Malaysian durian trade battered as lockdown bites

The ‘king of fruits’ is loved by fans for its bittersweet flavour and creamy texture, though…

French nun, Europe’s oldest person, turns 117 after surviving Covid

Sister Andre says her favourite food is lobster and she enjoys “a small glass of wine…

Six held after Tinseltown’s famous sign changed to ‘Hollyboob’

Six people were in custody after altering Los Angeles’ landmark Hollywood sign to read “Hollyboob,” police…

Prince Harry settles libel claim with UK tabloid

Prince Harry served in the British Army for 10 years. AFP Photo Prince Harry on Monday…

Virunga park elephants kill two farmers in DR Congo

The Virunga National Park hopes to extend an electric fence to prevent elephants straying into farmland.…

Gorilla treated with antibodies recovering from Covid, says US zoo

Winston, 48, was one of several gorillas among the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s troop who…

Nepal team claim first winter ascent of Pakistan’s K2

A Nepali team has claimed the first winter ascent of K2 (C, pictured in summer) in…

Bad omen for UK as Tower of London raven missing, feared dead

Yeoman Warder Ravenmaster Chris Skaife poses with a raven at the Tower of London in central…

‘Human remains’ find turned out to be a potato: UK police

What appeared to be a grisly find in a field turned out to be a potato.…

North Korea’s Kim poses in military uniform with gun in new portrait

Kim Jong Un pledged to strengthen North Korea’s defences, just weeks before Joe Biden’s inauguration as…