Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires - BBC News

View Article HereOfficial figures from Brazil have shown a big increase in the number of fires in the Amazon region in July compared with the same month last year. Satellite images compiled by Brazil's National Space Agency revealed ther...

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Microsoft and TikTok talks continue after Trump call - BBC News

View Article HereTikTok's time in the US may be running out with President Trump and other senior officials talking of an imminent ban. But US tech giant Microsoft is in talks to buy the US part of Tiktok – which may change President Tru...

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Massive explosion rips through Lebanese capital Beirut - BBC News

View Article HereA massive explosion has torn through the Lebanese capital Beirut causing. Dozens of people are known to have been killed in the blast with many more unaccounted for — officials say they expect the death toll to rise shar...

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Widespread damage after huge explosion in Beirut - BBC News

View Article HereA large blast has hit the Lebanese capital Beirut causing widespread damage and injuring many people officials say. It is not yet clear what caused the explosion in the port area of the city. Video posted online showed a...

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Beirut blast: Many injured as large blast rocks city - BBC News

View Article HereA large blast has hit the Lebanese capital Beirut ahead of the verdict in a trial over the killing of ex-PM Rafik Hariri in 2005. Reports say the explosion was in the port area of the city with unconfirmed reports of a s...

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Beirut blast: Explosion rocks city ahead of Hariri verdict - BBC News

View Article HereA large blast has hit the Lebanese capital Beirut ahead of the verdict in a trial for the killing of ex-PM Rafik Hariri in 2005. Reports say the explosion was in the port area of the city with unconfirmed reports of a se...

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Spain puzzles over ex-King Juan Carlos's whereabouts - BBC News

View Article HereThere is intense speculation in the Spanish media about the whereabouts of embattled ex-King Juan Carlos after his shock announcement on Monday that he was leaving the country. The 82-year-old who is targeted by a corrup...

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What's going on with TikTok? - BBC News

View Article HereTikTok users in the US are rallying to save the app as Microsoft confirms discussions to acquire the Chinese-owned short-video sensation after President Trump threatened it with a sweeping ban. Produced by Xinyan Yu Plea...

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New tests which detect coronavirus in 90 minutes to be rolled out in England - BBC News

View Article HereTwo different tests which can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be made available in England starting mostly in hospitals. The labs which have devised them say they are more reliable than current swab t...

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Tributes to John Hume - a “champion of peace” in Northern Ireland - BBC News

View Article HereA “political giant” a “champion of peace” one of Ireland's “greatest ever sons”. Leading figures from around the world have been paying tribute to the the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Northern Ireland politician John Hum...

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Genoa bridge 'like a white vessel crossing the valley' - BBC News

View Article HereIt is almost two years since Genoa’s Morandi Bridge named after the engineer Riccardo Morandi who designed it collapsed killing 43 people. The Italian city is preparing to inaugurate its replacement created by the intern...

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'Thank you for flying SpaceX' - BBC News

View Article HereThe first crewed SpaceX mission has splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico. Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were the first to return to Earth in the Dragon Capsule. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rb...

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Boost for UK tourism as British holidaymakers stay close to home - BBC News

View Article HereWith popular holiday destinations in Europe affected by a growing number of travel restrictions many people in the UK have decided to stay closer to home for their summer break. It’s providing welcome support to tourism ...

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Further coronavirus restrictions will be local not national says UK government - BBC News

View Article HereThe government has insisted that further coronavirus restrictions will be targeted at local levels with no plans for a national blanket approach. It comes after reports that new measures are being considered to avoid a n...

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30 years after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait the reverberations continue - BBC News

View Article HereIt’s 30 years since Iraq’s army under Saddam Hussein invaded neighbouring Kuwait and changed the course of history. The crisis marked the start of the first Gulf War as the United States under George Bush senior interven...

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