‘A lifeline’: mental health camps bring peace of mind to thousands in rural Assam

India’s severe shortage of mental health professionals and treatment funding leaves many patients without options. But a pioneering programme is working to get lives back on trackIt is Saturday morning, and some 40 people on foot, bikes and rickshaws b…


British Council workers ‘hunted’ in Afghanistan allowed to come to UK

Contractors forced to move between safe houses given green light to leave but others remain in the countryNearly 100 British Council contractors forced to live in hiding since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan have been given the green light to come …