This weekend, the "G7", the leaders of several of the world's richest and most powerful countries, met in the United Kingdom. The meeting led to agreements to help poorer countries by offering coronavirus vaccines and money for climate action.
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In today's news roundup, Israel may be getting an unusual eight-party coalition government, Naomi Osaka drops out of the French Open to protect her mental health, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets married in a secret ceremony.
In today's news roundup, a fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless, England honors math genius Alan Turing with a new £50 note, and chimps in the Czech Republic are taking part in daily video calls.
In spite of great progress, women are still struggling to make sure they're safe and treated fairly. Violence against women is a huge problem. Many women are protesting, hoping to break the patterns that allow this violence to continue.
In today's news roundup, the US marks over 500,000 coronavirus deaths, Europe's Mount Etna volcano erupts, putting on a show, and a massive fatberg is cleared from London's sewers.
In today's news roundup, Captain Tom, who inspired Britain, has passed away at the age of 100, a company called bluShift has launched a rocket powered by biofuel, and a woman is caught trying to sneak cactuses into New Zealand - by wearing them.
Yesterday, Margaret Keenan became the first person to get the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. It was the first step in a massive project to vaccinate tens of millions of people in the United Kingdom in just a few months.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a famous Dutch painting gets stolen for the third time, Sydney's new ferries are too tall, London's Tower Bridge gets stuck open, and a new law could require exercise for German dogs.
Carrie Symonds, the partner of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, gave birth to a baby boy on April 29. The baby was born only a few weeks after both parents recovered from COVID-19.