Yemen war: US presses Saudi Arabia to agree ceasefire

Yemen war: US presses Saudi Arabia to agree ceasefire

The US has called for a swift cessation of hostilities in Yemen, where three years of civil war have caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis ...

Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament

Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of ...

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles It says such purchases contravene US ...

Fan Bingbing disappearance highlights ties between Chinese politics and showbusiness

Fan Bingbing disappearance highlights ties between Chinese politics and showbusiness

On Sunday, fans of missing Chinese actor Fan Bingbing marked her 37th birthday with some sadness “Fan Bingbing, happy birthday It is again another year, ...

Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop

Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop

Vladimir Putin’s global power is inseparable from his mastery of dark money, which he moves secretly to buy assets and influence We know he’s doing ...

Don’t walk this way: why Hong Kong reopened a pedestrian street to cars

Don’t walk this way: why Hong Kong reopened a pedestrian street to cars

Trying to walking through the pedestrian zone of Sai Yeung Choi Street South, walkers were always shoulder-to-shoulder, bumping into every other passing person There was ...

Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director

Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director

Have I done psychotropic drugs” Cary Fukunaga considers the question and laughs “Yeah Just an aesthetic amount, which is basically just enjoying yourself” He hasn’t ...

EU warns Facebook it faces sanctions over ‘misleading’ T&Cs

EU warns Facebook it faces sanctions over ‘misleading’ T&Cs

Brussels has warned Facebook it will face sanctions unless it changes what the European commission calls its “misleading” terms and conditions The EU commissioner in ...

Build walls on seafloor to stop glaciers melting, scientists say

Build walls on seafloor to stop glaciers melting, scientists say

Building walls on the seafloor may become the next frontier of climate science, as engineers seek novel ways to hold back the sea level rises ...

‘Medieval’ cholera outbreak exposes Zimbabwe’s problems

‘Medieval’ cholera outbreak exposes Zimbabwe’s problems

Authorities in Zimbabwe are struggling to control a deadly cholera outbreak, underlining the enormous challenges that face the country’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa More than ...