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China’s envoys try out Trump-style Twitter diplomacy

Chinese envoys are experimenting with a new kind of Trump-style public diplomacy – Twitter spats. Twitter is banned in China, but Chinese diplomats…

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of ‘escape genius’ bear

Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing…

Inside Iran: What Iranians think of stand-off with US

As tensions rise between Iran, the US and its allies, the BBC has been given rare access to Iran. Iranians…

1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world

LONDON — Lawmakers and commentators abroad expressed shock and disgust Monday after President Trump targeted Democratic minority congresswomen in tweets…

‘Bent’ pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism

Egypt has opened to visitors the “bent” pyramid built for the pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-metre structure south of Cairo that marks…

US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over Epstein case

US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta is resigning amid criticism of his brokering of a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein…

Climate change: How hot cities could be in 2050

London could feel as hot as Barcelona by 2050, with Edinburgh’s climate more like Paris, Leeds feeling like Melbourne and…

Trump lashes out at ‘foolish’ May as crisis over ambassador grows

Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criticisms of Donald Trump have grown into a diplomatic crisis after the US president attacked…

As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too

As Europe heats up, Greenland melts and the Midwest floods, many news organizations are devoting more resources to climate change…

Tutankhamun: Bust Egypt says was ‘stolen’ sells for £4.7m

A 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun bust that Egypt claims was stolen has fetched £4.7m ($6m) at auction. Egypt earlier called on auction…
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