The UK Border Force checks shipping containers

Tilbury stowaways: survivors face uncertain fate

Briefing Mon 18 Aug, AT 14:27

'Victims of people trafficking' will be questioned by Border Force as police launch homicide investigation

Bill Gates

Ice bucket challenge: why are celebrities getting soaked?

Briefing Mon 18 Aug, AT 12:39

Internet is awash with videos of Justin Bieber and and Bill Gates drenching themselves with ice water

Marikana massacre: South Africans left waiting for answers

Briefing Fri 15 Aug, AT 15:47

Two years after 34 people died at the British-owned Marikana mine, an inquiry seems no closer to the truth

Shrien Dewani

Shrien Dewani fit to stand trial for murder: what next?

Briefing Fri 15 Aug, AT 10:54

Panel of psychiatric experts give court the green light to try Shrien Dewani following mental health evaluation

Protesters hold placards showing the 'Rabia sign' which has become the symbol of the Rabaa massacre

Egypt's Rab'a massacre: what we know now

Briefing Thu 14 Aug, AT 15:44

A year after 1,000 people died in Cairo's Rab'a Square, investigators says mass killings went 'according to plan'

Pupils across the UK  receive their A level results today

How clearing works: this year's applicants are in a strong position

Briefing Thu 14 Aug, AT 10:27

With an extra 30,000 university places available this year, prime courses will be on offer through clearing

Transgender  actress Laverne Cox

The 'transgender tipping point': how and why attitudes are changing

Briefing Wed 13 Aug, AT 15:38

Positive reaction to Kellie Maloney shows a shift in media and society – but there is still a long way to go

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani

Profile: Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal

Briefing Wed 13 Aug, AT 12:21

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'

Edinburgh Zoo's giant Panda

Giant panda Tian Tian 'is pregnant', says Edinburgh Zoo

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:23

Is she is or isn't she? Speculation continues, as do questions about a baby panda's influence on independence

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:06

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants

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