Stockpiles must be destroyed to prevent sales of ivory
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Eusebio in pictures: Portugal and Benfica legend, one of football's greatest ever players dies aged 71
Sunday 05 January 2014
Portuguese football legend Eusebio, died of a cardiac arrest early Sunday morning, here are some of the best images from his playing career and later life
Monday 30 December 2013
Elephant poachers are using firearms left over from Mozambique’s civil war to slaughter elephants in neighbouring Tanzania
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
Monday 16 December 2013
Warning comes as Costa Rica declares 'national emergency' over state of crop
Monday 07 October 2013
New coalition will advocate for policy reform and regulation to lower broadband cost to 5 per cent of monthly income in developing countries
Great getaways: Cyrpus October break, channel hop to Jersey, free Caribbean cruise and alternative Indian Ocean
Saturday 05 October 2013
Monday 23 September 2013
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.
Harriet Walker: 'Pretending to be a grown-up is the most clanging way of telling whether someone is still a child'
Sunday 15 September 2013
It's ten years this autumn since I went to university. I'm aware that the natural response to that utterance is to say (usually triumphantly, with all the grim vigour of someone who has just slain a dragon), "Just wait until it's 10 years since you left!" or "Well, it's 30 years since I went!" or even "I can't remember university – was it like when I had my hip replacement?"
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Helicopter engine stake sold by Rolls
Friday 05 July 2013
A story of family life amid conflict extends the range of one of Africa's most admired writers
Thursday 04 July 2013
While traders despaired following news from Egypt, Portugal and China, Kenya was a reason to be cheerful. The East African oil explorer Tullow Oil enticed investors with news of forecast-beating half-year numbers and a new oil discovery.
South Africa prepares to say farewell to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who remains in 'stable but critical' condition in Pretoria hospital
Thursday 27 June 2013
Ndileka Mandela says former president's condition is still critical but has not worsened, while daughter Makaziwe says he is responding to touch
Monday 17 June 2013
The African nation are close to a place in the tournament in Brazil
4,000 mile journey ends at a London cemetery: Jet stowaway 'probably still alive' when he fell from undercarriage as it approached Heathrow
Thursday 25 April 2013
Bruising and injuries indicated there was some blood flowing around his body even if he was unconscious, says pathologist
Friday 29 March 2013
The African conglomerate Lonrho suffered an underlying loss of £3.4m after a year beset by fishing problems and late deliveries of tractors.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
An Indian member of parliament on the future of a special relationship
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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