Necessary evil

It may seem like we are living in increasingly violent times but statistics suggest this could be the most peaceful era in human history - and it is war itself that has made the world safer,...

Frozen assets: hunting icebergs in Newfoundland

Hunting icebergs in Canada's easternmost province is not as easy as it sounds, discovers David Bartram.

Natural habitat

The jungle had to be tamed in the restoration of a house that now recalls Singapore's black and white colonial structures.

Natural habitat

Spice up your wardrobe with the hottest of colours.

Natural habitat

The Gooner on the Road tells Kate Whitehead about his incredible eight-month journey, which never strayed far from a TV set showing English football.

Natural habitat

Even if I live to a ripe old age, it's highly unlikely I will ever be a millionaire. I've never desired unimaginable riches, or craved an influential career that would, in turn, bring big rewards...