Tests have confirmed 20 people died after contracting the disease on the island
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Wednesday 04 December 2013
The accidental screening was said to shock the family audience
Wednesday 04 December 2013
The Unconditionally singer will take on the role of engaging young people in the charity organisation’s work
Friday 04 October 2013
The two men, one of whom is thought to be a French national, were hunted down and killed by residents on the island of Nosy Be
Thursday 05 September 2013
Scientists warn the wrong kind of land is currently being protected as national parks and other types of national wildlife zones
Sunday 01 September 2013
Teams of searchers recovered human bones from the sands of Florida Panhandle woodlands on Saturday in a “boot hill” graveyard where juveniles who disappeared from a notorious Old South reform school more than a half-century ago are believed to have been secretly buried.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Madagascar’s electoral court has barred the incumbent president, Andry Rajoelina, and the wife of a long-standing rival from contesting the next presidential election.
Friday 19 April 2013
A new species of dinosaur whose translated name means “lonely small bandit” has been discovered in Madagascar.
Saturday 06 April 2013
'Memories are made when travelling, not when you're chained to a desk'
Tuesday 25 December 2012
They once had to lie awake listening for the sound of Santa shuffling down the chimney. Now, to find out precisely when their gifts are going to arrive, children can track his progress from computers.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Why go in 2013? A world of wild wonders
Tuesday 17 July 2012
A French investigating judge is examining evidence that the Rio-Paris airbus crash might have been prevented if the pilots had been briefed on a terrifying incident the previous year.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Pope Benedict XVI has celebrated an open-air Mass for a million followers, capping three days of activities in Milan, Italy, aimed at showing support for the family.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Travelling gracelessly with A A Gill
Saturday 07 April 2012
Six years ago their kind was feared extinct, but 18 newborn ducklings from the world's most endangered duck species – the Madagascar pochard – met the public for the first time yesterday.
Friday 06 April 2012
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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