A Canadian-owned Hercules C-130 air tanker has crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region, killing all three of its crew, authorities have confirmed.
Prince Charles says global warming and climate change are the greatest threats humanity has faced and is calling on business leaders in Davos to act now to create a sustainable economic future.
Deaths from China's new flu-like virus has risen to 17, with more than 540 cases confirmed, leading the city at the centre of the outbreak to close transportation networks and urge citizens not to leave.
Terry Jones, one of the Monty Python comedy team and director of religious satire "Life of Brian", has died aged 77 after a long battle with dementia
A US McDonald's employee who was caught with his hands down his pants while working in the kitchen has been fired.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg says planting trees isn't enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by US President Donald Trump.
The estranged father of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has sought to defend his reputation in a new documentary, but fears he will never speak to his daughter or her husband, Prince Harry, again.
The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China has risen to nine, with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak.
More than 22,000 armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia's capitol building to protest gun-control legislation making its way through the state legislature.
Four people have died in strong winds, heavy snowfall and low temperatures as Storm Gloria swept across Spain on Sunday and Monday.
China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products as it seeks to tackle one of the country's biggest environmental problems.
Britain's Prince Harry says it brought him great sadness that he was leaving his royal duties after agreeing with Queen Elizabeth that he and his wife Meghan would step down from official roles.
South Korean thriller Parasite was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild awards, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars.
Rain and hail have lashed Victoria, sparking almost 1500 calls for assistance with more severe weather on the way as bushfires continue.
A massive blizzard has hit Canada's eastern coast, dumping up to 76.2cm of snow in the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Golden Globe-winning Icelandic musician Hildur Guonadottir usually lives a quiet life in Berlin, but is about to see a lot more of LA's red carpets as nominations flood in for her score for Joker.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future.
A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
Aaron Salway lost his younger brother and father in a bushfire on New Year's Eve, but has had no time to grieve as he tries to keep his family and farm afloat.