Covid-19: cases rising in Africa
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Covid-19: cases rising in Africa
Surprise French champions Lille beat Cup winners Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the Champions Trophy season curtain raiser in balmy Tel Aviv on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton, who battled from the back of the field to take second place in an intense and exhausting Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, admitted he may still be suffering from the effects of Covid-19 which caused him to miss a race last year.
Lewis Hamilton missed the chance to chalk up his 100th victory but did take over the lead in the world championship as France's Esteban Ocon steered his way through a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday to collect his first ever win.
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U.S. firms Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties said they planned to create a major film, TV and digital production complex in Broxbourne, north of London, in the first overseas expansion of their Sunset Studios platform. Funds managed by the two companies had acquired a 91-acre site, 17 miles from central London, for 120 million pounds, they said on Sunday, adding that the total investment would be more than 700 million pounds ($975 million). Investment firm Blackstone last year bought a 49% stake in real estate company Hudson Pacific's Hollywood media portfolio, comprising 35 sound stages and offices, including the facilities where hits "La La Land" and "When Harry Met Sally" were made.
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Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was disqualified from the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and stripped of second place, the FIA said.
Savers are fearful about the safety of their retirement income amid reports the pensions triple lock guarantee could be ditched to help pay the costs of COVID.
Vettel finished second ahead of Hamilton. Now Hamilton officially finishes second and gains two more points on Max Verstappen.
Strong storms brought severe weather including potentially damaging winds to eastern North Carolina on Sunday, August 1.This footage, filmed by Dylan Hudler, shows wind gusts battering trees across a road in Jones County, where “frequent thunder and lightning, small hail, and torrential rain” were seen, he wrote in a tweet.Severe thunderstorm watches remained in effect across multiple counties into Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Dylan Hudler via Storyful
Epic announced today that Ariana Grande is the next big musician who will be teleporting into the virtual world of Fortnite in a series of concerts starting next week.
There are two pretty even semifinals on tap for early Tuesday morning. No team has odds better than even money.
The singer-songwriter says she has to "disassociate" from her feelings about her body when performing.
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, John Oliver has been broadcasting his weekly “Last Week Tonight” from home in a white-backgrounded “blank void” that looks very different from his usual New York City studio. Now in its sixth season, the HBO show picked up four Primetime Emmy Awards last year, including for Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the fifth straight year. And the former “Daily Show” regular has spent much of last year chronicling not only the pandemic but also the presiden
Four-times Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel was reprimanded for not removing a t-shirt promoting LGBTQ+ rights ahead of the national anthem at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. Three other drivers -- Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, Ferrari's Carlos Sainz and Vettel's Aston Martin team mate Lance Stroll -- were also reprimanded for failing to remove their 'We Race As One' t-shirts in time for the national anthem. Vettel and the other drivers said they had forgotten to take their t-shirts off because of the onset of rain.
Can the United States and Sweden both advance as favorites?
Who said what in sport this weekend:
A line of showers produced dozens of waterspouts over Lake Erie near Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, August 1.This footage shows several waterspouts and dark storm clouds over Lake Erie as viewed from the Cleveland suburb of Rocky River.A cold front was forecast to move through Cleveland on Sunday, bringing possible scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms to the area, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Chris817 via Storyful
YouTube has suspended Rupert Murdoch’s Sky News Australia for one week for violating its policies concerning COVID-19 misinformation. The video hosting site said in a statement Sunday that the suspension was dealt over videos allegedly denying the existence of COVID-19 and encouraging people to use untested experimental drugs like hydroxychloroquine to treat the virus. “We apply our policies equally for everyone and in accordance with these policies and our long-standing strikes system, removed
The fourth day of athletics at the Tokyo Olympics takes place on Monday. AFP Sport looks at five stand-out events: