Hong Kong: 'I was tear gassed getting my lunch'
“I’ve been tear-gassed a few times, but never when I was outside my office – popping out to get my lunch,” says one trader at HSBC.
November 16, 2019 1:03 pm
Australia fires: New blazes forecast as temperatures rise
The massive bushfires raging across Australia are expected to flare up again as temperatures rise in coming days.
November 16, 2019 5:13 am
Flooded Venice battles new tidal surge
Flooded Venice has been hit by a new high tide of 54cm (5ft), giving residents no respite from a crisis costing Italy millions of euros.
November 16, 2019 5:04 am
Chile protests: Government bows to demands for referendum
Chile has announced it will hold a referendum on the country’s constitution following weeks of anti-government protests.
November 16, 2019 4:10 am
Trump ally Roger Stone convicted of lying to Congress
US President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone has been convicted on seven counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.
November 16, 2019 4:00 am
California school shooting: Santa Clarita attack leaves one dead
At least one person was killed and three were injured when a gunman wearing black clothing opened fire in the grounds of a high school in California, officials say.
November 15, 2019 6:49 am
Italy to declare state of emergency over damage
Italy has declared a state of emergency in Venice after the Italian city was engulfed by 1.87m (6ft) high water levels, flooding its historic basilica and cutting power to homes.
November 15, 2019 6:38 am
MH17 disaster: Phone-taps 'show Russia directed Ukraine rebels'
An international inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believes high-level Russian officials were directing separatists in eastern Ukraine linked to the attack.
November 15, 2019 6:29 am
General says architect should 'shut his mouth'
The army general overseeing the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris has said the building’s chief architect should “shut his mouth”.
November 15, 2019 6:18 am
Van crash in south-east Iran kills 28 Afghan nationals
At least 28 Afghan nationals have been killed in a crash in Iran, according to the country’s Ilna news agency.
November 15, 2019 6:08 am
Hong Kong to close all schools amid escalating protests
Hong Kong has announced that all schools including kindergartens will be closed on Thursday as the territory faces another day of escalating unrest.
November 14, 2019 6:38 am
Jeanine Áñez assumes interim presidency
Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has assumed the interim presidency of the South American country following Evo Morales’s resignation.