Despite your genuine intentions, your friends or colleagues may not be as excited as you think to hear your good news.
Citizens need to be able to seek remedies for breaches of human rights in our own courts.
Using a smugggled mobile phone, an imprisoned opposition leader has summoned the people of Venezuela to the streets again. Could it bring down Maduro?
An increasing number of high-skilled graduates, rather than technology, could be to blame for a decline in the UK's mid-paying jobs.
The risks of rising carbon emissions means fossil fuel firms need new strategies now - for the sake of their businesses as well as the planet.
If you want to know a child's gender, just ask them and then listen to the answer.
Replacing authors on scientific papers with projects could be one way to tackle the increasing numbers of contributors.
Susan Oman interviews Goldsmith's Will Davies, author of The Happiness Industry.
Palestine is spearheading an international effort to get Israel booted out of FIFA – but the organisation just wants to stay out of politics.
Is leadership innate? Traditional studies like to suggest it is, but context matters.
The UN's ambitious education program must be extended to the most marginalised and disadvantaged.
As W B Yeats wrote: all has changed, changed utterly.
Parlez-vous Eurovision? The contest may seem more monolingual than ever, but it remains a multicultural event.
Remarkably similar carvings and simple cross sculptures suggest the Celtics travelled north across the Atlantic.
New research could into nanoparticles could help deliver drugs straight to the site of tumours and make them more effective when they get there.
Anxiety is hard-wired into the modern sensibility, and the mood of Krasznahorkai’s fiction is its perfect complement.
Wingsuit flying might be dangerous but that doesn't mean all base jumpers are hedonists with a death wish.
A new threat to secure online communication could be a symptom of a wider cyber security problem.
Hampshire constabulary has paid £20,000 in damages, but the underlying problems will take much more to solve.
Emojis are mainly used to enhance the meaning of words in texts – they won't replace them altogether.
Northern Ireland's old sectarian divides aren't as stark as they were – but old enemies are coming together in a war fought on sexual fronts.
A tetraplegic patient has been able to play rock, paper and scissors thanks to a prosthetic device implanted in the region of his brain thought to control intentions.
Research shows that Asians are more inclined than Westerners to spend too long searching online for the best deals.
Acanthamoeba castellanii is a very painful parasite to encounter.
New research shows how complex the effect of lone parenting can be, even after children have grown up.
Yet more doom and gloom from the bottom of the Earth.
If Scotland gets control over its tax arrangements, transfer pricing within the UK will be a big problem - the amber nectar is a classic case in point.
Making a material impact – how auxetic materials could make sports stars safer.
Issues of energy and climate will be solved by engineering, not climate science.
A chorus of teachers, unions and French intellectuals have criticised reforms in lower secondary school.
CSI lied to you: investigating a crime scene is long, complicated and often boring.
The Bingham report on how to stabilise the UK is well meaning but out of step with the reality of the situation.
Until recently, tall wooden towers were an engineering impossibility. Following a breakthrough a few years ago, the sky is increasingly the limit.
The CAR is a phantom state that has barely existed for years. Even with a ten-way peace deal now signed, what future does it have?
The destruction of Iraq and Syria's cultural heritage is more than wanton vandalism – it's a grim political project.