Francis has already used the symbolic power of his office to change attitudes
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Saturday 03 August 2013
Murder, mystery and Marcos all feature as Michael Arditti's gumshoe confronts dilemmas of faith, corruption, oh, and Imelda's footwear
Wednesday 31 July 2013
British America Tobacco is aiming to become the UK’s lead supplier of e-cigarettes after it became the first major tobacco company to put them on sale this week.
Hotheads in the Philippines: Protests against president Benigno Aquino III as he addresses the nation
Monday 22 July 2013
The Philippine president Benigno Aquino III said on Monday that three years of anti-corruption reforms have banished his country's image as the “sick man of Asia” but added he has lost patience over continuing problems such as large-scale smuggling and declared a tougher crackdown against wrongdoing in government.
Monday 22 July 2013
Facebook have announced a new milestone with more than 100 million people using Facebook For Every Phone each month. The app, which is designed for low-tech feature phones to use as little data as possible, is powering the company’s growth in new markets.
Thursday 18 July 2013
One of London’s oldest car dealerships today urged shareholders to reject a £32.5 million offer for the business from Malaysian billionaire and owner of Premier League football club Cardiff City Vincent Tan.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Meshael Alayban was arrested in California and charged with allegedly holding a Kenyan maid against her will. She could face up to 12 years in prison
Oh baby! Justin Bieber hits pedestrian with his white Ferrari in Hollywood, Los Angeles police confirm
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Justin Bieber struck a pedestrian with his car in Hollywood late last night, according to Los Angeles police.
Monday 03 June 2013
A nurse who was arrested and then later freed over the alleged poisoning deaths of hospital patients is to sue the police.
Saturday 01 June 2013
The death toll from a powerful explosion that ripped through an upscale apartment complex in the Philippine capital has risen to six, including the crew of a passing delivery van that was hit by debris, authorities said on Saturday.
Friday 31 May 2013
The South Pacific island idyll of Fiji has been in political turmoil since separating from Britain in 1970.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Taiwan slammed Manila's apology for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman as informal and insincere, and said it is recalling its representative and will discourage travel to the Philippines.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
More than a dozen injured in first major activity in three years
Friday 03 May 2013
Nigeria has been added to the Committee for the Protection of Journalists' annual list of most dangerous countries
Thursday 02 May 2013
Nigeria today joined the list of countries where journalists are routinely murdered and assaulted without any convictions for their attackers.
Bangladesh workers rally to demand safer working conditions and death penalty for owner of collapsed factory as death toll passes 400
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Thousands march in May Day protests in Dhaka over lax safety regulations
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Marijuana use by teenagers does not result in a lower IQ or worse exam results, study finds
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough