Wife of infamous Lord Lucan leaves fortune to homeless charity
"At a time when over 300,000 people in Britain are without a home, we are incredibly grateful for the support we receive"
Pope's Chile visit to cast light on Mapuche Indians' land struggle
"The Pope will visit a very symbolic area"
Portuguese doctors back marijuana medicine as bill enters parliament
PORTUGAL-MARIJUANA/ (PIX):Portuguese doctors back marijuana medicine as bill enters parliament
Toronto homeless at risk after 'weather bomb' slams Canada
There are concerns people would freeze to death on the streets
UK social housing deal with private equity giant sparks fears for tenants
"(Blackstone and Sage's) purely profit motive is contrary to the social purpose objectives of most traditional housing associations"
Housing the homeless: cardboard tents sprout in Brussels
"It is a shame that in the 21st century there are still people living in streets in a very rich country like Belgium."
Council leader calls for beggars to be removed before UK royal wedding
"If somebody is sleeping out on the street, they are not there by choice, they are there because something has gone wrong."
Female Malaysian mayor to head U.N.'s urbanisation agenda
UN-Habitat predicts the number of people living in cities will almost double to 7 billion in 2050 from 3.7 billion today
Election win for lower caste activist seen boosting Dalit land rights in India
Many Dalits are still restricted to unwanted jobs such as manual scavenging
Beijing evictions leave migrant workers in limbo as winter deepens
A deadly fire has prompted a fire safety blitz in the city, forcing thousands of workers out of homes and businesses.