Calderwood resigns over coronavirus lockdown trips

Image copyright WPA/Getty Scotland's chief medical officer has resigned after making two trips to her second home during the coronavirus lockdown. Dr Catherine Calderwood had apologised for her actions, and initially said she planned to…

Bomb tests reveal true age of worlds largest…

Image copyright Wayne Osborn Image caption Researcher Mark Meekan diving with a whale shark Data from atomic bomb tests conducted during the Cold War have helped scientists accurately age the world's biggest fish. Whale sharks…

James Bond actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94

Image copyright Getty Images Honor Blackman, the British actress who played Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger, has died at the age of 94. In a statement, her family said she died peacefully…

Trump labels white supremacist group terrorists

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump, pictured with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, has not yet identified a white supremacist group as a terrorist organisation US President Donald Trump has labelled a Russian…

Spanish virus death toll falls for fourth day

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Spain's fall comes after a peak last Thursday, when 950 people died with the virus The daily number of coronavirus deaths has fallen in Spain for a fourth consecutive day,…

Why a drug to treat malaria is selling…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chloroquine and derivatives have been used against malaria There has been a global surge in demand for drugs normally used against malaria to tackle the coronavirus, as governments urgently…

Africa will not be test ground for vaccine…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A health worker carries out a door-to-door testing near Durban in South Africa The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned as "racist" the comments by two French…