Heart-rate monitors can be accurate – as long as you don't move.
Viewers are taking to Twitter to display their prejudice about Islanders' accents.
A team of astronomers captured the moment when a wayward star was pulled into the mouth of a supermassive black hole.
Breastfeeding isn't easy, and that's ok – new parents can handle the truth.
US firm HeatGenie is hoping to revive a technology that has surprising origins in World War II and beyond.
A snap poll intended to boost the Turkish president's power has stirred up online opposition to his increasing authoritarianism.
The US attorney general cited Paul's letter to the Romans to justify the Trump administration family separation policy. Here's why that's a misreading of the Bible.
Talk of the post-industrial society is mostly hype without evidence.
VAR is part of a wider trend of digitalisation that threatens to make football less natural and spontaneous.
The tennis star claims his role as a sports attaché for the Central African Republic means he doesn't have to repay his debts. Is he right?
There are plans to build the world's first 3D printed house – but the potential for construction could be far greater.
The number of UK babies being born to surrogate mothers has risen by 255% in the past six years.
Wonder why Nigel Farage is on so often? Maybe because he's very willing to turn up.
Transport policies in European cities are on a collision course with the tech industry's ambitions for self-driving cars.
Piers face an uncertain future, with fire, maintenance issues, rising costs, and climate change all conspiring against them.
Getting rid of this scourge is nothing to be sneezed at.
As the England World Cup team get set to debut in Volgograd it's apt to reflect on an Anglo-Russian relationship that has endured tumultuous political times.
Ronaldo and Messi cannot go on forever, and Neymar, Pogba and Salah are waiting in the wings.
Beluga sturgeon found their migration route blocked by Europe's largest hydroelectric dam.
Elizabeth Holmes has been charged with 'massive fraud'. She maintains her innocence but what lessons can boards take away from the whole affair?
Asylum-seeking and refugee women have been channelling the current surge in global feminist activism to make their voices heard.
Labour's big fun day ended up being for the few, not the many.
Why isn’t the third sector telling us more about whether what it does, works?
Many thousands of Germans got through internment by performing farces, dressing up as women and clapping along to the can-can.
Decades after the end of a civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, the survivors' search for justice goes on.
Conspiracy theories have always existed but the internet fuels them in new ways.
Lots of people are listening to radio in Wales, but very little of it has a Welsh voice.
Victims of image based sexual abuse deserve legal clarity.
Illegal dumping is costing governments millions – but satellite technology could help put a stop to it.
Little is known, but much is speculated, about James Joyce's daughter and muse, Lucia.
Viewed by many as the most important architectural building in Scotland's largest city, the Mackintosh has been devastated for the second time in four years.
Your hair can reveal how much you drink, whether you smoke or take drugs, and perhaps even how stressed you are.
London's super rich are building thousands of subterranean palaces.
Bricks and mortar stores can play a crucial component in the future of retail.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.
The relationship between people and their places has never appeared more precious as we gaze in disbelief at the bruised, battered and burned Glasgow School of Art building by Charles Rennie Mackintosh…
AI has caused a "techlash" against Google. These principles are first step, but more needs to be done.
Evangelicals overwhelmingly support Donald Trump. Decades ago their allegiance to Nixon was just as strong.
In a historic move, the national parliament has legalised procedures up to 14 weeks.
Laden with 629 people, the Aquarius is heading for Spain after docking was refused in Italy and Malta. Here are four other infamous refugee boats from the 20th century.