Art

Transfer rumours: Havertz, Willian, Rodriguez, Hojbjerg, Aarons

Transfer rumours: Havertz, Willian, Rodriguez, Hojbjerg, Aarons

Chelsea could be helped in Havertz chase as Bayern cool interest, Real Madrid want to sell Rodriguez, Tottenham keen on Aarons from Norwich, plus more. Full story

Education

Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive

Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive

The holy grail of today’s workplace is high employee engagement. According to Gallup’s research, about one-third of U.S. employees are engaged on the job. That number drops to 13% worldwide, and has held steady for years. But engagement is often an ambiguous term and could represent either job satisfaction, emotional investment, or advocating for the company. While many studies suggest that increased employee engagement leads to improved ... Full story

Economics

UK to double work coaches as lockdown hammers jobs market

UK to double work coaches as lockdown hammers jobs market

FILE PHOTO: A shop worker sticks a 'we are open' sign on the door of a shop, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Watford, Britain, June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File Photo. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government will double the number of its job coaches as part of a plan to tackle a rise in unemployment triggered by the coronavirus lockdown, the finance ministry said on Saturday. The number of work coaches at British ... Full story

Entertainment

'Email from dad after his death made my birthday’

'Email from dad after his death made my birthday’

Image caption Natasha Salman with her "baba" Salman Waheed. Natasha Salman's dad died in April and she was preparing for her first birthday without him when a glance at an old email inbox led to a thousand people sharing their stories of loss and compassion. Salman Waheed died on 24 April after living for five years with motor neurone disease or ALS, a progressive neurological disease that affects the brain and nerves. Natasha says she hoped ... Full story

Health

China reports eight new coronavirus cases in mainland

China reports eight new coronavirus cases in mainland

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks are seen at the Sanlitun shopping area, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China July 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang. BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported eight new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 4, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said on Sunday. Six of the new infections were imported cases, according to a statement by the ... Full story

Law

Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

FBI arrests British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Why you can trust BBC News Full story

Living

Ghana's president self-isolates after close person tests positive for coronavirus

Ghana's president self-isolates after close person tests positive for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo addresses the Investing in African Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings. ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo will self-isolate for 14 days on the advice of doctors after a person in his close circle tested positive for coronavirus, the government said in a statement late on Saturday. “He has, as at today, tested negative, but ... Full story

Politics

Croats go to polls amid sharp economic downturn, rising infections

Croats go to polls amid sharp economic downturn, rising infections

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Some 3.85 million Croats are eligible to go to polls on Sunday to elect a new government at a time when coronavirus infections are on the rise and the economy is facing a sharp downturn. A woman walks past a banner advertising the campaign of Croatian Prime Minister and the leader of the centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Andrej Plenkovic ahead of parliamentary elections, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease ... Full story

Sport

The motorcycle bandits terrorising northern Nigeria

The motorcycle bandits terrorising northern Nigeria

Motorcycle-riding armed bandits operating out of abandoned forest reserves are ransacking communities in Nigeria's north-west. The groups are the latest to join Nigeria's lucrative kidnap for ransom industry, and are quite brazen in their operations. In the last decade more than 8,000 people have been killed in the states of Kebbi, Sokoto, Niger and Zamfara, according to the International Crisis Group. But recent attacks in the president's home ... Full story

Technology

NASA Aims To Land The First Woman On The Moon By 2024

NASA Aims To Land The First Woman On The Moon By 2024

NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor gestures from inside a bus before the launch of the Soyuz ... [+] MS-09 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on June 6, 2018. - The launch of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft with the members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 56/57, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst is scheduled on June 6, 2018. ... Full story