House leaders vote to get rid of committee responsible for holding them to account despite calls by Donald Trump to 'drain the swamp'
For World Elephant Day, we asked an expert to explain the ethics of riding these magnificent creatures
When it comes to outmoded language it is our ability to discern context and intent, not our sensibilities that are under attack
It was right to highlight EgyptAir’s record on mid-flight attacks, but a little more historical context would have been interesting to readers, too
However, some scientists believe the research could lead to calls for the creation of GM babies
The technique could help explain and ultimately eradicate many diseases in humans - but it is not without controversy
There is considerable evidence that detailed portrayals of suicide can encourage imitative acts
Surely we should be allowed to know when the police are arresting people
The question appeared in the National Judicial Exam, which must be taken by anyone hoping to become a lawyer or judge
Lincolnshire registered a third of reported rapes as 'no crimes'
Morally speaking, I don't have any problem with representing someone who I personally believe is guilty.
The diet often becomes a fanatical and joyless one
“Everything that makes Britain great can be found right here in Northumberland,” announced Robson Green at the start of his new ITV series, Tales from Northumberland. It was a bold claim – do they even have a Nando's? – but this proud son of Hexham is so enthusiastic about the land that stretches from north of Newcastle to the Scottish border that we should give him the chance to prove it. And while Robson takes an eight-week trip around his home county, his accent will apparently be roving the length and breadth of the nation. Last night it took in West Kensington and Tyneside, plus a brief stop in County Down.
The chance to use your cash to invest in projects that improve the world we live in is attractive to many.
The Scout Association has launched an alternative godless version of its oath in a bid to be more welcoming to young atheists – but was criticised by some secularists for not going far enough.
In an apparent swipe at Uefa president Michel Platini, Blatter admits that 'direct political influences' were applied due to economic links with Qatar