Chip shortage 'likely' to hit second half, BMW predicts
Brussels issued BMW and Volkswagen with the fine for colluding on the development of anti-pollution technology for diesel cars. Daimler, which participated in the wrongdoing but alerted authorities to it, was spared any penalty.
China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as COVID returns
Authorities announced on Monday that seven locally transmitted infections had been found among migrant workers in the city, breaking a year-long streak without domestic cases after it squashed an initial outbreak with an unprecedented lockdown in early 2020.
Warholm world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo soars to long jump gold
Karsten Warholm clocked a remarkable 45.94 seconds, beating his previous world best of 46.70sec.
Australia's Qantas to furlough 2,500 workers
Qantas said the airline had gone from operating almost 100 percent of its usual domestic flying capacity in May to less than 40 percent in July due to coronavirus restrictions. Most of the affected staff are based in New South Wales, a state that is largely cut off from the rest of the country and the world by travel restrictions.
Springboks' Erasmus to face misconduct hearing over ref video
Erasmus, who changed jobs from head coach after guiding the Springboks to the 2019 World Cup, released an hour-long video last Thursday pointing out alleged errors made by Australian Berry.
Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' series in September 2022
The streaming service hopes that the yet-to-be-titled series will rival the success of 'Game of Thrones'. The first episode will be available on 2 September 2022.
EU bolsters probe into Facebook buyout of Kustomer
A preliminary investigation looked at whether Facebook could misuse consumer data in unfair advantage in personalised advertising.
US manufacturing growth slows sharply in July: Survey
Oren Klachkin of Oxford Economics says the survey indicates growth in the sector likely has peaked.
Foreign hackers blamed for attack on Rome website
All computer servers in the regional government in Lazio have been shut down in a bid to stop the virus spreading.
'Scared' Hassan wins Olympic 5,000m in first step in treble gold bid
Her victory was all the more remarkable given she had competed, and fallen, in the 1500m heats earlier in the day.
Google to build its own chip for new Pixel smartphone
Google's Pixel line has captured scant share in a global smartphone market dominated by Samsung, Apple and Chinese manufacturers.
Libya calls on public to get COVID vaccination
Since the pandemic began, Libya has recorded 256,328 cases and 3,579 deaths from COVID-19.
Hollywood's Sunset Studios expands into UK
The project is expected to create more than 4,500 permanent jobs and contribute over £300 million annually into the local economy.
US comedian Kathy Griffin reveals she has lung cancer
Kathy Griffin's decades-long career was briefly derailed in 2017 after a stunt with a prop depicting Donald Trump's severed head.
33 killed as bus crashes into fuel truck in DRC
Deadly road accidents are frequent in DRC where the roads are full of old vehicles that often do not comply with safety norms.
Afghan fighting rages as US and UK accuse Taliban of massacring civilians
The war has intensified since May with insurgents capitalising on the final stages of the withdrawal of US-led foreign forces.
Rapinoe quiet on future as USA suffer Olympic heartbreak
Rapinoe, a 2012 Olympic champion and two-time World Cup winner, came on as a second-half substitute in Kashima.
'Springboks not boring' says assistant coach after All Blacks boss nods off
Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids insists world champions are not boring after NZ coach says watching them 'put me to sleep'.