The Foreign Minister of Equatorial Guinea announces the closure of the country's embassy in London, United Kingdom after the British government sanctioned Vice-President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue over his "lavish lifestyle". The Minister said that Equatorial Guinea "will not allow interference in internal affairs".
UEFA removes the Aviva Stadium in Dublin and the San Mamés in Bilbao as tournament hosts due to a lack of guarantees regarding the admission of spectators as a result of the pandemic. The organization decides to reallocate the matches planned to take place in Dublin to the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg and Wembley Stadium in London, while those in Bilbao will be moved to La Cartuja in Seville.
In light of the Belgian attacks, Warner Bros. cancels the red carpet but will hold the European premiere of the highly-publicized film, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", at London's Leicester Square tonight.
The BBC is to broadcast its political debate programme "Question Time" from inside a prison for the first time next Thursday. Ten members of staff and ten prisoners from London's Wormwood Scrubs prison are to join 100 other audience members, while panelists are to include Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Clarke and former Home Secretary Jack Straw.