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Drone used to bust drug deal in China

image copyrightCCTV Police in China have used a drone to capture footage of an alleged drug deal taking place. A video shared with state-controlled broadcaster CCTV showed the suspects being remotely tailed before officers moved…

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Cyprus to suspend ‘EU golden passports’ scheme

image copyrightGetty Images Cyprus is suspending a scheme that grants citizenship and guarantees visa-free travel throughout the EU for those who invest a minimum of €2m (£1.8m). It comes after Al Jazeera reporters filmed Cypriot…

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Coronavirus: ‘Momentous’ errors worsened Austria ski resort outbreak

image copyrightGetty Images One of Europe’s first coronavirus outbreaks could have been contained by the Austrian authorities, an official investigation has found. Outbreaks at two popular ski resorts in March led to thousands of new…

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Tanishq: Jewellery ad on interfaith couple withdrawn after outrage

image copyrightTanishq Popular Indian jewellery brand Tanishq has withdrawn an advertisement featuring an interfaith couple after a right-wing backlash on social media. It shows a baby shower organised for the Hindu bride by her Muslim…

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Razor blades found in pizza dough as ex-employee arrested

Image copyright Saco Police Department A former pizza company employee has been arrested in the US after a customer found razor blades stuffed in the pizza dough she bought, police say. Saco Hannaford Supermarket in…

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Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine trial paused due to ill volunteer

Image copyright Getty Images Johnson & Johnson has paused its Covid vaccine trial to investigate why one participant in the study fell ill. The company said an independent review would check if the person’s unexplained…

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Climate change: Better warning systems needed for extreme weather – UN

Image copyright Getty Images A new UN report says the world needs to rapidly raise investment in early warning systems for extreme weather events. Over the past 50 years, recorded disasters have increased five-fold, thanks…

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gets emotional during speech

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un became emotional during a speech at a military parade over the weekend. He wiped away tears as he spoke of the country’s struggles. While the military display featured newly developed…

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Singapore Airlines sells out meals on parked plane

image copyrightGetty Images Singapore diners have jumped at the opportunity to have lunch on a stationary Airbus A380 parked at the city’s main airport. Despite a price tag of up to $496 (£380), the first…

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Trump Rally: ‘I’ll just give you a big, fat kiss’

Marking his return to the campaign trail in Sanford, Florida, the president touts how ‘powerful’ he feels following his Covid diagnosis. He told enthusiastic supporters in the Sunshine State that he had been declared ‘immune’…

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