British street artist Banksy has given a Valentine's Day gift to his home town of Bristol with the appearance of a new mural showing a small girl with a catapult and a splatter of red flowers.
China's coronavirus outbreak shows no sign of peaking, with health authorities reporting more than 5000 new cases.
A January sales meeting in a luxury Singapore hotel was far from auspicious as someone seated in the room, or in the vicinity of the hotel that is renowned for its central location, was about to take coronavirus global.
Boris Johnson has forced the resignation of his finance minister for refusing to toe the line in a carefully choreographed reshuffle aimed at fostering new talent and rewarding loyalists.
A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has taken aim at the credibility of the women accusing the former movie producer of sexual assault and urged jurors in the closing arguments of trial to acquit him.
A vaguely hourglass-shaped icy object called Arrokoth residing in the far reaches of the solar system - the most distant body ever explored by a spacecraft - is giving scientists clues about the formation of the planets.
A cruise ship which had spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over coronavirus fears has arrived in Cambodia to the relief of passengers.
The death toll in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak has leapt by a record 242, taking the total number of deaths in the province to 1310.
The deadly Coronavirus is being likened to Pearl Harbour and Chernobyl for its potential to change the course of history.
Rio Tinto says it may cut operations or shut down its aluminium smelter in Iceland, as it struggles to generate profits at the site because of tough conditions in the aluminium market and high...
The UN's human rights office has named 112 companies it said have business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank, angering Israel and prompting a Palestinian threat of legal action.
An Indonesian cafe worker struggled to persuade residents of his small community to pick up rubbish strewn on the streets and beaches -- until he dressed up as Spider-Man.
A Melbourne restaurant bearing the name of celebrity British chef Heston Blumenthal will be wound up as it is insolvent, owing at least $11 million.
The coronavirus outbreak in China may be over by April, the country's senior medical adviser says, and the latest numbers of new cases may further feed that optimism.
Northern Ireland's first same-sex wedding has taken place after the government lifted a ban on gay marriage in the province.
The New South Wales premier has confirmed energy provider Ausgrid wants the Australian military to help clear storm debris after heavy rains this week.
Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged in a six-count felony indictment with staging a phoney hate crime, nearly a year after similar charges were abruptly dismissed.
Thailand has barred passengers from a cruise ship from disembarking - the latest country to turn it away amid fears of the coronavirus - despite no confirmed infections on board.
Australia's highest court has ruled two Indigenous men can't be deported even though they were born overseas and never applied for citizenship, in a landmark ruling.