Geneva - Belarus and its allies on Friday unsuccessfully asked the UN to silence opponent Svetlana Tikhanovskaya during an emergency debate in which she called for “greater firmness” in the face of abuses in her country .
A returning holidaymaker who went on a pub crawl instead of self-isolating was partly responsible for Bolton's "extreme spike" in coronavirus cases, the town's council leader said.
On the eve of their first "virtual" party conference, Labour have unveiled their new slogan: "A New Leadership".
Former minister and leading Brexiteer Liam Fox remains in the running to be the new head of the World Trade Organization.
Sadiq Khan made the announcement after holding an emergency meeting with London council leaders, the government and Public Health England.
Japan's former prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has visited a controversial war memorial just days after stepping down.
Protesters have begun gathering in the Thai capital Bangkok, in what organisers hope will be the largest anti-government demonstration so far.
Parts of the Spanish capital Madrid are to be subject to lockdown restrictions to curb a rise in Covid-19, as cases across Europe continue to spike.
Boris Johnson will spend the weekend considering whether to tighten Covid-19 measures in England, after saying the UK was "now seeing a second wave".