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A Protestant bishop in Berlin has publicly apologised for the church’s hostility towards LGBT+ folk, admitting: “We discriminated against them and made them pariahs.”
The child was rushed to hospital but died later.
The Netherlands and Denmark got off to a strong start in the first equestrian dressage qualifiers on Saturday along with heavyweight contenders Germany who have Isabell Werth still to ride on Sunday along with Britain's Charlotte Dujardin. Germany's Jessica von Bredow-Werndl snatched the highest individual score on Saturday, cementing her country as a powerhouse of equestrian sports.
The <a href="/topic/tokyo-olympics">Tokyo Olympics</a> gets under way with the opening ceremony at the New National Stadium on Friday 23 July and concludes on Sunday 8 August
Sajid Javid: ‘Daily contact testing of workers in these critical sectors will help to minimise any disruption caused by rising cases in the coming weeks’
The big stories out of Tokyo on Day 1 of the Olympics included a 12-year-old Olympian, a big women's soccer win, and the end of a gymnastics legend's Olympic career.
Jonny Brownlee, Alex Yee, Georgia Taylor-Brown, Vicky Holland and Jess Learmonth will compete for Team GB.
‘Literally, hosting the Olympics, Football Night in America, and the Super Bowl is what I dreamed of when I started in television,’ former ESPN reporter says
The Delta variant is said to be far more transmissible than previous versions of the COVID-19 virus. In fact, case numbers are already up across the U.S. now that Delta has become the predominant strain of COVID-19 domestically, and that holds true abroad as well. All of this is coming at a time when European countries have finally started opening their doors to U.S. tourists.
World handball champions Denmark started their bid to capture back-to-back Olympic gold medals by thrashing hosts Japan 47-30 in their opener at the Yoyogi National Stadium on Saturday. Denmark rode on three-times World Player of the Year Mikkel Hansen's five goals to end the first half with a 25-14 lead as Japan, who are competing in men's handball at the Games for the first time since Seoul 1988, struggled to get into the contest. The Danes sent a warning to their rivals by increasing the pressure in the second half to complete a comprehensive win, as Jacob Holm finished with nine goals and Magnus Saugstrup with eight.
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(Bloomberg) -- China unveiled a sweeping overhaul of its $100 billion education tech sector, banning companies that teach the school curriculum from making profits, raising capital or going public.Beijing on Saturday published a plethora of regulations that together threaten to up-end the sector and jeopardize billions of dollars in foreign investment. Companies that teach school subjects can no longer accept overseas investment, which could include capital from the offshore registered entities
The Health Secretary said he experienced only mild symptoms after testing positive for the coronavirus a week ago.
Sealed Pokemon card sets have been sold for more than £19,000 at auction. One, which included a sealed Pokemon Fossil first edition Booster Box, sold for £10,000 while the other, a sealed Pokemon Neo Discovery Unlimited Booster Box, was sold for £9,400. David Wilson-Turner, head of toys at the auctioneer, said the cards were sold to two separate bidders from the UK, the BBC reported.
The United States beat Japan 25-4 to claim the largest win in Olympics history on Friday. That record and two others lasted for just a few hours before Spain smashed them.
The Brooklyn Nets superstar will lead an extremely talented American side in Tokyo, but their rivals are now producing their own superstars and can lean on size to make life difficult for Gregg Popovich’s side
FBI/Criminal ComplaintWhen engaged in criminal activity, one would usually try to flee the scene shortly after. Accused Capitol rioter Andrew Taake, however, apparently tried to score a hot date first.A criminal complaint filed Friday against Taake alleges that the Houston native attacked police officers on Jan. 6 with a metal whip and pepper spray—then bragged about it on the dating app Bumble. He now faces six charges related to the attack. The allegations were first reported by HuffPost.The F
Fry’s strong performance also boosted Great Britain’s dressage team hopes in Tokyo.
Several states scaled back their reporting on COVID-19 this month just as cases across the country tripled with the delta variant of the virus spreading quickly among the unvaccinated
Team GB go through with a game to spare