Udai Faisal was one of more than than 1.3 million under-fives suffering from malnutrition in Yemen
Over 40 million Americans depend on food stamps, living on a diet worth $3-4 per day
Staff at Tameside Hospital in Greater Manchester noticed that more and more patients were showing signs of the condition
Cases of Victorian-era diseases including scurvy, scarlet fever, cholera and whooping cough have increased since 2010
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.