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Tuesday 28 January 2014
South Africa’s main opposition party has merged with a smaller group to jointly challenge the ruling ANC in elections in April.
Monday 27 January 2014
Zimbabwean trade delegation is said to include vocal supporters of indigenisation laws and violence
Monday 20 January 2014
China's economy growing at its slowest pace in 14 years as Beijing tries to rebalance
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Global GDP to expand 3.2% this year, up from 2.4% in 2013
Monday 23 December 2013
Khodorkovsky’s release may well have been intended to further those goals by sending a positive signal about Russia's future business climate
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Barack Obama gravely overlooks the unfolding HIV epidemic in Russia
Monday 16 December 2013
Figures seen by a newspaper show the UK distributed £27.4 million to the country last year
Friday 06 December 2013
A statement from Buckingham Palace said today: "The Queen was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nelson Mandela last night. He worked tirelessly for the good of his country, and his legacy is the peaceful South Africa we see today.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
The health gap between rich and poor countries could be wiped out in just 20 years’ time, leading economists and health experts have said, and can be achieved simply through greater investment in existing drugs, vaccines and treatments.
Thursday 28 November 2013
It is widely accepted that money can’t buy you love. Now a new study has found that it can buy you happiness – but only up to a point.
Andy McSmith's Diary: Jeremy Hunt(s) for answers to all the right questions (if they’re sent in beforehand)
Wednesday 27 November 2013
There is little spontaneity in Question Time in the House of Commons. MPs arrive with their pre-prepared questions, quite often supplied for them by the business managers.
Friday 22 November 2013
Wayward migrant workers abandon desperate families in former republics
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Without large changes in Democratic Republic of Congo global average total tax rate would have increased
Friday 15 November 2013
The head of a Congo hospital offering surgery to survivors of sexual assault has come to London
Friday 08 November 2013
It's not more climate organisations we need. It's more effective ones
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27