Civilians are suffering in darkness as the conflict rumbles on. How did the country get into such a mess?
Today's black supermoon will coincide with a solar eclipse, prompting a rash of amateur astronomy
For the first time in 16 years the UK is about to experience a solar eclipse. Here's everything you need to know
More than 125 million girls and women alive today have been victims of FGM – and the UK isn't immune
Critics argue it is a 'conveyor belt' to terrorism, but the Home Office says it preaches non-violence
Live video streaming app Meerkat is being hailed as the 'next big thing' but surviving Twitter's blackout may prove difficult
Drinking and parades may now be St Patrick's Day staples, but neither tradition hails from old Ireland
Cameron has announced a 20p increase in the national minimum wage, but other leaders are pledging more
By the numbers: the life and times (and promise to stand down if he loses South Thanet) of Nigel Farage
Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin forge a 'pariah alliance' to 'poke a finger' at America and the West
Four great days of jump racing come to a climax today with the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Where should you put your money?
Cameron tells the FT he wants to lead a country in which people can feel ‘a deep national pride’
What should you buy for Mother's Day? And why is it celebrated on different dates around the world?
Too wild to join a coalition? A breakdown of the Green manifesto shows them far more radical than Ukip
New Chromebook has great battery life and build quality, but the Pixel 2 is let down by its operating system
Take these seven steps to guard against online threats including viruses, hacking and identity theft
Australian review of hundreds of research papers finds no reliable evidence to support homeopathy
It's shocking to see a horse shot after a racing accident, but a broken leg is a death sentence
The biggest names in showbiz join forces to fight poverty and inequality – but how did Red Nose Day start?
The leader of the Nigerian Islamist group pledges allegiance to Islamic State in his latest video