All Events

Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after defeating Jeremy Hunt in a leadership contest, succeeding Theresa May

Danish polar research institution Polar Portal reports a large spike in Greenland ice loss, with 11 billion tons melted in one day and 197 gigatonnes during the month of July

One of the largest and oldest travel firms, Thomas Cook, goes bankrupt as last-minute rescue negotiations fail, stranding 600,000 tourists worldwide

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conduct the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station

11,000 scientists from around the world warn "clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency"

Italy declares a state of emergency in Venice following record flooding

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

COVID-19 pandemic: First known human case of Coronavirus disease 2019 is in Wuhan, Hubei, China

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