2019 ozone hole could be smallest in three…

Image copyright CAMS/Copernicus/ECMWF Image caption The hole (marked by the deep blue colour) this year is smaller and off-pole The ozone hole over Antarctica this year could be one of the smallest seen in three…

Rod Stewart in the clear after cancer diagnosis

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Sir Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster Sir Rod Stewart has been given the all-clear after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. The rock legend made the revelation at a…

US woman swallows wedding ring in her sleep

Image copyright PA Media A US woman has undergone surgery after removing and swallowing her engagement ring in her sleep. Jenna Evans, 29, said she and her fiancĂ©e Bobby had been on a speeding train…

US data shows Iran behind Saudi oil attacks

Image copyright Reuters The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Iran denies involvement in Saturday's air attacks, which were…

Faster pace of climate change is scary

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The increased frequency and intensity of wildfires may be one outcome of climate change Extreme events linked to climate change, such as the heatwave in Europe this year, are…

Many feared dead in India boat capsize

At least 12 people have died and 30 are missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Godavari river in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The boat was carrying around 60 people and…

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

Image copyright Getty Images US drug-maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy, as part of efforts to deal with thousands of lawsuits that accuse the firm of fuelling the US opioid crisis. The company's board…

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ric Ocasek performed at the Rock and Roll induction ceremony in 2018 Ric Ocasek, lead singer of 1980s US band The Cars, has died aged 74. He was pronounced…