South Africa is the most unequal country in the world and...

South Africa is the most unequal country in the world and its poverty is the “enduring...

Boracay: Philippines closes popular tourist island for ‘rehabilitation’

One of Asia’s top holiday islands faces closure by presidential decree. Rodrigo Duterte, president of the...

BBC Biggest Weekend adds Florence + The Machine, Demi Lovato, Bastille,...

This lineup is bordering on ridiculous: the BBC's Biggest Weekend has added even more acts to...

Trump’s pick to lead CIA ‘to be totally transparent’ on involvement...

The top US intelligence official has said Donald Trump’s pick to lead the CIA “plans to...

Wisconsin’s Republican governor Scott Walker warns party is at risk of...

Wisconsin’s Republican governor Scott Walker has said his party is at risk of a Democratic wave of...

Ray Wilkins was a special player and admired coach whose love...

To get a measure of Ray Wilkins as a footballer and man, you can look after...

Palestinians decry increase in arrests for ‘incitement to violence’ on social...

Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old who became a symbol of Palestinian oppression after she was detained for...

Island-hopping study shows most likely route first people took to Australia

The first Australians were among the world’s earliest great ocean explorers, undertaking a remarkable 2,000km maritime...

Beatings, electric shock treatment and forced starvation for LGBT+ community in...

Severe beatings, electric shock treatment and forced starvation continue to be perpetrated against the LGBT+ community in...

Environment chief Scott Pruitt could be fired after White House says...

Scott Pruitt’s stint as environment secretary appears to be almost over after the White House said...