In March 2016, the EU struck a deal with Turkey to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Greece. What has happened since?
To understand what happened to our love of giant radioactive kettles, take a look at cultural theory.
The powers exist but must be used with caution, explains a legal expert. They don't form a vigilante's charter.
Teenage girls using social media for more than an hour a day face risks to their well-being as they grow up.
A legal expert explains why Russia's accusations that the UK breached international law are unfounded.
Sucralose increases the expression of genes linked with fat production.
The reaction of much Russian media to the Russian spy attack highlights the paucity of different viewpoints available in Russian.
Re-elected for a fourth term, Putin is not on the best terms with the rest of the world. But does he actually care?
Spot removes traditional barriers to reporting abusive behavior, because participants can log incidents without talking to a human.
Singapore claims to have nearly eliminated drug use and crime thanks to capital punishment - but the data tells a very different story.
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
When the penny was introduced in 1971, a pint of milk cost 5p. You can't buy anything with pennies anymore.
R.C. Sherriff's classic play focused on the officer class, but the recent film adaptation has given working-class soldiers a voice.
The 2012 act was rushed, created new offences without political or legal consensus and further demonised football fans.
Greater Manchester wants to be "zero carbon". But this sort of target raises some important questions.
Teachers make a significant difference to their students’ lives – sometimes against all odds – and they deserve to be celebrated.
The tale of the snow crab bears witness to the how the complexities of climate change and fights over fishing rights play out.
Three researchers studied the "crop raiders" of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.
We must develop the capability to meet our computing needs while using much less power and producing negligible heat waste.
Hawking wasn't able to give his students a gentle introduction, but he did provide a lot of inspiration and support.
A heritage landscape researcher used the work of a Victorian aerial photographer to map a century of glacial loss in the Alps – and the results are staggering.
The British PM says Russia is probably responsible for the attack on Sergei Skripal. But getting definitive proof could mean compromising British intelligence work.
Without public pressure, politicians won't make improving conditions in prisons a priority.
A new study suggests that high blood-sugar levels are an effect rather than a cause of type 2 diabetes.
Lowering your carbon footprint by living off-grid is a sustainability dream. But how possible is it using current technology?
Just because graffiti is illegal shouldn't mean an artist can't protect his work. The law should step in when big brands try to exploit street art.
There's far more to meditation that sitting peacefully with crossed legs.
Diving without oxygen tanks requires you to enact some very weird and very strange and not all that well understood physiological feats just to stay alive.
Russia's economy is flatlining and the reasons boil down to poor governance.
The politics may have changed over the years, but the literary obsessions of 'northern Britain' seem hard to shake.
Back in the Middle Ages, as well as speaking English and Latin, many people living in Britain also spoke French.
Homeless people are far more likely to suffer sleep deprivation with all its associated problems.
The NHS could be future-proofed by adopting a model from the Bank of England, according to a student-led commission.