London’s public transport network will be host to a series of specially curated photographs and posters celebrating the LGBT+ community as TfL marks the 50th anniversary of Pride. The capital’s Pride parade on Saturday 2 July will be the first since before the Covid-19 pandemic and will mark the 50th anniversary of the UK’s first Pride parade. To celebrate, TfL has launched a series of posters and photographs at Tube, Overground and Elizabeth line stations that feature the stories of LGBT+ communities and businesses.
NATO leaders will formally invite Finland and Sweden to join the alliance Wednesday after the two Nordic countries reached an agreement with Turkey, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said Helsinki and Stockholm agreed “to cooperate fully with Turkey in its fight” against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and other groups Ankara considers terrorist organisations. Read FRANCE 24's coverage below to see how the day's events unfolded. All times are
The Metropolitan Police is being "monitored" over its recent performance, the independent inspectorate has confirmed. In a statement, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the move was to help support the Met Police to make "improvements". "We can confirm that we are now monitoring the Metropolitan Police Service through our Engage process, which provides additional scrutiny and support to help it make improvements," they added.
Medical students in Cambridge are the first in the world to learn with holographic patients, the university has said. The students at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are using a training system called HoloScenarios, which enables teaching and learning with life-like holograms, accessible from anywhere in the world.