Tokyo Olympics: Live news and results

From left, silver medalist Ana Maria Popescu of Romenia, gold medalist Sun Yiwen of China and bronze medalist Katrina Lehis of Estoniac celebrate on the podium of the individual Epee final competition on July 24. (Andrew Medichini/AP) International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said masks...

English emergency workers to avoid quarantine

Emergency service workers in England will be allowed to avoid quarantine under new rules aimed at minimising disruption to essential services. The government has promised to open extra testing sites near critical workplaces, but doctors warn the policies are unsafe and could increase the spread...

World reacts to Aussie protest chaos

Australia’s day of protest has made waves around the world, as chaotic images of demonstrators clashing with police flooded social media. Thousands took to the streets of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in opposition to lockdowns and vaccination passports. The scenes turned ugly in Sydney after...

US counties bring back mask mandates

Cypress College Political Science Professor Peter Mathews says some counties in the United States have brought back mask mandates – with the governor of California encouraging schools to make children wear them. “Los Angeles County and also St Louis County in Missouri, they have mandated...