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What are stars made of?6 Jan 2017

Brian Blessed is 11% machine, Nadiya Hussein is 15% optimist and Chris Packham is 16% geek. Surprised?
Two girls collect water from the new tap in Lovasoa, Madagascar.

The unsung heroes of 2016: our top ten moments29 Dec 2016

It’s been a challenging year in the UK and abroad. But some amazing things have been happening behind the scenes, and people like you have been busy making the world a better place.
Rona Mweemba with the rehabilitated borehole in her village in Zambia.

WaterAid and People’s Postcode Lottery1 Dec 2016

This autumn, WaterAid has received a staggering £2.5 million raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, to support its life-saving water and sanitation projects across Sub-Saharan Africa.
A toilet roll depicting London.

The world’s cities reimagined – in toilet roll 18 Nov 2016

Once a toilet roll has served its purpose, what do you do with it? Put it in the recycling? Or set about using it to create some breath-taking art? Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias opted for the latter this World Toilet Day.
Deborah Meaden speaking at the Water Innovators awards.

Deborah Meaden crowns the winners of Water Innovators 20162 Nov 2016

From wands for grownups to natural Botox, Deborah Meaden – Dragons' Den investor and entrepreneur – has seen all sorts in the den. But as she crowned the winners of our Water Innovators programme, she heard about projects that could be truly life-saving.

UK's dirty habits revealed14 Oct 2016

To mark Global Handwashing Day, we asked thousands of Brits to reveal their most intimate toilet habits. The results are in, and they're as grimy as we feared...

Armand celebrates Global Goal 6 in Ambohitrinilahy, Madagascar.

Global Goal 6: one year on23 Sep 2016

One year ago, in September 2015, world leaders signed up to a Global Goal on water and sanitation. Rebecca Owen, WaterAid Campaigns, looks at what progress has been made since, and asks – where are we now?