A Russian ship stranded in the Antactic is pictured in ice as an Australian icebreaker's bid to reach it is halted because of poor visibility caused by a blizzard.
MV Akademik Shokalskiy has been stuck since Christmas Eve after a blizzard's whipping winds pushed the sea ice around the ship, freezing it in place.
The ship is not in danger of sinking, and there are several week's worth of supplies for the 74 scientists, tourists and crew on board.
More top news
The occasion commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
A major easing of lockdown measures in England saw pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas opening their doors again.
The president said he was “in the process of defeating the radical left”.