A Gawker essay has ignited a culture war on the value of niceness
It wants troops or logistical aid to head off a possible genocidal civil war
Five hundred have died in clashes between Muslims and Christians over the last week
A rescue centre in Norfolk is full to capacity with 100 adorable seal pups following the recent record flood surge that hit Britain.
Rigorous government-backed tests modelled on MI5 recruitment to create robust child-protection teams
Mother with history of alcohol and drug abuse let her son starve to death, court told
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.
The final volume in Harris’s Chocolat trilogy finds witchy heroine, Vianne Rocher, returning to Lansquenet-sous-Tannes.
It’s tempting to look for scapegoats. But it’s the wider culture that needs addressing
This epic work of testimony and investigation lays bare a Communist crime of the century
Reports claim some patients treated by the Worcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust were left thirsty with drinks left out of reach while others were left to sit in their own excrement
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.
He has deliberated, cogitated and digested for long enough. More than 10 years after he quit the original Masterchef, Loyd Groooossman of the long vowels will activate his TV tastebuds again as a judge on Simon Cowell's new cookery show.
With yearly estimated earnings of more than $90 million, prolific writer James Patterson is by far the highest earning author in the world but women are gaining ground, according to Forbes.com.
When a Conservative MP derided Danny Boyle's Olympics opening ceremony as "multicultural crap" he was met with a cascade of criticism from people who knew that he could not be more wrong.
From buckets of popcorn to 'meal deals' and multi-buys, our portion sizes are ballooning. And it's all thanks to profit margins, says Gillian Orr