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Wednesday 16 May 2012
A renegade Congolese general wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes has begun to recruit child soldiers again to fight the government, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) investigation released on today.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
It is the conservationist's catch-22: what to do when one endangered species eats another. Research by environmentalists shows that jaguars, themselves at risk of extinction, are increasingly preying on endangered turtle species.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has reaffirmed his commitment to the club, distancing himself from earlier quotes hinting at a summer move.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
It is the conservationist’s catch-22: what to do when one endangered species starts eating another. That is the problem facing environmentalists whose research shows that jaguars, themselves at risk of extinction, are increasingly preying on endangered turtle species.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Communism never found a fertile breeding ground in Great Britain, perhaps because the English chopped off Charles I's head centuries before the Russians discovered revolution. The British Communist Party was one of the smallest in Europe, and yet 80 years ago, it scored an unusual and enduring victory.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Thomas Cook Tours has a 15-day escorted visit to "California and the Glorious West" for £1,845 per person this summer.
Friday 13 April 2012
Traditional stiles could be removed from a national park in order to help larger people and the elderly get around in the countryside.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The intrinsic value of ordinary countryside will continue to be recognised in the new “streamlined” planning system, the Government announced today in a concession to countryside campaigners.
Sunday 25 March 2012
As the clocks go forward, here are some tips to put a spring in your own step
Sunday 18 March 2012
Presidents have praised the magnificence of this geological scar in the south-west US, yet most people only see it in summer. To enjoy this landmark in solitude – go with the snow, says Chris Leadbeater
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Activists expect bad news for the environment to be buried in detail of Osborne's speech
Tuesday 28 February 2012
Money to create 'wildlife corridors' ushers in new era for wildlife preservation
Sunday 26 February 2012
Ashover has all the appeal of the Peak District but no crowds. Mark Rowe wandered lonely
Monday 20 February 2012
Andre Villas-Boas has admitted that his captain, John Terry, would be "a massive loss" if he did not recover full fitness for Chelsea's Champions' League game at Napoli tomorrow night. As the tie will have considerable bearing on the young manager's employment prospects, he would feel Terry's absence all the more. Nor can he have been given any great confidence by the manner in which two expensive centre-halves, Gary Cahill and David Luiz, were troubled by a Championship team's reserve strikers on Saturday as Birmingham City earned a deserved FA Cup replay.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness