Impact of droughts and heatwaves stronger in recent decades, especially in developed countries
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.
Tom Huddlestone produced a midfield ‘masterclass’ for Hull
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.
Everton play Arsenal at the Emirates tonight
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.
These eerie pictures from North Korea were taken by photographer David Guttenfelder. He describes what it is like to capture life inside the world's most secretive country.
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.