The system is rigged for a small minority to profit, but are we brave enough to deploy the solutions that would work?
More than 50 tons of TNT produced a blast that was heard on the Norfolk coast.
Expectations are high that China will take the reins of global leadership at Davos, but don't expect Xi Jinping to upset the apple cart.
Autistic defendants and prisoners are suffering at the hands of an out of date criminal justice system.
President-elect Donald Trump has offered the UK a quick post-Brexit trade deal but he'll face some legal hurdles to make it happen.
Mining brings some benefits to some but when extraction is over, the lack of wider benefits to all is keenly felt.
Star Wars fantasy or effective weapon system of the future?
For all the chatter about the Kremlin's supposed preference for Trump over Clinton, its strategy is far from clear.
Scientists correctly realised there was an increasing risk of major flooding. But they didn't know humans were to blame.
Why you should model your writing on 'lean' manufacturing.
New measure of 32 countries' economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
New research on sprint interval exercise and cardiovascular fitness suggests doing less exercise may actually be better for us.
Here is what we know about eating in different positions.
One might expect universal praise for Streep’s pronouncement but disabled activists have proved to be Streep’s harshest critics.
As a second independence referendum beckons, a counterweight to the unionist-leaning press is hugely important to the Yes side.
It's time to stop blaming the system and focus on why and how children are sexually abused.
Was a forged document responsible for the defeat of Mark Antony and the rise of Rome's first emperor?
Once a child has left care, their characteristics, the stability of their placement and how they left it influence their chances of re-entering the system.
The UK really does have the wrong type of snow.
Short bursts of intense exercise are all the rage. But a new study finds that a more moderate approach can be just as good.
Fleet Street is up in arms against a law they say will kill investigative journalism. That simply isn't true.
The BBC’s Sherlock – along with most contemporary adaptations – seems to indicate that the values of the intellect are not those of society.
Buzzfeed is being damned for publishing unverified and salacious information about the president-elect, raising questions about media ethics in the digital world.
Russia has decades of experience setting "honeytraps" for spies, diplomats, and whoever else it wants to embarrass or blackmail.
Now, more than ever, journalists need to hold Donald Trump to account. They will have their work cut out for them.
As pressure mounts, the prime minister needs to prove that her thinking is not 'muddled' on some key issues.
New research shows how marketers get away with making their food look and sound healthier than it really is.
When politicians win by stoking nationalism and isolationism, who will be brave enough to walk the harder path?
Long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem for the NHS that seemingly won’t go away. But all is not lost.
A prescriptive English curriculum is in danger of making writing boring for primary school children.
As his nominee for secretary of state awaits confirmation, Donald Trump is under pressure to explain what his views on Russia actually are.
New research shows viruses can effectively turn bacteria into animal-like cells.
The 20th century saw battle lines drawn between music-driven youth movements and the state like none before.
The moon may be slightly older than previously thought, suggests a new study.
Don't be alarmed: it's no more dangerous than other sports, and in fact, it's actually good for your health.
Tremendous technology is on a collision course with reality.
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.
Clare Hollingworth was one of the most accomplished foreign correspondents of the 20th century. Here's another of her big scoops.
Complex systems, from TV shows to hospitals, have plenty of checks and procedures, so why do things still go wrong?
Two High Street titans look like they are travelling different paths, but watch out for trouble in 2017.
The norovirus costs the NHS in excess of £100 million – the equivalent of employing over 3,000 specialist nurses.