Not content to be the first big-screen James Bond, the late Sean Connery showed his versatility by branching out into a plethora of roles in his long, if chequered, acting career. Here are a few of the most memorable.
In May, a study published in the journal Nature suggested that Mars may hold more water than was previously believed, but that the substance is too cold to sustain life.
Very few historic documents can provide an insight into the days of the ancient Kingdom of Judah, with most being part of the Hebrew Bible, whose accuracy has already been questioned in the past by historians.
A group of Venezuelans and Colombians led by two ex-US servicemen was captured by Venezuelan forces in May 2019 as they attempted to covertly enter the Latin American country to kidnap its president and overthrow the government in favour of opposition figure Juan Guaido.
A South African public sector union slammed the government for handing a R10.5 billion "bail-out" to South African Airways this week, while trying to impose a below-inflation pay settlement on state employees.
Late last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for more efforts to continue modernising the country's army, which he stressed is key to China's national rejuvenation.
The fighter previously posted a picture of Emmanuel Macron with a footprint on his face on Instagram, as the French president urged to curb Islamic radicalism in the country after several gruesome terror attacks.
Earlier this week, severe anti-coronavirus lockdowns were re-introduced in Germany and France, as Europe is facing a new wave of COVID-19, with the numbers of those infected spiking dramatically.