Under existing guidelines, junk food adverts are banned for television transmission of children's programmes, but not for online viewing of the same content
'We need completely new rules because the way the existing ones are written almost seems like they are not meant to work'
Tax avoidance may not, by the letter of the law, be a crime – but it is morally and ethically wrong
Exclusive: Ruling finds they ‘discriminate’ against offshore firms
Competition watchdog says its market dominance means insurance firms are being overcharged
One-third of Britons think flu is just a bad cold, but each year many people have serious health complications following flu. Find out how colds and flu differ.
While it’s easy to pop a pill, have you ever thought what effect painkillers have on your body?
'Grim' report reveals that almost two-thirds of units in England do not have enough nurses
The pledges of money were announced in New York
Jeremy Hunt’s intervention appeared designed to scupper Labour attempts to seize the initiative over health in early skirmishes in the election campaign
If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products, in a first for a major drugs company.
Retailer has recalled more medicines as a precaution after a possible manufacturing fault was identified
Conclusion that teachers are less important than biology sparks outrage, as researchers call for national curriculum to be abandoned in favour of personalised lesson plans
Dr Sanger was 'one of the most important scientists of the 20th century'