British Home Secretary Theresa May

New anti-terror powers 'threaten civil liberties'

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 09:32

Theresa May criticised for introducing a bill that will create 'a chilling recipe for injustice'

Columnist Andrea Vogt

Pope Francis’s new frontiers: now he’s off to Turkey

Wed 26 Nov, AT 16:59 Andrea Vogt

His increasingly anxious minders cannot forget that it was a Turk who tried to assassinate John Paul II

Thanksgiving/Turkey

Thanksgiving: America's strangest holiday dishes

Summary Wed 26 Nov, AT 16:08

From the 'frog eye salad' that combines cooked eggs and marshmallows to a very tipsy turkey

Health workers

Ebola virus factfile: what you need to know

Briefing Wed 26 Nov, AT 15:57

West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus

Animal rights groups call for ban on eating cats and dogs

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 13:15

Brigitte Bardot and other activists demand an end to cat casseroles and dog sausages in Switzerland

Oil drill

Oil price: Saudi Arabia refuses to commit to production cuts

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 13:09

Experts warn that oil prices may continue to fall if no action is taken to reduce the growing oil glut

Slum area with poor sanitation in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Plague in Madagascar: fears of 'rapid spread' in capital city

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 12:45

'Black Death' disease kills 47 people and spreads to the densely populated capital of Antananarivo

Christmas trees covered with snow

White Christmas 2014: will it snow on 25 December?

Briefing Wed 26 Nov, AT 12:02

Above-average temperatures predicted, with 5/1 odds that snow will fall in London on Christmas Day

Health workers from in Sierra Leone's stand near a corpse

Ebola: infected bodies dumped outside hospital in Sierra Leone

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 11:48

Burial workers discard bodies in protest over unpaid wages as government admits money has 'gone missing'

Coming up roses: pill makes farts smell of flowers

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 11:12

French inventor sells rose-scented pills –and introduces a new chocolate pill in time for Christmas

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