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A man rescues his belongings after his home was affected by floods in Marcovia, Honduras

Still not sure about the devastating effects of climate change? Then let me tell you what's happening in Honduras right now

Newly extreme weather conditions are making it even harder for the country to feed itself

Douglas Carswell (L) and Mark Reckless (R) - two new fresh and exciting faces in Parliament...?

The depressing reality of white male supremacy in the UK has just been mapped out

Unbelievably, 320 of the UK's 650 constituencies have never elected a woman as their MP, while only 46 ethnic minority MPs have ever been elected at all

Daily catch-up: Old London Bridge; how to fight UKIP; and wolves

Half a dozen nuggets seived from the great river of data in the sky

Muslim men pray at the East London Mosque

Sadly, it needs to be said again: being a Muslim is not a crime

This is what Catholics must have felt like in the 16th and 17th centuries

Closer integration with Central Asia and China would boost Iran’s tourist industry, which is already booming in shrine cities such as Qom

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Iran’s crisis – our crisis with Iran, if you like – is about that great and historic nation’s future geo-strategic role in the Middle East and Southeast Asia

The Liberal Left should stop feeling guilty about flying the flag of St George and have no qualms about celebrating Englishness, one of Ed Miliband’s closest advisers said

Don't sneer at the white van driving flag waving man

No-one mocks the Scots or the Welsh, or flag-mad Italians. Why should it be bad?

A customer holds his new iPhone

How magazine websites for young women are filling a gap in the market

A new generation is emerging with a fresh tone and attitude

Roy Hodgson and Gordon Strachan on the touchline

We must remember who “we” are, especially when home nations clash in sport

The Only Way is Ethics: Our coverage of last week’s football was not as one-sided as the match itself

‘I’m on a bit of a mission’: Andy Burnham, Labour’s shadow Health Secretary, wants to create an ever-larger NHS
Glossy posse: Editor Kate Reardon (centre) and team

We Brits are more class obsessed than ever – which plays right into Ukip's hands

No one has quite managed to pin a class image on Farage’s party

Bob Geldof

Ebola is a political AND a medical disease

As Bob Geldof is at pains to point out, the purpose of the Band Aid single is to maximise pressure on politicians

I've tried reason, but my cat is pig-ignorant

I tried to explain it was very unlikely Wilbur had Ebola as he came from New Zealand
Emily Thornberry

Left-leaning patriots unite! Let's get straight about Ukip

Ed Miliband should turn his back on Ukip voters and pitch Labour as the true party of decent working-class people
Gary Catona has worked with a number of high profile singers including Stevie Wonder, pictured

High pitch: In search of the next Whitney

Gary Catona would like to teach the world to sing. To that end, the vocal coach who has worked wi.....

Margaret Thatcher resigned on 22nd November 1990

Nicola Sturgeon's rare achievement

The 22nd of November is a momentous day in history for women in politics. It was 24 years ago yes.....

An Iraqi security officer guards a church in Bartala, after Mosul fell

Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

World View: After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything

Note to footballers: doing the right thing is more than a PR job

The Ched Evans farrago is the logical conclusion of a mind-set that sees morality only in terms of image

The royal dress code can't cloak Prince Charles

Ministers are terrified of the effect on public opinion if the Prince of Wales’s letters are published
Ed Miliband

Rochester by-election: A little respect goes a long way, Ed Miliband

Emily Thornberry's tweet seemed trivial, but it was important and it was embarrassing
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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible