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WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe

February 20, 2018 - 10:26am
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
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Jail term for clown cartoon of Malaysia PM

February 20, 2018 - 9:51am
Fahmi Reza's caricature depicts Najib Razak as a clown and went viral during protests against him.
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Thousands cancel Oxfam donations over Haiti scandal

February 20, 2018 - 9:21am
MPs to hold full inquiry into sexual misconduct in the aid sector, as Oxfam says 26 new cases reported.
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Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

February 20, 2018 - 8:55am
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
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Channel 4 documentary accuses Harvey Weinstein of physical assault

February 20, 2018 - 8:40am
My Week with Marilyn producer David Parfitt claims Weinstein attacked him in new Channel 4 documentary .
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Gita: State of emergency as storm hits New Zealand

February 20, 2018 - 7:52am
The storm, which caused widespread damage in Tonga and Fiji last week, has now hit New Zealand.
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Kidnap case model Chloe Ayling revisits where she was held

February 20, 2018 - 7:48am
Model Chloe Ayling revisits the place she was allegedly held after being lured to Milan.
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Liu Wen: China supermodel's new year message sparks row

February 20, 2018 - 7:07am
Liu Wen was accused of betraying her Chinese heritage by wishing fans a happy "Lunar New Year".
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Apple rushes out fix to Telugu letter text bomb bug

February 20, 2018 - 7:03am
Messages containing a letter from India's Telugu language caused devices to crash.
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The Russian guns for hire dying in Syria

February 20, 2018 - 6:41am
A grieving mother sheds some light on Russia's secret mercenary war in Syria.
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Kazakhstan changes its alphabet - again

February 20, 2018 - 6:27am
President issues decree doing away with much-maligned apostrophes introduced last year.
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Catalan politician Anna Gabriel defies court summons

February 20, 2018 - 6:18am
Anna Gabriel says she is staying abroad as she does not think she will get a a fair trial in Spain.
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Fergie apologises for NBA national anthem performance

February 20, 2018 - 5:45am
The singer tells fans she 'tried her best' after criticism of her rendition of the national anthem at an NBA game.
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The ex-strongman who has divided Peru for decades

February 20, 2018 - 5:06am
Why former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori's controversial career divided a nation.
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Syria war: Scores of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes

February 20, 2018 - 4:51am
More than 100 people may have been killed in the Damascus area of the Eastern Ghouta.
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Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights

February 20, 2018 - 4:45am
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.
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HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth

February 20, 2018 - 4:43am
While well-known on the UK High Street, the banking giant makes most of its money outside of Britain.
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Peru's ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again

February 20, 2018 - 4:25am
A court says the ex-president's recent pardon will not count in a case involving six dead farmers.
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Winter Olympics: USA beat Slovakia to reach men's ice hockey quarter-finals

February 20, 2018 - 4:21am
The USA men's ice hockey team reach the quarter-finals at the Winter Olympics with victory over Slovakia in Pyeongchang.
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Thai survival training: Drinking cobra blood in the jungle

February 20, 2018 - 3:23am
US and South Korean soldiers learn essential jungle survival skills in Thailand.
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