Terrible floods in Australia bring ruin and snakes
They have not seen floods like this in Queensland for over fifty years. But as the waters subside, who should be paying for the damage?
Bloodstained riches: Zimbabwe’s diamonds
New finds have sparked a diamond rush in impoverished Zimbabwe. But are the diamonds a mainly a lifeline to prop up a tyrannical regime?
Life without mangoes, bananas or flights to Paris
A group of global experts has worked out that Britain could cut 637m tonnes of greenhouse gases within 20 years. But life would be very different.
The lost millions: 43.3m are now displaced worldwide
It’s Refugee Week, and the number of displaced people is at its highest for 20 years, with 80% housed in developing countries. Is Britain shirking its responsibility?