Galwan Valley: CCTV releases images of Indian build-up at LAC

Since April this year, the Indian border defense forces have unilaterally crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC). On June 15, India has deliberately provoked and attacked the Chinese forces, and both sides suffered injuries and fatalities. Soon after that, some extreme anti-China groups and individuals in India have been promoting a China “boycott.” On … Read more Galwan Valley: CCTV releases images of Indian build-up at LAC

Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Ever fancied riding an electric scooter? You might soon get your chance. Rental e-scooters will become legal on UK roads from July 4. The vehicles are banned on pavements and limited to 15.5mph. Riders will be encouraged to wear helmets and you’ll have to have a full or provisional car, motorcycle or moped driving licence … Read more Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Chinese authorities ramp up efforts in flood control, disaster relief

Chinese authorities are ramping up efforts in flood control and disaster relief to ensure the safety of people’s lives and property as incessant downpours continue to wreak havoc in vast stretches of the country. So far, the Ministry of Emergency Management dispatched five special work teams to the worst-hit areas to provide guidance in disaster … Read more Chinese authorities ramp up efforts in flood control, disaster relief

Democrats and Republicans Urge Action After Russia-Afghanistan Briefing

House Democrats returning from a briefing at the White House Tuesday said they still have many questions about explosive allegations that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan and questioned why President Donald Trump won’t condemn Vladimir Putin over the issue. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and a small group of … Read more Democrats and Republicans Urge Action After Russia-Afghanistan Briefing

Boris Johnson reveals ‘New Deal’ spending plan to rebuild Britain

Boris Johnson has stressed he is “not a communist” as he unveiled plans for a “prodigious amount of government intervention” in a major speech today. The Government will plough £5 billion into schools, roads, hospitals and other infrastructure projects, as the Prime Minister looks to “build, build, build” the country out of the coronavirus-induced recession. … Read more Boris Johnson reveals ‘New Deal’ spending plan to rebuild Britain

Boris Johnson Rules Out Return to Austerity in Post-Virus Recovery Plan

Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed the U.K. will spend large sums on hospitals, schools and roads to jump-start the economy as it emerges from the coronavirus lockdown that has plunged the country into what may be the worst recession in three centuries. In an interview in the Mail on Sunday Johnson rejected a return to the austerity policies that followed the … Read more Boris Johnson Rules Out Return to Austerity in Post-Virus Recovery Plan

How coronavirus will change commuting ⁠— and air pollution | FT

FT’s Leslie Hook investigates how the world’s biggest cities are using lockdown to reclaim roads and give more space to cyclists and pedestrians. Coronavirus could accelerate plans to cut transport emissions and curb air pollution. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2NEZDtV See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 … Read more How coronavirus will change commuting ⁠— and air pollution | FT

Heavy rainstorm leaves 12 dead, 10 missing in southwest China’s Sichuan

Twelve people were dead and 10 others missing as of 4 p.m. Sunday after Friday’s overnight #rainstorm in southwest China’s #Sichuan Province. Heavy rain in #Mianning County has destroyed crops, houses and roads, and damaged power lines. #Flooding has hit over 2,000 households, affecting nearly 10,000 people. Rescue work continues, with hundreds of police officers … Read more Heavy rainstorm leaves 12 dead, 10 missing in southwest China’s Sichuan

Thousands Flock To Beach in England During Heatwave

Summer heat saw crowds of daytrippers descend on U.K. coastal resorts, leading one southern town to declare a major incident and Health Secretary Matt Hancock to warn that he could close beaches to head off any potential new round of coronavirus cases. Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council said emergency services had been overstretched after thousands of people … Read more Thousands Flock To Beach in England During Heatwave

Coronavirus warning after “major incident” declared in Bournemouth – BBC News

The government’s chief medical adviser has warned against large gatherings in hot weather after half a million people flocked to Bournemouth beach today. Chris Whitty said coronavirus cases would rise again if people ignored social distancing. A major incident was declared in Bournemouth on what’s been the hottest day of the year as roads became … Read more Coronavirus warning after “major incident” declared in Bournemouth – BBC News

Severe flooding in Serbia blocks roads, causes major damage.

Heavy rains hit Serbia. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow, London, Paris and Washington studios … Read more Severe flooding in Serbia blocks roads, causes major damage.

House Democrats Pitch $1.5 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending

House Democrats on Thursday pitched a $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure and urged President Donald Trump to immediately engage in negotiations on how to pay for it. The House is scheduled to vote on the plan before the July 4 recess, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she hopes bipartisan interest in … Read more House Democrats Pitch $1.5 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending

Will e-scooters be allowed UK roads? | ITV News

As lockdowns lift the Department of Transport wants to encourage more people off public transport and onto greener alternatives, like e-scooters and will soon be trialling e-scooter hire schemes around the country. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ … Read more Will e-scooters be allowed UK roads? | ITV News