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Coronavirus: Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive

The president, who has belittled the risks posed by the virus, took the test after developing symptoms.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 3:58 pm


Russian space official Safronov charged in treason probe

Former journalist Ivan Safronov is suspected of passing secrets to a Nato country but denies any guilt.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 3:42 pm


Washington Redskins: Major retailers drop merchandise

The American football team is under increasing pressure to change its name.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 3:35 pm


China bubonic plague: WHO 'monitoring' case but says it is 'not high risk'

It says the confirmed case of a herdsman in China's Inner Mongolia is being "well managed".

Published on 7 July 2020 | 3:21 pm


Siberian Arctic 'up to 10 degrees warmer' in June

The average temperature in the region reached a record high in some area, EU data shows.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 2:52 pm


Deutsche Bank faces $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein ties

New York regulators cited "significant compliance failures" at the German bank.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 2:51 pm


Coronavirus: Anger over US decision on foreign students' visas

Foreign students whose courses move completely online may have to move universities to stay in the US.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 2:36 pm


TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State hints that Chinese apps - like TikTok - could be targeted.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 11:57 am


Hisham al-Hashimi: Leading Iraqi security expert shot dead in Baghdad

The US and UN condemn the murder of Hisham al-Hashimi, who advised the government on armed groups.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 11:41 am


Coronavirus: Italian beach nudists fined as police crack down

Six people who dared to go bare on the shores of Lake Como are spotted by a marine patrol.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 10:57 am


Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?

There are fears that the number of cases is growing rapidly, so what are the key trends?

Published on 7 July 2020 | 10:46 am


Dinosaur ancestors 'may have been tiny'

Dinosaurs are thought of as giant creatures, but new work adds to evidence they started out small.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 10:31 am


Coronavirus updates: Melbourne tower block lockdown 'like being in prison'

A resident of a Melbourne tower block that was put into complete lockdown says they had no notice.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 10:04 am


India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market

Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.

Published on 7 July 2020 | 6:38 am


'Horrible' offices look to tempt back workers

Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 11:06 pm


Iran's female gamers face challenges to stay online

There's been a lockdown gaming boom – but in Iran it's been difficult to stay connected.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 11:02 pm


Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world

His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made billions during the pandemic.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 11:01 pm


Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit

They're working frantically to stop the pandemic spreading. And sometimes that means some awkward conversations.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 10:58 pm


Coronavirus pandemic: Louvre museum reopens after nearly four months

The Louvre reopens with a one-way system and compulsory masks.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 1:18 pm


Ennio Morricone’s life in pictures

“Spaghetti" Westerns composer Ennio Morricone has died in Rome aged 91.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 1:11 pm


Ennio Morricone: Oscar-winning composer dies aged 91

The Italian composer who wrote famous scores for Spaghetti Westerns has died in Rome aged 91.

Published on 6 July 2020 | 10:05 am


Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre on Maxwell arrest

This video has been removed for rights reasons.

Published on 5 July 2020 | 6:43 pm






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