15-year-old girl among 370 arrested as China-backed law takes hold in Hong Kong

As the city marked 23 years of Chinese rule Wednesday, and less than 24 hours under the new reality of the national security law — which criminalizes secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion... Read more »

Researchers Debate Infecting People on Purpose to Test Coronavirus Vaccines

One way to quickly see if a coronavirus vaccine works would be to immunize healthy people and then deliberately expose them to the virus, some researchers are suggesting. Proponents say this strategy,... Read more »

Hong Kong: US passes sanctions as world condemns new law

The US House of Representatives has approved new Hong Kong-related sanctions, after Beijing imposed a security law that was condemned by countries around the world. The measure, which was passed unanimously, penalises... Read more »

‘Mummy, what’s his name?’: expert’s daughter invades BBC interview

BBC Dr Clare Wenham was speaking to BBC news when girl appeared with picture of unicorn Play Video 0:31 ‘Mummy, what’s his name?’: BBC News interviewee interrupted by daughter – video After more... Read more »

Exclusive: water firms discharged raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019

Rivers Exclusive: water firms discharged raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019 Untreated effluent flowed into waterways for more than 1.5m hours, data shows England’s privatised water firms paid £57bn... Read more »

Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria records 77 new cases as 300,000 enter lockdown in Melbourne hotspot suburbs

Stay-at-home orders are now in place for 10 postcodes in city’s north as state steps up action to contain Covid-19 Victoria announces number of new cases Melbourne street split down the middle... Read more »

Coronavirus: ‘I’m all for masks,’ says Trump in change of tone

President Donald Trump, who has often pushed back against mask guidance from health officials, says he would wear one “in a tight situation with people”. Mr Trump – who has avoided appearing... Read more »

Iran sentences journalist to death, months after he was mysteriously detained

Zam was found guilty of “corruption on earth,” a judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmaeili told reporters Tuesday. The term does not specify a single crime​, but it is a charge that the... Read more »

Exclusive: water firms dumped raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019

Rivers Exclusive: water firms dumped raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019 Untreated effluent flowed into waterways for more than 1.5m hours, data shows England’s privatised water firms paid £57bn... Read more »

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon and arrest more than 180 on first day of controversial security law

Police use water cannon and pepper spray as people take to the streets to protest new security law introduced by China Protesters arrested on first day of Hong Kong’s hated new laws... Read more »

Most Ryanair job losses can be avoided if staff take pay cut, says Michael O’Leary

Ryanair Airline planned 3,500 job cuts but is ‘engaged in extensive negotiations’ with employees Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Ryanair has ramped up its schedule to 1,000 flights... Read more »

Coronavirus live news: Australia locks down 300,000 as global cases near 10.5m

Fauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a day; US buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivir Global report: US sees another record increase in coronavirus cases Australia... Read more »

China imposes sweeping national security law as Hong Kong marks handover anniversary

The law came into effect in Hong Kong in the lead-up to July 1 — the 23rd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from British rule to China — and dramatically... Read more »

Russians hit the reset button for Putin, but questions of legitimacy linger over his long-term rule

At first glance, everything seems to be going to plan for the Kremlin. Back in March, Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian MP from the ruling United Russia party, called in a theatrically staged... Read more »

German Special Forces unit to be dissolved, source says, after reported far-right links

“The Second Commando Company of the KSK will be dissolved,” the source said, asking not to be named ahead of an announcement Wednesday. The KSK is the unified command for German Army... Read more »

Kim Kardashian West’s KKW cosmetics line is worth $1 billion

After buying Kylie Jenner’s beauty business last January, Coty (COTY) announced on Monday that it would acquire a 20% stake in KKW, Kim Kardashian West’s cosmetics line, for $200 million. The deal... Read more »

Can street vendors save China from a jobs crisis? Beijing appears divided

Analysis by CNN Business staff Updated 0017 GMT (0817 HKT) June 28, 2020 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. It began to... Read more »

Dollar General is cheap, popular and spreading across America. It’s also a robbery magnet, police say

Story by Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN BusinessVideo by Moss Cohen, CNN BusinessPhotographs by Maddie McGarvey for CNN Updated 1624 GMT (0024 HKT) June 26, 2020 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out... Read more »

Hong Kong: ‘Anti-protest’ law kicks in as city marks handover

Hong Kong is marking 23 years since British rule ended as a new “anti-protest” law, imposed by Beijing, comes into effect. The national security law targets secession, subversion and terrorism with punishments... Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cases Reach New Record

Here’s what you need to know: In parts of the Midwest, the numbers are rising again. Image Workers at a mobile coronavirus testing site distributed self-tests in Chicago last week.Credit…Scott Olson/Getty Images... Read more »

Mnuchin and Powell Talk About the Fed’s Pandemic Response: Live Updates

[embedded content] Here’s what you need to know: Federal Reserve officials think the economy has bottomed out. Watch Jerome Powell and Steven Mnuchin testify. Markets are failing to grasp the threats to... Read more »

China passes sweeping Hong Kong national security law

Beijing’s top lawmaking body, the National People’s Congress (NPC), passed the law unanimously on Tuesday morning local time, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature, Chinese state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The passing of the... Read more »

Belgium’s King sends ‘deepest regrets’ to Congo for the ‘suffering and humiliation’ his nation inflicted

On the 60th anniversary of the DRC’s independence, King Philippe of Belgium wrote a letter to President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo in which he admitted that “to further strengthen our ties and... Read more »