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UK universities comply with China internet limits – BBC News

Image copyright Ben MiskellImage caption There were rival student protests over Hong Kong in UK universities last year UK universities are testing a new online teaching link for students in China – which will require course materials to comply with Chinese restrictions on the internet. It enables students in China to keep studying UK degrees …

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Melania Trump statue in Slovenia set on fire on the Fourth of July – CBS News

As the U.S. celebrated its Independence Day and President Trump vowed to punish those who destroy U.S. monuments, a life-sized sculpture of first lady Melania Trump was burned near her hometown in Slovenia, the Reuters news agency reported.  Brad Downey, the Berlin-based American artist who commissioned the sculpture, told Reuters that police told him what …

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Coronavirus live news: WHO says pandemic still accelerating as global review announced – The Guardian

The former New Zealand prime minister, Helen Clark, and former president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, have been appointed as co-chairs of a committee to evaluate the global response to the coronavirus outbreak. Sirleaf said: I’m honoured to join prime minister Helen Clark to undertake this important and challenging assignment. I thank you for this …

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Statue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia | TheHill – The Hill

A wooden sculpture of first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpStatue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia The Memo: Trump gambles on school push The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook- Schools weigh reopening options MORE near her hometown in Slovenia was set on fire the night of July 4, according to the artist who …

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Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on US Independence Day – BBC News

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The statue was removed after being targeted by arsonists, the artist behind it said A quirky wooden sculpture of US First Lady Melania Trump is reported to have been set on fire near her hometown in Slovenia, prompting its removal. Brad Downey, the American artist who commissioned the statue, said it …

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At Least 5 States Set Single-Day Coronavirus Case Records – The New York Times

This briefing has ended. Read live coronavirus updates here. Here’s what you need to know: ImageA drive-through test site in Dallas on Wednesday. Texas was one of at least five states to set a new single-day record for new cases.Credit…Nitashia Johnson for The New York Times The U.S. sets another daily record for new cases, …

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Doggy deliveries help Colombians shop during coronavirus pandemic – New York Post

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador retriever is paid with treats and massages of his furry head. “He helps us to …

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Climate change: ‘Rising chance’ of exceeding 1.5C global target – BBC News

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption A child tries to cool himself in a heatwave in Gaza The World Meteorological Organisation says there’s a growing chance that global temperatures will break the 1.5C threshold over the next five years, compared to pre-industrial levels. It says there’s a 20% possibility the critical mark will be broken in …

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Priyanka Chopra to join Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama at virtual summit on gender equality – Hindustan Times

Actor Priyanka Chopra is among a host of influential female leaders and celebrities, invited as a guest speaker at the virtual, Girl Up Leadership Summit. She took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the same. “No matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Join me …

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Martin Luther King III Was “Greatly Disappointed” with the U.K.’s Treatment of Meghan Markle – Yahoo Lifestyle

Photo credit: Getty Images From Harper’s BAZAAR In a new interview, Martin Luther King III, son of the acclaimed civil rights activist, from whom he got his name, reflected on the legacy of his father amid the current Black Lives Matter uprisings. King also said he was “greatly disappointed” with the racist reception of Duchess …

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