August 13, 2020

World

Some French cities and towns have made face masks compulsory in busy outdoor areas, as the country suffered its biggest rise in coronavirus cases in two months.

The French president was mobbed when he stepped out of his motorcade and on to the shattered streets.

The former head of world cycling's governing body says the sport has to take a "hard look" at itself after a horror crash during the Tour of Poland left Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life.

Less than 48 hours after a giant explosion that wrought devastation in its capital city, Lebanon is grappling with the grim realities of a disaster that killed at least 145 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

Homes that throw parties in Los Angeles risk having utilities switched off following a fresh crackdown on large gatherings.

Lebanon needs a new "political initiative" as part of its rebuilding process because of corruption in the country, the French president has told Sky News.

Twin American YouTubers face possible prison time after allegedly staging bank robberies for prank videos filmed in California last October.

CCTV footage has captured the moment a tourist attempted to snap a photo with an artwork - but instead managed to break off part of the 19th century statue.

British backpacker Grace Millane's killer has appealed against his conviction and punishment as his lawyer says he did not get a fair trial.

Survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb have marked the 75th anniversary of the attack with prayers and flowers at the city's memorial to the victims.

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