India’s Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi

The current crisis, observers say, has exposed the chinks in Mr Modi’s armour. They say his…

India’s Covid crisis: Rural hospitals unable to cope as virus spreads

As people move from lockdowns in India’s big cities to rural areas, Covid-19 continues to spread.…

Mohamed Nasheed: Maldives ex-president injured in blast

In a televised address to the nation, President Solih, said an investigation had been launched, and…

Eurovision’s noisy fans are back despite Dutch pandemic

“Eurovision with spectators is far more interesting for viewers around the world,” says lead Fieldlab researcher…

France murder: Calls for action on guns after woman’s street killing

“The law encourages police to confiscate weapons from the perpetrators of domestic violence. And for good…

Broadway tickets to go on sale for September reopening

Broadway supports more than 96,000 jobs in New York and contributed nearly $15bn (£11.2bn) to the…

Peloton recalls treadmills after child’s death

In addition to the death, there have been about 72 reports of adult users, children, pets…

Covid: Reused nose swab scam busted in Indonesia airport

Local media said authorities have compiled reports from 23 witnesses, and are investigating whether the profit…

Madrid election: Ayuso heads for win in bitter Spanish vote

While Ms Ayuso has described the vote as a choice between “socialism or freedom”, her opponent…

Belgian farmer accidentally moves French border

“He made Belgium bigger and France smaller, it’s not a good idea,” David Lavaux, mayor of…