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Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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Boris Johnson lifted the vast majority of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England on July 19, as the country moved to step four of its coronavirus lockdown roadmap. Every adult in the UK should have had the chance to have both doses of a coronavirus vaccine by mid-September, the Government said. The government has said it was not expecting work in offices to be completely back on July 19.
Strong winds that were produced by a microburst from a collapsing thunderstorm led to damages in Georgetown, Texas, on July 28, according to the National Weather Service.Cody Holder filmed this dramatic video that shows massive winds smashing a tree and bringing up objects from the ground. Holder wrote on a Twitter post that the tree was “leaning pretty hard but it’s salvageable.”A microburst is “a localized column of sinking air” within a thunderstorm and can cause wind speeds as much as 100 mph or higher, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Cody Holder via Storyful
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Janice Mirikitani, a beloved San Francisco poet laureate who together with her husband ran the city’s Glide Memorial Church, which caters to the poor and homeless, has died
British athletes off to impressive start in Japan
A Brazilian government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil’s film industry has caught fire in Sao Paulo
The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost, NASA officials said. The seven crew members aboard - two Russian cosmonauts, three NASA astronauts, a Japanese astronaut and a European space agency astronaut from France - were never in any immediate danger, according to NASA and Russian state-owned news agency RIA. But the malfunction prompted NASA to postpone until at least Aug. 3 its planned launch of Boeing's new CST-100 Starliner capsule on a highly anticipated uncrewed test flight to the space station.
Clive Palmer disregards TGA call to stop spreading ‘misleading’ vaccine material. Labor has complained to the Australian Electoral Commission about the mining magnate’s latest pamphlet, which is being distributed across the country Follow our Covid live blog for the latest updates
A Chinese pro-democracy activist is being detained by the Biden administration under what his advocates allege are charges falsified by Beijing so he can be deported and punished for his advocacy
Team GB are aiming to build on their latest medal rush as an impressive start to the Tokyo Olympics continues. Britain earned six more medals on day seven, with historic success for Bethany Shriever and Kye Whyte on the BMX track and further swimming podium places for Duncan Scott - his third medal of the Games so far - and Luke Greenbank. USA are again expected to enjoy a medal gold rush at the Tokyo Games, but currently trail China and Japan in the medal table.
Was a serial arsonist hiding in plain sight? – podcasts of the weekFirebug investigates whether a work of fiction was in fact a criminal confession. Plus: Gen Z influencers vent in Pressed, and a high-profile witness speaks out A charred landscape following a blaze in California, the setting for the Firebug podcast. Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images
'Freedom Day' may have come and gone, but not everyone is ready to go 'out out' just yet.
Thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets in protest on Thursday, lighting fires and blocking roads across the Central American country, to demand the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei after the firing of a well-known anti-corruption prosecutor. The protests have gained momentum since Guatemala's Attorney General Maria Porras last week removed anti-graft fighter Juan Francisco Sandoval as head of the Special Prosecutor's Office Against Impunity (FECI), a move that drew condemnatio
President Joe Biden’s requirement for federal workers to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status is going to force some uncomfortable questions not only at government agencies but at private companies
Reigning BMX racing gold medalist Connor Fields was carried off on a stretcher after suffering a horror crash in the third semi-final heat at the Tokyo Olympics. US star Fields was fourth after his opening two heats and landed hard off a jump heading into the first turn in the third run.
Greece sends police to Covid hotspot islands to step up controls. Party islands Mykonos and Ios could be shut down as Delta variant infection rates surge among young people
Alan Jones laments Daily Telegraph column dropped but remains in News Corp stableThe Sky News After Dark presenter denies being an anti-vaxxer as his regular sports column continues Alan Jones told audiences he now faces a headline that says he is being ‘put in the broadcasting dustbin’. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/AAP
As COVID-19 deaths rise in Myanmar, allegations are growing that the military government is using the coronavirus pandemic to consolidate power and crush opposition