St George’s flags, the national flag of England, fly from residents’ homes at the Kirby Estate in Bermondsey, south London on July 10, 2021, on the eve of the UEFA EURO 2020 final football match between England and Italy. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
With football fever in the air, you might have missed on to some other interesting developments and news from UK and around the world.
Eastern Eye brings to you seven major highlights of this week to keep you updated:
1. Second Indian-born woman to go to space:
Indian American Sirisha Bandla is set to become the second Indian-born woman to fly into space, after Kalpana Chawla.
Ongoing pandemic travel constraints fail to dampen Indian students’ spirit as UK’s centralised higher education application system shows a 30 per cent increase in the number of undergraduate applications from Indian students to study at British universities.