Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
Consumers need to educate themselves on costs of eating beef and start thinking about choosing low-carbon foods instead.
New research reveals how autistic people use their strengths and interests to manage their condition.
Black British history is too often overlooked, and its connections to the US even more so.
Treating video like a mutating gene could improve surveillance software.
Some philosophers believe space is a giant container, while others think it's all in our heads.
Thanks to innovative technology, the third Forth bridge continues a proud legacy of state-of-the-art bridge engineering across three centuries.
It can be easy to tell how dogs are feeling but new evidence suggests they're also trying to communicate.
Dave Lewis has dragged the supermarket clear of an accounting scandal. Now for the hard bit ...
Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has been killed in Malta – but we must accept that corruption is a problem for all of Europe.
Huge hunks of meat and energy inefficient cooking methods make the Sunday roast a particularly unsustainable meal.
Many of Greater Mexico City's 22m residents aren't receiving the help they need.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
Britain has fed itself before, can it do so again? It's not easy to tell.
Given what we know about radiation fallout, the parallels between Melbourne and Fukushima should not be ignored
Winning an independence referendum is the simple bit – It's no easy trick to assert yourself on the world stage.
New statistics show the UK has half a trillion pounds less in its account than previously thought.
There's optimism that the identification of genes linked to Parkinson’s could lead to better treatments.
The prospect of attempting to engineer the world's climate has become a lot more real since the Paris Agreement.
It is up to the EU to decide when Brexit negotiations can move on to the next phase.
Warm waters run very deep.
Finding out how 'real' the relationship is between online groomers and their child victims.
John Carpenter's The Thing is a sci-fi classic with a strong fanbase among polar scientists. So why does it resonate so much?
The long-term effects are much worse for exonerees than for guilty prisoners.
Scars shouldn't be a shorthand for evil.
After many failed attempts, Hamas and Fatah might just have struck a crucial accord. But can they follow through?
New research shows bees see a blue halo around flowers thanks to nanostructures on its petals.
Next week, the Communist Party of China will commence its 19th National Party Congress, where its leadership and policy agenda for the next five years will be announced.
It hinges upon whether she was a member of IS, and what that means.
Slavery is a local issue – and stopping it requires a local approach.
The Booker Prize jury has done us a favour by drawing attention to this book.
China has become a commanding authority in infrastructure and has the opportunity to shape global development in ways that may define the rest of the 21st century.
The education of managers and executives is a growing challenge in 21st-century China, but changes in how the country monitors of universities could threaten recent advances.
Complex behaviour such as regional accents and cultural food preferences in whales and dolphins seems to be linked to brain size.
Keats's Winchester walk was no idyllic stroll – he had espionage on his mind.
As the Communist Party gathers, Xi's harsh control strategies have already hit universities and academic freedom, way beyond Chinese borders.
George Saunders has become the second American to win the Man Booker.
Should we care about the loss of an industry that normally lives in the shadows?
With this technology, citizen scientists could even help to predict the damage caused by future disasters.
He's been charged with fraud and is under investigation by the EU, so how did this former finance minister become the most likely candidate for prime minister?
Sikhs, Hindus and men with beards have reported anti-Muslim hate crime.
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress will see one of the biggest turnovers of China’s military elite since the founding of the country.
A 'no deal is a good deal' strategy needs to be carefully executed.
He took a remarkable stand against slavery in the countdown to the American Civil War – but opinion differs about his methods.
Deforestation has wiped out most other predators, so the lizards have lots of food and little competition.
How culture can inform technological innovations.
The US still owes UNESCO millions in arrears.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
What if the menopause was something we thought positively about or were able to discuss openly without fear of derision?