New Chinese virus will have infected hundreds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There were six coronaviruses known to infect people before the latest discovery The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than…

Spanish islands crack down on tourist drinking

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Magaluf is a popular destination for young holidaymakers Spain's Balearic Islands have passed a law banning pub crawls and happy hours in three popular tourist destinations in a bid to…

No alignment with EU after Brexit – chancellor

Image copyright Stefan Rousseau Image caption Sajid Javid said Brexit would impact businesses "one way or the other" The chancellor has warned manufacturers that "there will not be alignment" with the EU after Brexit and…

Simpsons actor says he will no longer voice…

Image copyright TCFFC Image caption Hank Azaria has voiced Apu for 30 years The voice actor who plays the Indian character Apu in The Simpsons has said he is stepping down from the role, following…

Storms lash some of Australias fire-hit regions

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSome, such as this thirsty koala, have been making the most of the wet conditionsHeavy rains and thunderstorms have lashed parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some…

Disney culls Fox from 20th Century Fox in…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 20th Century Fox logo will lose a word but retain the same look, according to reports Disney executives have cut the word "Fox" from their 20th Century Fox…

Search for trekkers missing in Nepal avalanche

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Four South Koreans are among those missing after the avalanche At least six people have gone missing after an avalanche hit a trekking route on a Himalayan mountain in…

Tributes pour in as Oman mourns sultan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho was Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said?World leaders and the people of Oman have paid tributes to Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the Arab world's…