Government pledges support to Practical Action campaign for sanitation in world’s poorest cities
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
A parliamentary probe into Gurkha rights is being launched with Prime Minister David Cameron's “blessing” following a two week hunger strike by veterans.
President’s response dismissed as ‘totally inadequate’ after he says Fifa cannot ‘change things’
Uncertainty over the 2022 tournament set to continue as task force is set up
Owed two years’ wages, Zahir Belounis cannot leave World Cup hosts until he drops case
2022 tournament comes in for criticism in investigation
Octogenarian reaches summit but 81-year-old Nepalese man is hot on his heels
Yuichiro Miura, 80, who has had heart surgery four times is already in the oxygen-deficient 'death zone'
A British climber who delivered a live video interview from the top of Mount Everest has found himself in trouble with the Nepalese authorities who have branded the broadcast illegal.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his attempt to scale Mount Everest, in an effort to reclaim his title as the oldest man to reach the summit.
The team of three Europeans claim a misunderstanding between themselves and a group of Sherpas deteriorated into an ugly scene
A Nepalese man has set a world record for the longest broadcast by a television presenter after remaining on air for 62 hours and 12 minutes.
Survivors of epidemic, which has killed 8,000 people, condemn ‘immoral’ decision to claim immunity
Sex symbol-turned-animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot is threatening to join actor Gerard Depardieu in Russian exile unless France halts the scheduled euthanasia of two sick circus elephants.