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If we really want social mobility, we need to talk about family privilege.
Too many older people are restricted from receiving state help for their care needs.
The Islamist ideologue will be closely monitored, but is unlikely to cooperate with prison de-radicalisation initiatives.
Small businesses such as pubs and hairdressers are key to allowing people with dementia to maintain meaningful social ties.
Many of us go through periods of radicalisation – spotting when this is a danger rather than over-reacting is the key.
Women's football was introduced in the Olympics a staggering 96 years after the men's event – and some sports still struggle with gender inequalities.
How learning languages and travelling abroad can help you have a better relationship with your body.
What the law in Pakistan says about honour killings.
Seven steps to help mend family relationships tested by the result of the referendum.
Micro-volunteering has micro-benefits. It's better to get into volunteering for the longer term.
It got top billing in the Queen's speech but is anyone actually any clearer on what the government's prison reforms are?
New research questions whether claims of a 'national sex revolution' in China are actually nothing of the sort.
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley continue to fascinate the public, half a century after they were sentenced to life in prison.
There's clearly a growing enthusiasm for the sport but our experts crunched the numbers to see if this is just more middle-aged men in lycra (Mamils).
Here's why you shouldn't blame local authorities for the failure of government contractors.
Women over 60 are being killed in their own homes - but little more is known about these crimes.
Social media is notoriously unsuitable for population studies, but these researchers have found a way to make the bias work in their favour.
A new study reveals that we are more likely to trust people who follow simple moral rules – or at least give moral problems some serious thought.
Incentives to encourage childbearing haven't worked elsewhere in Asia – can they in China?
Much like the latest Zack Snyder film, the inter-generational war being played out in the press seems largely unnecessary.
Giving poor people a lot of money or a new asset won't turn them into entrepreneurs overnight.
Wheatley has expertly reimagined Ballard's futuristic novel in a way that rings true to modern living.
How to invent a national identity – and then sell it.
Some economic models tell us that segregation is inevitable. Is it really?