Michael Bloomberg ‘to write $4.5m cheque to cover US commitment to Paris climate agreement’

Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover the...

Kangaroo dies after zoo visitors throw rocks to make it hop

A kangaroo has died in a zoo after visitors threw rocks at in an attempt to make the animal...

Donald Tusk testifies in court over plane crash that killed Poland’s president and 95...

Donald Tusk has told a Polish court that he had no role in preparing an ill-fated flight that crashed...

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who...

Businesses may soon use ‘smart glass’ to get you to spend more time and...

There are many depictions of a future in which we've mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass....

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged...

Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown

On Friday 13 April, inside a cramped Moscow courtroom, judge Yulia Smolina made Russian internet history. It took her...

South Korea stops broadcasting propaganda over border with North Korea ahead of summit between...

South Korea has stopped broadcasting propaganda across its border with North Korea, in a gesture of goodwill ahead of...

Armenia protests: Police detain opposition leaders and 200 protesters after president becomes prime minister

Three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters have been arrested in Armenia following more than a week of demonstrations venting...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green...

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