Sweden’s prime minister, Stefan Lofven, lost a vote of confidence. He is allowed a week to cobble together a fresh coalition.
In Britain the Conservative Party co-chairman said that policies such as a north-to-south high-speed rail link, which cuts through the countryside, were a “warning shot” not to take southern seats for granted. This came after the party’s stunning defeat in a by-election in Chesham and Amersham, a pleasant and leafy constituency it had won by nearly 30 percentage points in 2019.
在英国，保守党的联合主席表示，诸如贯穿乡村的南北高速铁路这样的政策是一个“警告”，不要把南部的席位视为理所当然。此前，该党在切舍姆和阿默舍姆(Chesham and Amersham)的补选中遭遇惨败。2019年，该党以近30个百分点的优势赢得了这一风景宜人，枝繁叶密的选区。
Indonesia recorded its highest number of daily cases—over 14,500—as infections surged following a religious holiday and the spread of the Delta variant. Hospital beds in Jakarta are 80% full. Nationally, less than 10% of people over the age of 12 have received a single vaccine dose.
Japan said it would limit the number of spectators at Olympic events to 10,000, but insisted the games would start on July 23rd.
A court in Brussels chastised AstraZeneca for breaching its contract with the eu on vaccines, but did not support the eu’s demand that the drug company deliver 120m doses by the end of June.
Calls were made for the British government to publish its risk assessment of the recent g7 summit it hosted in Cornwall, after a surge of infections were recorded around the area where the events were held.