The likelihood of people developing diseases including type two diabetes and Crohn's could be affected by genes inherited from Neanderthals
Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
For some language courses, a year in Paris is usual. But if you're reading Arabic, you have to travel a little further afield, as Rosie Collington found out
Emergency services were called to 25 Bank Street at around 8am this morning
Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
Customs officials in Thailand and Singapore seized £3.5m worth of rhino horn en route to Vietnam
Government are now in discussions over how to remove the rabbit without damaging the statue of the anti-apartheid icon
Magistrate orders that the charges be dropped and that the former computer analyst be deported from the east African country on the basis that his visa has expired
At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
Bailey was arguably the only failure in the Test side that claimed a 5-0 Ashes whitewash victory over England
Champagne looks to burst the bubble of the long-serving Fifa overlord in next year’s presidential elections
A sports stadium in Mogadishu became a key base for al-Shabaab in Somalia as their influence expanded across eastern Africa. Photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd visited the arena after it was reclaimed by African Union forces
Homophobia is not the only motive behind these unsavoury measures
Report reveals there are just 250 adult lions after 'catastrophic collapse' in numbers in the region puts animals in critical danger
The Christian man who called himself Mad Dog allegedly dragged the Muslim stranger from the bus and ate part of his leg
First 800 will be airlifted from the makeshift Bangui camp to the Chadian capital N’Djamena later today