'Memories are made when travelling, not when you're chained to a desk'
Christie’s Travel, Science and Natural History specialist James Hyslop examines a pre-17th century fossilised bird egg on display at Christies’ auctioneers in London.
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.
Why go in 2013? A world of wild wonders
From jazz waltzes and groovesome modal vamps to the devotional operatic mash-up of "Agnus Dei" and an incredible version of "The Creator Has A Masterplan" recorded in Madagascar in 1969, this survey of the neglected French composer/pianist Gilson hits you like a bolt from the blue.
New British embassies are to be opened in El Salvador, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Somalia and Southern Sudan as part of a radical redrawing of Britain's international diplomatic map.
Jamie Oliver's chums may be the alpha males of the media world, but naturals in the classroom they are not
If there is one thing that AIM market investors don't lack, it's options in the oil industry. The growth index boasts a variety of opportunities to put money in the black stuff. And this week, it will witness the debut of another, this one offering exposure to resources in the island nation of Madagascar.
Species are vanishing quicker than at any point in the last 65 million years
When you're a TV presenter who has circumnavigated the planet three times, you get a profound insight into what's good, bad and downright weird about our world
Under a summer sun that never sets, Rebecca Newman treks across Canada's Baffin Island
Kirsten Nematandani, the South African football president, is remaining tight-lipped on any possible successors to Joel Santana following the exit of the national coach.
A new breed of colonialism is rampaging across the world, with rich nations buying up the natural resources of developing countries that can ill afford to sell. Some staggering deals have already been done, says Paul Vallely, but angry locals are now trying to stop the landgrabs
Unusual features suggest that remains discovered on Indonesian island <u>did</u> belong to new human species
As an exhibition of his wife's paintings of the islands opens, Richard Dawkins celebrates the Darwinian paradise