Second US presidential debate to be virtual
Second US presidential debate to be virtual
The second debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden will be held virtually, the Commi...
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Should your accelerator pedal curb your speeding?
Should your accelerator pedal curb your speeding?
Car makers and safety experts are arguing about the best technology to curb speeding on Europe’s roads. The EU is propo...
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Fly generates most buzz from VP debate
Fly generates most buzz from VP debate
If one measure of success is popularity on social media, the vice-presidential debate was a no-contest. Despite the candi...
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Movie-going could 'become extinct' warns director
Movie-going could 'become extinct' warns director
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has said that movie-going is facing a real threat of extinction. Her new superhero mo...
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Pence and Harris spar over pandemic in debate
Pence and Harris spar over pandemic in debate
US Vice-President Mike Pence and Democratic running mate Kamala Harris have clashed fiercely over the coronavirus pandem...
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George Floyd murder suspect released on $1m bail
George Floyd murder suspect released on $1m bail
The former US police officer charged with the murder of unarmed black man George Floyd has been released from prison on ...
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Extreme poverty 'set for first rise since 1998'
Extreme poverty 'set for first rise since 1998'
Extreme poverty is set to rise this year for the first time in more than two decades, with coronavirus expected to push ...
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Iran sets virus deaths record amid 'third wave'
Iran sets virus deaths record amid 'third wave'
Iran has reported a record daily number of new coronavirus deaths, as it struggles with what officials have called a "th...
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Scientists win historic Nobel chemistry prize
Scientists win historic Nobel chemistry prize
Two scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA. Emmanuelle Charp...
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Missing N Korean ambassador 'living in S Korea'
Missing N Korean ambassador 'living in S Korea'
A North Korean diplomat who disappeared in Italy has defected and is living in South Korea, a lawmaker says. Jo Song-gil,...
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IS British 'Beatles' on way to face US charges
IS British 'Beatles' on way to face US charges
Two ex-British Islamic State (IS) prisoners are travelling to the US to appear in court later over the killing of Wester...
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Covid spreads further among Trump's inner circle
Covid spreads further among Trump's inner circle
Covid-19 is spreading further among those around US President Donald Trump, with White House adviser Stephen Miller and ...
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Trump ends Covid budget stimulus relief talks
Trump ends Covid budget stimulus relief talks
US President Donald Trump has said he is ending negotiations over a Covid-19 relief bill, and will only resume talks aft...
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September was world's 'hottest on record'
September was world's 'hottest on record'
September was the warmest on record globally, according to the weather service Copernicus. It was 0.05C hotter than Sept...
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The robot shop worker controlled by a faraway human
The robot shop worker controlled by a faraway human
In a quiet aisle of a small supermarket in Tokyo, a robot dutifully goes about its work. Reaching down, it grabs yet ano...
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Trump to leave hospital on Monday
Trump to leave hospital on Monday
US President Donald Trump says he will be released from hospital later on Monday, four days after being admitted with Co...
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Flawless 102-carat diamond a 'bargain' at $16m
Flawless 102-carat diamond a 'bargain' at $16m
A rare 102-carat white diamond has sold at auction for $15.7m (£12.1m) in what experts say is a "bargain". The gemstone...
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Thousands protest over Kyrgyzstan election result
Thousands protest over Kyrgyzstan election result
Thousands of people have protested in Kyrgyzstan over allegations of vote-buying and intimidation in Sunday's parliament...
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One in 10 worldwide may have had Covid - WHO
One in 10 worldwide may have had Covid - WHO
One in 10 people around the world may have contracted Covid-19, the World Health Organization said, at a special meeting...
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Proud Boys becomes LGBT trend on social media
Proud Boys becomes LGBT trend on social media
Members of the LGBT community have been making #ProudBoys trend on social media by posting images of gay pride and pictu...
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