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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Ever Given dominates the international news agenda on 24 June 2021

Yesterday’s preliminary agreement between the Suez Canal Authority and the owner of the Ever Given container ship is dominating the foreign press this morning: The story, which we covered in yesterday’s PM edition, is getting ink all over the place, from the Associated Press and Financial Times to the New York Times and Business Insider.

Also making headlines:

  • Is it ethical to display mummies to the public? From preparing an autopsy for scientific purposes to throwing an extravagant royal mummy parade, the question of the seemingly ghoulish display still persists. (Undark)
  • Unicef claims cases of female genital mutilation in Egypt were on the rise during covid-19. (Unicef)

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