Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s widow ‘allowed to leave China’

Image copyright Handout/AFP Image caption Liu Xia (right) with Liu Xiaobo in 2002 The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been allowed to leave the country,

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Deadline to reunite US migrants extended as babies face court

Image copyright EPA Image caption Migrant families in McAllen, Texas wait to be processed A US judge has given the Trump administration more time to reunite migrant children aged five

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Five surprising things enjoying a World Cup bonanza

Image copyright Getty Images With England’s next World Cup match only a matter of hours away, plenty of fans have already bought their inflatable hands, red-and-white bunting and supplies of

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How tech is revolutionising the mining industry

Image copyright STS3D Image caption The world’s first VR blast wall was installed at Glencore’s Mopani Copper Mines in 2016 The use of controlled explosives is vital in mines but

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Rail timetable changes scaled back to avoid further chaos

Image copyright Alamy A rail timetable overhaul planned for December has been scaled back amid fears of a repeat of the chaos seen in May when a new schedule was

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Trump denies US opposition to WHO breastfeeding resolution

Image copyright PA Image caption Years of research has found breast milk to be healthier than other substitutes US President Donald Trump has defended US efforts to reportedly undermine a

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Ryanair agrees to meet union ahead of strike date

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ryanair has claimed the strike is unnecessary Ryanair has agreed to meet the trade union Fórsa at a neutral venue on Tuesday or Wednesday in

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Uber invests in Lime city scooter hire company

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lime scooters are available in lots of cities, including Paris Ride-hailing business Uber has announced a deal with scooter hire company Lime. Lime lets people

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Nazi-themed goods found on Amazon marketplace

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Amazon should be more active in policing its store, rights groups say Amazon is helping hate groups profit by letting them sell Nazi-themed goods on

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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Image copyright @fitsumaregaa Image caption Crowds turned out to greet Ethiopia’s prime minister after he flew into Eritrea’s capital, Asmara The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a declaration

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