Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, according to the country's president.
A young man on a horse charges into a wall of policemen securing the outer ring road of India's capital, Delhi.
Conditions in the city of Manaus, deep in the Amazon rainforest where the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 is believed to have originated, are now so bad that people are suffocating in hospital beds without oxygen.
Ireland's coronavirus lockdown has been extended by several weeks until 5 March, Prime Minister Micheal Martin has said.
The head of HSBC has told MPs that he "can't cherry pick which laws to follow" as he defended the bank over claims that it is helping China crack down on democracy in Hong Kong.
At least 70 people have been arrested after a third night of protests in the Netherlands.
A major winter storm has caused disruption across Midwest America - with a warning of a "historic" snowfall on the way.
A North Korean diplomat who served as the country's acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, according to legislators who were briefed by Seoul's spy agency.
New advice on how to treat coronavirus has been issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) - as it also begins a wide-reaching study into the effects of so-called "long COVID".
Grindr is facing a fine of £11.7m (£8.6m) for its handling of personal user data, Norway's privacy watchdog has announced.