One in five children are now obese by the time they turn 11.
Type 3c diabetes is quite common, but most doctors are missing it.
The company has made the world flat (packed).
Despite the inevitable transition costs for both sides, there may also be some benefits to a split.
The Charge of the Light Brigade was brave but fruitless. Could it have worked if the feuding British leaders had interpreted their orders differently?
An expert explains why the EU is ill-equipped to handle a problem like Catalonia.
The world's largest recyclable materials importer will leave other countries searching for alternative waste management solutions.
Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
Consumers need to educate themselves on costs of eating beef and start thinking about choosing low-carbon foods instead.
Still smarting from centuries of ancient humiliation, China is ready to rise to global supremacy.
New research reveals how autistic people use their strengths and interests to manage their condition.
Black British history is too often overlooked, and its connections to the US even more so.
Treating video like a mutating gene could improve surveillance software.
Some philosophers believe space is a giant container, while others think it's all in our heads.
Thanks to innovative technology, the third Forth bridge continues a proud legacy of state-of-the-art bridge engineering across three centuries.
It can be easy to tell how dogs are feeling but new evidence suggests they're also trying to communicate.
Dave Lewis has dragged the supermarket clear of an accounting scandal. Now for the hard bit ...
Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has been killed in Malta – but we must accept that corruption is a problem for all of Europe.
Huge hunks of meat and energy inefficient cooking methods make the Sunday roast a particularly unsustainable meal.
Many of Greater Mexico City's 22m residents aren't receiving the help they need.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
Britain has fed itself before, can it do so again? It's not easy to tell.
Given what we know about radiation fallout, the parallels between Melbourne and Fukushima should not be ignored
Winning an independence referendum is the simple bit – It's no easy trick to assert yourself on the world stage.
New statistics show the UK has half a trillion pounds less in its account than previously thought.
There's optimism that the identification of genes linked to Parkinson’s could lead to better treatments.
The prospect of attempting to engineer the world's climate has become a lot more real since the Paris Agreement.