星期五, 7月 19, 2024

(1月11日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – 中英 Chinese/English 双语简报

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Leaked email shows Boris Johnson’s top official invited Downing Street staff to a lockdown-breaking party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has more questions to answer after it emerged on Monday that one of his top officials sent an invitation to a Downing Street party to dozens of employees amid the first Covid-19 lockdown in the country.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 10:29 pm(NZT)

100 invited to Downing Street garden lockdown drinks

The Met Police have contacted the government over a gathering said to have been attended by the PM.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 10:08 pm(NZT)

Covid-19: India lab investigated over 298 positive tests on flights from Italy

Officials investigate a laboratory after 298 passengers on two flights tested positive for Covid.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 9:48 pm(NZT)

Covid: Shoppers swap party clothes for loungewear

Comfy clothes were back in fashion after people were advised to work from home.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 9:12 pm(NZT)

David Sassoli: European Parliament president dies aged 65

The Italian was admitted to hospital last month due to a serious complication with his immune system.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 8:41 pm(NZT)

Taylor takes winning wicket in his final Test as New Zealand thrash Bangladesh to draw series

Ross Taylor ends his Test career by taking the winning wicket as New Zealand thrash Bangladesh by an innings and 117 runs to draw the series.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 8:40 pm(NZT)

Covid PCR tests end for asymptomatic cases in England

A positive lateral flow result can now be taken as a first and final confirmation that you have Covid.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 8:27 pm(NZT)

#NoSpendJanuary: Can it really be done?

Every year, the hashtag #nospendjanuary is seen on social media – but how literally do people take it?

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:51 pm(NZT)

Pick your England XI for fifth Ashes Test

Should Sam Billings make his Test debut? Is it time for Haseeb Hameed to make way? Pick your England XI for the final Ashes Test in Hobart.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:51 pm(NZT)

China appoints former paramilitary chief as new Hong Kong garrison commander

China has appointed a former paramilitary chief, Peng Jingtang, as the new commander of the People Liberation Army’s (PLA) garrison in Hong Kong, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing the PLA’s spokesman.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:35 pm(NZT)

Djokovic won his court case but few Australians are cheering

An Australian judge’s stunning dismissal of the government’s hasty attempt to deport the world No. 1 men’s tennis player is a spectacular defeat for an administration that prides itself on strong borders.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:45 pm(NZT)

North Korea has launched an ‘unidentified projectile,’ South Korea says

North Korea launched an unidentified projectile, or projectiles, off its east coast Tuesday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a text message to media.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:22 pm(NZT)

David Sassoli: European Parliament president dies aged 65

The Italian was admitted to hospital last month due to a serious complication with his immune system.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 5:36 pm(NZT)

European Parliament President David Sassoli dies age 65

European Parliament President David Sassoli has died in Italy, according to a Tweet from his spokesman early Tuesday local time.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 5:34 pm(NZT)

Evergrande: Real estate giant moves from Shenzhen head office to cut costs

The crisis-hit property developer is still struggling to pay more than $300bn in liabilities.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 5:00 pm(NZT)

Djokovic vows to compete in the Australian Open after his visa was restored

World tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic should be allowed to defend his men’s singles title at the Australian Open in Melbourne this month, after a judge quashed the government’s decision to cancel his visa and ordered him to be freed.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 4:51 pm(NZT)

Djokovic saga damaging, says tennis governing body

The controversy over Novak Djokovic’s visa to enter Australia has been “damaging on all fronts”, says the ATP.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 4:46 pm(NZT)

‘100 invited’ to Downing Street garden lockdown drinks

The Met Police have contacted the government over a gathering said to have been attended by the PM.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 4:31 pm(NZT)

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile

It comes as six nations, including the US, call for the North to stop its “destabilising actions.”

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 3:57 pm(NZT)

Maya Angelou: Poet is first black woman on US quarter

The civil rights activist and writer is the first in a series of US women honoured on the US quarter.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 3:29 pm(NZT)

New York fire: Officials pledge support after 17 die in ‘unspeakable tragedy’

There were eight children among the fatalities in the fire, which took hold on Sunday in the Bronx.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:38 pm(NZT)

#NoSpendJanuary: Can it really be done?

Every year, the hashtag #nospendjanuary is seen on social media – but how literally do people take it?

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:21 pm(NZT)

How old Ugandan negatives are bringing families back to life

The restored archive of a rural Ugandan photographer is helping people reconnect with their past.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:14 pm(NZT)

Afghanistan’s cold and bitter hunger

The UN has called for urgent aid as a million Afghan children are are at risk from severe malnourishment.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:08 pm(NZT)

Leaked email shows Boris Johnson’s top official invited Downing Street staff to a lockdown-breaking party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has more questions to answer after it emerged on Monday that one of his top officials sent an invitation to a Downing Street party to dozens of employees amid the first Covid-19 lockdown in the country.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

The controversy of wood pellets as a green energy source

Wood pellets are touted as a ‘green’ way to make electricity, but many reject these claims.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

‘Fans had no idea what was going on’ – but Gerrard refuses to blame VAR for Villa’s FA Cup exit

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard accepted VAR’s decision to rule out an equaliser for his side, but many watching the FA Cup defeat to Manchester United from home were left confused.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Antarctica: Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships

Ships travelling to Antarctica could bring invasive species to the ocean’s last pristine ecosystem.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 12:37 pm(NZT)

Novak Djokovic’s visa victory, explained

The world number one made it onto a tennis court in Melbourne, but he could still be deported.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 12:20 pm(NZT)

Man Utd into FA Cup fourth round as Villa have two goals disallowed

Manchester United book FA Cup fourth round meeting with Middlesbrough as Scott McTominay’s header knocks out Aston Villa.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 12:15 pm(NZT)

Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant

David Bennett, 57, is doing well three days after the experimental surgery, doctors say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 11:55 am(NZT)

‘He won’t play again’ – Ndombele’s Spurs future in doubt after being booed by fans

Chris Sutton says it is “hard to see a future” for Tanguy Ndombele at Tottenham after he was booed by Spurs supporters in their FA Cup win against Morecambe.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 11:34 am(NZT)

Russia downplays threat to Ukraine in talks with US

Russian officials downplay the threat to neighbouring Ukraine during high-stakes talks in Geneva.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 11:24 am(NZT)

Near-miss for pilot saved from downed plane hit by train

Dramatic video shows the rescue, moments before collision, after a plane landed on train tracks.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 11:12 am(NZT)

‘100 invited’ to Downing Street garden lockdown drinks

Witnesses have told the BBC the PM and his wife attended the gathering in the No 10 garden on 20 May 2020.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 10:17 am(NZT)

Uganda reopens schools after world’s longest Covid-19 shutdown

This week 18-year-old Fridah Namuganza is taking orders and wiping down tables in the Ugandan restaurant where she works — but she wishes she was putting on a new school uniform and returning to classes like her friend Rachael Nalwanga.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 10:12 am(NZT)

Millionaire murderer Robert Durst dies in prison

The real estate heir turned fugitive unwittingly confessed to three killings on a TV crime show.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 10:06 am(NZT)

Ikea cuts sick pay for unvaccinated staff forced to self-isolate

The retail giant joins a growing list of firms changing their rules as staff absences and costs begin to bite.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 8:44 am(NZT)

Russia downplays threat to Ukraine in talks with US

Russian officials tells their US counterparts that they have no plans to invade Ukraine.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 8:40 am(NZT)

New York fire: Officials pledge support after 17 die in ‘unspeakable tragedy’

There were nine children among the fatalities in the fire, which took hold on Sunday in the Bronx.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:58 am(NZT)

Afcon 2021: Late Sofiane Boufal strike hands Morocco win over Ghana

Sofiane Boufal’s 82nd-minute strike hands Morocco a narrow win over Group C rivals Ghana in their Africa Cup of Nations opener.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:20 am(NZT)

Djokovic vows to compete in the Australian Open after his visa was restored

World tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic should be allowed to defend his men’s singles title at the Australian Open in Melbourne this month, after a judge quashed the government’s decision to cancel his visa and ordered him to be freed.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 11 Jan 2022 | 7:18 am(NZT)

Afcon 2021: Issiaga Sylla gives Guinea win over Malawi

Guinea open their Africa Cup of Nations Group B campaign with a 1-0 win over a spirited Malawi side in Bafoussam.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:54 am(NZT)

Covid pass protesters attack French MP Stéphane Claireaux with seaweed

Stéphane Claireaux likens the attack near his home in a French part of North America to a “stoning”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:49 am(NZT)

Novak Djokavic: How tennis player won visa row court case

Australia’s legal defence collapsed on the evidence of the tennis player’s treatment at the airport.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:22 am(NZT)

Novak Djokovic: Is his vaccine saga an unforced error for Australia?

The story of the star tennis player being held in Australia sparks ire at every twist and turn.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 6:14 am(NZT)

Flamur Beqiri: Murder accused came to London to ‘Netflix and chill’

Anis Hemissi denies flying from Denmark as a professional hitman to kill father-of-two Flamur Beqiri.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 5:57 am(NZT)

Djokovic Covid timeline: Did he break rules after testing positive?

There is now focus on what the tennis star did following his positive test – here’s a timeline of what we know.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 5:28 am(NZT)

Tesla adds chill and assertive self-driving modes

An update to Tesla cars adds a mode to follow other cars more closely and to slow rather than stop.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 4:53 am(NZT)

Afcon 2021: Late Mane penalty gives Senegal narrow win over Zimbabwe

Senegal beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in the opening Group B game of the Nations Cup as Sadio Mane converts a stoppage-time penalty.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 4:07 am(NZT)

Djokovic: I’m focused on Australian Open after visa ruling

The men’s world number one says he wants to compete in next week’s tournament after a court overturned his visa cancellation.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 3:31 am(NZT)

Spain: Badger thought to have found Roman treasure

Archaeologists discovered Roman coins outside the den of an animal next to a cave in northern Spain.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 3:17 am(NZT)

MVP to become champion? Leon Edwards to get UFC title shot? – Big MMA predictions for 2022

BBC Sport writers make some big predictions for the upcoming MMA year including picking two Brits to go for a world title and charting Amanda Nunes’ 2022.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:33 am(NZT)

Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

Analysis shows 2021 was the fifth-warmest with record-breaking temperatures in some regions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:00 am(NZT)

Kazakhstan unrest was coup attempt, says president

President Tokayev says a hunt for “terrorists” is continuing and Kazakhstan will soon provide proof.

Source: BBC News – Home | 11 Jan 2022 | 1:00 am(NZT)

Covid-19: Common cold may give some protection, study suggests

Researchers say immune cells made to defend the body against some colds could help stave off Covid.

Source: BBC News – Home | 10 Jan 2022 | 11:00 pm(NZT)

Baby handed to a soldier during Afghanistan evacuation has been found

An infant boy handed in desperation to a soldier across an airport wall in the chaos of the American evacuation of Afghanistan has been found and was reunited with his relatives in Kabul on Saturday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 10 Jan 2022 | 2:41 am(NZT)

 

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