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Category: World News

China economy: Why it matters to you

China is one of the world’s biggest economies. It makes and sells all sorts of products to all over the world, from iPhones to air conditioners, and many countries...

Coronavirus: Passengers leave Diamond Princess amid criticism of Japan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A passenger leaves the Diamond Princess cruise ship after more than two weeks in quarantine Hundreds of passengers who tested...

737 Max: Debris found in new planes’ fuel tanks

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing’s crisis-hit 737 Max jetliner faces a new potential safety issue as debris has been found in the fuel tanks of several new...

Storm Dennis: ‘Ghost ship’ washes up on Irish coast

Image copyright Irish Coast Guard/PA Image caption The 80-metre cargo ship Alta was last seen thousands of miles away in 2019 A “ghost” cargo ship has washed...

Australia bushfires: Backpackers can stay longer if they help rebuild

Image copyright Getty Images Backpackers in Australia on working holiday visas may now be able to stay longer if they help out on farms that were affected by the...

Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk

Image copyright AFP Image caption The highest fatality rate – 14.8% – is for people aged 80 and older Health officials in China have published the first...

Srinivas Gowda: ‘India’s Usain Bolt’ says no to national trials

Image copyright Annu Pai Image caption Srinivas Gowda also praised the efforts of his teammates, the two buffalo An Indian buffalo racer who is being compared to Olympic...

The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok

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Israeli soldiers duped by Hamas ‘fake women’ phone ruse

Image copyright IDF Image caption One of the fake images purportedly used by Hamas hackers Dozens of Israeli soldiers have had their smartphones hacked by the Hamas...

Uganda’s Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies aged 15

Image copyright Disney Image caption Nikita Pearl Waligwa played Gloria, a friend of the protagonist Phiona, who explained the rules of chess An actress who starred in...