Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates 'hacked' on Twitter in apparent Bitcoin scam

President Trump weakens landmark US environmental law to speed up infrastructure projects

Record-breaking Siberian heatwave 'almost impossible' without human-caused climate change

Iran judiciary may halt protesters' executions after social media storm

US furniture company Wayfair is at the centre of a bizarre and unfounded conspiracy theory involving allegations of child trafficking, which has been spreading online

US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci calls White House attacks 'bizarre'

Ethiopia begins filling reservoir behind disputed Grand Renaissance dam on the River Nile - a day after talks with Egypt and Sudan ended without agreement, officials say

"Keep calm and be safe. We will get through any lockdown!"

In some parts of the world, a surge in localised cases has meant a return to lockdown. How do you make the best of it second time around?

Google launches hieroglyphics translator that uses machine learning to decode ancient Egyptian language

Celebrities including Jay-Z and Rihanna send letter urging US Department of Justice to reopen investigation into death of Danroy "DJ" Henry, shot by a white police officer in 2010

Cases of coronavirus are on the rise across Africa. But in some countries, people don’t believe the pandemic is real

The hospitals of Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, tell a different story


At least seven boats have caught fire at a shipyard in Iran's port of Bushehr, state media report

“They’re invested in the idea of what it means to be Black, but… it’s catering to the white audience"

Actress Viola Davis says she feels like she "betrayed myself and my people" in 2011 film The Help

Statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes decapitated in Cape Town, South Africa

Photo of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's dog with her toys may carry a coded message for Chinese government

"You call me selfish for not wearing a mask? You're the one who's trying to force me [to wear] a medical procedure"

Anti-mask activists rally at a restaurant in Florida - the state with nearly 300,000 cases of coronavirus


Kenyan 12-year old girl, married to two men within a month, rescued by authorities

Spate of resignations follows allegations of workplace harassment in Russia's liberal media

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