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HANDOUT - No roof, no windscreen: The McLaren Elva is more airy than most other roadsters. Photo: McLaren Automotive Ltd./dpa - ACHTUNG: Nur zur redaktionellen Verwendung im Zusammenhang mit dem genannten Text und nur bei vollständiger Nennung des vorstehenden Credits Credit: McLaren Automotive Ltd./dpa

McLaren Elva test: What it’s like to drive a supercar with no windows

No roof, no windshield and a hairy-chested V8 engine providing the power: The McLaren Elva is one of the rawest and most potent sportscars...
FILED - Fußball: Champions League, Gruppenphase, Gruppe B, 2. Spieltag, Borussia Mönchengladbach - Real Madrid im Stadion im Borussia-Park. Karim Benzema von Madrid jubelt nach seinem Treffer zum 2:1. Photo: Marius Becker/dpa

Real Madrid pull off thrilling Clasico win over Barcelona

(dpa) - Real Madrid held on to earn a narrow 2-1 El Clasico win over rivals Barcelona and go top of La Liga on...
Afghan Security Force

Afghan army could hold territory without support, but ‘difficult’

(dpa) - Afghan security forces (ANDSF) would be capable of holding their current territory against possible Taliban offensives if international forces leave the country,...
A sign points the way to the Corona Vaccination Centre. At the vaccination centre, people over the age of 60 can now receive their Corona vaccinations without having to make an appointment. The vaccine used is from Astrazeneca, which is now only administered to people aged 60 and over on the recommendation of the Standing Commission on Vaccination. Photo: Jens Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

German coronavirus situation ‘very, very serious,’ – RKI

(dpa) - The coronavirus situation in Germany remains "very, very serious" according the country's Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for disease control, which recorded high...

Volcano erupts on island of St Vincent, ejecting huge column of ash

(dpa) - Thousands of residents of the Caribbean island of St Vincent were being evacuated on Friday after the La Soufriere volcano erupted explosively...
Red Sea Islands

Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...
Germany map

Germany books largest budget deficit since reunification

(dpa) - The coronavirus pandemic plunged Germany into a massive deficit in 2020, the largest since the country was reunited in 1991, according to...

Toshiba receives buyout offer from British equity firm

(dpa) – Japanese conglomerate Toshiba said on Wednesday it had received an initial buyout proposal from British private equity firm CVC Capital Partners. Toshiba...

Arsenal look to stop Slavia’s victorious run against British sides

Slavia Prague have taken down all British sides they faced in the Europa League knock-out stages so far. Next comes Arsenal, who see the...
HANDOUT - Wine grapes grow in South Africa's Oak Valley. Tourists used to come from all over the world to see the wines being made, but the pandemic has put a stop to this kind of travel. Photo: Oak Valley/dpa - ACHTUNG: Nur zur redaktionellen Verwendung im Zusammenhang mit dem genannten Text und nur bei vollständiger Nennung des vorstehenden Credits

‘We just have to keep busy’: Pandemic crushes South African vineyards

The good life has been forced by the pandemic to take a break in South Africa, which in normal times attracts gourmets and wine...
FILED - Don't be surprised if the Parthenon appears in film more often in the future: Greece is working to lure more producers to the country. Photo: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa Credit: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Film producers are keener than ever on Greece

Daniel Craig, Tom Hanks, Jamie Lee Curtis - they and many other stars are to stand in front of the camera in Greece in...
Protesters hold a banner they march during a demonstration against the military coup in Myanmar that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Ousted democratic leaders in Myanmar have said they are rescinding the country's 2008 constitution, which gave significant power to the armed forces. Photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire/dpa

5 dead, many detained in Myanmar, group warns of humanitarian crisis

(dpa) - Five people were killed across Myanmar on Saturday as the military continues to crack down on protests and a group warned of...

Britain: 7 blood clot deaths after AstraZeneca jab, cause unclear

After more than 18 million people have received vaccinations with AstraZeneca's jab, Britain's health regulator said seven people had died due to rare blood...
FILED - Bike manufacturers like Gates rely on low-maintenance belts instead of chains. Photo: Robert Guenther/dpa

The bikes of the future: A look at the new digital trends in cycling

(dpa) - Cycling is booming, and many cities around the world have taken the pandemic as an opportunity to make streets more bike friendly...
FILED - Anyone with a history of overreaction to certain medications may want to seek advice from an allergy specialist before receiving a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

What allergy sufferers should know about Covid-19 vaccines

(dpa) - Covid-19 vaccines can cause strong allergic reactions in very rare cases. Rare or not, this is making many allergy sufferers around the...
FILED - The Victoria Falls, which were supposed to have dried up, are now overflowing with water, but tourism remains absent because of the pandemic. Photo: Columbus S. Mavhunga/dpa - ATTENTION: Only for editorial use in connection with current reporting and only with full mention of the above credit Credit: Columbus S. Mavhunga/dpa

‘Crying out to be seen’: Pandemic, drought rumours dog Victoria Falls

(dpa) - Tinashe Farawo is understandably frustrated. Reports from a year ago that Victoria Falls in southern Africa has dried up have stubbornly refused...
climate change

Politicians call for unity to tackle climate change ahead of COP26

(dpa) - Politicians across the world have called for unity to tackle climate change ahead of the COP26 event in Britain this year. President of...

AstraZeneca ‘respects’ decision by Germany to restrict use of vaccine

(dpa) - AstraZeneca says it respects this week's decision by Germany to restrict the use of its coronavirus vaccine - but reiterated that the...

Deezer combines Hi-Fi and Family tariffs into one

(dpa) - Music streaming provider Deezer has introduced a new payment tier combining the features of a Hi-Fi and a Family subscription. Deezer Family...
HANDOUT - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches a missile launch from a site near the North's eastern coastal town of Wonsan. Two missiles tested by North Korea on Thursday were a "new-type [of] tactical guided weapon" and their launch was meant to send a "solemn warning" to Seoul, the country's state-run news agency KCNA has reported. Photo: -/KCNA/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

North Korea fired ballistic missiles, Seoul and Tokyo say

dpa/GNA - North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea in its latest weapons test in the early hours of Thursday, South...
European Commission

EU executive wants a quarter of all farmland to be organic by 2030

dpa - The European Commission wants to see the proportion of EU agricultural land dedicated to organic production increase from 8.5 in 2019...
Sarkozy will appeal against bribery conviction

France’s Sarkozy goes back on trial, this time for election spending

Paris dpa - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is on trial for accusations of illegal campaign financing starting on Wednesday, two weeks after...

Journalist working for German Press Agency dpa arrested in Myanmar

dpa/GNA - A Polish journalist working for the German Press Agency dpa in Myanmar, has been arrested by security forces. Robert Bociaga was detained...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

UEFA to investigate alleged racial abuse against Ibrahimovic

dpa – UEFA has opened a probe “regarding incidents” during last week's Europa League match between hosts Red Star and AC Milan in...
Victor Osimhen

Napoli’s Osimhen to leave hospital after skull trauma

dpa – Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is to be released from a Bergamo hospital and was due back in Naples on Monday after...
Sheikha Latifa, pictured in 2006, said in a video aired by BBC televions that she fears for her life MARWAN NAAMANI AFP/File

UN rights office asks UAE for proof that captured princess is alive

dpa - The UN Human Rights Office has asked the United Arab Emirates whether the vice president's daughter, Princess Latifa, is still alive,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

Macron: Rich countries should give share of vaccines to poorer ones

dpa - Wealthy countries should quickly give 4 or 5 per cent of their Covid-19 vaccines to poorer ones, French President Emmanuel Macron said,...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Calls for Myanmar military to respect vote and release Suu Kyi

dpa - Myanmar's military seized power on Monday and detained government officials including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi just hours before...
Supporters Of Us President Donald

Woman fatally shot in US Capitol was Air Force veteran, family says

dpa/GNA – The woman shot and killed inside the US Capitol Building during a violent pro-Trump siege Wednesday was a resident of San Diego's...

Large landslide hits southern Norway; over 150 people evacuated

Over 150 people were evacuated and at least five were injured after a large mud- and landslide early on Wednesday hit Ask in southern...