Charles Manson, who has died aged 83, was a cult leader par excellence.
Letting Fukushima residents stay in their homes would have only cost them an average of three months' life expectancy.
Just because a group waves the IS flag or claims to be its friend doesn't mean a global insurgency is underway.
The Saint Regis Mohawk tribe has struck a multimillion-dollar deal with Allergan. But the deal may do more harm than good.
Conventional approaches to assessing the impact of cameras on collisions may be overoptimistic.
New studies investigate whether music, chess, video games or puzzles can make us smarter.
As guitarist in Australia's most successful band, Young provided the driving rhythm that underpinned AC/DC's heavy rock sound.
Postnatal depression in men is starting to be recognised, but mental health services aren't geared up to help this group.
The late QC Jeremy Hutchinson only got away with it because the prosecution weren't quicker on the uptake.
All you need to know about illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
German chancellor is running out of options to form a viable government.
The murderous cult leader's notoriety has not diminished over four decades in a US jail.
Taking back control only means something if you've got the money to deliver on your promises.
An archaeological dig at Cat's Brain has unearthed a remarkable insight into life in Britain before Stonehenge.
A history of Ayurvedic medical concepts is being exhibited at London’s Wellcome Collection.
Salvator Mundi is the most expensive painting ever to be sold. It remains to be seen who bought it and where it will be kept.
Sportswomen still struggle for attention and too many girls are discouraged from taking sport seriously.
It's not all bad news at Bonn – with low carbon precincts, living infrastructure and urban networks, cities are leading the charge against climate change.
What if governments paid everyone a certain amount of money to cover basic needs?
The future of education is in the clouds.
Two big battles which turned the tide of World War II can tell us a great deal about some important present-day challenges.
A guide to meteor showers – what to look out for and when.
With their cavalier power plays and gross economic negligence, the Mugabes squandered the goodwill of crucial backers.
New research shows your ability to play certain computer games is linked to your intelligence.
The NHS should reconsider its plan to refuse surgery to smokers and those who are obese.