Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn traded blows on Tuesday over Brexit and the health system as they vied for votes during the first-ever head-to-head TV debate.
A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said. The cargo vessel bound for Felixstowe returned to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen, near Rotterdam, as soon as the stowaways were found, they said in a statement.
More than 100 schools in Australia's southeast were closed on Wednesday and officials warned people in high-risk zones to be ready to evacuate as forecast high temperatures risked opening up a new front in raging bushfires.
The FBI wished it had taken swifter action as Beijing recruited US-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, a senior official at the agency said on Tuesday during Senate testimony.
French minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, met on Tuesday in Paris with the Brazilian governors of the nine states of the consortium for sustainable development in the northeast of the country.
The ducks on a small French smallholding may carry on quacking, a French court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting a neighbor's complaint that the birds' racket was making their life a misery.
After a long election campaign, Uruguayans live the last days before the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on Sunday, November 24. The latest polls before the ballotage positions the nationalist Luis Lacalle Pou as the next president of the country, breaking the hegemony of the left that the Frente Amplio (Broad Front) imposed in the last 15 years.
Argentina has requested “most discretion” for the coming Wednesday air link and first flight between Sao Paulo and the Falkland Islands, suggesting no officials be present at the departure. The news was revealed by one of Brazil's main dailies and allegedly the request arrived through informal diplomatic channels from the Argentine foreign ministry.
An estimated two million Argentines will be entitled to a foods stamp system to be implemented as part of the plan to fight hunger of the next government headed by president-elect Alberto Fernandez.
Bolivia's interim government is looking to conduct presidential elections as the country is locked in political unrest after the resignation of Evo Morales, an official said on Monday. A possible option would be to issue a supreme decree, which bypasses Congress.