Humanitarian emergency grows as Pakistani and Indian relief efforts criticised by aid-workers, amid health fears for survivors (Kashmir monsoon floods leave 460 dead and displace almost a million http://t.co/Gqaa7ZmhAR)...
Pyongyang presses on with its nuclear programme and prestige projects while millions remain malnourished. Our expert panel asks whether donations are the best response (Should the world still be funding food aid to North Korea?
What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.
Two-speed healthcare systems are now a reality in Europe. Although there is a general trend towards systems combining state control ... (How much of the #Swisshealthsystem should be state controlled and how much left to the free market?
Live results as they come in from across Scotland, reporting voters’ response to the referendum question: ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ Initial declarations are expected from 2am Edinburgh time, and a definitive result about five hours later
Three years after the United States left Iraq, its return to the region is getting a less than enthusiastic welcome, with allies finding ways to avoid specific commitments to an expanded effort against Sunni extremists.
Dan Barasch and James Ramsey have a crazy plan — to create a park, filled with greenery, underneath New York City. The two are developing the Lowline, an underground greenspace the size of a football field.
Scotland and Catalonia among destinations on offer to travellers more interested in sovereignty than in sun and sea (Perhaps the only travel agency specialising in separatism offers trips to Scotland, Corsica and Catalonia
In his new study published in the journal Health Affairs, Steven Cummins, a professor of population health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, examines how adding a supermarket to a food desert can change — or not change — the...