Dramatic images on Sunday of protesters in the port city of Bristol tearing down a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston and throwing it into the harbour inspired campaigners in Oxford to seize the moment.
A statue of Edward Colston was toppled and dumped into a river at a rally in memory of an American man killed by a US police officer.
Sometimes called a "tropical Trump", Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has followed a similar script to his US counterpart in his handling of Covid-19. Meanwhile in Europe, badly-hit countries slowly continue on a path toward a post-pandemic normal.
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From the US to China, scientists are racing to develop a drug that can fight the deadly pandemic.
Between 2015 and 2017, one in three Oxford colleges failed to offer any black students a place. Last year, only 48 black students took up a place out of 12,000 undergraduates.
To many outsiders the dispute between Greece and Macedonia may seem petty, yet the outcome of this referendum will have a significant impact on Balkan stability.
"We will have to get used to these kinds of summers," says Friederike Otto of the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University, as countries across Europe swelter in the continent's hottest weather of the past three years.
The worldwide study covered almost 120,000 patients and findings intend to guide doctors and patients. But effectiveness of 21 drugs covered by study varies widely .
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