New research published in the journal Nature reveals that more than 1.2 million flow barriers exist on European rivers and that approximately 10% are obsolete.
Death rates for hospitalized COVID-19 patients fell from 25.6% in March to 7.6% in August, according to a new study on three hospitals in New York. A study in the UK found similar results.
Is the UK government missing the wood for the trees?
Other countries have developed and used alert level systems effectively in the management of COVID-19. So why is the UK struggling?
Will Boris Johnson's 'offshore wind revolution' really unlock significant economic value?
What might be the global geopolitical significance of Trump's positive COVID-19 test?
After a some coronavirus respite over the summer, Britain is contemplating a second national lockdown. This comes as Australia and the UK need each other more than they have for decades.
We have to balance the risk of transmission with the mental health challenges of lockdowns. A bubble system could alleviate loneliness while minimising infection risk.
A scholar of slavery in the British Empire describes the first boycott against sugar made with slave labor in the West Indies.
In this week’s round-up of coronavirus articles by scholars around the globe, we explore the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 and the latest on drug trials.
More can be done to ease transitions for West African students in the United Kingdom.
Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
The United Kingdom does not have a written constitution or a specific plan for what to do if the prime minister is too ill to perform official duties.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
New Zealand will spend NZ$12.1 billion – or 4% of its GDP – to support businesses, increase benefits for seniors and low-income families, pay people in self-isolation, and boost health care capacity.
Accents differ depending on where we're from, even in the same country.
Independence is a vexed question for the Scottish people, especially with so much yet unknown about how the UK will fare in its divorce from the European Union.
A study of Ghanaians living in northern England provides insight into how eating habits change through the generations.
At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
Even though the UK is officially out of the EU on Jan. 31, it'll take at least another 11 months of negotiations before its departure is complete.