A blackout within China on discussion of the tennis star’s #MeToo allegations has not been able to silence a global chorus of concern for her safety. From: New York Times
More than half of Americans, young and old, say children today will be less economically successful than their parents, a global survey shows. From: New York Times
T20 World Cup winner Carlos Brathwaite on the key contests that will decide whether New Zealand and Australia triumph in Sunday’s final. from: BBC News
William Blake wrote the lyrics to the hymn at the cottage in West Sussex in the 1800s.
The BBC has spoken to people around the world about how extreme heat is changing their lives. from: BBC News
Wat Bang Phra, a temple in central Thailand, is renowned as a center for sak yant, a style of tattoo art believed by some to convey protective powers. From: New York Times
The BBC is given rare access to film the 45,500-year-old images found on an Indonesian island. from: BBC News
How can so many Americans afford not to work? And will it last? From: New York Times
Lebanon’s capital thrives on its religious diversity, but sectarian tensions and memories of civil war lurk just beneath the surface. From: New York Times
Britain has experienced shortages of gasoline and some foods because of too few drivers. At a military barracks in South London, trainees are learning how to maneuver trucks through streets and highways. From: New York Times
from: BBC News A fire breaks out at the stadium in which England will play their World Cup qualifier against Andorra on Saturday.
Seven years after they were captured by the Islamic State, some members of the Iraqi religious minority are still being held captive by fighters in Syria. Others are with families of ISIS militants. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Coalition governments are rare in the UK. Germany has had nothing but them since the end of the war.
Keen public interest in the Gabby Petito case has renewed the urgency of other missing person cases. from: BBC News
The race for chancellor is tightening, but Angela Merkel says Armin Laschet is the man to fill her shoes. From: New York Times
People are being invited for Covid booster jabs at a theatre as the rollout gets under way.
A surge in gas prices has prompted fears of hard times ahead – but how bad could it get?
Other countries are awash in Covid tests. The U.S. is not. From: New York Times
from: BBC News How does it work when a government wants to borrow money, and when does it have to pay it back?
People in Turkmenistan are struggling to get treatment in a system that denies there are any cases.