AstraZeneca defends EU vaccine rollout plan
The head of AstraZeneca has defended its rollout of the coronavirus vaccine in the EU, amid tension with member states over delays in supply.
January 27, 2021 4:15 pm
Biden confronts Putin over several issues in first call
US President Joe Biden held his first call with his Russian counterpart, confronting President Vladimir Putin over a range of issues including a massive cyber-attack.
January 27, 2021 2:51 pm
Delhi security stepped up after violent clashes
The Indian government is deploying paramilitary reinforcements in the capital, Delhi, after a day of violent protests by striking farmers.
January 27, 2021 11:17 am
Farmers breach Delhi's Red Fort in huge tractor rally
A rally against agriculture reforms in India turned violent on Tuesday, after protesting farmers broke through police barricades to storm Delhi’s historic Red Fort complex.
January 27, 2021 7:50 am
Curfew stays despite 'scum' riots in Dutch cities
The Dutch government says it will not lift a curfew, after a third night of violent protests against increased Covid curbs across the Netherlands.
January 27, 2021 7:12 am
UK passes 100,000 milestone
More than 100,000 people have died with Covid-19 in the UK, after 1,631 deaths within 28 days of a positive test were recorded in the daily figures.
January 27, 2021 6:33 am
New Zealand's borders may stay shut
New Zealand’s borders will remain closed for most of this year as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
January 27, 2021 6:26 am
Dutch curfew riots rage
Riot police in the Netherlands have again clashed with protesters defying a curfew, following a weekend of unrest.
January 26, 2021 5:17 pm
Court agrees $17m payout for accusers
A US bankruptcy judge has agreed a $17m payout to women who accused disgraced film director Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
January 26, 2021 4:02 pm
EU to tighten vaccine exports amid row with AstraZeneca
The EU has warned it will tighten rules on exports of Covid vaccines, amid a row with AstraZeneca over a cut in planned supplies to the 27-member bloc.
January 26, 2021 2:11 pm
Curfew riots hit Netherlands
Police in the Netherlands have again clashed with protesters defying a curfew, following a weekend of unrest.
January 26, 2021 12:20 pm
Chinese and Indian troops 'in new border clash'
Chinese and Indian troops have reportedly clashed again in a disputed border area, with injuries on both sides, Indian media say.