Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.


How Jane Goodall’s legacy is alleviating poverty

Are forest conservation and poverty alleviation mutually exclusive? Some say yes. Jane Goodall says they must go hand in hand.


Diamante Porsches? Lime Lamborghinis? China's crazy customized cars

China is home to the world's flashiest cars. What's behind this new trend?


How 'no makeup selfies' could impact you

Tired of charity appeals? Here's why Britain's best-ever social media fundraising campaign could render them obsolete.