Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.
A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday.
Huawei directly challenged Apple's new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google services.
The BBC has apologised for failing to warn the Duke of Sussex before broadcasting and publishing online an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that called him a “race traitor” and depicted the royal with a gun pointed at his head.
Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said yesterday as he sought to persuade the Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful.
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, yesterday delivered a pointed message before a Congressional hearing: “I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists.”
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned citizens yesterday that anyone who goes to fight jihad in Kashmir will hurt the territory’s cause, as anger simmers between Islamabad and New Delhi over the region.
A “flying” electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring.