Gigantic hole opens in ozone layer over the Arctic
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Gigantic hole opens in ozone layer over the Arctic

A rare and very large hole has opened up in the ozone layer over the Arctic.Scientists blame low temperatures in the atmosphere above the north pole for the…

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Trump says WHO ‘got it very wrong’ on pandemic
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Trump says WHO ‘got it very wrong’ on pandemic

President Donald Trump attacks the World Health Organization's response to the coronavirus, accusing it of having "minimised the threat".The Trump administration is itself under scrutiny after it decided…

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Wheelchair fitness: Surviving lockdown on wheels
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Wheelchair fitness: Surviving lockdown on wheels

With the UK still on lockdown, many people look forward to their daily outdoor exercise.But what do you do if you use a wheelchair?The BBC’s Frank Gardner, who…

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Woman who revealed Clinton-Lewinsky scandal dies
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Woman who revealed Clinton-Lewinsky scandal dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Tripp (right) made recordings of her conversations with Monica Lewinsky which became central to the impeachment trial An American civil servant…

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Trump campaign spokeswoman becomes press secretary
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Trump campaign spokeswoman becomes press secretary

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kayleigh McEnany has been the Trump national campaign spokeswoman US President Donald Trump has appointed his campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany to be…

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Saudi coalition announces Yemen ceasefire
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Saudi coalition announces Yemen ceasefire

Image copyright EPA Image caption The UN had called on both sides to end fighting and ramp up efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak A Saudi Arabian-led coalition…

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WHO chief calls for end of virus ‘politicisation’
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WHO chief calls for end of virus ‘politicisation’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWorld Health Organization head: 'Do not politicise this virus'The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged unity, a…

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PM’s condition ‘improving’ in intensive care
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PM’s condition ‘improving’ in intensive care

Image caption Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London on Monday Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "improving" after two nights in intensive…

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Rethinking cosmology: Universe expansion may not be uniform (Update)
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Rethinking cosmology: Universe expansion may not be uniform (Update)

The blue areas expand more slowly than expected, the yellow areas faster. In isotropy, the image would be monochromatic red. Credit: © Konstantinos Nikolaos Migkas, Uni Bonn/Astronomy &…

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Why are football teams in Belarus still playing?
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Why are football teams in Belarus still playing?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has resisted calls for a nationwide lockdown, calling fears of the coronavirus epidemic "psychosis" and suggesting vodka or a sauna would help.So as football…

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