A Filipino woman believed to be the oldest person in the world has died at age 124. Lola Francisca Susano died early Monday evening, according to the city of Kabankalan, in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. “It is with sadne..
New Zealand will keep its borders closed to most international travellers for a further five months, the government said on Wednesday, outlining a cautious easing of coronavirus border curbs that have been in place for nearly two years. Along with..
A US jury has awarded $25m (£19m) in damages against the organisers of a deadly far-right rally in August 2017. The defendants were found liable in four out of six counts over the bloodshed at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Vi..
A Chinese food live-streamer says he has been blacklisted from a grill buffet restaurant for eating too much. The man, known only as Mr Kang, told Hunan TV that he was banned from the Handadi Seafood BBQ Buffet in Changsha city after a series of b..
Germany will limit large parts of public life in areas where hospitals are becoming dangerously full of COVID-19 patients to those who have either been vaccinated or have recovered from the illness, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. The m..
Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, have shut all schools and colleges indefinitely amid the worsening levels of air pollution. Construction work has also been banned until 21 November but an exception has been made for transport and defence..
Amazon has reached a legal settlement in California over claims it failed to adequately inform its warehouse workers about Covid-19 cases in the workplace. California's attorney general said workers had been left "terrified and powerless&..
Twin suicide bombings killed three people and wounded several dozen more in Uganda's capital Kampala on Tuesday, police said, attacks claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. The police earlier blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an..
Several outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is spreading quickly again. The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly ..
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