Caroline Muchanga showing her market stall tax receipt Mazabuka is known as "the sweetest town in Zambia". The town's other
Dementia is a huge topic, encompassing many different aspects that stray into the territories of (in no particular order) healthcare, social care, science, community, family life, wider society, therapeutic practitioners, the voluntary sector, academia, finance, pharmaceuticals and yes, politics. 'Ownership' of it is hotly contested - it is a health issue, a care issue, something that governments must lead on or something that only the individuals living with it, and their families, truly understand?
Now before we start let's get this straight: I'm no foreign affairs expert. I'm an interested observer with nothing more than an opinion to wield. But it seems to me that Russia has done a fantastic job of persuading us that Crimea is more of a management buy-out than a hostile takeover; which is probably one of the reasons why we're not, as we speak, at war with Russia.
A tourist in London carrying bags from TopShop and Harrods Harrods could definitely suffer. In February Russia slipped down
Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 25 March 2014... 1) ED ACHE After two polls showing a narrowing of the
David Cameron has given his strongest indication yet that the G8 meeting in Russia will be abandoned in a continuing stand
It's no secret that better collaboration between scientists can lead to new insights and faster discoveries, and the world's richest countries are now using this idea globally to push for a dementia cure.
"But why is Ukraine so vital?" you may ask. "Well", I reply, in a fittingly grave and solemn tone, "because it is the latest manifestation of Russian aggression, and we cannot allow the sabre rattling (and unsheathing) of a tyrant like Vladimir Putin go unpunished."
Moscow has “complete operational control of the Crimean peninsula”, US officials have conceded, as Secretary of State John
As reports emerged of Russian troops digging trenches on the border with the Ukraine's Crimea, the UK Foreign Office announced
Dementia, in common with many terminal diseases, polarises opinion when it comes to the priorities different individuals and groups have. For me, finding merit in every argument isn't difficult. Take for example families who have a loved one currently living with dementia; their priority is generally for improved care and support now. Who wouldn't agree with that?
If you haven't been personally touched by dementia you may be wondering why it deserves this platform. Why aren't other diseases afforded the same global attention you may ask? But that's just it, they have been.
The UK's National Cyber Security Strategy aims to increase the scale and impact of these efforts by building resilience globally and assisting those countries that lack the infrastructure and expertise to protect their cyberspace, while also working to ensure cyberspace supports innovation, economic growth and social benefits.
It is no secret that dementia is one of the most pressing challenges the UK is facing. Currently there are 670,000 people diagnosed with the condition in this country alone, and this number is set to double over the next 30 years. However dementia is far from a uniquely British problem - it is a world-wide challenge. Similar problems and pressures being played out across the world for families, patients and governments as they work hard to respond to the sometimes significant demands of this growing condition.
It's been revealed that at last month's G8 conference, David Cameron gave his fellow world leaders a USB stick containing
David Cameron has joked that Russian president Vladimir Putin wanted a "bare-chested dress-code" at last month's G8 summit
The mood in Addis Ababa is a mix of anticipation and sheer optimism. Today, African and international leaders are meeting in a historic summit at the African Union headquarters in the Ethiopian capital with the sole mandate to meet their biggest challenge - to end hunger in Africa by 2025.
George Osborne laughed off Barack Obama's G8 gaffe when he repeatedly called the Chancellor "Jeffrey". The US president apparently
From Ascot to the G8 summit, adorable animals to pampered pop stars, we wrangle the week's funniest photos from around the
What's in a name? Well, quite a lot, if you're the chancellor of the exchequer. Or Yohan Cabaye. Or Kim and Kanye's new kaby