BBC news with Chris Barrel.
President Biden has unveiled a two-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan which he hopes will lead to the biggest investment in American jobs since World War II. The focus is on modernizing road and bridges, replacing lead pipes and promoting climate initiatives. Congress will need to approve the plan.
France has re-introduced coronavirus restrictions nationwide as it battles a rising number of infections. The month-long shutdown will see schools and non-essential shops closed. People are again being asked to work from home.
The head of the European Medicines Agency says there is no reason to limit the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Emer Cooke were speaking after Germany suspended its use of the jabs in people under the age of 60 over concerns about blood clots.
The jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has said he is going on hunger strike because he is not receiving medical help for back pain and problems with his legs. The Russian prison service rejected his accusations. It said he was being provided with all necessary medical assistance.
Troops have been sent to the Indian state of Nandigram to help maintain calm ahead of the second phase of bitterly fought state elections on Thursday. The governing Hindu nationalist BJP is trying to oust the state's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a fierce critic of Narendra Modi.
It emerged that a woman who founded the British gambling website Bet 365 was paid 580 million dollars last year. Denise Coates made almost as much as all the FTSE 100 chief executives combined.
创立英国博彩网站Bet 365的女性去年获得5.8亿美元。丹尼斯•科茨的收入几乎相当于富时100指数(FTSE 100)成分股公司所有首席执行官的收入总和。
Germany, the four-time winners of the Football World Cup have been beaten 2-1 by North Macedonia in a qualifying match for next year's competition. It is the first time Germany have lost a world cup qualifying in 20 years.