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Wuhan: Virus-hit Chinese city to shut public transport

Media playback is unsupported on your device Wuhan, a Chinese city of nearly nine million people, is to temporarily shut public transport amid a virus outbreak. Those ...

Terry Jones: Monty Python stars pay tribute after comedy great dies at 77

Media playback is unsupported on your device Sir Michael Palin, John Cleese and Eric Idle have led the tributes to their Monty Python co-star Terry Jones, who has died at the age ...

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

UN human rights experts have demanded an immediate investigation into allegations Saudi Arabia’s crown prince hacked Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone. They said Mohammed ...

Trade tensions rise as US threatens car tariffs

Trade tensions with the US have spiralled after the chancellor, Sajid Javid, took a defiant stance at Davos. US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin has threatened new tariffs on UK carmakers ...

New China virus: UK ‘to monitor arriving air travellers’

The UK is expected to begin monitoring flights arriving from China, as part of a series of precautionary measures after the spread of a new coronavirus. The measures, set to be announced ...

Trump impeachment: Senate adopts rules after long debate on trial’s first day

The US Senate has adopted ground rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after nearly 13 hours of rancorous debate on the first day. Democratic prosecutors sparred ...

New China virus ‘could mutate and spread further’

The new virus could mutate and spread further, Chinese health officials have warned, as they step up containment measures. The death toll has risen to nine with 440 confirmed cases, ...

Trump impeachment trial opens as senators clash over rules

The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment as his trial began. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell ...

Kate launches childhood survey to help under-fives

The Duchess of Cambridge has launched a UK-wide survey to help improve early childhood. The five-question online survey aims to “spark a national conversation” to help ...

New ‘transformational’ code to protect children’s privacy online

Social media sites, online games and streaming services used by children will have to abide by a new privacy code set by the UK’s data watchdog. Elizabeth Denham, the information ...