Squirrels eavesdrop on birds to stay out of danger, study suggestsSuper sleuth squirrels eavesdrop on the chatter of nearby birds to work out when it is safe to sneak past, according to a new study.
Xenophobia in South Africa sparks riots in Nigeria and ZambiaViolence and looting have taken place in Nigeria and Zambia against South African-owned businesses, after a continuing series of xenophobic attacks and riots in Johannesburg.
Pair of socks helps police solve woman’s murder after almost 30 yearsA pair of socks has helped police solve the killing of a Pennsylvania woman – almost 30 years after it happened.
Humpback whales learn new songs as they migrate, scientists sayHumpback whales can learn new songs from each other as they make their annual migration, scientists have said.
100,000 videos taken down as YouTube wages war on hate speechYouTube has removed more than 100,000 videos and 17,000 channels for hate speech since launching a crackdown earlier this summer.
Iran to free seven out of 23 crew from detained British-flagged shipIran is to free seven out of 23 crew members from the detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, according to Iranian state TV.
Hong Kong leader withdraws controversial extradition billHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has announced she will formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region.
Five tourists killed in bus crash near New Zealand attractionFive Chinese tourists have died and six others have been injured in a bus crash near a popular tourist resort on New Zealand’s North Island.
Hurricane Dorian death toll rises as storm bears down on US coastAt least seven people have been killed by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas with millions told to leave their homes in Florida as the storm heads north.
Five family members among 34 killed in dive boat tragedyFive members of the same family are believed to be among the 34 passengers killed after a dive boat caught fire and sank off the coast of California.