Bruce Willis saved the Earth with a nuclear weapon in the 1998 film Armageddon, but the law would need to change for him to do it now.
The House of Representatives speaker repeatedly said the UK can forget about a trade deal with the US if it fails to meet its obligations to the Good Friday Agreement.
Social media manipulation is tearing societies apart – but it can help put us back together again.
We focus on Kashmir in the third part of our India Tomorrow podcast series: its history, the lives of its people, and the conflict over its future.
A new chapter of violence has begun in Sri Lanka and old divisions may yet again escalate further.
Get your thinking cap on – you'll need it.
XR has the nation's attention, but to build on this momentum its purpose must not become overshadowed by its tactics.
The EU saw this coming and is ready for Farage's 'Trojan horse'.
Arbitration case between athlete Caster Semenya and the IAAF centres on eligibility to compete based on testosterone – but there are other factors in play.
With the big parties under pressure from regional forces, it's hard to see how anyone could form a government on April 28.
By obsessing over labels, we avoid having to confront more difficult questions.
Here is what you need to know about Indonesia's elections and what's at stake.
From video games developed where players can "play" at raping women, to advertisements that sexualise women's bodies, men’s entitlement to women is just a given.
Poverty leaves people feeling unable to take responsibility for their future – but community programmes can empower young people to take control.
Whenever writings were explicit, liberal or anti-Catholic, the Francoist censors crossed them out.
The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
A major swing to the right and the abstention of a key demographic have bolstered the Israeli leader's position.
The fact that al-Bashir has been deposed will again raise questions about the former Sudanese president facing trial at the ICC.
The time for fundamental political reforms in Sudan is now with the end of al-Bashir's rule.
This is a transcript of part two of The Anthill's podcast series, India Tomorrow, on the politics of Hindu natonalism.
Irrespective of Brexit, parliament should enhance the status of housing, health and other social rights in UK law. Here's how.
Sudanese protesters against al-Bashir's regime have scored an important victory. But there's a long way to go before democracy is restored.
Al-Bashir's ability to play a skillful combination of internal and external balancing acts, plus ruthless repression and a divided opposition, kept him in power for three decades.
On the back of the Mueller investigation's apparent exoneration of the POTUS, here's another surprise.
Sudan's academics have been instrumental in bringing regime change and negotiating transitions.
Its defeat in Syria may now give way to new dangers.
A serious concern is the possibility of a long, drawn-out siege of Libya's capital, Tripoli.
This is a transcript of part one of The Anthill's podcast series, India Tomorrow, on fake news and information wars.
The backlash against sexual harassment and assault of women in Mexico was slow to get started, but thanks to a Twitter campaign, women in all professions are now beginning to speak out.
As MPs flounder over Brexit, rain is leaking into the House of Commons. Was there ever a more fitting time to discuss what this building is for and what it should look like?
A new study in Glasgow suggests latent anti-Pakistani sentiment may affect the house-moving decisions of white British homeowners.
Global capitalist pressures on labour markets and the search for cheaper workers can lead to slavery.
The boxing gym can be a place for young people to escape street life – but it's also the home of a violent sport.
A new report shows Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people still face overt racism and stark inequality – politicians must drive change.
UK forensic science and technology is lurching from crisis to crisis. A fundamental reform of governance and policy making is needed.
View from an expert in criminal justice – who also lives in one of the UK's most deprived areas.
Dissenter enables users to comment on any web page using a third-party forum. For better or worse, it begets implications for political behaviour online.
Scotland is in the late stages of deciding whether to become the first country in UK to outlaw all corporal punishment against children.