Fossils accidentally discovered in South Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2 billion years, rewriting the evolutionary story of these organisms which are neither flora nor fauna, researchers said Monday.
French voters did exactly what they were expected to do — to the relief of French pollsters who helped redeem a profession still smarting over getting Brexit and the US election wrong.
France on Monday opened a judicial enquiry into allegations carmaking giant PSA cheated on diesel pollution tests in the latest twist in a huge emissions scandal which hit the industry in 2015.
French politics has entered uncharted territory after the “big bang” that saw off the presidential candidates of both the traditional left and right parties for the first time.
Greece’s port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos.
A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait feasts on a notoriously resistant plastic, scientists reported Monday, raising hopes the creature can help manage the global problem of plastic-bag pollution.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer declared Monday after talks with his Spanish counterpart that investors are returning to Latin America’s biggest, but deeply troubled economy.
A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page released a video Monday of its Kitty Hawk prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year.
Brexit spearhead Nigel Farage on Monday said France’s far-right anti-immigration firebrand Marine Le Pen could score a shock upset in her country’s upcoming presidential election run-off against European centrist Emmanuel Macron.
The EU warned membership candidate Turkey on Monday of a review and possible “redefinition” of ties after a referendum granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extra powers.
Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to “prepare the next generation of leadership.”