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Monday 07 January 2013
Construction on a major new £90m shopping centre in York has been delayed due to a rapidly increasing population of breeding newts.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Construction work on a £90m shopping centre has been delayed by a rapidly increasing population of breeding newts.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Just a few weeks ago, Ashin Gambira was seated in the front row of a Rangoon university hall as President Barack Obama gave a cautious welcome to reform in Burma.
Sunday 25 November 2012
Mayor of London, who is set to meet with Indian business leaders and officials, said London should be the “number one choice” for investors
Sunday 18 November 2012
When two times go to war
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Evidence is mounting that attacks on the Rohingya are not just skirmishes but an organised pogrom
Saturday 10 November 2012
He was a poet, mystic, progressive - and the scientist who opened the gate of nuclear hell
Friday 09 November 2012
Rights groups accused China of tightening security in restive Tibetan areas after a wave of self-immolation protests cast a shadow over the Communist Party congress in Beijing. Despite growing international calls for an independent inquiry, China said it would refuse to allow foreign observers into Tibet to investigate human rights abuses.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Three teenage Tibetan monks and a woman set fire to themselves to protest Chinese rule on the eve of a pivotal Communist Party congress, activists said today.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Every day our travel guru answers your travel questions
Sunday 04 November 2012
Altar boy Bishoy Massad looked a little awestruck as he stepped up to the podium at the front of the Coptic Orthodox cathedral in Cairo today.
Saturday 03 November 2012
This final act in a captivating trilogy combines period thrills with supernatural chills
Friday 26 October 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi and others accused of failing to speak out against persecution
Friday 12 October 2012
The network of caves in Dunhuang in the far west of China rank among the wonders of the world. The 800 grottoes are home to frescoes a millennium old and more, placed there by devout Buddhist merchants about to embark on the treacherous Silk Road through the Gobi Desert.
No end in sight to the sufferings of 'the world's most persecuted minority' - Burma's Rohingya Muslims
Monday 08 October 2012
Nearly 75,000 of those made homeless during inter-communal conflict in June and transferred to temporary camps are living in conditions “worse than animals”, according to the Rohingya Human Rights Association in Bangkok
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
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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