Residents look for their belongings among the rubble of their destroyed homes in Nepal after the recent earthquake. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal at 11.56am on Saturday, April 25th, an army of volunteers mobilised and worked around the clock as part of (...)

Delicious diet: ‘Dinner will be a full-blooded, creamy shepherd’s pie.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

I’m on a diet. I’ve just polished off a piece of a carrot cake and a (non-fat) latte. Lunch will be a poached egg and toast, and dinner will be a full(...)

A street vendor in Patan, Nepal. The death toll for Nepal’s May 12th earthquake is now 117, separate from the 8,202 victims claimed by the April quake. Photograph: Mast Irham/EPA

The number of people killed in Nepal by two major earthquakes has surpassed 8,500, making the disaster the Himalayan country’s deadliest on record, a(...)

Six of these lovely scarves handwoven in Kathmandu weeks before the devastating earthquake are being donated by designer Lucy Downes of Sphere One (...)

The first we knew of it was the noise. The loud noise. On April 25th, at 11.56am, I was at a farmers’ market, drinking coffee with friends at the 1(...)

A UH-1Y huey helicopter flies into the Tribhuvan International Airport after a search and rescue operation in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Nepali army has been told a missing US marines helicopter with eight on board may have come down in a river.  Photograph: Thor J. Larson/Reuters/US Marine Corps/Handout 2:32

Military helicopters flew over eastern Nepal and a team sent up a drone on Thursday to search for a missing US Marines Huey chopper, as the death toll(...)

Nepalese residents walks past damaged houses yesterday following an earthquake in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, less than three weeks after the country was devastated  by its deadliest quake in more than 80 years. Photograph: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images

A day-long search failed to find a missing US marine helicopter yesterday, a day after the second Nepal earthquake in less than three weeks killed (...)

A woman injured in an earthquake walks toward a hospital . A fresh 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, killing more than two dozen people in the Himalayan country. The earthquake was centered 68 kilometers  west of the town of Namche Bazaar, close to Mount Everest and the border with Tibet. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Areas of Nepal remain perilously unstable following last month’s devastating earthquake, and, as Tuesday’s tremor showed, landslides pose an ongoing (...)

A helicopter belonging to the Indian Air Force  unloads relief material for earthquake victims in Pokhara on May 4th 2015. Photograph: Indian Air Force 0:37

Speaking from outside Nepal’s second city Pokhara, Irish woman Dee Ambrose (36) described the moment the earthquake struck. “It had just seemed to set(...)

Local residents clear rubble from the ruins of their home after the April 25th earthquake in Sankhu, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters 0:37

A US marine corps helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal has been declared missing while working in the vicinity of Charikot village,(...)