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Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson is highest-earning male actoricon

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson is highest-earning male actor

Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson has been named the highest-paid male actor for a second year in a row, according to wealth magazine Forbes.

 
Niger attack: French aid workers among eight killed by gunmenicon

Niger attack: French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen

SOCIETY
10/08/2020

The attack happened in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa.

Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infectionsicon

Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections

SOCIETY
10/08/2020

An outbreak in Victoria has seen over 100 deaths in the past week, but new infections may be slowing.

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launchicon

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/08/2020

The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US banicon

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/08/2020

The Chinese firm says it is "shocked" by an order for US companies to stop doing business with the app.

Tokyo 2020: Olympics and Paralympics may have 'limited spectators'icon

Tokyo 2020: Olympics and Paralympics may have 'limited spectators'

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
30/07/2020

The Olympics and Paralympics could be held in front of “a limited number of spectators” because of Covid-19, says Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto.

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google face claims of 'harmful' powericon

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google face claims of 'harmful' power

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/07/2020

The executives of the four US tech giants defend their records at a five-hour hearing in Congress.

Portland protests: Federal forces ready for phased pullouticon

Portland protests: Federal forces ready for phased pullout

SOCIETY
30/07/2020

Oregon's governor calls the officers "an occupying force", but the president says they saved the city.

Mystery of origin of Stonehenge megaliths solvedicon

Mystery of origin of Stonehenge megaliths solved

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/07/2020

Archaeologists have pinpointed the source of the stones to an area 15 miles north of the site.

Cutting screen time lowers risk of death, study findsicon

Cutting screen time lowers risk of death, study finds

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/07/2020

Research from the University of Glasgow finds watching two hours or less of television a day could minimize health risks.

Canada court rules US 'not safe' for asylum seekersicon

Canada court rules US 'not safe' for asylum seekers

POLITICS
23/07/2020

The US violates the human rights of asylum seekers by imprisoning them, a Canadian judge rules.

China's Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earthicon

China's Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/07/2020

The Asian country's first surface mission to the Red Planet heads out on a Long March 5 rocket.

China-US row: Fugitive researcher 'hiding in San Francisco consulate'icon

China-US row: Fugitive researcher 'hiding in San Francisco consulate'

POLITICS
23/07/2020

The researcher lied about her military background, the FBI says, amid a row over Chinese consulates.

Trump to send 'surge' of hundreds of federal agents to citiesicon

Trump to send 'surge' of hundreds of federal agents to cities

POLITICS
23/07/2020

Talking tough on crime with an election looming, Mr Trump vows to end the "bloodshed".

Hope probe: UAE launches historic first mission to Marsicon

Hope probe: UAE launches historic first mission to Mars

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/07/2020

The probe starts its 500-million-km journey after taking off from the remote Tanegashima spaceport.

Coronavirus: Are mutations making it more infectious?icon

Coronavirus: Are mutations making it more infectious?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/07/2020

While there have been thousands of changes to the virus only one is seen as possibly altering its behaviour.

Coronavirus: EU leaders start third day of recovery talksicon

Coronavirus: EU leaders start third day of recovery talks

POLITICS
19/07/2020

As global cases rise by record numbers, EU leaders struggle to reach a deal on a recovery package.

Coronavirus: WHO reports record single-day global increase in casesicon

Coronavirus: WHO reports record single-day global increase in cases

SOCIETY
19/07/2020

The number of new cases has surpassed 250,000 in a day, the World Health Organization says.