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Police fire rubber bullets at Hong Kong protesters

Police fire rubber bullets at Hong Kong protestersHong Kong police are firing rubber bullets in an attempt to disperse anti-government protesters.

Smallest human relative facing extinction in Madagascar

Smallest human relative facing extinction in MadagascarWhilst fires ravage the Amazon in South America, Madagascar’s forest is facing a proportionally bigger problem, as a result of “slash and burn” farmers.

Japan wants to change the way we use Japanese names

Japan wants to change the way we use Japanese namesJapan wants to change the way Japanese names are written in English by writing the family name first.

Hurricane Dorian death toll ‘could be staggering’

Hurricane Dorian death toll ‘could be staggering’About 70,000 people need immediate humanitarian assistance in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian hit the island nation, as authorities said the final death toll could be “staggering”.

Two-headed snake, named ‘Double Dave’, found in forest

Two-headed snake, named ‘Double Dave’, found in forestA rare two-headed rattlesnake – named Double Dave – has been found in a forest in the United States.

‘He threw a bottle in disgust’: The day I got under Robert Mugabe’s skin

‘He threw a bottle in disgust’: The day I got under Robert Mugabe’s skinMy palms were sweating. I couldn’t talk to my colleagues.

Sightings of geese flying over Mount Everest may be true, scientists say

Sightings of geese flying over Mount Everest may be true, scientists sayGeese may have the ability to fly over Mount Everest, a study suggests, following reported sightings from climbers at the summit.

‘I have beaten Christ’: Robert Mugabe in his own words

‘I have beaten Christ’: Robert Mugabe in his own wordsRobert Mugabe was a controversial character in global politics, before his ousting as Zimbabwe’s president in 2017 after nearly four decades of rule.

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe dies

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe diesRobert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe who was ousted in a military coup after 37 years, has died.

Elderly British woman rescued from rubble in Bahamas

Elderly British woman rescued from rubble in BahamasA British citizen has been rescued after being trapped under rubble for several days on Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas.