More than 440 cases of the virus have been reported in China as human-to-human transmission confirmed.
executive director of the charity Oxfam Winnie Byanyima speaks during the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria
The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland
A woman holds a sign that reads 'Je suis Charlie' (I am Charlie) during a gathering for the victims of the attack on the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo at the French Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
Terrorists attacked the Paris offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine, killing 12 people in cold blood. Around the world, people offered their condolences by joining in peaceful solidarity
Lights is currently on tour, bringing Little Machines to fans in Europe.
Not many artists have the credentials to even hint that their music paved the way for Lorde or Taylor Swift, but Lights is the real deal. She's a music industry veteran - at the age of just 27.
Relatives of passengers of the missing AirAsia Flight 8501 are distraught.
Indonesian rescuers believe they have discovered the wreckage of missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, with the recovery of seven bodies, including wearing a life jacket, in the Java Sea, while sonar images showed a large, dark object underwater yesterday.
A tree repeatedly smoked by villagers to catch bats in the Guinean village of Meliandou, some 400 miles (600 kms) south-east of Conakry, Guinea, believed to be Ebola's ground zero.
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world’s biggest Ebola epidemic, scientists said on Tuesday.
An incredible fireworks display makes Edinburgh Castle look even more magical
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Indonesian Search and Rescue Team members mark a search area on a map at Juanda Airport, in Surabaya, Indonesia.
The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore expanded Monday with planes and ships from several countries taking part.
Film make-up artists don't justsit in a trailer; they're as involved as any cast or crew member in a movie. Make-up artist Lois Burwell talks about new products, technology, and spending hours in a muddy trench.
Rachel Khoo is not afraid to combine different flavours in new ways.
In a quaint little kitchen, Rachel Khoo is giving a tutorial on how to make a quiche lorraine, a French pastry containing eggs and bacon.