South Korea has stepped up measures to contain the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, as confirmed infections increased sharply for a second day.
Scientists say they have seen a remarkable collection of blue whales in the coastal waters around the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia.
Their 23-day survey counted 55 animals - a total that is unprecedented in the decades since commercial whaling ended.
Barclays has scrapped a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks and sent warnings to those spending too long on breaks.
The bank introduced the computer monitoring system last week, but faced a staff backlash, reported
Tony Blair has questioned whether the contenders for the Labour leadership offer the "fundamental" change the party needs to get back into power.
The former Labour PM said the party was facing a "make-or-break moment" after losing four general
A Brazilian senator, Cid Gomes, has been injured after shots were fired at him during a stand-off with police. Senator Gomes, 56, was driving a digger towards a fence
A suspected far-right extremist has killed at least nine people in attacks on two shisha bars in a city in western Germany, officials say.
A religious group in South Korea has been identified as a coronavirus hotbed, officials say, amid a sharp rise in confirmed cases in the country.
In a punchy debate worthy of Las Vegas, billionaire Michael Bloomberg came under attack from all sides. The field of candidates for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination
Turkey's president has said it is "only a matter of time" before it launches an operation to stop a Syrian army assault on opposition-held Idlib province.
No country offers a child both the chance of a healthy upbringing and an environment fit for their future, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
Experts say climate change and harmful advertising encouraging fast-food consumption and under-age
Libya's UN-backed government has withdrawn from peace talks after the capital was hit by rocket fire. It said the port was one of the targets struck by forces
US President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor convicted of trying to sell Barack Obama's vacated US Senate seat.
He's one of the richest men in the world, a polarising candidate in a crowded race and he's about to make his first appearance on the debate stage
Mexican police are searching for a woman who was seen on surveillance camera with a seven-year-old girl outside her school on the day she disappeared.
An ex-rugby league player, his wife and their three children have died after their car was allegedly set alight in the Australian city of Brisbane.
Ring, Amazon's video doorbell system, has introduced additional steps to the way users log in to their accounts.
Users will need to enter a password and unique six-digit code when they first log in to view their
Nine mayors in France have banned falling ill, in a symbolic move to highlight the lack of local doctors. A decree signed by the mayors in rural parts
A Turkish court is to issue a verdict on the case of 11 rights activists arrested in 2017 on terror charges, a case that has been widely criticised.
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