Torrential downpours in northern states wash away roads, buildings and vehicles
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Monday 02 July 2012
The worst monsoon floods in a decade to hit a remote Indian state have killed more than 80 people and forced around two million to leave their homes.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Get kitted out for the summer
Tuesday 19 June 2012
In the 20 years since the first Earth Summit, there has been sadly little progress
Monday 11 June 2012
The boss of Thames Water has been awarded a bonus nearly equal to his annual salary after a year in which a hosepipe ban was announced and customer satisfaction "deteriorated".
Friday 09 March 2012
An American woman and her cat lost for nearly a month in New Mexico's Gila National Forest have been found alive.
Monday 09 January 2012
Normally bustling streets were empty as trade unions began a paralysing national strike in oil-rich Nigeria today, angered by soaring fuel prices and decades of government corruption.
Monday 22 August 2011
In the wake of growing consumer interest in carbon footprints, a new awareness of our water consumption has led to the notion of a ‘water footprint’. Andrew Wigley explores some of the reputational challenges for business
Friday 12 August 2011
This is an enormously likeable and accomplished hour from Humphrey Ker, better known as one third – the tall, posh third – of sketch troupe the Penny Dreadfuls. In his debut solo show, Ker plays to his acting strengths, spinning a bonkers wartime yarn in which he plays a heavily accented array of characters from a Geordie killing machine to a Texan belle and a Romanian conjuror.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Thursday 26 May 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
The UK is sending emergency drinking water to one of Japan's worst tsunami-stricken regions in response to an urgent request from the Japanese authorities, the Department for International Development (Dfid) said.
Sunday 13 March 2011
The UK Young Scientist of the Year award has been won by a woman for the first time.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
- 1 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 2 Charles Saatchi accepts caution for assault over incident in Scott’s restaurant when he put his hands on throat of wife Nigella Lawson
- 3 Anatomy of a waiter: Service staff spill the secrets of their trade
- 4 Exclusive: Cristiano Ronaldo advised to stay at Real Madrid for another 18 months before making possible switch to Manchester United
- 5 Iran to send 4,000 troops to aid President Assad forces in Syria