In the mid-16th century, William Baldwin wrote a satire on Catholicism but waited a decade before publishing it. Sensible man.
Here's the evidence the UK will use to design a new managed migration policy after Brexit.
The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.
The UK economy is built on debt and too many households are drowning in it.
In an example of the law of unintended consequences, the Copyright Directive is likely to cement the US tech giants' grip, rather than provide space for others to grow.
As traffic slows down, research is gathering momentum.
Despite the parlous state of UK newspapers, the Scottish media landscape is ambitious enough to launch two new titles.
We've got better at managing the health risks of traditional drugs of abuse, but novel psychoactive substances, or 'legal highs', are a dangerous unknown.
It's not all about tiki-taka football. Our new research revealed how a unique philosophy, excellent coaching and cutting edge sports science help FC Barcelona get the best from its players.
There is a science to the art of the scam. If you can spot the fraudster's 'tells', you can avoid becoming a victim.
AI can definitely help us monitor floods and could perhaps even deliver more accurate early-warning messages in the near future.
There's a new Prince album coming out, two years after his death. Would the artist approve?
Is yogurt as healthy as you think?
Perfectionism-driven social anxiety means young men will also be susceptible to ideological scripting of behaviour on TV.
Austerity policies cut Britain's brief recovery from the financial short and brought recession, stagnation and growing poverty.
Armed and backed by some of the world's largest known oil and gas reserves, Gazprom would be more powerful than US mercenaries such as Blackwater, and also closely linked to the Kremlin.
A sanitised environment can mean fewer helpful bacteria. That has some surprising consequences for the health of children.
Many millions are in need of short-term credit to supplement poor and exploitative pay.
An 'ex-hurricane' will hit the UK and Ireland for the second consecutive year.
You think you're receiving tablets of stone, but really they're more like custard.
Will we soon no longer be able to discern which videos are real and which are fake?
A new report by the Migration Advisory Committee on the impact of EU migration on the UK has highlighted the reliance of farms on migrant labour.
Labour's immigration plans are progressive, but could still get bogged down in red tape.
Scotland's commitment to providing all students with free monthly supplies is showing the world how period poverty can be tackled.
Gadgets that tell too many people to go to the doctor are a worry, but the growing enthusiasm for health monitoring should be encouraged.
Students, manage your stress with these top tips.
Many viewers think that the recent adaptation of Vanity Fair plays fast and loose with Thackeray's novel. But the writer was surprisingly modern.
Your field of view is how much you can see without turning your head. When things are closer to us, they take up more of our field of view, which makes them look bigger.
We humans have a tendency to avoid making decisions when we've got a lot of options and when we fear being blamed for our choice. Sound familiar?
The EU is offering an olive branch, but the UK is too busy squabbling to take it.
If the UK left the EU without a deal, it could have an impact on passports, driving licences and mobile phone charges.
Pandemic and bird flu viruses are more deadly than seasonal flu. Scientists may have finally discovered why.
Introverts, don’t worry.
Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
Are you dreaming that you're awake or are you living in a computer simulation? There might be no way to be sure.
The success of current conversational AI is based on the premise that they know and understand nothing of the world.
Why do people steal rare books? It's about more than the money.
A urine test for ovarian cancer could increase survival rates from 20% to 90%.
People who depend on auditory implants to hear struggle to understand speech in noisy places. A new device could change that.
Although human rights victories are beyond doubt cause for celebration, often we are blinded to the potential of alternative paths of action.
Imagining the ideal school.
Can you outsmart our maths mastermind? The solution's in.
Nike has reaped a whirlwind in their latest ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, but it's the inevitable windfall they're likely interested in.
Gordon Brown is worried. So should we all be.
The housing bubble that burst and triggered the 2007-08 global financial crisis was fuelled by securitisation.
As both beneficiary and victim of EU policies, yellowhammers are apt symbols for Brexit's divisions.