A new photography book takes an unusual view of some safari stars, from big cats to colourful birds
About a year ago, I began to recieve a wonderful series of calls from America and London
Aviation officials say the aircraft’s ‘black box’ shows there was a ‘clear intention’ to manually bring the plane down
The US women's 400 metres champion Natasha Hastings happens to be a cousin of Shaka Hislop, the former West Ham goalkeeper who spent time working on the Space Station Freedom project at Nasa while studying mechanical engineering at Howard University, Washington. In the second semi-final of the women's 400m at the World Championships last night she blasted off at a frightening speed – only to find herself overtaken by a rocket in the shape of the Great Britain team captain.
Queen Fabiola of Belgium has become the latest European royal to fall victim to the continent’s austerity drive, with the government vowing to slash her yearly stipend by nearly half a million euros after accusations that she was trying to dodge taxes.
David Rudisha was hailed as one of the greatest-ever runners last night after smashing the world 800m record, saying afterwards that he had wanted to make Sebastian Coe proud.
Rudisha beats his own world record and takes gold inspired by Coe and an Irish missionary
Kenya's David Rudisha tonight lit up the Olympic Games with a sensational victory in the 800 metres, breaking his own world record in the process.
South African police fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of rock-throwing supporters of the controversial youth leader of the African National Congress (ANC) yesterday as he faced possible suspension from the party over his outspoken demands that embarrassed its leadership.
Violent protests today by supporters of South Africa's firebrand youth leader are the latest political salvo in a power struggle that could determine the future of South Africa's president and the man who helped catapult him to power, youth league chief Julius Malema.
The African National Congress (ANC) yesterday ordered its controversial youth league leader Julius Malema to appear before its disciplinary panel for "bringing the party into disrepute and sowing internal divisions".
Former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman will today give the inside story of England's failed 2018 World Cup bid when he comes before a committee of MPs.
Singita Faru Faru Lodge, Tanzania
From the outside, the nine stone, canvas and thatched suites at this lodge look like classic safari territory, but the interiors are pure contemporary chic with panoramic windows and mirrored room dividers. The communal areas are bedded into the terraced hillside and scattered with squishy sofas. A river-sand "beach" has been created for sunbathing, while a curved swimming pool overlooks a waterhole.
The FTSE 100 is awash with copper miners. Investors have their pick of the big diversified groups or more focused players such as Antofagasta and Kazakhmys, both of whose shares tend to move in tandem with the copper price.
Are We There Yet? Family-friendly safaris these days are all about getting children to engage with their environment
Alexander McCall Smith is a one-man literary industry. He has sold 40 million books, travels obsessively and churns out four or five new novels a year. But what he really likes are Belgian shoes, saddleback pigs and leisurely strolls around his beloved Edinburgh neighbourhood