A body at least twice as massive as the Earth smashing into Uranus could have made it lopsided, shows research.
DNA testing is helping reveal people's unknown royal ancestry.
It might have worked at one point, but the atmosphere now is too febrile for this innovation to make a difference.
Two new documentaries about the disastrous 2017 Fyre fail to fully acknowledge the exploitation of the people of the Exumas.
Chhaupadi, the practice of exiling menstruating women and girls from their home, often to a cow shed, is still practised in some areas of Western Nepal.
Having a 'period' on the pill is far from necessary.
The viral video has caused widespread controversy. But while all sides are protesting their innocence, it raises important questions about America's violent past.
Buyers think you can tell the purity of a substance by looking at on an app – evidence shows they're mistaken.
The choice is now between a green grid or a whole lot more gas-fired power.
Acquittal bolsters an increasingly urgent conversation about how international criminal law is failing in its promise to hold leaders accountable
The CICIG's investigators have highlighted corruption in the country – and its leaders don't like it.
There is a plethora of highly troubling issues facing the global economy that are caused, in part, by globalisation.
The government insistence of an employment success story betrays the reality of austerity job cuts and pay squeezes for many
Muslims have long been unfairly stereotyped in films and on TV.
The government has abandoned its plan to charge £65 for EU citizens applying for 'settled status' after Brexit – but what does it secure.
With Muslim minorities in Europe projected to increase, what lessons can be learnt from India?
The social polarisation over Brexit is pronounced and shows no sign of diminishing.
Victorian Britain laid the foundations for today's overconsumptive meat industry. Might it also show us a way out?
Keeping urban habitats such as parks neat and tidy by removing dead wood and leaves is driving the species which live there to extinction.
Research suggests tidying really can make you happier, but it comes with a warning.