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Spaniard Fernando Alonso to join Aston Martin
Aston Martin has announced that Fernando Alonso will be joining their F1 team in 2023. The 41-year-old is a two-time F1 champion (2005 and 2006).
 
England beat Germany 2-1 to win European Championship
On Sunday, England won the Women's European Championship. The victory marks the team's first-ever major title on home soil.
 
Giant video screen falls on the stage during a concert in Hong Kong
A large video panel fell on the stage during a concert by the popular Hong Kong boyband Mirror on Thursday. Band member Ahfa Wong apologized to the audience and canceled the remainder of the show.
 
Croatia opens Chinese-built bridge bypassing Bosnia
Croatia inaugurated a bridge on Tuesday linking its southern Adriatic coast with the rest of the country. The 2.4 km bridge was constructed by China but funded for the most part by the European Union.
 
Harry Styles, Sam Fender shortlisted for UK’s Mercury Prize
Harry Styles and Sam Fender were among the shortlisted candidates announced Tuesday for the Mercury Prize. Presented annually since 1992, the Mercury Prize is awarded to the year's best album from the UK or Ireland.
 
Mohammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ belt goes for $6.18M at auction
Indianapolis Colts owner and philanthropist Jim Irsay placed the winning bid for Mohammad Ali's heavyweight championship belt at Heritage Auctions. Ali's World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight championship belt was acquired in 1974's legendary Rumble in the Jungle in Zaire.
 
Duran Duran to headline Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
On Wednesday, Duran Duran announced they would be headlining the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. The 80s rock group, considered an icon of British music, will perform at the games' opening ceremony on July 28.
 
‘Law & Order’ crew member fatally shot near set in Brooklyn
Early on Tuesday, a crew member for the TV show "Law & Order: Organized Crime" was fatally shot while working near the set in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood. Officials have identified the victim as 31-year-old Johnny Pizarro, from Queens. Pizarro had been hired by the show to clear parking spaces and guard equipment trucks in the neighborhood.
 
Updates from the World Athletics Championships
On Sunday, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran 100m in 10.67 seconds. Fraser-Pryce beat Shericka Jackson and Elaine Thompson-Herah in a Jamaican clean sweep to claim her fifth world 100m title.
 
Orlando amusement park shuts down sniper-like laser game
An Orlando amusement park has paused a new sniper-like laser shooting game amid criticism following a recent spate of mass shootings. A teenager fell to his death from a ride in the same amusement park earlier this year.