The advance is expected to accelerate research into a host of human diseases, including Covid-19.
Moves by China, along with the election of Joe Biden, make temperature targets more achievable.
She is among a diverse list of officials picked for top economic roles in the next US administration.
Opposition Conservatives say the historic spending plan is "startling".
Destruction of the rainforest increased by 9.5% compared to the previous 12 months, new data shows.
The man, 62, was rescued by a passing container ship, more than 80 miles off the Florida coast.
Researchers are to investigate whether young people and those not in hospital could be affected.
A church in Burnley has seen ‘unprecedented demand’ for help during the pandemic.
World champion Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for coronavirus.
The pigeon and cockatoo are both elderly long-time zoo residents that require special care.
Dr Atlas clashed with other scientists after questioning the need for masks and other measures.
Applications open for points-based visas to work from 1 January, when free movement from the EU ends.
The retort followed Canberra demanding an apology over a fake image of a soldier killing a child.
The pandemic has transformed the fortunes of the video conferencing firm, once a niche tech name.
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