A traveller in Thailand has become the first person outside China to be diagnosed with a new coronavirus. The Chinese woman was quarantined after arriving…View More First case of new virus reported outside China
SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly…View More World welcomes 2020, but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions
SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly…View More World welcomes 2020, but wildfires, protests, cast a pall over some celebrations
An attack on a New York rabbi’s home in which five people were stabbed was an act of domestic terrorism, the state’s governor has said.…View More New York stabbings: Hanukkah attack on rabbi’s home ‘an act of domestic terror’
The Cabinet Office has apologised after the home addresses of more than 1,000 people who received New Year honours were accidentally posted online. Sir Elton…View More New Year Honours: Elton John and Ben Stokes among 1,000 recipients who have home addresses published ‘in error’ online
Each winner will receive their award from Queen Elizabeth II or her vice-regal representative, which is usually another member of the Royal Family. Celebrities that…View More New Year Honours list: What are the New Year Honours?
The Indian cabinet has approved a new population register despite weeks of protests over a citizenship law that critics say is anti-Muslim. Authorities say the…View More India agrees new population database amid protests
Arts minister stops new owner of £8m Thomas Gainsborough painting from taking it out of the country in the hope it will be saved by…View More Arts minister stops new owner of £8m painting from taking it out of UK
President Vladimir Putin has heralded the opening of a railway bridge to the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula by posing in the driver’s cab and praising construction…View More Putin’s new Crimea rail link condemned by EU
The three young women who died in a horrific late-night crash in New Jersey were together for a high school reunion meant to unite two…View More New Jersey women in fatal crash were together for high school reunion, mom says
A fresh commemorative Brexit 50p coin is to be made after an earlier batch had to be melted down because of the UK’s delayed departure…View More New Brexit 50p coins ordered for latest departure date
FUMING Royal Caribbean cruise passengers have criticised the firm for its "terrible" care after the deadly trip to a New Zealand volcano. Tearful holidaymakers today…View More New Zealand volcano – Furious Royal Caribbean cruise passengers slam ‘terrible’ handling of White Island disaster
A person who was being treated in hospital after the eruption of New Zealand’s White Island volcano has died, bringing the official death toll to…View More New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 16
The sister of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox hopes the new Parliament ‘brings us an opportunity to move forward from one of the most toxic…View More Jo Cox's sister hopes new parliament can bring a 'sense of coming together'