People who moved away from Britain's coal-mining areas have genetic profiles linked to higher educational attainment and better health than those who stayed.
Why doesn't China put down the protests in Hong Kong? Maybe it doesn't want to.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
It's hard to say if, legally, not paying the Brexit bill will classify as a sovereign default. But credit agencies will take serious notice.
Councils have sold off vast amounts of land since 2014 – land that was previously used for important public services.
Three scholars react to the spectacle, finger-pointing and long-term harms of the stalemate in British Parliament.
Mistaken links between the EU and the European Convention on Human Rights could be one factor that sees the UK losing out on these vital supranational laws.
The consequences of Brexit mean Australian exporters need to stop focusing on Britain and think more about Europe.
Since 1997, the ways people in the UK define their nationality has rapidly changed.
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and independent-minded Scotland.
A hot summer reveals hidden history beneath the dried-out fields - but only when seen from the air.
If we know what makes species tick, we can start truly understanding life on the UK's coast.
Camps of the 20th century were focused on resettlement. Today, the focus is on confining movement and deportation. What changed?
Britons living in France are obsessed with how well integrated they are.
If states are permitted to determine when force is warranted, outside the existing legal framework, the legitimacy of that framework may be fatally undermined.
The US, France and Britain launching air strikes this weekend on Syria in retalition for an alleged gas attack by the Assad regime – but niether side is likely to up the ante soon.
The crisis over alleged Russian involvement in a murder attempt on a spy and his daughter in the UK has been called an extension of the Cold War. But that war was about ideology; this crisis isn't.
Recent reports of the presence of Sikh extremists in Canada have put both the prime minister and the federal leader of the NDP party on the defensive about their positions.
Organic farming has roots in 20th century fascism, challenging the assumption that environmentalism and progressive politics are symbiotic.
Britain's Labour under Corbyn is smelling power, and the making of a new social revolution. In contrast, in South Africa's governing ANC is in disarray, with no moral compass or credible leadership.