Admissions to hospitals have soared as poorer families struggle to afford food
Amanda Hutton sentenced for manslaughter, child neglect and preventing the burial of her dead son's body
Serious case review concludes that professionals involved in care of Keanu Williams failed to meet even basic standards of good practice
The potentially devastating effects of climate change on future generations are revealed today by two British aid groups, before a crucial UN report due out this week.
Victims ‘relieved’ after Cleveland kidnapper pleads guilty to 937 charges against him
Angry parents take to the streets after deadly outbreak of sickness at school in northern India
In 1929, Harold Bell Lasseter transfixed Australia with a tale of a quartz outcrop in the heart of the continent containing gold nuggets "as thick as plums in a pudding". He had stumbled across the reef, buried beneath sand hills in Western Australia's remote Gibson Desert, he claimed, while prospecting for rubies three decades earlier.
Curing poverty, hunger, disease: Charity luminaries set out their stalls for Lough Erne summit
Children’s authors are launching a campaign today to persuade governments to step up aid to combat malnutrition which blights the life chances of millions of children.
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.
Country-wide building projects believed to represent an end to decades of austerity in North Korea, with the government using the slogan 'no more belt-tightening'
The Independent spoke to Joo-il Kim, a North Korean defector who now lives in New Malden, Surrey, about his life and the current political stand-off in Korea. His story of what led to him escaping is one of shocking sadness, but since coming to the UK - where he is working on a newspaper to smuggle into the country - he has been able to lead a much happier life.
Campaign targets multinationals who control 90 per cent of produce
Societally enforced vegetarianism is neither good for India's people, nor her cattle
Funnyman Brian Conley revealed today he was forced to quit I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! after suffering from the effects of malnutrition and exhaustion.
A leading advocate for human rights in Burma argues that international ignorance of what is happening in Rakhine State is a tragedy in itself