Saudi Arabia seeks to contain fallout as Yemen’s Houthis step up Red Sea attacks

Riyadh asks Washington to show restraint to avoid further escalation of fighting in the region

4 hours ago
Putin arrives in Saudi Arabia for rare foreign visit

The leaders are expected to discuss oil, Gaza and Ukraine

5 hours ago
Italy formally exits China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Italy was the only major Western nation to sign up to the pact in 2019

5 hours ago
Green heat pump system on trial in English village

Device seen as a way to more easily reach net zero targets

9 hours ago
Israeli forces, Hamas in fierce fighting in southern Gaza as humanitarian concerns grow

Israel, Hamas in fierce fighting in Gaza as humanitarian concerns grow and medical supplies run very low.

10 hours ago
Scientists develop fabric that changes colour

Simple gestures trigger changes in colour

11 hours ago
Meloni talks tough on migrants while opening door to Italian jobs

After vowing to clamp down on unauthorised arrivals, premier also aims to plug labour gaps

11 hours ago
2023 set to be the warmest year on record

The temperature for January-November was 0.13°C higher than it was in 2016

11 hours ago
Exhausted Ukrainians resigned to a long war

Front line has barely changed since Russian troops invaded in February 2022 while global attention turns to Gaza

Second stage of Israeli ground assault in Gaza starts in Khan Younis

Military welcomes feedback on keeping civilians safe, as long as Hamas is not spared

Moody’s lowers China’s credit outlook to negative

Ratings agency flags rising local government debt and a deepening property crisis in the world’s second-largest economy

COP28 pledge tackles conundrum of cooling down global warming

The undertaking by 60 countries will mark the world’s first collective focus on cooling-related emissions

Norway legislators back seabed mining exploration in the Arctic

Environmental group warns the move could damage Norway’s reputation for ocean preservation

World animal health body wants more testing of African swine fever vaccines

The World Organisation for Animal Health has warned that more testing of African swine fever vaccines is needed.

Putin heads to UAE and Saudi Arabia, courts Iran’s leader

Putin will host Iran's president in Moscow on Thursday

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