from: BBC News The Tory MP is coming under fire for apparently carrying out extra paid work on parliamentary premises.
The massive wheel was opened in Dubai with a lavish fireworks display to mark the occasion. from: BBC News
Sanitary pads and makeup: A Chinese astronaut’s six-month stay aboard the country’s space station has revealed conflicted cultural values toward gender. From: New York Times
A French priest in Haiti recalls his kidnapping by 400 Mawozo, the same gang holding 16 Americans and a Canadian, including children, for ransom. From: New York Times
The agency’s leaders also urged wealthy nations to take the lead in transferring doses of vaccines to the global South. From: New York Times
The popular burger chain said it refused to become “the vaccination police for any government.” From: New York Times
Outages of Facebook and its family of apps now lead to significant disruption for firms worldwide from: BBC News
Somali story-telling has been turned on its head since the civil war and is no longer a male preserve. from: BBC News
Vasanti, Ritu and Pradnya, who have overcome huge challenges, now find joy performing on social media. from: BBC News
Many travellers may have broken rules as the Delta variant took off, figures obtained by the BBC show.
A selection of striking images from our readers around the world. from: BBC News
The man failed to self-quarantine as required after returning home from Ho Chi Minh City and did not report his travel history on official forms, a state-run newspaper said, and one of the people he infected died. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Sarah Storey says she “feels immensely proud” to have won a record 17 Paralympic gold medals and is hoping to add more at Paris 2024.
from: BBC News Sarah Storey wins her 17th Paralympic gold by defending her women’s C4-5 road race title to become Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time.
from: BBC News Great Britain’s Stef Reid tells BBC Sport about playing Scrabble with prison inmates, making the world’s best cookies, and her mindset ahead of competing in the Tokyo Paralympics.
from: BBC News Michail Antonio stands out on his own on the list of West Ham’s Premier League scorers – so it was fitting he danced with himself.
from: BBC News Staff say they are upset and feel demoralised by rude customers during a busy summer season.
More people are looking for help in paying for divorces after relationships ended during Covid.
Many arrived not knowing the language, but are now carving out a significant place in society. from: BBC News
The US actor was reportedly rushed to hospital in Los Angeles after being taken ill in New Mexico. from: BBC News