British teachers have reported worsening signs of child poverty in their classrooms with pupils coming to school tired, hungry, angry and confused.
Tired, hungry, shamed: Pupil poverty ‘stops learning’
Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago by Boko Haram terrorist group in northeastern Nigeria.
Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, 112 Chibok girls still missing
Autumn is upon in Australia, which means it is time to plant their sweet peas, broad beans and lettuce so they can establish well before the frosts. Or is it?
Climate change affecting vegetable crops in Canberra region for backyard gardeners, farmers alike
US President Donald Trump said he is seriously considering funneling detained illegal migrants into the self-declared sanctuary cities that oppose his tough immigration policies.
Trump says could send migrants to 'sanctuary cities'
American toymaker Fisher-Price recalled nearly five million of its Rock 'n Play Sleepers after reports linked the product to dozens of baby deaths.
Baby sleepers recalled in US after deaths
In a classroom on the outskirts of Myanmar’s biggest city, a thin, bespectacled university student led about a dozen peers in boisterous chants of “Censorship is a shame!” and “We don’t believe in censorship!”
'The people's messengers': Myanmar's satirical poets target censorship
When the United Nations crowned Finland the world's happiest nation last month for the second year running, there were still quite a few eyebrows raised. How could this Nordic country, better known for its harsh weather and high suicide rate, be the world's happiest?
Finland: From suicide hotspot to world's happiest country
A new, ambitious environmental treaty is expected to be ready for a vote when the United Nation’s annual summit begins in September, the president of the UN General Assembly said.
New environmental pact could face September vote, UN official says
Five reasons to recycle
Cleaning out plastic all types of containers and tossing them into the recycling bin along with papers, has never been easier. The US Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority’s recycling program switched to a single stream collection and processing system in 2013.
Electronic waste recycling event set for May 4 in US county
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has created a regulatory body with the power to forgive or revise environmental fines, a move to rein in what he has called an ‘industry of fines’ that he sees threatening the livelihood of farmers and ranchers.
Brazil president creates body to pardon environmental fines

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