France, Spain and the United States are sweltering and millions have been urged to stay inside. Find out which temperature records could be broken.
A figure has finally been reached which gives an indication of how much some governments have fooled the public over Covid-19. Find out more.
There are thought to be as few as 5,000 adults remaining in the world – which makes the catch all the more controversial.
Initial reports indicate a fight broke out between devotees and led to the deadly crush as thousands gathered to pay their respects. Find out more.
Australia is 'partially responsible' for the chronic smog the city of 31 million people is experiencing, one expert argues. Find out why.
The girl had fled an abusive marriage to a 33-year-old man and was living off the streets. She was allegedly captured and forced into sex work. Read more.
The teen weighed only 35kg when she came to hospital after reporting decreased appetite and repeated vomiting. Read more about her rare illness.
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Devastated witnesses have revealed the victims 'died in front of our eyes'. Read more about how the tragedy unfolded.
India is still recording more than 40,000 Covid cases a day. But a new virus threat has put a southern state on alert.
Ziona Chana, who is the head of a local Christian sect, also had 94 children and 33 grandchildren. He married his first wife when he was 17.
The grieving family of the bride said it was a 'tough call' and they had mixed emotions. But the wedding went ahead with her body in a separate room.
The two men seen in the confronting video are believed to be relatives of the Covid-19 patient. Read more about the incident that ended in arrests.
The couple reportedly chartered a plane to host a mid-air wedding so they could dodge India's Covid restrictions. Read more about it here.
Recent rainfall exposed the cloth coverings of bodies buried in shallow sand graves along the Ganges as Covid rages in India.
Bodies have washed up on the Ganges riverbanks with an official saying it's believed they could have been floating for up to a week.
The mutant Covid variant believed to be fuelling India's pandemic crisis is now considered to be of 'global concern'.