US Baghdad embassy attacked by protesters angry at air strikes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFires were set next to the walls of the embassy compound by angry demonstrators Protesters angered by recent US air strikes targeting

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Trump sets date for signing US-China ‘deal’

Image copyright AFP Donald Trump has announced he will sign a long-awaited trade agreement with China on 15 January. The pact, a “phase one” deal, is expected to reduce tensions

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Facebook removes misleading HIV drug ads

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Studies suggest that drugs such as Truvada are effective prevention against HIV if taken daily. Facebook has removed adverts about HIV prevention medicines,

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Huawei: ‘Survival will be our priority’ in 2020

Image copyright Getty Images At Huawei, workers are either “tree growers” or “pit diggers” and the “heady scent of plums” comes only after the “bone-deep bite of winter”. So says

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Tech 2019: Our biggest technology stories

As 2019 splutters to a close, it’s time for our annual lookback at our most-read tech stories, and to ask: “What happened next?”. Facebook and its family of apps dominates

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Moscow brings in artificial snow for New Year in mild winter

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A carpet of artificial snow has been laid along Tverskaya The Moscow authorities have dumped artificial snow in the city centre for New Year

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Actress Sharon Stone blocked from dating app Bumble

Image copyright Getty Images Actress Sharon Stone says she was blocked from the dating app Bumble. The online platform said there had been several reports of a fake profile, the

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Bank of England chief issues climate change warning

Mark Carney said the financial sector had begun to curb investment in fossil fuels. but slowly. Source link

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China jails ‘gene-edited babies’ scientist for three years

Image copyright AFP Image caption He Jiankui sparked an international backlash with his experiment last year A scientist in China who said he had created the world’s first gene-edited babies

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‘World’s oldest rhino’ Fausta dies in Tanzania aged 57

Image caption Conservationists in Ngorongoro said Fausta, pictured, was the oldest rhino in the world A rhino thought to be the oldest in the world has died in Tanzania, aged

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