Large parts of the UK hit by 'extremely rare' blend of blizzard and electrical storm
Villagers kill 1,000 dolphins saying US charity has reneged on deal to pay them not to cull the mammals
Gas leak in Rouen causes a stink on both sides of the English Channel
We must limit human population growth, says David Attenborough. 'It’s not an inhuman thing to say'
Met Office raises alert level to one below emergency as cold snap threatens road and air travel
Up to half of world's food is thrown away because of inefficiency and profligacy, says shock report
Local villagers plead with Canadian government to provide icebreakers to save trapped orcas
Scientists hope 2012's record-breaking heat will drive climate change onto the political agenda
PM Gillard blames global warming for extreme heat which is plunging nation into danger
BBC wildlife cameraman comes face-to-face with fierce 1,000kg beast for documentary
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
For our newsletter
The Week.co.uk Editorial Offices
30 Cleveland Street
London, W1T 4JD
T: +44 (0)20 7907 6000
© Copyright The Week Ltd which is a subsidiary of Dennis Publishing Limited.
The Week incorporates The First Post. The Week™ and The First Post™ are trademarks of Felix Dennis.