Massimiliano Fedriga of Italy's populist Five Star Movement was struck ill with chickenpox earlier this week.
Staff at the D'Bone Collector Museum in the Philippines made the gruesome discovery of the dead whale at a beach in Compostela Valley.
Tens of thousands of students across the world are taking part in #schoolstrike4climate, a mass protest movement aimed at forcing politicians into action on climate change.
Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has told an audience at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference that we should not be fearful of automation replacing jobs en masse.
After criticisms that it was allowing anti-vaccination misinformation to flourish and circulate on the platform, Facebook has announced it is taking steps to bury content from anti-vaxxers.
A third patient has reportedly made a successfully transition off HIV medication and is now free of the virus.
Developers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Department of Mechanical Engineering have built their most advanced 'mini cheetah' robot yet.
In a recent journal article titled Who remembers the Beatles? The collective memory for popular music, researchers have sought to add to our understanding of how long hit songs linger in our memory.
23 people are confirmed dead in Lee County, Alabama after the region was struck by at least one tornado. It was the deadliest tornado to hit the US since 2013.
Elon Musk's aerospace company is a step closer to launching its recreational space flights after its capsule, Dragon, successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS).