'Highest temperature on Earth' recorded in US
'Highest temperature on Earth' recorded in US
What could be the highest temperature ever reliably recorded on Earth - 130F (54.4C) - may have been reached in Death Va...
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11 months ago
Major child sexual abuse trial begins in Germany
Major child sexual abuse trial begins in Germany
A cook has gone on trial in Cologne accused of sexually abusing his baby daughter, in Germany's biggest post-war paedoph...
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11 months ago
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE
Spain's former king Juan Carlos has been living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 3 August, the Spanish royal pala...
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11 months ago
Mass protest eclipses Belarus leader's rally
Mass protest eclipses Belarus leader's rally
Tens of thousands of opponents of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have gathered in Minsk to protest against di...
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11 months ago
'Breathing freedom' - Belarusians hope for change
'Breathing freedom' - Belarusians hope for change
There is a sense of euphoria on the streets in Belarus. Thousands of people gather in the capital Minsk to voice their o...
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11 months ago
Wrecked Mauritius oil spill ship breaks in two
Wrecked Mauritius oil spill ship breaks in two
A Japanese bulk carrier that has leaked hundreds of tonnes of fuel oil off the Mauritius coast has broken apart, authori...
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11 months ago
Two held in India for teen's rape and murder
Two held in India for teen's rape and murder
A 13-year-old girl has been raped and murdered in India. Her body was found in a sugarcane field in northern Uttar Prades...
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11 months ago
Thousands attend Belarus protester's funeral
Thousands attend Belarus protester's funeral
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a man who died during recent protests against the disputed presidential...
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11 months ago
Pompeo signs new defence deal with Poland
Pompeo signs new defence deal with Poland
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has signed a new defence agreement with Poland that will see American troops redeploye...
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11 months ago
China restaurant apologises for weighing customers
China restaurant apologises for weighing customers
A restaurant in central China has apologised for encouraging diners to weigh themselves and then order food accordingly....
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11 months ago
Israel and UAE strike historic peace deal
Israel and UAE strike historic peace deal
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to normalise relations, US President Donald Trump has announced. A joint ...
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11 months ago
Women form 'solidarity chains' in Belarus protests
Women form 'solidarity chains' in Belarus protests
Women have formed human chains in Belarus to condemn a crackdown on protests as demonstrations over the disputed electio...
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11 months ago
Spanish regions ban smoking over Covid-19 risk
Spanish regions ban smoking over Covid-19 risk
The Spanish region of Galicia has effectively banned smoking in public places over concerns it increases the risk of Cov...
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11 months ago
Biden and Harris say Trump has left US 'in tatters'
Biden and Harris say Trump has left US 'in tatters'
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris have attacked "whining" President Donald Trum...
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11 months ago
France sends jets and ships to tense eastern Med
France sends jets and ships to tense eastern Med
France is deploying two Rafale fighter jets and a naval frigate in the eastern Mediterranean because of tensions between...
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11 months ago
Beirut officials under house arrest after blast
Beirut officials under house arrest after blast
A number of Beirut port officials are being placed under house arrest pending an investigation into Tuesday's huge explo...
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11 months ago
Uighur model sends rare video from Chinese detention
Uighur model sends rare video from Chinese detention
Merdan Ghappar was used to posing for the camera. As a model for the massive Chinese online retailer Taobao, the 31-year...
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11 months ago
Sweden's economy hit less hard by coronavirus
Sweden's economy hit less hard by coronavirus
Sweden, which avoided a lockdown during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, saw its economy shrink 8.6% in the April-to...
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11 months ago
Many injured as large blast rocks Beirut
Many injured as large blast rocks Beirut
A large blast has hit the Lebanese capital, Beirut, causing widespread damage and injuring many people, officials say. It...
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11 months ago
Spain puzzles over former king's whereabouts
Spain puzzles over former king's whereabouts
There is intense speculation in the Spanish media about the whereabouts of embattled ex-King Juan Carlos, after his shoc...
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11 months ago