Blinding Lights ousts Chubby Checker’s 1960s hit The Twist to clinch the top spot. from: BBC News
Bailey did not come with the best references, but is taking to his new vocation, his handler says.
from: BBC News Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to reach the last 16 of the Grand Slam of Darts after a thrilling 5-3 win against Gabriel Clemens.
Guanyu Zhou becomes Formula 1’s first Chinese driver after signing to race for Alfa Romeo in 2022. from: BBC News
The footballer is honoured by the Duke of Cambridge for his services to vulnerable children. from: BBC News
The university has reduced direct emissions by 44% since 2005 following a £4.8m investment. from: BBC News
Adelaide United player Josh Cavallo comes out as gay, making him the world’s only current openly gay male top-flight footballer. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Cameron Norrie wins one of the biggest titles in tennis when he fights back to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili at Indian Wells.
“I had no choice but to live here,” said one resident who survived a blaze that killed 46 of her neighbors and raised questions about lax safety standards. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Flanker Thomas Young will join Cardiff next season from Wasps to link up with his father Dai and is available for Wales selection immediately.
Brooklyn Nets say point guard Kyrie Irving will not play for the team until he is eligible to become “a full participant” under New York City Covid-19 vaccine rules. from: BBC News
Bubba Wallace says becoming the first black driver in 58 years to win a race in Nascar’s premier series brought “a lot of emotion”. from: BBC News
The recent surge at the Mexican border is likely to grow, as more migrants, mostly Haitian, risk everything negotiating the notorious Darién Gap on their way to the U.S. From: New York Times
Premiership champions Harlequins score five tries to beat Worcester Warriors, who grab two late bonus points at The Stoop.
The MP for Mid Bedfordshire and former health minister replaces Oliver Dowden.
United States batsman Jaskaran Malhotra becomes the ninth man to hit six sixes in an over in top-level cricket. from: BBC News
Anne Fish began as her son’s manager and has just signed a professional gaming contract.
Off the Gallipoli Peninsula, the remains of some two dozen British, French and Australian ships — World War I relics — are memorialized in an undersea park formed during the pandemic. From: New York Times
Millions of Salvadorians are expected to download a digital wallet app with $30 of free Bitcoin. from: BBC News
About a fifth of all people evacuated from Kabul were brought to Ramstein Air Base in Germany, where they await the next leg of their journey, to the United States. From: New York Times