Having found an underground lake the size of Windermere in Kenya, Alain Gachet tells John Lichfield how his radar scanning technique can reveal immense reservoirs of water under the most barren and impoverished territories on Earth
Fishermen are making use of the re-appearance of the ruins to ferry curious passengers around its walls
Tiger Woods endured one of the worst days of his distinguished career as he shot a 79 at the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday to miss the third-round cut.
During an extreme event, countries in the western Pacific experienced devastating droughts and wild fires
Kevin Keen has been preparing the Baggies for the third round clash
A wildfire in central Idaho forced the evacuation of 2,250 homes near the upmarket tourist towns of Hailey and Ketchum over the weekend, as firefighters lost ground against the blaze that also threatens the Sun Valley ski resort.
While some purists remain reliably condescending, the Shergar Cup has earned a legitimate niche in the racing summer.
Senior minister from the collection of low-lying coral atolls in the north Pacific says the end of this century will spell 'the end of my country and many others like it'
A note uncovered by a BBC News Freedom of Information request showed the organisation made the concession after April 2012 became the wettest on record
Fiona Shaw leads her audience a surprisingly merry dance to Coleridge's bleak epic poem
John Higgins, the four-times world champion, is no stranger to success. But even Higgins, regarded as one of snooker's greatest ever players, has found silverware hard to come by in recent times. Since winning the World Championship at the beginning of May 2011, the 37-year-old has failed to win any of snooker's three major titles – the World, UK Championship or Masters.
Arsenal's inconsistency leaves manager unsure whether to strengthen
Hangeland returned from suspension last night as Fulham recorded first win in eight matches
Change of headgear can revive Hughes' chaser while Big Buck's looks on course for win No 18
One of the world’s great civilisations was forced into terminal decline by successive dry periods culminating in a prolonged drought, according to a study that throws fresh light on the mysterious disappearance of the Maya in Central America around 1,100AD.
A 52-year-old British woman has been reported missing in severe flooding which has so far claimed nine lives in southern Spain, authorities said today.