In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.
Published in December 2019
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has won the UK election, taking control of the House of Commons. This clears the path for Mr. Johnson to push through his plan to leave the European Union.
A floating computer assistant called CIMON 2 has been sent to the International Space Station. CIMON will work for the next three years to help the astronauts, and also to be "someone" they can talk to.
Russia won't be able to take part in major sports events for four years. That's a punishment for Russia's system of giving its athletes drugs to help them win. The ruling could keep Russia out of the 2020 Olympics.
Corals are dying worldwide because of rising sea temperatures. As corals die, the sea creatures who live around them move on. Now scientists have found an unusual way to lure fish back - with underwater loudspeakers.
Workers in France are entering into their fifth day of strikes. They are protesting against the government's planned changes to the country's retirement system, which pays people when they stop working.
In today's news roundup, a "mega fire" burns out of control in Australia, the US House moves to the next step of impeaching President Trump, and a new version of Baby Shark is planned - in Navajo.
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
Scientists are puzzled by the body of an 18,000-year-old puppy that was found frozen in the ground in Siberia. In spite of careful testing, scientists still can't tell if the animal is a dog or a wolf.
The band Coldplay has released a new album called "Everyday Life". But the group says it won't go on tour until it can figure out how to tour without making the climate crisis worse.