The struggles of the UK’s public library service continue apace, with total funding for libraries in Britain down by nearly £20m in the year to March, immediately before the lockdown that saw libraries handling a rapid increase in demand for their services, which were eventually deemed essential by the government.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced the reopening dates for two more Tokyo 2020 venues, with sports federations and the public able to access tennis and table tennis facilities in the coming months.
The perception that footballers do not live up to their social responsibilities has been debunked by their “incredible initiatives” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global players’ union FIFPro said in a report published Thursday.
The Health Service Executive of Ireland is paying out “much more” to deal with complications from obesity because it doesn’t fully recognize the condition as a treatable disease in the first place, doctors and nutritionists have said.
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming report on his investigation into Russia's alleged role in the 2016 US presidential election to be released to Congress and the public.
The number of foreign people living and retiring in Japan is expected to increase following the overhaul of the nation’s immigration control law in April, which will introduce new types of working visas.
Desperately-needed aid flowed into a stretch of Indonesia's tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, but humanitarian workers warned that clean water and medicine supplies were dwindling as thousands crammed makeshift evacuation centers.