US orders China to close Houston consulate
US orders China to close Houston consulate
The US has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, Texas, by Friday - a move described as "political provocatio...
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Sydney woman told to remove tampon in strip-search
Sydney woman told to remove tampon in strip-search
Police in Sydney asked a young woman to remove her tampon during a strip-search, a law enforcement review has found. It w...
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In pictures: Portland's 'Wall of Moms'
In pictures: Portland's 'Wall of Moms'
Anti-racism protests have been taking place in Portland, Oregon, for almost two months - but in recent days they have be...
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Earliest evidence for humans in the Americas
Earliest evidence for humans in the Americas
Humans settled in the Americas much earlier than previously thought, according to new finds from Mexico. They suggest peo...
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Oxford coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response
Oxford coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response
A coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford appears safe and triggers an immune response. Trials involvi...
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Masks mandatory in France amid new virus outbreaks
Masks mandatory in France amid new virus outbreaks
France has made face masks compulsory in all enclosed public spaces amid a fresh bout of Covid-19 outbreaks. Masks were a...
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Climate change: Polar bears could be lost by 2100
Climate change: Polar bears could be lost by 2100
Polar bears will be wiped out by the end of the century unless more is done to tackle climate change, a study predicts. S...
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Arson suspected in Nantes cathedral fire
Arson suspected in Nantes cathedral fire
A fire at the cathedral in the French city of Nantes is believed to have been started deliberately, prosecutors say. Thre...
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Russian ambassador rejects vaccine hacking claims
Russian ambassador rejects vaccine hacking claims
Russia's ambassador to the UK has rejected allegations that his country's intelligence services tried to steal coronavir...
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'Wartime state' for Chinese city over Covid-19
'Wartime state' for Chinese city over Covid-19
A "wartime state" has been declared in Urumqi, the capital of China's western Xinjiang region, after a spike in cases of...
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Tributes to 'one-of-a-kind' rights icon John Lewis
Tributes to 'one-of-a-kind' rights icon John Lewis
Former US presidents and foreign leaders have joined the tributes to civil rights icon John Lewis, who has died aged 80. ...
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Twitter: Hackers downloaded private account data
Twitter: Hackers downloaded private account data
Twitter has confirmed hackers made use of tools that were supposed to have only been available to its own staff to carry...
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Top Supreme Court judge Ginsburg has cancer again
Top Supreme Court judge Ginsburg has cancer again
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said she is undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer. In a sta...
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'Rambo' suspect held in Germany after five-day hunt
'Rambo' suspect held in Germany after five-day hunt
German police have arrested a suspected gunman nicknamed "Rambo" after a five-day manhunt in the Black Forest. Yves Rausc...
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India's Covid-19 cases surge past one million
India's Covid-19 cases surge past one million
India added a record number of Covid-19 cases - nearly 35,000 - in the last 24 hours, breaching the one million mark. It...
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Protests as teen detained over missed homework
Protests as teen detained over missed homework
A Michigan judge's decision to send a 15-year-old girl to juvenile detention for violating her probation by not completi...
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Twitter says 130 accounts targeted in major hack
Twitter says 130 accounts targeted in major hack
Twitter says 130 accounts were targeted in a major cyber-attack of celebrity accounts two days ago. However, Twitter says...
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Russian spies 'target coronavirus vaccine'
Russian spies 'target coronavirus vaccine'
Russian spies are targeting organisations trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine in the UK, US and Canada, security ser...
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Summers could become 'too hot for humans'
Summers could become 'too hot for humans'
Millions of people around the world could be exposed to dangerous levels of heat stress - a dangerous condition which ca...
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Depp 'never, never violent to me' - Winona Ryder
Depp 'never, never violent to me' - Winona Ryder
Johnny Depp's ex-partner Winona Ryder has said it is "impossible to believe" allegations from his former wife Amber Hear...
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