government imposed a second lockdown. Retail stores, bars, restaurants and cafes found themselves shuttered once more, forced to close their doors in early November to prevent the virus's insidious spread.Retail stores opened briefly during the Christmas holidays, with social distancing measures in place, and starting Monday will be allowed to reope...
Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

Sports
Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for his proposed world heavyweight title unification fight against Anthony Joshua later this year. The WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight kingpin has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Getty Images - Getty Fury has one belt, Anthony Joshua has three, the winner will leave with all four Eddie Hearn confirmed earlier this month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there is no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. Although the Matchroom Boxing chief told talkSPORT Wembley is also a possibility, Fury is doing all he can to ensure he stays...
Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Entertainment
Love Island has been confirmed to return in the summer after the last two series were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.The hit dating show, now hosted by Laura Whitmore, sees contestants "coupling up" to find romance - plus a cash prize - usually while sunning themselves at a luxury villa in Majorca. It has not aired in the UK since the first ever Love Island winter series, filmed in South Africa, took place early in 2020. Image: Laura Whitmore took over from Caroline Flack as Love Island presenter for the first ever winter series. Pic: ITV As the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate in March, the summer series was cancelled, followed by the second winter series that was due to be broadcast earlier this year.ITV has now confirmed ...
Chelsea vs Manchester United: Paul Pogba and Thiago Silva still out but Kai Havertz and Edinson Cavani return in blockbuster clash at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea vs Manchester United: Paul Pogba and Thiago Silva still out but Kai Havertz and Edinson Cavani return in blockbuster clash at Stamford Bridge

Sports
Chelsea host Manchester United this Sunday in what is the pick of the weekend’s Premier League action. The Blues are in terrific form going into the clash at Stamford Bridge, having won six of their last eight matches since Thomas Tuchel was appointed. Tuchel and Solskjaer go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge this Sunday The German has certainly produced a’new manager bounce’ and perhaps most impressive is the improvement of the defence, with just TWO goals conceded since he took over last month. Only Jose Mourinho (1) conceded fewer goals after eight games in charge of at Stamford Bridge. On Tuesday, Tuchel secured his biggest win yet as he outwitted Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid in an impressive 1-0 victory to put his side in control of their last-...