How US and China’s break-up could affect the world – BBC News

How US and China’s break-up could affect the world – BBC News

The US and China are going through a painful break-up, in a conflict that has become a key foreign policy issue in the presidential election. Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have vowed to be tough on China – but disentangling the world’s two biggest economies is very complicated. The BBC’s Zhaoyin Feng is from […]

Taiwan protesters march against US pork imports – BBC News

Taiwan protesters march against US pork imports – BBC News

Tens of thousands of protesters have marched in Taipei for Taiwan’s annual “Autumn Struggle” demonstrations. On the agenda were education and freedom of speech, as well as the government’s decision to ease a ban on imports of US pork with the additive ractopamine. The additive is currently banned for pig use in Taiwan, as well […]

Trump surprises crowd with drive-by outside Walter Reed

Trump surprises crowd with drive-by outside Walter Reed

President Donald Trump surprised his supporters with a drive-by appearance from his motorcade outside Walter Reed medical center, where he is receiving treatment for Covid-19. CNN’s Jeremy Diamond and Abby Phillip report on the photo op and the questions it raises. #CNN #News

Woman’s story from hospital bed brings Anderson Cooper to tears

Woman’s story from hospital bed brings Anderson Cooper to tears

CNN’s Randi Kaye talks to a woman who may lose her hands as one of the side effects due to having coronavirus. #CNN #News

Yorkshire Ripper serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies of coronavirus in hospital – BBC News

Yorkshire Ripper serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies of coronavirus in hospital – BBC News

The serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, known as the Yorkshire Ripper, has died in hospital at the age of 74. He had coronavirus. Sutcliffe murdered 13 women across Yorkshire and the North West of England between 1975 and 1980. He was also convicted of the attempted murder of seven other women. West Yorkshire Police have again […]

Nagorno-Karabakh: One family’s tragedy – BBC News

Nagorno-Karabakh: One family’s tragedy – BBC News

A deal to end six weeks of war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh came into effect this week – but families on both sides are still counting the cost of the fighting. Mehdi Mammadov was an Azerbaijani soldier. Even as his family grieved his death they were about to lose […]

Biden asked about police reform and violent protests at CNN town hall

Biden asked about police reform and violent protests at CNN town hall

During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was asked about how he would improve race relations, ongoing violence in US cities, calls to defund police and benefitting from White privilege. #Biden #CNN #News

US investigating if emails connected to Russia disinformation against Biden

US investigating if emails connected to Russia disinformation against Biden

US authorities are investigating whether recently published emails that purport to detail the business dealings of Joe Biden’s son in Ukraine and China are connected to an ongoing Russian disinformation effort targeting the former vice president’s campaign, a US official and a congressional source briefed on the matter said. The conservative-leaning New York Post claimed […]

Biden wins Georgia recount as Trump setbacks mount – BBC News

Biden wins Georgia recount as Trump setbacks mount – BBC News

US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed by a recount, as legal efforts by Donald Trump’s allies to challenge his defeat were dismissed in three states. The Democrat beat his Republican rival in Georgia by 12,284 votes, according to the audit required by state law. Mr Biden said he was confident Mr […]

Scotland: Islands under threat from rising sea levels – BBC News

Scotland: Islands under threat from rising sea levels – BBC News

The impact of climate change is already being felt in the Western Isles of Scotland. Rising sea levels and powerful storms are eroding the dunes and machair land that protects many low-lying communities. BBC Scotland News spoke to Uist crofter Iain Macdonald, whose land is slowly being consumed by the sea. Video: Iain Macinnes & […]