We may not live in an infinite 'multiverse' of parallel universes after all.
Painting from El Castillo cave (Cantabria, Spain). Early Upper Palaeolithic or older.
Photo Becky Harrison and courtesy Gobierno de Cantabria.
Figurative art may derive from Neanderthal hand prints and the hunter's keen eye for perceiving animals.
Merkel: looking for a seat at the table.
As the UK and US retreat from the global scene, Germany is ready to step up to preserve the liberal international order and is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
The apparent success of grammar schools is simply due to pupils coming from more advantaged social backgrounds and already having higher academic attainment at age 11.
Christ as depicted in the film Jesus of Montreal.
Christ can't simply be seen as a religious figure when his life and teaching were so political.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, left, and his successor Muhammadu Buhari.
Claims about Cambridge Analytica's role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.
Research shows healthcare providers may offer weight loss advice in place of medical treatment.
Canadian Obesity Network
Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
Species like the large spotted genet were commonly found in cropping areas.
Instead of causing problems for farmers, carnivores could actually be beneficial by controlling rodent pests.
Jets from Centaurus A.
ESO/WFI (Optical); MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. (Submillimetre); NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray
Jets from supermassive black holes behave in mysterious ways. Now scientists have now worked out what's really going on.
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The murder of toddler James Bulger 25 years ago by two 10-year-old boys was a rare and shocking case that still impacts the criminal justice system today.
Leaders often don’t notice how much they base their idea of leadership on themselves.
We may often criticise our lack of leaders. But leadership is not easy to define – even by leaders themselves.
The women's suffrage campaign shows the advantages of petitioning, even when demands are rejected.
Cate Watkinson, Colour Columns. © Chris Davis
An unlikely combination of artists, medieval historians, philosophers and scientists have converged to create an exhibition of glass artworks.
God’s scientific lesson for Job.
Forcing people to separate science and religion can lead to damaging denials of science.
For some, the mobile phone revolution has produced new work opportunities.
The extent to which mobile phones can support and sustain real improvement in young lives is depressingly finite unless significant interventions occur.
EU citizens: fighting for their rights after Brexit.
Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
The deal was not as bad as it could have been, but not as good as it should have been.
The legacy of the dirtiest of fuels – coal – has the potential to deliver a low carbon energy future.
Around 10% of women aged 16 to 24 say they have experienced domestic violence in the last year.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaks during a presidential campaign rally in the capital Kampala in 2016.
As a young radical in the 1980s, Museveni publicly scorned African rulers who clung to power. Now, after 30 years in office, he is clearly clinging pretty hard himself.
All you need to know about illegal cigarettes and tobacco.