Germans smoke more than 200 million cigarettes every day. Most end up littering the street.

A Berliner has launched a petition demanding a deposit of 20 cent on every cigarette sold in Germany in a bid to reduce litter and environmental pollu(...)

A boy has his temperature checked in Goma, the DRC. Photograph: Pamela Tulizo/AFP

The one-year-old daughter of the man who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major city of Goma this week has the disease, the DRC(...)

A health worker looks on as he wears protective gear to mix water and chlorine in Goma, the DRC. Photograph: Pamela Tulizo/AFP/Getty Images

The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment t(...)

The fire that nearly destroyed Notre Dame cathedral on April 15th melted 400 tonnes of lead in the steeple and roof. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Reconstruction work on Notre Dame cathedral has been suspended and two schools have been shut down after high concentrations of lead were discovered i(...)

A Congolese health worker administers an Ebola vaccine to a man at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photograph: Reuters

The outbreak of Ebola infection in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a year old this week and shows no signs of abating, despite intensive(...)

Diageo has been restructuring in recent years to improve performance and streamline its portfolio by selling non-core businesses and underperforming labels, while bulking up on newer, hipper brands. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Guinness-maker Diageo reported higher annual profit on Thursday, helped by growth across all its markets, an improved price mix and cost controls. Th(...)

A nurse vaccinates a child against Ebola in Beni, Congo DRC: the WHO has declared an international health emergency. Photograph: AP Photo/Jerome Delay

A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from the Democratic Republic of the Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World H(...)

Videogame addiction is officially recognised by the World Health Organisation as a mental health condition

A new study from the CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Spain has found that 11.9 per cent of teenagers (from a group of 64) are “addicted” to videoga(...)

Historically, parental alienation was seen as something that only happened to fathers

The recent decision by the World Health Organisation to recognise parental alienation puts the spotlight on a contentious concept that is little ackno(...)

A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photograph: Reuters

The World Health Organisation has declared the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international c(...)

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