from: BBC News Ash Watson somersaulted more than 19ft to smash his own gymnastic world record.
As the pandemic spread, Americans died of drug overdoses in record numbers.
US annual drug overdose deaths hit record levels
Experts say the pandemic and an increase in synthetic opioids like fentanyl contributed to the rise. from: BBC News
Frida Kahlo art fetches record $34.9m at auction
It is the most expensive piece by a Latin American, beating a record set by her husband Diego Rivera. from: BBC News
A game away from 100% record & 10th in the world… how have Denmark got it so right?
How have Denmark gone from an all-time rankings low to Euro 2020 semi-finalists and a perfect record in World Cup qualifying? from: BBC News
Number of migrants crossing Channel to UK hits new daily record
from: BBC News Around 1,000 people reached the UK by boat on Thursday, with more than 20,000 arriving this year.
Migrant crossings to UK hit new daily record
Around 1,000 people reached the UK by boat on Thursday, with more than 20,000 arriving this year. from: BBC News
Croatia and Russia face decider after both record big wins
Croatia will face Russia in a showdown on Sunday for automatic World Cup qualification after both sides record resounding wins. from: BBC News
Watch as hot air balloonist breaks world record
Rémi Ouvrard stood on top of a hot air balloon at more than 3,500m over western France. from: BBC News
Germany coronavirus: Record rise prompts warning of 100,000 deaths
The state of Saxony has the highest rate of infection in Germany and the lowest vaccine take-up. from: BBC News
Germany Weighs New Covid Rules as Infections Reach Record Heights
Nearly 40,000 new cases were registered in the country on Tuesday — the third time a daily record was set within a week. “We have a real emergency situation,” a top virologist said.
From: New York Times
Superb England claim record win against New Zealand for second week in a row
from: BBC News England claim another ruthless record victory against New Zealand as Amy Cokayne scores a hat-trick in Northampton to seal back-to-back wins.
Novak Djokovic claims record seventh year-end number one ranking
Novak Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz to reach the Paris Masters final and secure a record seventh year-end number one ranking.
Facing a New Surge, Germany Sets a Daily Virus Case Record
The country registered 33,949 new coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period on Wednesday, surpassing a high set in December of last year.
From: New York Times
Covid: Record German cases as WHO warns of Europe deaths
Almost 34,000 cases are reported in Germany as the WHO warns of half a million more deaths in Europe. from: BBC News
Bank of England holds interest rates at record low
The Bank’s policymakers vote 7-2 to keep rates at 0.1% despite rising inflation.
India cuts fuel taxes as prices hit record highs
The move, which came ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali, is aimed to help boost the economy. from: BBC News
‘I want to see what I’m capable of’ – Dowsett ready for hour record attempt in Mexico
Britain’s Alex Dowsett will attempt to regain cycling’s hour record in Mexico on 3 November. from: BBC News
‘Mature’ Harrison ‘sensational’ in record win over New Zealand
Head coach Simon Middleton hails “sensational” fly-half Zoe Harrison after England’s record win against New Zealand in Exeter.
Claudette Colvin: US civil rights pioneer wants record cleared
Claudette Colvin was just 15 in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white person. from: BBC News