New applications for US unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week as President Joe Biden took office, but remain distressingly high months after the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to government data released Thursday.
Renewable energy beat fossil fuels last year to become the largest source of electricity in Britain, according to a study.
France youth team manager Sebastien Piqueronies will take over at Pau at the end of the season, the Top 14 club announced on Thursday.
President Joe Biden on Thursday is to dive into a political minefield when he scraps a ban on US funding for abortion counseling provided by international organizations.
McDonald's reported a dip in fourth-quarter profits Thursday as coronavirus restrictions in several leading European markets weighed on results.
Cristiano Ronaldo broke coronavirus travel restrictions with a trip to a mountain resort, according to media reports Thursday.
Covid-19 lockdowns sparked a big drop in the number of reported crimes in France last year, except for domestic violence and rape cases which continued to rise, the interior ministry said Thursday.
The government has withdrawn a sexist ad urging people to stay at home - thatdepicts women performing household tasks while a man sits on the sofa.
Coughs, sore throats, fatigue and muscle pain are more commonly reportedsymptoms of the new UK coronavirus variant, according to data from the Officefor National Statistics (ONS).
A man who spat in Jeremy Corbyn's face during the first wave of thecoronavirus pandemic and verbally abused his wife has been sentenced.
Officials in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province have publicly caned two men 77 times each after neighbours reported them to religious police for having sex.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a doubt for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Manchester United on Saturday after missing games due to his mother's "health issues".
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the man accused of beheading US journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002, has been freed from jail by Pakistan's Supreme Court.
US President Joe Biden has set an ambitious goal of eliminating pollution from fossil fuel in the power sector by 2035 and from the US economy overall by 2050.
Workplaces will have to continue using strict PPE and other infection controlmeasures long after the Covid vaccine becomes available if employees can't orrefuse to have the jab.
Risky piloting caused the fatal crash of a vintage plane in the Swiss Alps over two years ago that killed all 20 people on board, an investigation concluded Thursday.
Tokyo Olympics organisers said Thursday they were encouraged by the support of IOC chief Thomas Bach and felt on "solid ground" to hold the virus-postponed event, despite growing debate over its feasibility.
Indian farmer unions have scrapped next week's planned march on parliament against new agricultural laws, as rifts emerge after violent protests in New Delhi left one person dead and almost 400 police injured.
Italian police on Thursday accused a Sicilian woman of "inciting suicide" for an asphyxiation video she posted on TikTok, a week after a child accidentally died in a so-called blackout challenge.
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders thatpaused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands, directed the government'sinternational financing entities to phase out funding for fossil fuel projectsoverseas, and created a Civilian Climate Corps.