Tests have confirmed 20 people died after contracting the disease on the island
Thousands of Somali have been left homeless following continued flooding in parts of Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region over the past couple of months, with large tracts of farmland being inundated, raising fears of livelihood losses
Why is there even an expectation that images capturing girl-on-girl snog action would cause any offence?
New book by 'disgustologist' highlights how reactions to key triggers keep us safe – and help us find a mate
Using clean water is one of the best ways to stop children losing essential nutrients vital to growth, says study
This week I've been eating...Aubergine with chickpea and labnah
The midday meals scheme is one of the Indian government’s flagship anti-poverty programmes, designed to provide at least one nutritious meal a day for the children of the nation’s poorest families. The Indian government says it reaches about 120 million children across the country.
Republican Governor Rick Perry certain to sign, disregarding historic 11-hour speech by Senator Wendy Davis
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Leading supermarkets and drinks companies distorted evidence in an attempt to prevent the Scottish Government introducing a minimum price for alcohol, researchers say.
It's one of the most memorable scenes in Hollywood comedy The Hangover, but for one Kansas woman, it became a reality.
Late-night fast food is rarely a healthy option, but an E. coli outbreak at the Adonis Kebab House in 2011 meant that doner fans in Cardiff were taking their lives in their hands.
The makers of family-favourite board game Monopoly have announced their intention to retire one of the eight classic monopoly tokens and replace it with either a ring, guitar, robot, helicoptor or cat.
Which one would you be most sorry to see go? And - more importantly - what does your choice of classic Monopoly token reveal about your true personality?
Main image: face pots, £67, Aram; frames, from £5, John Lewis
Three restaurants and a top nightclub in central London have been shut after inspectors found a catalogue of food hygiene failings.