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
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges