Nepal may have had a well-known history of earthquakes but predicting when and where a major seismic event will strike is an ongoing challenge.
New research on Norway shows how political integration with the EU has economic benefits too.
This is a timely and vibrant film, funny at times – and not without a hint of editorial distance from director Winterbottom.
Labour's Ed Miliband says that advantaged pupils are much more likely to go to university. Is he right?
Governments come and go, but Britain's Africa policy has long been a beacon of continuity.
Artificial intelligence is the future, but are computers ready to take a seat at the board?
America's highest court is hearing arguments on gay marriage for what could be the last time. But both camps claim to have common sense on their side.
Issues around clean water, sanitation, disease control, infrastructure and investment must now be tackled in Nepal.
A group of 17 million voters is being ignored by the main parties. Why might that be?
Everyone is assuming that the DUP would do a deal with the Tories after the election if the option arose. Everyone may be wrong.
The earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday was caused by the same forces that built the Himalayas, and science is helping predict where the next quake might strike.
Everyone learns about the French resistance but what about the freedom fighters across the Alps?
Skate scenes are social, creative, and can make urban living better for everyone.
Football games are now watched through a haze of statistics, generated by betting, fantasy football and video games.
A dinosaur that looks like a bizarre mix of dinosaurs that it is not related to has been discovered in Southern Chile.
The main parties are still a long way from getting full marks when it comes to tackling women's financial disadvantages.
The Conservatives are livid at Ed Miliband's criticism of Cameron's foreign policy record. Perhaps it cuts too deep.
Ed Miliband's attack on David Cameron's foreign policy seems to have hit home. But is it deserved?
Ground-based telescopes are getting bigger and better while still being cheaper than space telescopes. But the vital scientific contributions made by Hubble demonstrates why we need both.
Npower's proposal for fuel banks addresses the symptoms of fuel poverty but not its causes.
The recovery effort is now underway after a powerful earthquake hit Nepal. The challenge will be to rebuild a stronger nation.
Bilinguals think differently depending on the language they're operating in.
Seismic activity and poor buildings have come together again with fatal consequences.
Twitter is as famous for its trolls as for its usefulness. Will its new anti-abuse measures turn the tide?
Both Labour and the Conservatives could do deals with smaller parties to survive in a minority government. Here's how it works.
British orgainsed labour has remained relevant despite the onslaught suffered during the 1980s, but it lacks the institutional structure that would make the future secure.
The Conservatives have missed their chance to map out a coherent tax strategy.
After ten years in space NASA probe will get up close and personal with Mercury a final time.
The EU's antitrust case against Russian energy giant Gazprom is about competition, but has many political elements to it too.
After a slow start, Hubble's ultraviolet vision changed the face of astronomy.
Earthquake analysis could help us understand the deep structure of volcanoes.