The tax exemptions enjoyed by the UK’s charitable private schools are estimated to equate to 6% of England’s annual state school budget
Archival documents show that in the 1980s, British education officials refused to engage with Muslim communities about funding faith-based schooling.
Many primary school PE lessons have been outsourced to private sports contractors, resulting in the ‘deskilling’ of a generation of teachers.
Our net zero story has been recognised with a journalism award from Covering Climate Now, a 460-strong media partnership focused on driving coverage of the climate crisis.
Two years ago, the Recovery trial transformed COVID treatments around the world with a landmark finding that may have saved a million lives in just nine months
The outcome of Colombia’s presidential election has major implications for the survival of its historic peace deal, and the prospects of former combatants who have committed to a life without conflict
Two researchers who specialise in policing and security at sporting events reflect on another bad day for football.
In June 1972, the first United Nations conference on the human environment coincided with the release of David Bowie’s iconic Ziggy Stardust album. Both still feel disturbingly relevant today
What can China do to resolve a crisis that threatens not only the health and security of its people and economy, but the future of Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping?
Insect numbers and species decline steeply where agriculture and habitat loss coincide. Preserving natural habitat can reduce losses up to nine-fold
A new study finds congestion charging and creating car-free streets and separated bike lanes have been most effective at reducing car use in European cities.
Meet the mavericks who helped create the BBC – and refused to toe the line.
The pandemic changed the way we shop – with many ‘new’ initiatives actually reinventing old ways of doing things.
The inside of story of a pioneering programme to convert nitrogen into microalgae that can generate sustainable animal feed.
Uncertainty must be embraced and harnessed for the better because stability never lasts long.
Filial abuse remains a largely hidden issue with no statistics to determine how prevalent it is.
Researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures.
A historian argues for conservation strategies that embrace creativity and diverse farming methods.
We know how to build a truly zero carbon house. So why are we not doing it, on a massive scale?
Meet the feuding scientists who battled for credit over the discovery of insulin.