Anyone, it seems, can run a marathon these days. But 40 miles? 50 miles? 100 miles? Lizzy Hawker - star of the burgeoning 'ultra' scene - tells Sophie Morris how she does it, and how you can too
Kathmandu has said it needs to train 50,000 people to aid the reconstruction effort
Thirty people have been killed and 35 injured after an overcrowded bus veered of a mountain road in Nepal.
Ms Bhandari has lead the campaign for women's equality and for an end of the 240-year Hindu monarchy
Nepal’s tourism secretary said the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
- Officials want to stop disabled, elderly and very young climbers attempting to scale Everest
- Safety was brought into sharp focus last April when an avalanche killed 16 Nepalese guides
- Tourism minister wants to implement new rules before spring, the mountain's busiest period
Indian police registered an allegation of rape, sodomy and illegal confinement against the unnamed official
The disturbing conclusions we report today are drawn from rigorous analysis of official data. Steve Connor explains the background
A parliamentary probe into Gurkha rights is being launched with Prime Minister David Cameron's “blessing” following a two week hunger strike by veterans.
Violence flares ahead of election, with a fragile peace process at stake as hardline Maoist splinter group seeks to control agenda
There is uncertainty over when the tournament will be held due to the high temperatures in the summer
2022 tournament comes in for criticism in investigation
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
Tests have established a direct link between the Duke of Cambridge and a woman believed to have been at least half Indian
Sixty years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of the world, anniversary celebrations took place in the shadow of a mountain they might now struggle to recognise.