TikTok founder defends potential Microsoft sale
TikTok founder defends potential Microsoft sale
The Chinese head of TikTok has defended plans to sell its US operations, describing a deal as the only way to prevent th...
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11 months ago
Tropical Storm Isaias lashes Carolinas, moves north
Tropical Storm Isaias lashes Carolinas, moves north
Tropical Storm Isaias has brought tornadoes and heavy rains to the US east coast after making landfall in North Carolina...
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11 months ago
Audi drops 'insensitive' girl with banana ad
Audi drops 'insensitive' girl with banana ad
German carmaker Audi has apologised for an advert showing a little girl eating a banana in front of a high-performance c...
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11 months ago
Dozens test positive for Covid-19 on Norway cruise
Dozens test positive for Covid-19 on Norway cruise
At least 41 passengers and crew on a Norwegian cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19, officials say. Hundreds mo...
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11 months ago
Data leak reveals Iran cover-up of Covid-19 deaths
Data leak reveals Iran cover-up of Covid-19 deaths
The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what Iran's government claims, a BBC Persian service inve...
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11 months ago
Spain's ex-King Juan Carlos to leave country
Spain's ex-King Juan Carlos to leave country
Spain's former king, Juan Carlos, will leave the country, the royal palace has announced, weeks after he was linked to a...
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11 months ago
IS-claimed attack on Afghan prison leaves 29 dead
IS-claimed attack on Afghan prison leaves 29 dead
At least 29 people have been killed in an attack on a prison in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad which saw more than...
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11 months ago
Kaepernick shirt used as target at Navy Seal event
Kaepernick shirt used as target at Navy Seal event
The US Navy Seals are investigating after footage emerged of military dogs attacking a "stand-in" wearing a Colin Kaeper...
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11 months ago
HK delays elections for a year 'over virus fears'
HK delays elections for a year 'over virus fears'
The Hong Kong government has postponed September's parliamentary elections by a year, saying it is necessary amid a rise...
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11 months ago
Maxwell-Epstein emails shown in new court papers
Maxwell-Epstein emails shown in new court papers
Emails between UK socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and the late US sex offender Jeffrey Epstein have been revealed in a trove...
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11 months ago
Oprah Magazine to honour Breonna Taylor on cover
Oprah Magazine to honour Breonna Taylor on cover
For the first time in two decades, US talk show star Oprah Winfrey will not appear on the cover of her magazine, O. Inste...
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11 months ago
Vietnam records first Covid-19 deaths
Vietnam records first Covid-19 deaths
Vietnam has recorded its first Covid-19 fatalities, in a devastating blow for a country proud of its zero deaths. The fir...
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11 months ago
Spain insists it is safe amid new virus outbreaks
Spain insists it is safe amid new virus outbreaks
Spain has said outbreaks of new Covid-19 cases are isolated and under control after the UK abruptly ordered people comin...
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Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104
Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104
Olivia de Havilland, one of the last remaining stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, has died at the age of 104. De Hav...
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Police and protesters clash at Seattle march
Police and protesters clash at Seattle march
Police in the US city of Seattle clashed with crowds marching in support of anti-racism protests, in one of the most ten...
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Volunteer admits starting Nantes cathedral fire
Volunteer admits starting Nantes cathedral fire
A church volunteer has admitted starting a fire that devastated the cathedral in the French city of Nantes last week, hi...
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Satellite test was not a weapon, Russia says
Satellite test was not a weapon, Russia says
Accusations from the US and UK that Russia recently tested anti-satellite weaponry in space are "distorted", Russia's de...
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China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu
China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu
China has ordered the closure of the US consulate in the south-western city of Chengdu, in a tit-for-tat escalation betw...
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Genetic impact of colonial-era slave trade revealed
Genetic impact of colonial-era slave trade revealed
A major DNA study has shed new light on the fate of millions of Africans who were traded as slaves to the Americas betwe...
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Chicago removes Christopher Columbus statues
Chicago removes Christopher Columbus statues
Two statues of Christopher Columbus have been temporarily removed in Chicago. It comes a week after protesters attempted...
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