Curtis Sliwa, Guardian Angels tour Upper West Side amid homeless woes

Curtis Sliwa and the Guardian Angels safety patrol toured Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Sunday amid growing concerns about hundreds of homeless recently moved into neighborhood hotels by the city. Sliwa — the group’s founder, a 2021 mayoral contender and an Upper West Sider — took to the streets with about eight members of the […]

Britain’s most popular beaches swamped amid heatwave

Countries across Europe are doubling down on their efforts to curb a second wave of Covid-19. Spanish police last night sent special units to nightclubs in the beach resort of Fuengirola near Malaga to enforce health regulations on partygoers, including the wearing of masks and the practice of social distancing. “The police pressure that is carried […]

Belarus election: President Lukashenko faces toughest test in years

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Polls have opened in Belarus, although many votes were cast early Voters have begun casting their ballots in Belarus in a choice between five-term President Alexander Lukashenko and a political novice who represents his toughest challenge in many years. Mr Lukashenko is still tipped to win, but he faces a […]