Akamai Technologies apologises after several high-profile websites including HSBC, Airbnb and British Airways hit by outagesA company called Akamai Technologies has apologised after a large number of websites reported outages. In their message, Akamai said the interruption in services was due to "software configuration update", and not a cyberattack. Euronews debates | Will flying ever be green?As part of European Mobility Week, Euronews is hosting a live debate on the future of aviation, with experts helping us to answer this pressing question: 'Will flying ever be green?' U.S. airlines flag hit to bookings from surge in Delta variantSeveral U.S. airlines on Thursday warned of a slowdown in ticket sales and cut revenue forecast as the fast-spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus threatens to blunt the recovery in travel that had started following the roll out of vaccines. What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines?What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines? They can require vaccination and fire employees who don't comply, or take other actions such as withholding company perks or charging extra for health insurance. Victoria records zero new local COVID-19 cases as vaccine hostilities escalateAustralia’s vaccine advisory group co-chair said young people should not get the AstraZeneca vaccine at this stage. France introduces Covid-19 health pass to access cultural venuesPeople wanting to go to cinemas, museums, sporting matches and other cultural venues in France will have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative test starting on Wednesday as the country… Georgia voting overhaul provokes fury from DemocratsA far-reaching voting bill signed into law on Thursday is sparking fury among Democrats and voting rights activists who see the legislation as a thinly veiled effort by Republicans to rewrite the state’s election laws after a spate of GOP losses in rece United Airlines will require its US workers to be vaccinatedChicago-based United, which has 67,000 employees in the United States, is the first major U.S. airline to announce it will require vaccination for workers. MLB to move All-Star Game out of Atlanta over Georgia voting restrictionsMLB "opposes restrictions to the ballot box." Delta variant cases up by 32% in past week, PHE saysThe number of Coronavirus infections linked to the dominant Delta variant have increased by 54,268 in the past week, a rise of 32 per cent, Public Health England has said.