The United Nations has admitted that a delay in declaring a famine in Somalia in 2011 cost additional lives, after a new report revealed that more than a quarter of a million people died, half of them young children.
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Monday 13 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Harry Redknapp was in bed with flu yesterday but the message to his Tottenham Hotspur players has been clear: winning a first title in 50 years would lead to an era competing at the top of the Premier League, just as it did for tomorrow's opponents.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Rents are rising at their fastest rate for three years as demand for homes to let soars, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).
Monday 29 November 2010
Children today are likely to reach old age in a world that is 4C warmer, where the 10,000-year certainties of the global climate can no longer be relied on, and widespread crop failures, drought, flooding and mass migration of the dispossessed become a part of everyday life.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan has spoken of his disappointment after going 12 games without hitting the back of the net.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Thursday 19 August 2010
Saturday 07 August 2010
Water, water, everywhere: If you forget to keep your plants hydrated and there will be only one outcome
Sunday 25 July 2010
From time to time I develop a talent for killing things. Not in winter, when I am excellent at running out with bubble wrap whenever there's a frost. But in summer, I can put off watering until the condition of the dry prairie outside the back door is terminal.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Thursday 24 June 2010
A utility firm hit by north-west England's driest start to the year since 1929 wants to take more water from lakes and rivers.
Monday 21 June 2010
The worst drought for two decades is putting Thailand’s rice harvest in jeopardy and could lead to a freeze on exports.
Monday 21 June 2010
Widespread flooding in southern China has caused 175 deaths, with 107 people missing and more storms expected, the government said today.
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