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Women form ‘solidarity chains’ in Belarus protests

Image copyrightEPAImage caption Many women have been wearing white as they protest against the disputed election result and police violence Women have formed human chains in Belarus to condemn a c…

Spanish region bans smoking over Covid-19 risk

Image copyrightGetty Images The Spanish region of Galicia has effectively banned smoking in public places over concerns it increases the risk of Covid-19 transmission. It has issued a blanket ban o…

Coronavirus updates: India records more than 47,000 fatalities

India now has the fourth-highest Covid-19 death toll in the worldImage caption: India now has the fourth-highest Covid-19 death toll in the world As mentioned in our opening summary, India has becom…

Trump says low-pressure shower heads won’t wash

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Donald Trump has complained that water does not come out fast enough from shower fixtures The US government has proposed changing the definition of a showerhead…

China’s Xi tells people to stop wasting food

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Chinese President Xi stressed the need to maintain a sense of ‘crisis’ around food China has stepped up measures to reduce food waste, after President Xi J…

New Zealand reports 14 new Covid-19 cases

Image copyrightGetty Images New Zealand has reported 14 new Covid-19 cases a day after its biggest city, Auckland, went back into lockdown. The detection of four new infected family members earlier…

Dolphin stampede wows whale watchers

Dolphin stampede wows whale watchers

Harris to join Biden in first event as running mates

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Kamala Harris will be formally introduced as Joe Biden’s running mate in Delaware Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will make their …

Americans, go home: Tension at Canada-US border

Investigation into fatal train derailment beginsThe train driver, a conductor and a passenger were killed in the crash in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday.

The Kamala Harris pick isn’t about 2020. It’s about the future.

The Kamala Harris pick isn’t about 2020. It’s about the future.