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America’s secret role in the Rwandan genocide

Between April and July 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered in the most rapid genocide ever recorded. The killers used simple tools – machetes, clubs and other blunt objects, or herded people into buildings and set them aflame with kerosene. Most of the victims were of minority …

Africa

Six books you should definitely take on holiday this summer

Last week, the Royal Society of Literature revealed the shortlist for the Ondaatje Prize, an award of £10,000 for ‘a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry evoking the spirit of a place’. Here are extracts from the six books.<p>1. The Outrun, by Amy Liptrot (Canongate)<p>When I came to …

Books

New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiency

Solar energy is the hottest thing in eco-living, and everybody wants in on it. People are installing solar panels in their homes, governments are creating smart grids and companies like Google want to run completely on renewable energy and help people do the same.<p>However, the more we start to …

Clean Energy

10 popular concrete home interiors from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Textured surfaces and sculptural staircases are some of the ways that concrete can be used to create contemporary home interiors. See 10 of the most …

Sunken House With A Courtyard Built Into The Hillside

The Inside Outside house is a really special home. As the name suggests, the house doesn’t really follow the rules. The residence is located in Dean, …

The 18 greatest cities for a winter break

Watch Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder perform at Prince tribute

The two stars covered Prince’s ‘1999’, ‘Sweet Thing’ and more<p>Prince was honoured with a tribute concert lasting almost five hours in his homestate of …

10 amazing ways to see Japan

Japan doesn’t always conform to stereotypes. There are, of course, the robot restaurants, the skyscrapers, the futuristic neon, the salarymen crowds and the edgy fashion tribes.<p>The perfect holiday in Japan: our expert's ultimate itinerary<p>But another world lies in wait for visitors who are happy to …

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

European Travel

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

The small family home that's surprising inside

This exciting project takes us to an exceptionally revamped home in Hamburg, Germany. The original design was built in 1840, and while the home has …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

Dad's Bad Mood Can Seriously Affect Children's Development, Study Finds

Parenting

Move over, Gaudí: meet Barcelona's amazing forgotten architect

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10 Ooh-La-La Kitchens

By Christine DeOrio<p>Photo: Emily Minton Redfield<p>What’s new in design for the home’s soulful center? No-fuss materials, clutter-free work spaces, and …

The 12 European cities you should take your child to before they're 18

City breaks are the perfect family bonding experience – they’re a great low-stress option for half-term - and Europe is full of child-friendly restaurants, hotels and activities. Here are our favourite cities for children of all ages.<p>1. London<p>With playgrounds and glorious parks in every …

European Travel

Tired, tetchy, low sex drive? You could have 'adrenal fatigue'

Most doctors don't believe 'adrenal fatigue' even exists. Others say it can affect everything from your sleep to your skin. The good news? It's curable. Plus: four ways for busy people to destress<p>Four years ago, if you’d met me you would have found little out of the ordinary: a woman rushing around …

Wellness

A Stylish Home for Newlyweds

Clean lines and interesting angles define this stylish newlywed couple's home. Located in Seoul, this Korean house has a minimalist vibe in its open …

Interior Design

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

The large multi layered four storey house tries its best to break down the volume into human scale spaces with interaction with gardens and greenery …

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

A Concrete Home That Fuses Creativity With Functionality

Allow us to come right out and say that we are legitimately blown away by the German home in the spotlight today. Here's a great example of how and …

Interior Design

Winners of 2016 Houses Magazine awards revealed

A Queensland home paying homage to breezeblocks and the style of the 1960s has won a major architecture award for Australia’s best small …

How to disguise your blemishes without aggravating them

We've all had that moment when you have a big meeting or event in the diary and you've woken up with a huge red blemish right in the middle of your forehead or on your chin. With party season in full swing and many of us burning the candle at both ends, the chances of battling a breakout are …

Skin Care

The best serums to keep your hair in check this spring

Hair Care

DeeRoemah / Gets Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a rather busy midtown of Jakarta, DeeRoemah is a renovation project of a two-storey house on …

Architecture

Industrial and Modern Side by Side: Two Houses in Bangkok

Contrasting synergy is what we see at the <b>Two Houses</b> at Nichada Village in <b>Bangkok</b>, Thailand, with these smart and stylish structures offering two …

Taller Estilo Arquitectura design the Desnuda house made up by raw materials - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Taller Estilo Arquitectura<br>Location: Merida, Mexico<br>Year: 2015<br>Area: 1.615 ft²/ 150 m²<br>Photo courtesy: David Cervera<br>Description:<p>“If we talk …

Historic Home is Both Preserved and Modernized

Built in 1890, the historic LeJeune Residence in the Plateau-Mont-Royal Borough of Montreal, Canada went through a transformation that required, by …

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …