Music Box Session #60: Mysie
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Music Box Session #60: Mysie
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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.
FASHION: The sexualisation of women’s bodies has been evident throughout Olympics history, <strong>Saman Javed</strong> discovers
China’s new ambassador to the United States has outlined the challenges the two countries face in what has become an increasingly competitive and contentious relationship, while refraining from any criticism in short remarks after arriving to take up his new post
Days of heavy rainfall have pelted Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh, destroying dwellings and sending thousands of people to live with extended family or in communal shelters
Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million
In the Bab al-Fella district of Tunis, many people are struggling to bear the consequences of an economic crisis that seems endless.
Alan Jones column ended by Daily Telegraph amid controversial Covid and anti-lockdown commentary. Veteran broadcaster rejects claims he ‘no longer resonates with readers’
On a stretch of water that has been the undoing of all manner of British boats, Helen Glover could not quite pull off the mother of all comebacks. It has become the position of choice for British crews in Tokyo, two having done so yesterday and the women’s lightweight double sculls also finishing in that spot. Glover has been the stand-out story of the Games from a British rowing perspective.
The Senate has voted to start work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure package
Record funding for flood defences in England as climate crisis worsens risksBillions to be spent over six years with significant sums for regions hit hard in recent years Flooding will get more common as a result of global heating because warmer air can hold more water. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA
The Thursday papers cover more moves to continue Britain’s emergence from the pandemic, plus a possible end to Northern accents.
A record 42,000 migrants bound for North America have this year entered Panama by trekking across the perilous jungle area known as the Darien Gap, Panamanian authorities said on Wednesday, warning the numbers are likely to increase as borders open up. Every year many migrants perish during the gruelling six-day hike across the Darien Gap, a mountainous rainforest wilderness that straddles Colombia and Panama. Migrants who survive the trek talk of being preyed on by both wild animals and criminal gangs.
The US star is still to decide if she will compete again at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Senate has voted to take up a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that would increase federal spending by about $550 billion over five years
Decision to share the news was inspired by Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’ rekindled romance
TV tonight: a love triangle that may have led to murder. A documentary charts police attempts to solve a perplexing killing. Plus: the best of Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan. Here’s what to watch tonight
Coalition to pay consultants McKinsey $2.2m for two months’ work but won’t reveal nature of jobGovernment keeping even basic details of contract confidential, with website saying only that it relates to research and a ‘workforce taskforce’ The federal government did not answer questions about how it selected McKinsey for the $2.2m confidential contract or why it is being paid so much. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
Wilby’s mum Fiona has been giving out vaccines in her role as an NHS nurse.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has met his Vietnamese counterpart to deepen cooperation in security and pandemic recovery, after Washington vowed support for Southeast Asian nations embroiled in territorial rifts with China