In the headlines
Teenagers are using Tiktok to share ways to fake positive Covid tests using lemon juice, says the I newspaper. Hundreds of thousands of pupils in “bubbles” are already missing school, a practice the government plans to stop by telling schools to treat the coronavirus like flu. President Xi Jinping declared China’s “unshakeable commitment” to unification with Taiwan at an event marking the Chinese Communist Party’s centenary. A Los Angeles judge has denied pop singer Britney Spears’s request to stop her father from legally controlling her life, while Bill Cosby has been released from prison after Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court overturned his conviction for sexual assault on a legal technicality.