Suicide, the act of taking one's own life, is becoming a global phenomenon in all regions of the world. Every year, people take their own lives or attempt to commit suicide, which usually leaves long-lasting effects on families and friends left behind. According to the World Health Organisation, about 700,000 suicides occur across the globe every year, and for every completed suicide, there are at least 20 unsuccessful attempts.
21 Mar 2021
As coronavirus infections rise, Germans are voting in two state elections on Sunday. The outcomes could have an impact on parties' national standing ahead of September's vote to replace Angela Merkel.
15 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
15 Jan 2021
January was established as the first month of the year by the Roman Calendar. It was named after the god Janus (Latin word for door). Janus has two faces which allowed him to look both backward into the old year and forwards into the new one at the same time. He was the 'spirit of the opening'. To many, January is like 331 days instead of the 31 normal days, the longest month of the year. But the big question is, is January really the longest month of the year?
1 Jan 2021
2020 has been a year of upheaval and crisis - one that was shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. But was it all gloom and mayhem? As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021, here’s how some people felt about this unforgettable year.
30 Dec 2020
There is no simple way, to sum up this year. Tumultuous, terrifying, wearisome, Resilient, heroic, hopeful? Apart from been a leap year starting on a Wednesday, the year 2020 is the most devastating year ever experienced starting from a deadly pandemic to a global movement for racial justice and several world-shifting events. Here is a timeline of the major events that shaped this year.
Two Nigerians arrested by INTERPOL for €14.7 million COVID-19 scam, Pierre wins Italy Grand Prix and more
6 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
30 Jul 2020
This year's Sallah celebration will hold under strict conditions all over the world. The celebration always falls on the 10th day of Dhu-Hijjah and lasts for two days. This year, Sallah will go down in history because there won't be any celebration.
27 Feb 2020
Barbies rocking Tokyo 2020 Olympic uniforms took over Mattel's sneak peek preview of this year's New York Toy Fair on Friday. The dolls reflected the five new sports added to the Olympic program - baseball/softball, sport climbing, karate, skateboarding and surfing.
27 Feb 2017
Davido’s first single of the year is finally out. The release of the record titled “If” was announced a few days back.