Seconds after their escape, the scooter exploded with flames engulfing the room.Read the full story ›
Authorities will temporarily clamp down on open-air barbecues, garbage incineration and wood burning to tackle China's chronic pollution.Read the full story ›
The 12-second footage shows China's capital become engulfed in a cloud of thick, dark pollution.Read the full story ›
Rio 2016 is in full swing, but what do these eerie photos show happens when the Olympic party leaves town?Read the full story ›
The UK and the EU will remain the "closest of allies" following the "divorce" between them, the president of the European Council has said.Read the full story ›
Judges at an arbitration tribunal in The Hague have rejected China's claims to economic rights across large swathes of the South China Sea.Read the full story ›
Footage of the assault received over six million views after the victim posted the incident on Chinese microblogging site Weibo.Read the full story ›
Beijing has won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics despite fears over the Chinese capital's reliance on artificial snowRead the full story ›
Beijing's Olympic Stadium was transformed into a giant countdown clock for this evening's New Year's Eve celebrations.
Meanwhile in Shanghai, a laser show illuminated the sky above the financial district and costumed performers danced in the city's Bund waterfront area.