US Boy Scouts seeks bankruptcy over abuse claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption BSA is one of the largest youth nonprofits in the US, with millions of members The Boy Scouts of America has filed for... Read more »

Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

The new James Bond theme No Time to Die only took three days to write, Billie Eilish and her producer and brother Finneas O’Connell have said. In an exclusive... Read more »

Banking giant HSBC sees annual profit slump by 33%

Image copyright Getty Images HSBC has said it will axe around 35,000 jobs as it announced profits for 2019 fell by 33%. The bank said it was targeting $4.5bn... Read more »

Woman survives five days lost in Australian forest

Queensland police have released new footage of their search for a woman who was lost for five days in a forest. Yang Chen, who is from China and is... Read more »

China releases largest study on Covid-19 outbreak

Image copyright AFP Image caption The highest fatality rate – 14.8% – is for people aged 80 and older Health officials in China have published the first details of... Read more »

Coronavirus triggers boom in private jet inquiries

Image copyright Getty Images Private jet operators have seen a big spike in requests from passengers wanting to charter their own planes during the coronavirus outbreak. With airlines scaling... Read more »

Apple warns coronavirus will hurt iPhones supplies

Image copyright Getty Images Apple has warned that disruption in China from the coronavirus will mean revenues falling short of forecasts. The tech giant said production and sales were... Read more »

Jeff Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change

Image copyright AFP Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The world’s richest man said the money would finance work by scientists, activists... Read more »

Stitching together fragments of a child’s life

When Jaxon Elliott-Sprysa died aged 15, his mother gave some of his personal belongings to an initiative that makes memory quilts. The scheme by a hospice in Ottawa, Canada,... Read more »

Thousands celebrate Japan’s ‘naked festival’

Japanese men brave the cold in loin cloths for a festival marking the start of spring. Read more »