August 13, 2020

World

Police have arrested 17 people after raiding what is thought to be the largest cocaine factory ever found in the Netherlands.

Greece is imposing tougher restrictions following a spike in coronavirus cases.

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine, Vladimir Putin has announced, amid concerns the process was rushed for political purposes.

Donald Trump has said the Spanish flu "probably ended the Second World War" - despite the conflict having started almost two decades later.

Donald Trump has said the Spanish flu "probably ended the Second World War" - despite the conflict having started almost two decades later.

Coronavirus has broken out again in New Zealand after more than 100 days and prompted the country's government to put its largest city into strict lockdown.

Coronavirus has broken out again in New Zealand after more than 100 days and prompted the country's government to put its largest city into strict lockdown.

A BP worker who was sacked after sharing a meme featuring Adolf Hitler has been awarded AUS$200,000 (£109,000) in compensation.

The main opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential election has fled her country amid a police crackdown on protests - and she is now "safe" in Lithuania.

A 30-year-old corpse has been discovered inside a £30m Paris mansion just a few hundred metres from the French prime minister's official residence.

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