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 Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness