Veteran British broadcaster David Attenborough has been appointed the “people’s advocate” at the U.N. global climate summit this year, where he is expected to address political leaders about the need for urgent action to tackle the “crippling” threat of climate change.
Two amateur computer coders who were taken by police from their Beijing homes are standing trial in a case that illustrates the Chinese government’s growing online censorship and heightened sensitivity to any deviation from the official narrative on its COVID-19 response.
Shoppers and staff at a New Zealand supermarket were being praised for their bravery after authorities said they managed to stop a frenzied man from hurting others after he stabbed four people in a random attack, severely wounding three of them.
Impromptu street celebrations erupted in many cities across Spain as the clock struck midnight Saturday, when a six-month-long national state of emergency to contain the spread of coronavirus ended and many nighttime curfews were lifted.
The Scottish National Party has won its fourth straight parliamentary election on Saturday and insisted it will push on with another referendum on Scotland’s independence from the U.K. even though it just failed to secure a majority.