Lucy has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 41st anniversary of her discovery
Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
‘You can keep Dubai –give me Addis Ababa any day’
Exclusive: 60-year-old reportedly said he sees no reason to stay alive
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
World View: Is collective hatred of a bully enough to make a nation?
Reports have moved the UN to action as tensions between ethnic Dinka and Nuer in the world’s newest nation escalate
The comedian will guest host the show and invite John Cleese on-air
There have been crossroads in Mo Farah’s life defined by Haile Gebrselassie.
Local media reports suggest retired farmer Dhaqabo Ebba's recollections of historical events place his date of birth in the 1850s
Jamaican powered through after slow start
Keeping track: It was a bit of a sight with me in tears and Perri in a wheelchair!
Farah digs deep on final lap to clinch gold and underline his status as Britain's greatest distance runner
A military plane that crash-landed in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Friday belonged to Ethiopia and was carrying ammunition, two security sources said.
Rutherford set to decide today if he will compete in Moscow but Farah reigns supreme
An emergency locator transmitter problem may have caused the fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane that caused disruption last week at Heathrow airport, it was revealed today.