Detail of head of Apoxyomenos. Bronze, Hellenistic or Roman replica after a bronze original.
© Tourism Board of Mali Losinj
The British Museum's exhibition is staunchly traditional. It didn't need bells and whistles, but some modern responses wouldn't have gone amiss.
Two up front for safety?
The aims of safety and security are not always on the same team, sometimes with disastrous results.
Fighting extremism with the English language.
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As part of an anti-extremism strategy, the home secretary says funds for translation services will be cut, but more put into English lessons.
These ‘cliffs’ can be the height of a skyscraper.
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A massive glacier tongue sticking out off the edge of the continent has been snapping off every 70 years.
Teaching children to uphold British values is at the head of parties' agenda.
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The Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools last year has left an indelible mark on the education system and the ensuing debate on the need for schools to uphold “British values” has infused parties…
In the pink?
For five years the Chancellor has sought to invigorate returns on investment for businesses, but the pay off is yet to materialise.
The end of IE? Wake up and smell the coffee.
Internet Explorer, the browser that everyone loves to hate, isn't done yet.
Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone.
One to three planets in habitable zones around stars in our galaxy could sustain life.
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George Osborne has delivered his fifth and final budget before the general election. Our academic experts respond.
What is the bright spot of Ceres? Not long till we find out.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft hasn't reached optimum orbit around Ceres but the data it's returning has already got scientists excited.
Wellcome Image Award: Brain astrocyte cell taking up carbon nano-needles.
Khuloud T. al-Jamal, Serene Tay, Michael Cicirko
Our blood-brain barrier protects us by blocking out unwanted material but with age it also blocks waste from getting out.
On top of your savings?
The chancellor has announced a voter-friendly annuity escape plan. But just how much freedom this gives pensioners should be questioned.
Gandhi in 1930.
The new statue next to London's Parliament honours the impact Gandhi had on Britain, as well as the influence Britain had on Gandhi.
Police gather at the scene of the shooting.
Attack on two police officers shows a new approach is needed to resolve tensions.
Suffering from hysteria and unfeminine behaviour? A clitoridectomy is what you need.
Isaac Baker Brown promoted FGM in Victorian London as a treatment for hysteria, mental illness and unfeminine behaviour.
‘If I’m honest I just don’t think this is Windows 10-compatible.’ (with apols to Ritchie & Thompson)
The question of whether or not to go for the upgrade or stick with the devil you know is an increasingly common contemporary dilemma; the lure of new features against the threat of potentially disabling…
Ready to crack down.
A new security law working its way through Turkey's parliament could radically reduce police impunity.
Everything is more interesting with colourful lights.
Sometimes it's fine for climate science to be plain old interesting.
How QE came about. ECB minutes released.
The first ever minutes from the rate setting meeting at the ECB should remind member governments of the Eurozone's disarray.
Mixing it up.
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A blend of online and face-to-face teaching is changing the nature of the classroom.