Swept from desert burrows, hundreds, if not thousands, of scorpions skittered into villages, stinging at least 503 people. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Bevan Rodd, who also qualifies for Scotland, replaces Joe Marler in England’s squad for Saturday’s Test against Australia.
Arsenal forward Emile Smith Rowe is called up to the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Albania and San Marino. from: BBC News
Chrisy Morris calls fellow Maldon councillors “idiots” as they try to vote to remove him.
The RMT accepts a new pay offer which will provide its ScotRail members with a 2.5% pay rise.
Lima – “All the baptized are called to mission. To proclaim the Gospel and bear witness to the word of God. The missionary month is a special time to invite us to reflect on the call of the Lord: the theme chosen this year by the Pope for World Mission Day ‘It is impossible for… Leggi tutto »
from: BBC News A system to manipulate the outcome of boxing matches by officials was in place at the Rio 2016 Olympics, an independent investigation finds.
from: BBC News Tuesday’s papers lead with news that the Army is now on standby to assist with fuel deliveries.
Islamabad – “We Church in Pakistan express our feelings of joy for the Synod announced by the Pope in 2023. As Bishops of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Pakistan we invite all the faithful to participate in the synodal journey of consultation with zeal and dedication. In order for there to be true communion within… Leggi tutto »
England boss Eddie Jones sets about a major shake-up in his squad by leaving out a host of big names for a training camp later this month.
Justin Trudeau says he needs a strong mandate to lead the nation out of the pandemic. From: New York Times
For some refugee families who traveled to Germany during the migrant crisis of 2015 and 2016, gratitude for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome them comes via a namesake. From: New York Times
Nicola Sturgeon says she is finalising a request for “targeted military assistance” for Scotland’s ambulance service.
12 clubs involved in the failed European Super Leagues are told their plans were the stuff of “fabulists and failures” by PSG chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi. from: BBC News
The man was under surveillance when he injured six people at a West Auckland supermarket on Friday, officials said. The prime minister called it a “terrorist attack.” From: New York Times
Women in the army have been subjected for decades to a procedure that has been condemned as pseudoscientific and a violation of human rights. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Manchester United‘s pre-season friendly at Preston on Saturday has been called off after a “small number of positive” Covid-19 cases were identified at the Premier League club.