A mass evacuation saved thousands of people from India’s fiercest cyclone in 14 years, but aid workers warned a million would need help after their homes and livelihoods were destroyed.
The multi-record holding batsman is to call time on his first class career at international level
'I loved About Time and wished there were more light films of this type'
Scientists have warned that climate change has sent the health of oceans "spiralling downward" faster than previously thought.
Senior minister from the collection of low-lying coral atolls in the north Pacific says the end of this century will spell 'the end of my country and many others like it'
The Grace satellite measures tiny fluctuations of the Earth’s gravity field resulting from the loss of ice into the sea
The far-future Earth will be very hostile to life, says expert
Both the northern and southern hemispheres experienced the warmest temperatures for both land and sea
Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
Experts believe they may have solved the mystery over where aviator’s aircraft lies
President claims football's world governing body has come through a tough spell
Friend of Sri Lanka hopes to catch the eye of Tory leaders
Bizarre complaints revealed by online cruise travel agency
Hundreds of passengers anxious to get off a stranded ferry have been forced to remain onboard at a French harbour as the ship's doors failed to open.
Some planets have turned out to be nearly as small as the Moon, while others are several times the size of Jupiter
A teenage girl in the Maldives who was repeatedly raped by her stepfather has been ordered to receive 100 lashes after she confessed to having had pre-marital sex with another man. She is said to be deeply traumatised.