A girl rooting for the Iranian team in the stands in Russia, has stunned and puzzled Twitter users in Russia, who are struck by the contrast between her World Cup looks, caught by an unknown photographer, and her Fan ID portrait, taken according to the laws of the Islamic Republic where she's wearing a hijab.
The UK is ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations without a deal, a senior UK Cabinet Minister announced on the second anniversary of the Brexit vote. This comes as tens of thousands pro-EU supporters marched through central London on Saturday calling for a new referendum on the terms of a Brexit deal.
Theresa May's alleged refusal to give some extra cash to the military comes shortly after she spearheaded a massive boost in health care funding. The NHS spending surge means there's no money left for defense, which apparently upset the UK defense chief.
While the World Cup 2014 champions were fighting against Sweden after being dealt a devastating defeat by Mexico at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, their female fans rushed to Instagram to share their support and pictures in the national jerseys.
Ahead of the 2018 World Cup, media and politicians warned their fans traveling to Russia of what they called anti-Western sentiment and harassment. Sputnik has come up with a selection of comments made by foreign fans spotted on Moscow's streets, which may prove all the stereotypes wrong.
An array of top Austrian officials have been demanding that the EU's borders must be defended from asylum-seekers, going as far as to suggest using soldiers and police at the EU’s external borders. The remarks were made ahead of EU’s emergency meeting on migration, meant to put an end to the ongoing migration row in Europe.
England is to face Panama in Nizhny Novgorod today at 15:00 Moscow time (12:00 GMT). Manchester United's head coach stated that the British team would be waiting for this match "not for the good reasons, but for the bad" ones.
On June 23, a powerful storm hit the Russian city of Barnaul, located in Siberia. The unexpected weather event caused substantial damage and several people were injured.
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