Modern young men may have a reputation for using a range of beauty products, but it seems the moribund jobs market is now taking its toll on personal hygiene.
Using clean water is one of the best ways to stop children losing essential nutrients vital to growth, says study
This week I've been eating...Aubergine with chickpea and labnah
The midday meals scheme is one of the Indian government’s flagship anti-poverty programmes, designed to provide at least one nutritious meal a day for the children of the nation’s poorest families. The Indian government says it reaches about 120 million children across the country.
Judge Adriana Costa dos Santos has reversed her ruling that the stadium was unsafe
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Leading supermarkets and drinks companies distorted evidence in an attempt to prevent the Scottish Government introducing a minimum price for alcohol, researchers say.
From Stonehenge to Birmingham, this survey of the art of the dig modifies our map of the past
Late-night fast food is rarely a healthy option, but an E. coli outbreak at the Adonis Kebab House in 2011 meant that doner fans in Cardiff were taking their lives in their hands.
The makers of family-favourite board game Monopoly have announced their intention to retire one of the eight classic monopoly tokens and replace it with either a ring, guitar, robot, helicoptor or cat.
Which one would you be most sorry to see go? And - more importantly - what does your choice of classic Monopoly token reveal about your true personality?
Main image: face pots, £67, Aram; frames, from £5, John Lewis
New York City health officials find six 'critical' violations of basic hygiene standards
Forget boring chat about body-mass indexes, kilograms and body-fat percentages – the new fun way to look at your weight is with the global fat scale.
Biggest ever study of errors in British hospitals finds one in ten patients affected
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