Desperate to halt the cholera crisis afflicting Yemen, Unicef has taken the unusual step of paying the country’s doctors and nurses, who have not received salaries in months.
Rory Best, Judy Murray and Brian Noble are among a number of UK sportsmen and women to be recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
LONDON — For the fourth time in 12 weeks I marked myself safe on Facebook. In Britain. It was Wednesday morning, and Londoners had reason to be a bit optimistic. Borough Market, a lively bar and restaurant district near the Thames, was reopening, less than two weeks after terrorists dressed in fake suicide bombs went on a stabbing rampage.
Rory McIIroy has missed the cut for the second year running at the US Open, despite a fast finish to his second round at Erin Hills.
Dan Evans and Juan Martin del Potro have both withdrawn from next week’s Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club because of injury, while Johanna Konta marches on in Nottingham.
LONDON — With the death toll from a horrific London fire rising and many residents still unaccounted for, Prime Minister Theresa May — under pressure from critics — on Thursday ordered a formal inquiry into the disaster that turned an apartment tower into a smoldering ruin.