United Kingdom

England imposes up to $13,000 fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

Rules to apply to those testing positive or notified by health workers they were in contact with someone infectious.

England imposes up to $13,000 fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

Sport

Gareth Bale rejoins Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid

Wales forward seals return to Spurs on a season-long loan deal on a seismic day for the Premier League football club.

Gareth Bale rejoins Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid

Europe

Belarus police detain hundreds at women's protest

Approximately 2,000 women took part in the latest protests to demand an end to President Alexander Lukashenko's rule.

Belarus police detain hundreds at women's protest

Russia

Navalny posts Instagram photo of him walking down stairs

Kremlin critic says he is regaining verbal and physical abilities after treatment for suspected nerve agent poisoning.

Navalny posts Instagram photo of him walking down stairs

Europe

UN rights investigator warns of 'iron curtain' in Belarus

A UN investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another 'iron curtain' descending on Europe.

Europe

UK: Endangered beaver makes a comeback

An animal hunted to extinction in England 400 years ago is thriving in the county of Devon, while improving environmental conditions.

Turkey

Erdogan willing to meet Greek PM over east Med tensions

Oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean has sparked a dispute between NATO neighbours Turkey and Greece.

Erdogan willing to meet Greek PM over east Med tensions

Coronavirus pandemic

Second wave of coronavirus 'inevitable' in the UK

UK reported to be considering fresh lockdown after new cases almost double to 6,000 a day.

Coronavirus: UK now 'seeing a second wave coming in'

Kosovo

Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace efforts

President Thaci awards Trump one of country's highest honours for efforts on peace and reconciliation.

Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace efforts

Europe

Dutch government seeks to hold Syria accountable for torture

Dutch initiative is latest attempt to hold Syrian gov't accountable amid reports it is mistreating its own citizens.

Dutch government seeks to hold Syria accountable for torture

Europe

After Moria fire, refugees decry conditions in new camp on Lesbos

There is a lack of food, water and toilet facilities at Kara Tepe, forcing people to urinate in the sea and near tents.

After Moria fire, refugees decry conditions in new camp on Lesbos

Belarus

Belarus borders remain open despite Lukashenko's closure threat

Border Guard Service says border checkpoints remain open, though controls and inspections have been strengthened.

Belarus borders remain open despite Lukashenko's closure threat

Russia

How Russian media is trying to save Lukashenko's Belarus

Russia-funded networks stand by embattled leader, who in turn uses their outlets to lavish praise on 'brother' Putin.

How Russian media is trying to save Lukashenko's Belarus

Europe

‘Alarming’: WHO warns Europe over 300,000 COVID-19 cases in week

Daily UK cases alone number in the thousands, as experts say the true figure could be in the tens of thousands.

Europe

Coronavirus pandemic: Working from office could become history

Wales's first minister had the idea to keep a third of the workforce on rotation at home permanently.