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Property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung first offered £40 million after his daughter Gigi Chao entered into a civil partnership
Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
Government and rebel leaders in South Sudan have signed a ceasefire – the first step towards peace in the country after five weeks of violence in which more than 1,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced from their homes.
Police confirm a man was questioned about allegations connected to the fund
Ministers have been urged to delay expanding their plan to provide free nursery provision for two-year-olds until existing provision is brought up to scratch.
A street artist tribute to Trigger might have moved commuters, but it seems staff at Southern didn't share their appreciation
Striker faces five-match ban over use of controversial 'anti-semitic' gesture
For do-gooders the world over it's a familiar problem. How do you make charity, or in this case corporate responsibility, appeal to a wide audience with a short attention span?
The number of rhinos killed in South Africa for their horns soared to more than 1,000 last year, a 50 per cent jump on 2012 and up from just 13 in 2007.
From what we know of other cases, families often feel panic, aren’t able to think straight and can’t sleep or eat
No taxpayers' money has been spent in the creation of these artworks
From David Cameron to Stephen Fry to Damian Lewis, politicians, actors, musicians and artists have supported our elephant appeal. Check out our interactive graphic to see what they said.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says ‘fighting has set Syria back decades’
The presenter bravely decided to "break the taboo about abuse" and waive her right to anonymity during an interview with Radio 5 Live
Judge rules that tycoon’s ‘endless acts of charitable kindness’ should ‘trump’ his $25m tax evasion
Britons face some of the highest and most volatile food prices in Western Europe, according to research published today.