Obesity epidemic worse than feared. Why is the UK so fat?

Briefing Mon 13 Jan, AT 14:51

Predictions that half the British population will be obese by 2050 'underestimate' the scale of crisis

Women for Women International

Charity of the week Fri 10 Jan, AT 10:03

Provides women survivors of war and civil strife with financial aid and emotional support

Tributes for first gay Premier League star Hitzlsperger

First Reaction Wed 8 Jan, AT 15:15

But some are saddened that German international did not come out until after his retirement

St. Michael's Fellowship

Charity of the week Fri 20 Dec, AT 08:01

Giving the most vulnerable parents in our society the opportunity to become the best parents they can be

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

Charity of the week Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:07

Supporting conservation projects across Africa and Asia

India gay rights demonstration

India recriminalises gay sex as Australia bans gay marriage

One-Minute Read Thu 12 Dec, AT 09:59

Anger on Indian streets as 'unexpected' Supreme court decision reinstates 153-year-old law

To Train Up A Child

To Train Up a Child: spanking book blamed over murders

One-Minute Read Wed 11 Dec, AT 11:24

Evangelical Christian parenting book recommends 'defeating' babies and children with branches

Red Noses

Comic Relief cash 'invested in weapons and alcohol shares'

One-Minute Read Tue 10 Dec, AT 10:30

BBC’s Panorama accuses charity of investing in shares that contradict several of its core aims

Ten-stone toddler seized by social workers in 'tragic' case

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Dec, AT 11:05

Five-year-old girl from Newport weighed more than three times what is expected of a healthy child

Iain Duncan Smith

Universal Credit ‘mess’:IDS faces grilling over new delays

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Dec, AT 09:56

Only a tenth of people due to use new system by 2015 will be transferred on time, new figures show