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China’s first emperor flattened after wind fall

China’s first emperor flattened after wind fall
The enormous bronze statue fell over in high winds – leaving Qin Shi Huang’s face “like a pancake”.

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Virunga National Park: DR Congo rangers killed

Virunga National Park: DR Congo rangers killed

Suspected rebels have killed five rangers and their driver in the Virunga National Park.

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Two Canada Humboldt Bronco ice hockey crash victims misidentified

Two Canada Humboldt Bronco ice hockey crash victims misidentified

One player said to have died is alive and another that officials said was injured is deceased.

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Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial begins after delays

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial begins after delays

The actor and comedian is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.

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Syria conflict: Russia says no evidence of Douma chemical attack

Syria conflict: Russia says no evidence of Douma chemical attack

Foreign Minister Lavrov says claims Syria carried out a deadly chemical attack are a “provocation”.

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Sanctions-hit Russian giant’s shares dive

Sanctions-hit Russian giant’s shares dive
US sanctions on Russian oligarchs hit shares in two firms controlled by Oleg Deripaska.

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Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

The social network has also suspended another data analytics firm, Cubeyou.

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French police clash with eco-activists in woods near Nantes

French police clash with eco-activists in woods near Nantes

France had scrapped plans for an airport near Nantes but activists still camp there illegally.

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Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

The annual extra now compared with the early 1800s has a water volume twice that of the Dead Sea.

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N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang ‘ready to discuss’ nuclear programme

N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang ‘ready to discuss’ nuclear programme
North Korea’s nuclear arsenal will be on the agenda at a leaders’ summit, US officials say.

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