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Paris Louvre tops world list with record 10m visitors

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:59am
A Beyoncé pop video helps to make France's Louvre the world’s most popular museum.

Russia searches for Napoleon's gold

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:50am
A Russian historian has a new theory about the gold Napoleon allegedly hid during his retreat from Moscow in 1812.

Pre-Aztec 'Flayed god' temple uncovered in Mexico

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:33am
Archaeologists believe priests worshipped Xipe Totec by skinning victims and wearing their flesh.

Dark side of the Moon: Music, myths and aliens

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:22am
Why are we so fascinated with the hidden, secret side of the Moon?

US shutdown: Democrats to pass funding bills as they take control of House

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:18am
The party ramps up pressure as it takes over the House, but there is still no end to the impasse.

Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:03am
Eleven defendants go on trial in Riyadh over the murder of the journalist in Istanbul last October.

Yemen cholera epidemic strain 'came from eastern Africa'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:58am
Researchers believe the strain behind the worst epidemic in history was carried to Yemen by migrants.

Death Note: Netflix under fire over Belgium train crash images

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:51am
The movie Death Note includes real shots of a deadly 2010 accident in Belgium, local media report.

DR Congo election: Government blocks 'pro-opposition TV'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:41am
The authorities stop broadcasts of Canal Congo accusing it of announcing results from Sunday's poll.

Love Will Keep Us Together star Daryl Dragon dies

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:22am
Musician Daryl Dragon, one half of Captain & Tennille, had a hit with Love Will Keep Us Together.

Pope Francis shows off ball-twirling skills with Cuban circus

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:16am
The Pope was helped by a Cuban circus group who performed at his weekly general audience at the Vatican.

Olivia Newton-John dismisses death rumours in video message

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:47am
Grease star says "rumours of my death... greatly exaggerated" following reports she had weeks to live.

Donald Trump mocks India PM Narendra Modi over Afghanistan library

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:28am
US President Donald Trump has mocked India's Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan.

North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:19am
South Korea's spy agency says that the top diplomat fled Pyongyang's Rome embassy with his wife.

Hollywood burglary items recovered after arrest

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 3:43am
Hundreds of stolen items worth millions of dollars are recovered after Hollywood homes are targeted.

Apple's China warning 'deflects deeper problems' for firm

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 2:31am
The tech firm blames China for troubles but analysts say the sales warning highlights existing woes.

Sabarimala: India state shut down after women enter temple

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 1:05am
The Sabarimala temple in India's Kerala state was always closed to women of "menstruating age".

Church of Scientology stabbing: Man killed 'by teenager' in Sydney

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:42am
A teenager has been arrested after the man was stabbed to death and another was injured, say police.

Abby Sunderland: Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:09pm
It was crippled in the Indian Ocean in 2010 during a record attempt by 16-year-old Abby Sunderland.

Colombia coca production: US 'deeply concerned' by rise

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:52pm
The US secretary of state says he is "deeply concerned" about increased production of the leaves.


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