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Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him for 438 days. This is his storyAs they motored across the lagoon in the Tom Hanks character

David Bowie’s last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

Over the last months of his life, the singer was able to shake off late career doldrums and, despite his illness, find a final creative surgeFor more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he

Shocking images of drowned Syrian boy show tragic plight of refugees

Young boy found lying face-down on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum was one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach Greece Warning: this article contains images that readers may find distressingThe full horror of the human tragedy unfolding on the shores of Europe was brought

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