Plastic waste in the oceans will treble in the next decade, according to a new report conducted by the UK’s Government Office for Science.
Some 1.3 million people die in road collisions each year according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel.
Good morning, here’s your Tuesday morning briefing to set you up for the day ahead.
United States president Donald Trump has turned his attention the country’s opioid epidemic in his latest bid to make America great again.
Five months on since Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth Drivers’ Champion title in Mexico, the Australian Grand Prix will kick off another season that is likely to be largely similar to the last.
Vladimir Putin will almost certainly win a fourth term in Sunday’s Russian presidential election.
Hong Kong’s richest man has announced his intention to retire later this year, having risen from factory cleaner to the chairman of one of Asia’s leading conglomerates.
Nasa has plans to use eight tonne spaceships filled with nuclear weapons to save humanity from imminent destruction, the space agency has revealed.
Spanning three bridges, two man-made islands and an underwater tunnel, China is on the verge of completing an engineering masterpiece.
Amid a global plastic waste epidemic which sees rivers deposit 2.75 million metric tonnes of plastic into the sea each year, the waste that doesn’t enter the ocean is finding its way into our bottled water.
Vladimir Putin has revealed plans to explore Mars as early as next year as part of an ambitious new lunar exploration programme.
His name crops up in iconic shows and movies from Doctor Who to The Avengers.
Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.
Seven years on from the death of Steve Jobs, fans of the late Apple founder are still eager to get their hands on anything and everything that he left behind.
The appointment of Martin Selmayr as the European Commission’s new Secretary-General caused outrage among some members of the European Parliament.
“It’s going to be a big, fat, beautiful wall,” US president Donald Trump told supporters at a campaign rally back in June 2016.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un might be open to sitting down with US president Donald Trump to talk about ditching his nuclear weapons but, until that happens, the substantial sanctions placed on North Korea by United Nations will remain in place.
Politicians are known to dodge difficult questions and deflect the blame whenever possible.
SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space exploration company, is on track to begin testing rockets capable of taking humans to Mars by next year, the billionaire businessman claims.
“Mark my words: a combination airplane and motorcar is coming.
Hundreds of thousands of young, successful creatives will descend on Austin, Texas for South by Southwest 2018 this weekend.
The Riyadh Ritz-Carlton hotel reopened last month after serving as a makeshift prison for Saudi Arabia’s ultra-rich since November last year.
Canada will follow Thailand today in unveiling new banknotes, after the Southeast Asian nation announced that King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be replacing his late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej on all future Thai Baht currency.
A group of major investors are close to completing the purchase of a minority stake in restaurant group D.ream, owned by Turkish conglomerate Dogus Group.
The UK produced 388.5 million tonnes of CO2 in 2017, which has been estimated to be the lowest amount recorded since 1890.
There are exactly 100 days to go until the 2018 World Cup kicks off at Moscow’s 81,000 capacity Luzhniki Stadium.
The 88th annual Geneva Motor Show gets underway in Switzerland today, offering Europe its first look at the major upcoming vehicles of 2018.
Coffee consumption fuels the global workforce, which relies on regular espressos, lattes and cappuccinos to keep eyes open and business moving — coffee is the most consumed drink worldwide.
A 10-strong delegation of high-ranking South Korean officials has arrived in Pyongyang in an effort to reduce tensions with the south’s North Korean neighbours.
Dictators have dominated the headlines of late.