Time-lapse shows smoke clouds rise over Oregon blaze
Time-lapse shows smoke clouds rise over Oregon blaze
The attackers were dressed in costumes which including Spider Man, Batman and Ali G
Adam Peaty cruised through his 100m breaststroke heat, but Dutchman Arno Kamminga will be a serious rival on Monday
Labour criticised the ‘amber plus’ list requiring isolation on return from destinations.
An 11-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Bolton with a "substantial amount of money" has been found "safe and well" in London, police have said. Fatuma Kadir's parents are said to be "incredibly relieved" after they had appealed for her to return home quickly. The girl left without her parents' knowledge on Thursday evening before travelling on several trains to get to London Euston in the early hours of Friday morning.
Thousands of Hungarians joined the annual Budapest Pride march on Saturday to support LGBTQ people and protest against a law that limits teaching about homosexuality and transgender issues in schools. Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in power since 2010, has introduced social policies that he says aim to safeguard traditional Christian values from Western liberalism, stoking tensions with the European Union. The European Commission has launched legal action against Orban's government over the new law, which came into force this month, saying it is discriminatory and contravenes European values of tolerance and individual freedom.
Met police ‘tried to recruit ex-officer to spy on climate change activists’Former detective says he was asked to inform on fellow Extinction Rebellion campaigners Former police officer Paul Stephens joined Extinction Rebellion after he retired from the Metropolitan police in 2018. Photograph: Sophia Evans/The Observer
The South Africa coach saw his side beaten in Cape Town in the first Test.
Applying same rules as France would have significant impact, Labour says
A once-powerful Catholic cardinal and nine others stand trial at the Vatican this week in an embezzlement scandal that allegedly saw charity funds used in a ruinous London property venture.
Fears for Covid vaccine drive if second doses clash with boostersRisk that low take-up by young will lead to crunch as older people get third shotCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Young people waiting to receive a Covid jab at Twickenham rugby stadium at the end of May. Take-up has slowed down. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA
‘An explosion is coming’: Biden races to unite allies against ChinaThe US president is being much tougher than expected on Beijing, but a lack of solidarity will undermine his policy’s success The hole where common policy and joint action should be gapes dangerously amid collisions with Xi Jinping’s aggressive one-party state. Photograph: Li Xueren/AP
Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia was the surprise winner of the 400-meter freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics, beating a field of faster and older swimmers
Australia Covid update: woman in her 30s among two deaths as NSW records 141 new coronavirus casesGladys Berejikilian tells anti-lockdown protesters they should be ‘ashamed’ as case numbers continue to climbFollow our Covid Australia news live blogNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian announced 141 new Covid cases on Sunday, and condemned anti-lockdown protesters. Photograph: Lis
Russia dispatches over 88 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Cuba, according to the Russian defence ministry, following unprecedented street protests against the communist government in Havana.
Buried in concrete: how the mafia made a killing from the destruction of Italy’s southThe south of the country bears the scars of how bosses enriched their clans with illegal, brutalist buildings and gaudy, now decaying, villas The villa owned by hardened Cosa Nostra killer Giuseppe ‘Scarpuzzedda’ Greco was nearly 40 metres high. Photograph: Alessio Mamo
"There’s definitely an element of obsession to come – but with who or what, I’m not allowed to say."
Former president made repeated election fraud claims and told 5,000 people they could choose to get Covid vaccine
Japan and Tunisia celebrated shock gold medals on a day of upsets in the Olympic swimming pool on Sunday while Tokyo youngster Yuto Horigome claimed a fairytale hometown victory with the first ever skateboarding gold medal in Olympic history. On the second full day of Olympic competition, the Tokyo Aquatic Center took centre stage for one of the blue riband sports of the Games with four gold medals up for grabs in a morning finals session. But while swimming superpowers Australia and the USA tra
“Great to see continued signs of Delta descent in the UK today,” tweeted Dr Eric Topol, a US physician who is an international authority on the coronavirus. It comes as the government continues to push for more Britons to take up the vaccine with plans to implement the use of vaccine passports in the works. Talks are said to be in an early phase with the Premier League to discuss whether supporters who have not been double-jabbed could be barred from matches.
Europe clamps down amid fears over rapid spread of Delta variant. Governments are launching de facto vaccine passport schemes as they try to head off a summer Covid wave like the UK’s