... but the reprieve is likely to be short-lived
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
Tampons are a tough sell - I'm wishing the best of luck to Edith Bowman in her new advertising campaign
Budget cuts will leave future generations with a lost legacy of historic heritage as there was no one there to protect it
The last time the iconic landmark was totally surrounded by seawater was 134 years ago
The neighbouring road is finally about to close
The last time Croatians voted in a referendum it was to decide whether – 21 years after the country broke away from Yugoslavia and declared independence – it should join the European Union.
Stretching the breadth of northern England, Hadrian's Wall is a majestic reminder of the ambition and might of the Roman Empire's conquest in Britain. Now, new archaeological evidence has suggested, contrary to previous belief, that the Romans far from co-existing peacefully with the locals, ejected them by force in order to build the 73-mile divide.
Where to go and what to know
While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on today.
Sarah Brightman, the singer who once lost her heart to a starship trooper, has booked a trip to the International Space Station.
Australia's mining boom has made many fortunes, but some small towns are asking if the price is too high. Kathy Marks reports from Acland, Queensland
Across the globe, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is recognised as one of the world’s natural wonders. But in Queensland, home to the vast, picturesque reef, the government is apparently less impressed.
Campaigners say World Heritage site is threatened as Rome tries to find new home for waste overflow
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives