VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead
VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead
A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.
Spiders strum on leaves for love
Spiders strum on leaves for love
Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
End adoption delays, councils told
End adoption delays, councils told
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.
Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow
Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow
Authorities in Baghdad close a key bridge, stopping the flow of refugees fleeing the city of Ramadi captured by Islamic State militants this week.
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life
VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?
VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?
Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, and should be the face of the £20 note, says Will Gompertz.
Email error reveals bank's EU project
Email error reveals bank's EU project
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
Assessing Syria's chemical weapons
Assessing Syria's chemical weapons
For the past year, there have been reports that chemicals such as chlorine and ammonia continue to be used for attacks in Syria. So why is it so difficult to...
Spain's political masters face bloody nose
Spain's political masters face bloody nose
Spaniards are poised to give their political masters a bloody nose in a bumper election year, reports James Badcock.
The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata
The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata
The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home