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.
A snap poll intended to boost the Turkish president's power has stirred up online opposition to his increasing authoritarianism.
Wonder why Nigel Farage is on so often? Maybe because he's very willing to turn up.
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?
Labour's big fun day ended up being for the few, not the many.
Decades after the end of a civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, the survivors' search for justice goes on.
Why isn’t the third sector telling us more about whether what it does, works?
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.
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.
A new analysis of 44,000 tweets reveals that fake news isn't always persuasive.
There could be longer-term constitutional effects now Westminster has ignored Scotland's rejection of the Brexit Bill.
In a historic move, the national parliament has legalised procedures up to 14 weeks.
Victims of image based sexual abuse deserve legal clarity.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.
Evangelicals overwhelmingly support Donald Trump. Decades ago their allegiance to Nixon was just as strong.
Grenfell was a 'catastrophic regulatory failure', and reform is still needed – but above all, tenants must be empowered to make their homes safe.
The transition into adulthood is challenging for young refugees: they face great adversity while trying to finishing school, find work and enter marriage.
What's in a name? A valued sense of history and identity.
The Colombian government has learned the hard way that simply explaining a complex deal to people won't win them over.
When the Empire Windrush arrived in Tilbury Docks 70 years ago, it was on a return journey – having taken West Indian war veterans back to the Caribbean.
A podcast on twins, including why stereotypes about their relationship are so damaging, and why they are so useful to scientists.
The government has avoided defeat on its key piece of Brexit legislation – but for how long?
Mental distress, addiction, debt, family dysfunction and abuse are all problems to be milked for profit.
Spain has agreed to allow the Aquarius, a boat carrying 629 migrants, to dock in Valencia. But the EU remains gridlocked over asylum rules.
#FreeTommy protests depict the founder of the English Defence League as a hero. But his sentencing had nothing to do with the right to protest.
After a century of debate, Europe still hasn't figured out how to deal with its giant of a neighbour.
Autistic people have an elevated risk of homelessness, according to a new study.
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity.
The number of people with learning disabilities reported as at risk of forced marriage has risen.
Three stage-managed cheers for Keith Brown – the left is getting restless over independence.
When it comes to ongoing security co-operation, mutual trust is crucial – but that is currently lacking.
Even for those that escape, the stigma of refusing a forced marriage separates young women from their family and community.
Fuego and other volcanoes are considered sacred in the Maya culture, but forced Spanish colonisers to move their new capital city.
The Mail man has enjoyed 26 years of power in journalism and politics.
Britain can't keep relying on everyone else speaking English.
Islanders currently stand as independent candidates, but this special system could be about to disappear.