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The challenge of photographing Taal volcano

When he heard that the Taal volcano had erupted, rather than run photographer Ezra Acayan reached for his camera. From travelling to lakeside Talisay, to witnessing the environmental and human devastation that followed, Mr Acayan describes the risky business of… Continue Reading →

What is coronavirus, the mystery illness sweeping through China?

The city of Wuhan, China, is racing to contain the potential spread of a deadly new strain of virus that has now infected about 300 people . Over the weekend, the number of cases of the “2019 novel coronavirus” or… Continue Reading →

CDC confirms first U.S. case of coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the United States. A man in his 30s returned to Seattle, Washington, from traveling in Wuhan, China, with pneumonia-like symptoms, the CDC announced Tuesday…. Continue Reading →

New China virus: North Korea bans foreign tourists

North Korea has temporarily closed its borders to tourists in response to an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a tour operator has said. The virus, which originated in Wuhan in China, has infected almost 300 people. Young Pioneer Tours said… Continue Reading →

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'still being guarded by British police in Canada'

British police continue to guard Harry and Meghan as they start their new life in Canada, it has emerged – as a row over their security continues. The couple are in Vancouver after quitting their royal roles to live as… Continue Reading →

Torso of dismembered boy, 17, is still missing nine days after gangland murder

The torso of a teenage boy is still missing nine days after he was beheaded and chopped up in a horrific gangland murder. Police have recovered the head and all four limbs of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods since his disappearance in… Continue Reading →

Lessons from one of the fastest-warming places on Earth

Antarctic Peninsula — Even by Antarctic standards, Elephant Island is hard to reach, which is why few people have ever set foot there. We traveled three days by ship from Argentina, crashed through waves and climbed from one rubber raft… Continue Reading →

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has decried climate “prophets of doom” in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where sustainability is the main theme. He called for a rejection of “predictions… Continue Reading →

Duke and Duchess of Sussex issue legal warning over photos

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a legal warning to the media after photographs of Meghan in Canada were published in newspapers and on websites. Lawyers say the photos of the duchess walking her dogs and carrying her… Continue Reading →

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, jailed academic, 'rejected Iran's offer to become spy'

A British-Australian woman jailed in Tehran has said she rejected an offer from Iran to become a spy. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer at Melbourne University, has been in jail since September 2018, serving 10 years for espionage. In letters smuggled… Continue Reading →

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