I had to leave my partner to lose weight

I had to leave my partner to lose weight

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:48 pm

Taliban instability could fuel opium trade

The death of the Taliban leader Mullah Mansour could lead to increased instability in Afghanistan, and provide a boost to the opium trade, says Justin Rowlatt.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:43 pm

The search for Ethiopia's abducted children

Ethiopia's rescue mission after cross-border kidnapping

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:31 pm

Is populism a threat to Europe's economies?

Will populism push Europe away from economic orthodoxy?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:23 pm

Russian girl's suicide prompts national debate

Girl's story prompts suicide debate in Russia

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:19 pm

Sunny Leone: from porn star to author

Ex-porn star turned Bollywood actress moves into erotic fiction

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:13 pm

Fiery moments

White-hot flash points in the UK and EU's relationship

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:04 pm

US states oppose transgender edict

Eleven US states file a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's recent efforts to expand the rights of transgender students.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:01 pm

Stamp collecting: The mistakes worth millions

The mistakes worth millions to stamp collectors

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 6:00 pm

VIDEO: The scourge of opium in Afghanistan

Opium production has long been a problem in Taliban-controlled areas of Afghanistan, but it is also grown in many government-controlled regions.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 5:40 pm

VIDEO: Clinton criticised over e-mail use

A state department inquiry has accused Hillary Clinton and other former US secretaries of state of poorly managing email security.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:34 pm

S Carolina bans abortion after 20 weeks

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed into law a bill that bans most abortions in the state after 20 weeks.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:23 pm

Migrant boat capsize caught on camera

The deadly capsizing of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean is caught on camera by the Italian navy as it rescues 550 people.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:04 pm

Exxon takes 'small step' on climate

Shareholders at Exxon Mobil AGM reject most proposals but voted in favour of a resolution that could see a climate activist elected to the board in the future.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:58 pm

Azeris free journalist backed by Clooney

Top Azerbaijan journalist Khadija Ismayilova, whose case was taken up by Amal Clooney, is freed from jail on the order of the supreme court.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:37 pm

Does Norfolk 'mutiny' disguise bounty of privilege?

Is self-interest behind island's 'mutiny' against Australia?

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:17 pm

US uses wasps to kill tree-eating bugs

Millions of tiny, parasitic wasps are deployed across 24 US states to stop the spread of the tree-killing emerald ash borer.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 3:12 pm

VIDEO: Warm welcome for Ukraine's Savchenko

Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 2:19 pm

VIDEO: Germany's push to integrate migrants

Germany has announced plans for an immigration act to integrate more than one million migrants.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 1:47 pm

Neanderthal stone structures discovered

Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:59 pm

Disney's film trailer 'most watched'

A teaser for Disney's new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast became the most-viewed such clip of all time with 91.8m hits in its first 24 hours, the Hollywood Reporter says.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:55 pm

Xiaomi Mi Drone poses price challenge

China's Xiaomi announces its first drone, pricing it significantly lower than a comparable model by the market leader DJI.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:48 pm

Nigeria finance chiefs quizzed on naira

Nigerian MPs summon the finance minister and central bank governor to brief them on proposals to ease the economic crisis by devaluing the currency.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:36 pm

Afghan Taliban announce new leader

The Afghan Taliban name Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader following the death of Mullah Mansour in a drone strike.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:33 pm

Clinton blamed over email security

The state department finds Hillary Clinton and other former secretaries of state are at fault for poorly managing email security, an audit shows.

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 12:15 pm