Back-to-back heatwaves kill 70% of Chagos islands’ coralSeveral heatwaves in the Indian Ocean have killed more than two-thirds of corals in two years, a study has shown.
Passengers ‘hit the roof’ as plane drops during turbulenceNine people were seriously injured after severe turbulence caused passengers on an Air Canada flight to “hit the roof”.
UK sends second warship to Gulf after Iran threats over seized tankerThe UK is to increase its military presence in the Gulf by sending a second warship to the region.
Four Britons arrested in China ‘on drugs charges’Four Britons have been arrested in eastern China, the Foreign Office has said.
Why the US and UK have different motivations in the Strait of HormuzBritain does not want to escalate tensions with Iran but the United States appears to have other ideas.
150 hospital staff ‘fired’ over prescription scamAround 150 staff at a hospital in Canada have been sacked over one of the country’s biggest ever benefit fraud schemes, according to local media.
China ‘hopping mad’ about UN letter on Uighur MuslimsNearly two dozen countries have signed a joint letter to the United Nations calling on China to end the mass detention of Uighur people.
Fertility clinic sued for allegedly implanting wrong embryosA US fertility clinic is being sued over an embryo mix-up involving three different couples.
Twitter suffers outage after ‘internal configuration’ problemsSocial media giant Twitter is back up after an outage left users unable to log on for nearly two hours.
NHS ‘needs to step up flu plans’ after deadly Oz outbreakNHS bosses are being urged to step up anti-flu preparations after a “scary” rise in the number of virus cases in Australia.