Hands up for better education policy.
Grammar schools are back on the agenda in England, but they are not a go-to education policy for the 21st century.
When Two Worlds Collide
A new documentary examines indigenous activism in Peru – calling attention to the dark side of the country's economic boom.
Great Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates winning the gold in the men’s 5000m at the Rio Olympics.
Watching sport is more than just an entertaining experience. As the 2016 Olympic Games again highlighted, it can enrich and improve our lives in many more complex ways.
Repatriation of cultural heritage is being debated at a time of mass migration – is heritage more important to countries that increasingly cannot be defined by their populations?
Using a robotic video camera to digitally recreate a crime scene could give juries greater insight without the logistical nightmare and potential bias of a physical visit.
Some French towns have banned the burkini bathing suit.
It may be politically convenient, but the ban by some French cities on the burkini bathing assumes all Muslim women view covered clothing in the same way.
The restaurant chain is facing a boycott for shopping illegal workers to the authorities. But is that really fair?
Emergency laws can sometimes be the biggest threat to a state and its people.
Feel-good fudges designed to boost staff morale are giving way to tangible projects which can be reported to shareholders.
A weak pound might be good for exports but it is bad news for the investment that the economy is based on.
MRI scanners need liquid helium to cool their magnets.
Vast reserves of crucial helium have been found in Tanzania. Here's how the scientists did it.
In our modern understanding of terror, Islamic extremism seems to trump everything else. This is a mistake.
Eight years to the day after she conceded defeat to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton cemented her triumph over Bernie Sanders.
Mobile phones have many benefits. But they can also interrupt classes and distract pupils.
More pupils in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa are taking smartphones to school. These can be useful learning tools – or terrible distractions.
Case isn’t about free press, it’s about protecting privacy.
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There is a stronger public interest in privacy than in revealing salacious showbiz title-tattle, no matter what the papers say.
The orange-breasted sunbird is endemic to South Africa’s fynbos.
Given the global commitment to conserve biodiversity in the face of climate change, it is important to understand how biodiversity arises in the first place – and how it is maintained.
Nothing like a story with a happy (nerve) ending.
New breakthrough in how to test proteins linked to touch and movement could have major implications for strokes, diabetes, spinal injuries and much more.
Villages across Nepal remain strewn with rubble, the quake victims still living in tents and flimsy sheds.
Over 8,500 were killed in the 2015 Nepal earthquake, so how is the country coping?
Women over 60 are being killed in their own homes - but little more is known about these crimes.
The Falkland Islands (Las Islas Malvinas): a rocky outpost at the centre of a centuries-long dispute.
A UN committee has agreed with the science underpinning Falklands boundary claims, but without solving the sovereignty issue the dispute is no closer to a solution.