Friday May 29, 2015
China destroyed more than 600kg of ivory in front of media and diplomats today, as it seeks to shed its image as a global trading hub for illegal elephant tusks.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Two elephants came to the rescue in the United States yesterday, when a truck became stranded at the side of a road in Louisiana.
Thursday March 12, 2015
Best-selling fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after a very public struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
Saturday February 14, 2015
Spain's former king Juan Carlos has lodged an appeal against a paternity suit brought by a woman claiming to be his daughter, a judicial source has said.
Thursday February 12, 2015
The Public Accounts Committee has decided to invite officials from the Department of Justice before the committee to explain how €50.14m of taxpayers' money was wasted on the "white elephant" Thornton Hall Prison project.
Monday January 12, 2015
A shop and restaurant at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand were damaged in an elephant attack today; two days after another elephant rammed a car.
Friday January 02, 2015
Some of the most striking images from around the world over the last 24 hours
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Opposition to Japan's whaling programme is a kind of "eco-imperialism" that imposes one value system on another and is based on emotion, not science, Japan's top whaling official said this morning.
Friday November 07, 2014
A Spanish High Court has said it will uphold charges of tax fraud against Cristina de Borbon, sister of King Felipe VI.
Wednesday October 08, 2014
Scientists claim to have shed some light on how different species of dinosaurs co-existed in harsh prehistoric ecosystems.