Figures seen by a newspaper show the UK distributed £27.4 million to the country last year
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.
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.
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.
Stark warning from IMF chief comes as search for deal to extend debt ceiling shifts to Senate
Christine Lagarde, Bono and Andrew Cuomo were among the guests
Shipping is coming under attack off West Africa and even in the Suez Canal, even as the trouble off Somalia eases
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Peace has returned to the Somali capital Mogadishu – but progress is elusive
Historian apologises for latest smear, but 1998 book expressed similar sentiments
The IMF adviser also blamed 'a docile president, a docile White House and a docile regulatory system'
Chancellor George Osborne’s accent in Tuesday’s speech about welfare was roundly derided for its mockney burr.
From London to Liberia, nearly a billion people are living a hand-to-mouth existence. Katie Grant reports on global hunger and finds out how these families get through the week
We need a rival to the World Bank to address rising temperatures
Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index shows Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece with the lowest scores in western Europe
The World Bank is urging stepped-up efforts to meet world carbon reduction goals after looking at what it says would be the catastrophic consequences if average world temperatures rise more than 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century.