US & World

Suriname election: Will a convicted murderer be re-elected?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Dési Bouterse has been president since 2010 The people of Suriname will decide on Monday whether President Dési Bouterse, who has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison, will continue to lead the South American country. Voters will cast their ballots for members of the […]

Health

Coronavirus: What are the rules on caring for children during lockdown?

Image copyright PA Media Boris Johnson’s top adviser has faced calls to resign after travelling 260 miles during lockdown, in order to get help looking after his child. The prime minister said Dominic Cummings had “acted responsibly, legally and with integrity”. So, what are the rules and how have they been applied? What is the […]

A patient who proved everyone wrong

Coronavirus: Which health claims are circulating online?

Coronavirus: Care homes could ‘go to the wall’ as costs rise

Technology

Coronavirus: Drivers plan to walk more to keep cleaner air of lockdown – survey

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Many British towns and cities are making more road space available for pedestrians and cyclists British drivers are ready to change their behaviour to maintain the cleaner air of the lockdown and protect the environment, a survey suggests. Of the 20,000 motorists polled for the AA, half said they would […]

Millions of periodical cicadas to emerge in parts of US

Life-sized Crystal Palace Park dinosaur sculpture damaged

Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronauts complete rehearsal for historic mission