Former winner Shaun Murphy suffers a monumental shock in the first round of the UK Championship, losing 6-5 to Chinese amateur Si Jiahui. from: BBC News
As a new wave of Covid infections spreads over Europe, resistance to public health measures is growing, and not just in Austria. From: New York Times
from: BBC News The president expresses dismay after a teen who shot dead two men during racial unrest is cleared.
from: BBC News The cricketer hopes his claims about racism in the sport inspire others to come forward.
The ex-US president calls for global unity and condemns “active hostility” towards climate science. from: BBC News
BBC Sport looks at the two-minute period that threatened to shape the title race and left Pep Guardiola fuming. from: BBC News
Boris Johnson says leaders‘ “reckless actions” created the climate crisis and now is the time to act. from: BBC News
The US is flying migrants out of a Texas border town where 13,000 have gathered in makeshift camps. from: BBC News
Bereaved relatives say they have not been consulted on when the tower will be taken down.
With more than 12,000 dead, few vaccinated and the economy in shambles, demonstrations against the authorities have become a daily event. From: New York Times
The actress, in Hong Kong to film a series about wealthy expatriates, was allowed to skip a coronavirus quarantine. Residents saw the exemption as deeply unfair, and it became a point of debate among lawmakers. From: New York Times
As the Delta variant causes a rethink about risk, Americans are battling to keep a feeling of normalcy. from: BBC News