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  1. July 14, 2014

    Honduras welcomes back deportees from US

    A planeload of Honduran women and child migrants “with broken hearts and shattered dreams” has arrived home after being...

  2. January 24, 2014

    Western vanities that do little to help the world’s poor

    Bill Gates said last week that the world is better than it has ever been. Contentment may come easily to the richest man on...

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  1. FT Photo Diary

    January 9, 2014

    Waiting for food

    Eric Feferberg/AFP Displaced people raise their hands as they wait for food distribution, near Mpoko Bangui’s airport where...

  2. December 10, 2013

    More must be done to put ideas into practice

    It is more than two years since AstraZeneca launched a medicine for people with heart problems. In the UK, the authorities...

  3. October 25, 2013

    Halloween is a holiday not a political opportunity

    When the US celebrates Halloween next Thursday, many of its preadolescent trick-or-treaters, decked out as clowns or...

  4. beyondbrics

    October 9, 2013

    China enters vaccine Premier League

    It’s a good day for global health – and a good day for China National Biotec group, a leading Chinese vaccine manufacturer....

  5. September 20, 2013

    Boardroom legacies

    The financial crisis has scored another victim, albeit one that has attracted less media attention than the collapse of...

  6. September 8, 2013

    School scheme shows social impact of Spain’s economic crisis

    The late morning sun is burning brightly, Málaga’s many beaches are a short bus ride away and school has yet to resume. But...

  7. February 24, 2013

    Gucci backs women’s equality campaign

    Gucci is bankrolling a new global equality campaign for women, enlisting support from Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates...

  8. MBA blog

    January 29, 2013

    Further steps towards choosing a career

    The last fortnight has seen us head to and from class through a campus turned white with the winter snow as we commenced our...

  9. December 23, 2012

    Charities struggle in financial headwinds

    The Yorkville Common Pantry in Spanish Harlem is one of New York’s largest community soup kitchens, and has seen the...

  10. December 23, 2012

    Charities hit by austerity measures

    The woes of the global charity industry are deepening as donations – both smaller individual gifts and philanthropy –...

  11. December 19, 2012

    Killings hit anti-polio drive in Pakistan

    A drive to eradicate polio has been suspended in parts of Pakistan after suspected Islamist militants killed eight health...

  12. beyondbrics

    November 19, 2012

    Qatar Airways muscles in on Barça

    So, Qatar Airways will appear as the main logo on FC Barcelona’s shirts from next year, replacing the Qatar Foundation. That...

  13. November 15, 2012

    ‘You get to use all your professional skills’

    When Amanda Seller joined the UN High Commissioner for Refugees as director of its international fundraising arm four years...

  14. September 25, 2012

    Syrian children suffer torture and trauma

    Children have been killed and tortured in Syria, a leading charity said on Tuesday, as it called for greater UN monitoring...

  15. September 24, 2012

    India is part of an upside-down world

    The highway leading out of Delhi is lined with adverts for new housing developments with names such as “Exotica Dreamville”....

  16. August 29, 2012

    India proposes ban on child labour

    India’s government has proposed a ban on the employment of children under 14, as it tries to push more pupils into school...

  17. July 18, 2012

    Children bear brunt of Yemen hunger crisis

    Mohammed stands above the tiny, wasted frame of his son Ali, his face a mixture of tenderness and bewilderment. He brought...

  18. May 18, 2012

    How aid got smarter

    I knew I was going to love this job here,” says Anthony Lake, Unicef’s executive director, pointing at his heart beneath his...

  19. February 19, 2012

    Charity shops turn to Ebay to boost sales

    Charity shops are joining the rush into online retailing as they seek to shake off their fuddy-duddy image by harnessing the...

  20. January 28, 2012

    How to give it: Sir Roger Moore

    The actor Roger Moore, 84, who played James Bond in seven films, is an ambassador for children’s charity Unicef...

  21. January 26, 2012

    Jobless generation hungry for change

    Judging by the demographic make-up of everything from the Arab uprising to protests against rising tuition fees and the...

  22. December 14, 2011

    Barça’s tactics for a successful turnround

    Goal: Management Ideas from the World of Football By Ferran Soriano Everyone should be a fan of Barcelona football club....

  23. December 9, 2011

    Zeinab Abdi Ahmed, child protection, Unicef

    Zeinab Abdi Ahmed grew up in Wajir district in north-east Kenya. She studied at Loreto Limuru, a convent school near Nairobi...

  24. December 6, 2011

    Ten Questions - Linda Scott

    Linda Scott is professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. Her research is...

  25. November 23, 2011

    Challenges of family planning

    Public health programmes have made enormous advances in recent decades in reducing infant mortality, but they may have come...

  26. October 24, 2011

    A new kind of benevolence

    A harried new mother reaches for a packet of nappies in Belgium and in Bangladesh a baby is vaccinated against tetanus; in...

  27. September 23, 2011

    Quality time … after ‘Doctor Who’

    With the Unicef report clutched in my palm, I ventured guiltily into the living room and beckoned the kids out to the park....

  28. September 19, 2011

    Yemen government forces kill at least 20

    The Yemeni capital has been rocked by fresh violence as forces presumed to be working for the government fired at a huge...

  29. August 9, 2011

    A philosophy that is off the shelf

    Profiles of Raymond Cloosterman, founder of the fast-growing Dutch body-care and accessories chain Rituals, typically link...

  30. July 22, 2011

    Power dressing: Johan Ernst Nilson

    Johan Ernst Nilson is a Swedish explorer whose projects have included the Seven Summits journey, in which he reached the top...

  31. July 20, 2011

    Somali famine puts spotlight on country’s misrule

    The clamour from aid agencies for funds and access to halt what they are calling the world’s worst famine in 20 years has...

  32. July 20, 2011

    UN declares famine in rebel-held Somalia

    The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of rebel-held southern Somalia, the worst in nearly 20 years. Aid agencies...

  33. July 9, 2011

    How to give it: Martin Bell

    Martin Bell, 72, is a former war reporter and independent MP. He reported from 80 countries and 11 wars, including Bosnia,...

  34. July 8, 2011

    Violence and suffering: a game of consequences

    In our engagement with the small screen, we don’t mind learning – but we don’t like being lectured to. From its opening...

  35. June 27, 2011

    US raps Gulf allies over human trafficking

    Washington’s allies in the Gulf have been strongly criticised in the US state department’s annual report on human...

  36. June 24, 2011

    Turning Senegalese

    When Molly Melching was young in Danville, Illinois, the Midwestern town where she grew up, most girls did not know they...

  37. May 27, 2011

    Conflict of interest fears over vaccine group

    A vaccine company is set to join the board of the multilateral agency that provides it with most of its income, sparking...

  38. Material World

    May 23, 2011

    The investment value of fashion absurdity

    The news that the strange and controversial Philip Treacy creation sported by Princess Beatrice at the wedding of Prince...

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