News – Global

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

Analysis: New apps and three little words help people who do not “exist”

Analysis: Pioneering countries around the world say no to plastic waste

Investors want to improve the world too

World’s first malaria vaccine to be tested

World unites to save the seas

Sea turtles make comeback after years on the brink

More vaccine against the ’toilet death’

Ban Ki-moon visits school in Nigeria. Photo: UN

Youth is key to ending poverty

WWF vilde dyr amur leopard David Lawson WWF UK

Good news for rare animals

The world could be free of malaria in 25 years

Monday Myths

We live longer and better in the world

We can solve big environmental problems

Countries are getting rid of cluster bombs

Pocket size health inventions for the developing world

Making clean water from air

Renewable energy in second place globally

Making emergency aid work for the long term

Much fewer land mine victims


Smart syringes ensure safety

Photo: Heine Pedersen DANIDA

9 in 10 children in developing countries now start school

Helping the world’s poorest limits the population explosion

UN: Now is the time to defeat tuberculosis

The EU spreads World’s Best News

We have nearly halved world hunger

Equal numbers of boys and girls now start school

Poverty may be history in 2030

More forest in the world’s largest nations