VIENNA -- Left-wing Alexander van der Bellen defeated his far-right Freedom Party opponent Norbert Hofer by a margin of just 0.4 percentage points.
After 700,000 postal ballots – about 10% of the available votes – were taken into account. Austrian media reported that Van der Bellen had 50.2% and Hofer 49.8%.
LONDON -- Superbugs will kill someone every three seconds by 2050 unless the world acts now, the hugely influential Review on Antimicrobial Resistance reports.
LONDON -- Packed with state-of-the-art technology and driving aids, Jaguar’s new F-Pace SUV is expected to become the British brand’s top selling model.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy is to take ownership of the $4.4-billion USS Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer.
NEW YORK -- Findings published in Science by an international team of researchers find shrinkage of animal body size of arctic breeding birds is linked to climate change.
NEW YORK -- Donald Trump has soared on a tidal wave of populism to the GOP nomination, but many of his policies would run into a brick wall in Congress.
LONDON -- The famous chimes of London’s Big Ben are to fall silent in 2017 as part of a $42 million project to prevent its mechanism from failing.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- To mark the 100th anniversary of the world’s oldest international football tournament, Copa America will be played outside of South America for the first time.
MILAN -- Real Madrid take on fierce city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of the 2014 final,when Real won a record 10th European Cup trophy.
PARIS -- France is ramping up security for the tournament, deploying thousands of security officials at matches and “fan zones” across the country.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- A number of events could be missing major contenders, with over 30 athletes facing a ban after new doping tests were carried out on samples from Beijing 2008.
PARIS -- Novak Djokovic, the world No. 1 who already has one Grand Slam and two Masters titles in 2016, has yet to win the only Grand Slam tournament on clay.
MONTE CARLO -- Home Grand Prix for many of the drivers on the grid, the narrow road circuit hosts one of the oldest, most prestigious and glamorous races in motor sport.