Understanding why the great auk went extinct could help protect species still living today.
After his landslide victory, Boris Johnson declared his ambition to make his country 'the cleanest, greenest on Earth'. Here's what he needs to do to prove it.
Alcohol-free wine and beer can be high in sugar, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy the occasional sin-free bevvy.
Factchecking became politicised during UK election campaign. But what does it really add to public awareness?
The first world war drama is the latest feature film to claim to be a single continuous take. This list takes a look at those films that have tried and achieved the 'oner' before.
At times is feels as though the prime minister wants the top job for the sake of having it. But now he's got a long term in office to map out.
Gwerful Mechain was a medieval woman with a modern sensibility and her whip-smart poetry is just as rude, crude and powerful today
Electric trains use seven times less carbon dioxide than cars. With careful planning, railways could drastically cut emissions from a sector that now accounts for a quarter of the carbon in our air.
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Criminalising this practice has not brought it to an end.
To cancel or not to cancel? As the debate inevitably rages on, here are two extra perspectives to help add some nuance to the debate
Trust is no longer a trump card in British politics.
AMLO's war against organised crime in Mexico isn't stopping people dying.
We hear much from politicians, community leaders and experts. But what do 'everyday' Jewish and Muslim people find offensive?
We may think tattooing is a modern phenomenon, but the reasons for its popularity are not dissimilar to those seen in the prisons and convict ships of the Victorian era.
Leafcutter ants, Komodo dragons and even your nose are potential sources of new antimicrobial compounds.
At the heart of the debate is that most fundamental question: what does it mean to be human?
Labour politician Barry Gardiner claims that people's experience of the NHS has got remarkably worse.