In a YouTube video with nearly five million views, Scarlett Johansson leans seductively into the camera and purrs: "My real job is saving the world."
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Thursday 20 November 2008
Britain's aid agencies are appealing for funds to ease the desperate plight of people affected by the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 250,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.
Friday 22 August 2008
Photographer Leslie Knott travelled to Afghanistan with Oxfam and handed out cameras to women who had never taken pictures before. Here, the results offer an unique insight into their lives
Monday 11 August 2008
Thursday 24 July 2008
Millions of people in East Africa are being pushed into starvation and destitution due to rocketing food prices, a UK charity warned today.
Friday 04 July 2008
Thursday 26 June 2008
There are still ways of getting to see your favourite bands at this summer’s festivals if you are willing to work for it.
Thursday 29 May 2008
Sunday 11 May 2008
Monday 28 April 2008
I'm not entirely sure that I like this week's Best in Show. But I suspect that's actually the point.
Monday 14 April 2008
Human rights and aid agencies have accused ministers of undermining the international plan to ban the use of cluster bombs.
Wednesday 26 March 2008
Sunday 03 February 2008
Ripping off designer looks is a short cut to riches for some high street chains. But the latest case of copycat fashion has handed an unexpected windfall to Oxfam.
Sunday 21 May 2006
Thursday 18 May 2006
It's been tough since at least 1859 for those who insist on the exclusive and invincibly superior nature of our species, and it's not getting any easier. Now we learn that we may have been rubbing along with chimpanzees in the closest possible way for four million years or so. This might make uncomfortable reading for some; others will wonder how the chimpanzees feel about it.
Tuesday 07 February 2006
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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