The year we said hello to the olinguito, the kabomani tapir, the Cambodian tailorbird, the leaf-tailed gecko and the tinkerbella wasp
Thirty-two countries qualified for the Fifa tournament – but which will be our favourite destinations in 2014 and what do they have to offer that's new? Over a series of articles, Chris Leadbeater studies the form, starting with the hosts ...
Roy Hodgson wants his side to acclimatise to the Amazonian conditions
The England manager wants to assess potential bases in the Amazonian city
Arthur Virgilio admitted that he'd prefer to have a 'better' team playing in his city
Fifa concerned at slow construction pace and Brazilian public’s protests over costs
Tribespeople given intensive training at Olympic village to become athletes
Researchers noticed tamarin monkeys communicating with each other at a 'reduced amplitude' in the presence of zoo staff they disliked
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is abandoning his ambitious ambitious plan to persuade rich nations to pay his country not to drill for oil in an unspoiled Amazon rainforest preserve.
It's not all sweat and sweltering - from Ceredigion to Cornwall, find out what you could be up to in out of the heat
Clare Rewcastle Brown has spear-headed a campaign against corruption in the state of Sarawak
Military retrial starting today is expected to delve into regiment’s 'culture of impunity' around illegal activity
The Big Six
Blog raises serious concerns over Gunners’ partnership with the tycoon’s company
Campaign group Global Witness releases satirical film featuring BBC presenter
IGas chief warns that any production of shale gas would involve 'flaring off' leakages