From the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to the need for adult education, one extraordinary series of scientific studies, begun just after the Second World War, has informed cradle-to-grave health policy in this country. So why does almost no one know about them? And is the end around the corner?
Riders will wear virtual reality headsets for the duration of the experience, making them feel as though they're flying through space
2015 has thrown up some new entries in the 'hardest PR gig' top of the pops
'It's incredibly difficult to talk about but I wanted to get stuff out of my mind,' 19-year-old says
Vicky Balch said she was left 'so upset' when theme park boss Nick Varney came to her home to tell her they were reopening the ride after the horror crash in June
June's terrifying crash on the Smiler rollercoaster left two victims - Leah Washington and Vicky Balch - needing an amputation
Witnesses describe scene with 'blood everywhere'
The Sheriff of Nottingham once (allegedly) outlawed Robin Hood for the forcible redistribution of wealth; now Nottinghamshire County Council intends to spend £13m using his name to enrich the local area. The Council has announced plans to build an amusement park in Sherwood Forest, Discover Robin Hood, which it hopes will attract major investment.
We can't get enough of frightening films, video games and theatre 'experiences'. But why do we find fear so thrilling? It's all down to our biology, discovers Luke Blackall
If Walt Disney World Florida feels, well, a world away, then stay closer to home at Splash Landings, located within Alton Towers theme park. It has a Caribbean motif and contains its own waterpark, with lazy river, "Bubbly Wubbly Pool" and the Master Blaster wet rollercoaster. During the summer holidays, the waterpark runs two sessions per day, from 10am-3pm and from 4pm-9pm, so an overnight stay means you'll make the most of it.
It's only a font but critics want to write it out of existence
Artful clutter, a super-size bed and a deep free-standing bath – elements which, one might think, could give a good hotel a "homely" air. Not according to Patrick Goff, who ran an award-winning hotel design practice for 25 years before setting up Hoteldesigns.net, an online industry resource: "When a designer talks about a hotel being 'homely'," he says, "he's lying. He's talking about a kind of theatrical, Disneyland 'homely' – not what you actually get at home."
Restless Harry survives on day of defeat and pain for two brave novice hurdlers
While some stars become the face of a fragrance line or launch high-end restaurants, Sonic has gone one better by becoming the spokeshedgehog for the Alton Towers’ ride, the Spinball Whizzer.
Call it a career move, but Sienna Miller is no longer the starlet with the dubious morals, dirty mouth and distinct reluctance to play the fame game fairly.
Twenty years after learning his ski-jumping trade from a borrowed bed at Finland's 'Broadmoor', his story is nearing the silver screen