We'd need some major innovation to bridge the Channel without disrupting shipping.
Regis will be remembered as one of the most powerful examples of English professional football, and as a model for black inclusion and equity in sport and social life.
Scientists have made advances in developing a new type of blood test to detect eight of the most common cancers.
The construction industry is characterised by risk, uncertainty and complexity on all levels. Brexit compounds this.
Research shows how water pumped from coal mines could revolutionise how we heat homes.
Young victims remain at risk because current laws are focused on concerns over immigration and the economy.
Massive, far distant galaxies contain 100 times more gas than we thought possible.
Far from being lonely, some people prefer being left to die in peace.
The deal reaffirms the existing Le Touquet agreement as the basis for co-operation between France and the UK.
A scheme in Wales to introduce personal carbon accounts could point the way to reduce emissions.
Small asteroids can be hard to spot. But what kind of threat do they pose to the Earth?
Should the teacher be a sage on the stage or a guide on the side? Neither, it seems.
Plankton has a chemical fingerprint that reveals where it came from. Scientists have now used this to track sharks at the opposite end of the food web.
Biofortification – enhancing the micronutrient concentration of staple crops – offers a sustainable solution to hidden hunger.
Soldiers can now be more than just the best to join the British Army.
Jeff Flake called the US president's lies and attacks on the media a danger to democracy, but it's unlikely to change anyone's mind.
Never mind three more years – some people think just one might be a tall order.
Tencent’s monetisation strategy so far has been counter-intuitive to the traditional way of doing business.
Why experts don't always win the argument.
After the Norman Conquest, England's fate became intimately entwined with France and an enduring relationship with Western Europe was born.
Dostadning is the new pre-death decluttering trend, here's what you need to know.
More and more girls are starting puberty early – but it's a mistake to see this reality as a crisis.
Spike Lee's updated his breakthrough movie, She's Gotta Have It, and made a more political drama for the times.
Nine centuries after it was commissioned to celebrate the Norman Conquest, the famed tapestry is finally going to visit England.
That colonial wars were fought in Tasmania is irrefutable. More controversially, surviving evidence suggests the British enacted genocidal policies against the Tasmanian Aboriginal people.
Research shows that the Y chromosome may be able to protect itself from extinction in the short term. But what about in a future where we all reproduce artificially?
In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
For too long, social media companies – with their scale and reach – have assisted revenge porn perpetrators. At last, the law is catching up.
Microbeads from cosmetics are just a drop in the ocean. Other microplastics are more pervasive and just as dangerous.
How to tidy up a right royal mess.
With a proposition bet, the odds are always against you.
Seven years after Ben Ali was deposed, Tunisians feel little happier with their lot.
Even as the news market transforms, BBC News is still the dominant force. Why?
Boycotts can bring backlashes – and back tracking.
Bill Clinton and Donald Trump share an awkward anniversary.
The army's recruitment campaign speaks to minorities, but inclusivity is not the only thing at stake.
The row over Sleeping Beauty is just the latest in a long history of controversy surrounding fairy tales for children.
Derry Girls is nostalgic but it's also a truthful and funny representation of teenage girls growing up during The Troubles.
Trainee teachers with northern accents are under pressure to speak ‘the Queen’s English’ in the classroom.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.
Why some corporations are quick to respond to criticism, and others hide away.
Why so-called 'Aussie flu' probably isn't from Australia and other things you need to know about the latest influenza outbreak.
We think of the Druids as being embedded in British culture from the mists of ancient times. But what we think we know about Druids is of surprisingly modern provenance.
No other country has fully adopted the UK model of railway privatisation. And for good reason.