At 14, Dorothy left home, preferring the violence of the streets. She tells Jonathan Brown how a charity changed her world
This Cornish seaside village takes no modern-day prisoners. Turn off your mobile phone and just surrender to the slower pace of a different era
Former All Black Evans has brought touch of class to a mainly young and English side's flying start
Two weeks ago he was an outcast on a fishing trip. Now Stephen Donald is a World Cup hero
Black marketeers should be punished with the same severity as drug traffickers, says Cites
Whether it’s for poaching fish or sealing in that vegetable goodness, these steam-driven gadgets will help you to cook your way to a healthy diet...
Selling the tusks from a single large male elephant can earn a local poacher the equivalent of 15 years' wages
If you've been inspired by Cowes Week, Rhiannon Batten steers you on the right course
Last summer I went on a guided garden walk of Elephant & Castle, one of south London's most, ahem, "improving" neighbourhoods. The tour was conducted by Richard Reynolds, "guerrilla gardener" and long-time local resident. He showed us round a whole range of wastegrounds and roundabouts he'd planted up at night alongside his fellow horticultural commandos, before proceeding to out himself as a simple Devon lad by pointing out a big clump of what he called "montbretia" growing at the foot of a high-rise, which he'd dug up from his mum's garden.
Hindus may come to Puri for its temple, but they also make the most of its seaside
Kenya has publicly burnt elephant ivory worth £10m in an attempt to focus attention on rising poaching deaths.
View From The Sofa: Women's World Cup, BBC & Eurosport
Costa de la Luz is the windswept, boho neighbour of the brash Costa del Sol. Simone Kane says it might as well be a million miles away
With its trademark flippers and comical mating dance, the blue-footed booby is one of the most commonly sighted birds on the Galapagos Islands.
Sweden is home to a fantastical hotel experiment that will wow architecture fans but not comfort seekers, says Sarah Barrell
A group of former soldiers has found a unique way to rebuild their lives. Jonathan Rendall joins them in Surrey