#TeamTrees: YouTube stars boost tree-planting campaign to over $8m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beauty YouTuber Jeffree Star donated $50,000 to the campaign A global tree-planting campaign led by YouTube stars has seen more than $8m (£6.2m) raised

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US economic growth slowest this year

Image copyright Getty Images US economic growth slowed in the third quarter, but beat some economists’ expectations of a bigger contraction. The Commerce Department data put GDP growth at 1.9%

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Greta Thunberg rejects Nordic Council environmental award

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greta Thunberg started international strikes and protests over climate change Greta Thunberg has turned down an environmental award and prize money because “the climate

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Facebook agrees to pay Cambridge Analytica fine to UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook’s chief executive has repeatedly declined to answer questions from UK MPs about the scandal Facebook has agreed to pay a £500,000 fine imposed

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Brexit deal means ‘£70bn hit to UK by 2029′

Image copyright AFP Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will leave the UK £70bn worse off than if it had remained in the EU, a study by the National Institute of Economic

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Australian wildfire: Hundreds of koalas feared dead

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Koala numbers have suffered significant decline in recent decades Hundreds of koalas are feared to have died in an Australian bushfire, animal rescuers say.

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WhatsApp sues Israeli firm over phone hacking claims

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook-owned WhatsApp has filed a lawsuit against Israel’s NSO Group, alleging the firm was behind cyber-attacks that infected devices with malicious software. WhatsApp accuses the company

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Muslim speed dating: Three minutes to find a soulmate who shares your faith

Some young Muslims in London are turning to speed dating to find love. A recent session was billed as a “super fun speed dater” with organisers Mmm Dating stating the

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Peugeot owner ‘in merger talks with Fiat Chrysler’

Image copyright Getty Images PSA Group, the French owner of Peugeot, is exploring a merger with its US-Italian rival Fiat Chrysler, according to reports. A deal between the two carmakers

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Bulgaria fans’ racism: Racist abuse of England players leads to stadium ban

England players chose to continue after the game in Sofia was halted twice Bulgaria have been ordered to play two matches behind closed doors – one suspended for two years

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