Trump raises $200m for post-election legal battles
President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee say they have raised $207.5m (£154m) since the US election last month.
December 5, 2020 8:49 am
Ethiopia aid delayed amid reports Tigray fighting continues - UN
Continued fighting in many parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region is hindering efforts to deliver aid, the UN says.
December 5, 2020 8:45 am
Post-Brexit trade talks paused amid 'significant divergences'
Talks to reach a post-Brexit trade deal have been paused, because UK and EU negotiators say “significant divergences” remain.
December 5, 2020 8:42 am
NZ delivers PPE and Unimog parts to Tonga
COVID Personal Protective Equipment has been delivered to Tonga by the New Zealand military.
December 4, 2020 5:30 pm
Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days
US President-elect Joe Biden has said he will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
December 4, 2020 1:48 pm
US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations
Record-high Covid infections and hospitalisations have been reported in the US, with fears they will not slow in the run-up to Christmas.
December 4, 2020 7:16 am
Reptiles smuggled from Mexico found stitched inside dolls
German airport customs officers have found 26 rare reptiles – 10 of them dead – smuggled inside parcels of toys and sweets from Mexico.
December 4, 2020 6:46 am
Chinese step up attempts to 'influence' Biden team - US official
Chinese agents have stepped up their efforts to influence President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration, a US intelligence official has said.
December 3, 2020 5:20 pm
Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors
Iran has moved to stop UN inspections of its nuclear sites and step up uranium enrichment under a new law approved by its parliament.
December 3, 2020 4:35 pm
Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK
The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine.
December 3, 2020 6:55 am
Flavoured HIV drug for children to be rolled out
Aid agencies say that a low cost strawberry-flavoured tablet for children living with HIV will be rolled out in African countries .
December 3, 2020 6:08 am
Trump inciting violence, says Georgia election official
A US state of Georgia election official has said President Donald Trump will bear responsibility for any violence that results from unsubstantiated election fraud claims he has stoked.