Coronavirus wreaks havoc in US black communities
Coronavirus wreaks havoc in US black communities
Stark statistics from Chicago health officials have underscored the heavy toll of coronavirus on black Americans. Black C...
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Calls for debt relief for world's poorest nations
Calls for debt relief for world's poorest nations
More than 100 global organisations are calling for debt payments of developing countries to be dropped this year. These c...
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Court to rule on Cardinal Pell's final appeal
Court to rule on Cardinal Pell's final appeal
Australia's top court is set to rule on Cardinal George Pell's final appeal to overturn his conviction for child sexual ...
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France records highest virus daily death toll
France records highest virus daily death toll
France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak began. The tota...
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Africa will not be test ground for vaccine - WHO
Africa will not be test ground for vaccine - WHO
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned as "racist" the comments by two French doctors who suggest...
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Lockdown wedding ends in arrest of bride and groom
Lockdown wedding ends in arrest of bride and groom
Married life got off to an unexpected start for a pair of newlyweds in South Africa when police showed up to the party. T...
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10 hours ago
James Bond actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94
James Bond actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94
Honor Blackman, the British actress who played Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger, has died at the age of 94...
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11 hours ago
Stricter measures in Turkey as cases rise sharply
Stricter measures in Turkey as cases rise sharply
Turkish authorities have imposed new measures to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of infections continues ...
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13 hours ago
Why India could help US get unproven 'corona drug'
Why India could help US get unproven 'corona drug'
India is reportedly "considering" a request by Donald Trump to release stocks of a drug the US president has called a "g...
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16 hours ago
Spanish virus death toll falls for fourth day
Spanish virus death toll falls for fourth day
Spain has seen its daily number of coronavirus deaths fall for a fourth consecutive day, bolstering hopes the country is...
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17 hours ago
Duffy discloses harrowing details of kidnap
Duffy discloses harrowing details of kidnap
Singer Duffy has opened up about a four-week ordeal during which she says she was drugged in her own home, raped and tak...
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19 hours ago
Inside the collapse of an African construction giant
Inside the collapse of an African construction giant
Spencon was once one of the largest construction firms in East Africa. After years of financial trouble, two highly-paid...
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21 hours ago
Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers
Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers
Singapore has told 20,000 foreign workers to stay in their dormitories for 14 days as coronavirus cases increase in the ...
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23 hours ago
The iShield: Apple to design and make medical gear
The iShield: Apple to design and make medical gear
Best-known for phones and computers, Apple has now turned its hand to making face shields for medical workers. Apple chie...
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Tiger at US zoo tests positive for coronavirus
Tiger at US zoo tests positive for coronavirus
A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Bronx Zoo, in New York...
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Man rescued from Pyrenees fined for lockdown breach
Man rescued from Pyrenees fined for lockdown breach
A man has been rescued by helicopter from the Pyrenees after trying to walk from France to Spain to buy cheap cigarettes...
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PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms
PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Do...
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Queen: 'We will succeed' in fight against virus
Queen: 'We will succeed' in fight against virus
The Queen has said the UK "will succeed" in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, in a rallying message to the nat...
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New York new virus cases 'dropping for first time'
New York new virus cases 'dropping for first time'
The number of infections and deaths in New York, the epicentre of the US coronavirus outbreak, is dropping for the first...
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China releases jailed human rights lawyer
China releases jailed human rights lawyer
A leading Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to more than four years in jail for subversion has been released. However...
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