French president Emmanuel Macron has announced a curfew for nine cities, including Paris, in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus.
The BBC is “delighted” to welcome back George Alagiah after his cancer battle forced him off air.
A Bake Off-style contest in Australia aimed at raising awareness about the country’s threatened species has revealed its winner.
A sinkhole has opened in a street near central Los Angeles, swallowing a portion of a driveway and a vehicle along the way.
The eruption of Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego – Volcano of Fire – may have been one of the biggest in 500 years, according to a volcanologist.
These dramatic pictures show the designs for headquarters of global drone company DJI which includes a skybridge to showcase their latest tech.
Incredible timelapse footage shows the awesome power of the lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.
Facebook is testing its Reddit-style “downvote” button in New Zealand.
Robotic lasers have been deployed to stop birds from damaging grapes at a vineyard in California for the first time.
India’s ride-hailing app Ola has committed to putting 10,000 electric vehicles on the road in 12 months as it unveiled its Mission: Electric.
Booking a test drive just got a whole lot more exciting for potential car buyers in one Chinese city.
A four-wheeled robot named Husky has been helping villagers carry water in a remote part of India.
A drone has been blamed for a wildfire in a US national forest in Arizona.
A singer hopes to attract more people to opera music by pairing her voice with drone footage of stunning landmarks.
Tiangong-1, China’s first prototype space station, is expected to crash to Earth in the next few weeks, according to experts.
A new virtual reality experience will allow people to cross the Mississippi on a yet-to-be-built bridge.
Astronomers have observed Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster travelling through space using a telescope in Arizona.
This is the autonomous shuttle bus which is being trialled in Minnesota and is now offering free rides to passengers.
If you have been on Twitter in the last few days, chances are you may have come across lottery winner Shane Missler offering money in exchange for follows, likes and retweets.
Twitter has given what appears to be a public explanation for why it hasn’t banned Donald Trump from using the site, without actually saying his name.
A brutal storm is wreaking havoc in various parts of the US, extending a cold snap that has been linked to at least 17 deaths.
Engineers design computer simulator that can help prepare teachers for ‘real-life’ shooter scenarios
A computer-based simulator that can train teachers on how to save lives when an armed attacker bursts through a school door has been developed in the US.
Donald Trump has agreed to lift a federal ban on elephant trophies imported from two African countries, reversing a decision imposed during the Obama administration three years ago.
Livestock is generally seen as a big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming but a new study suggests going vegan may not completely solve the problem.
The complex process of cell division may not be the stuff of rap music, but a US college student’s biology-themed video has defied expectations to become a major hit online.
This is the robot which can help hotel guests by answering questions about the venue and offering directions to local attractions.
Flooding could hit New York every five years within the next three decades, according to a new scientific study.
A rare pair of conjoined twins born in the Gaza Strip will need treatment abroad, says a Palestinian doctor.
Passengers leaving Dubai Airport will be subjected to hi-tech facial recognition security hidden inside virtual aquariums.
Wildfires in California have left at least 17 dead and 180 injured and destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses as families and friends scramble to search for their loved ones.