The fossilised remains of ‘Big John’, the largest triceratops dinosaur ever discovered by paleontologists, sold for 6.65 million euros ($7.74 million) at a Paris auction yesterday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday approved a government proposal for a week-long workplace shutdown at the start of November to combat an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths.
Eating less often does more to improve the health and lifespan of rodents than simply eating less, a study said Monday.
A 96-year-old German woman who was caught shortly after going on the run ahead of a court hearing last month on charges of committing war crimes during World War Two appeared before a judge on...
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were all stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police said on Monday.
The European Union has exported “over one billion” doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the past 10 months, the bloc’s chief Ursula von der Leyen said yesterday.
2001 - At least 350 people were killed when an overcrowded boat, on its way to Australia from Lampung in Sumatra carrying mostly Iraqi asylum seekers, sank near Java.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said yesterday that Moscow was suspending its mission to Nato and closing the Western military bloc’s liaison mission in Russia, in a row over spying.
The science is painfully clear: to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius -- given that we’re already at 1.1C -- means slashing carbon pollution in half by 2030, and to zero by mid-century.
Russia yesterday reported a new record for coronavirus infections for a fourth day in a row, a day after the worst-affected country in Europe set a new death toll high.