Scientists find that pollution from outsourced US industry comes back home on the westerly winds
Making access to benefits tougher for young people could be counter-productive
Every winter, the World Economic Forum takes place in Switzerland. Its aim? Solving global problems. That and skiing, schmoozing and star-spotting, says Samuel Muston
At sixteen the challenge is as much about earning life experience as anything else
Sam Berns, who has died at the age of 17, was a teenager whose struggle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process became the subject of a television documentary. He died from complications of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation was founded by his parents.
One of the greatest determinants of a person’s health is their income
A distinct bias of "boy preference" can be found in countries extending from North Africa and West Asia to South Asia, including India, and East Asia, including China. That such discrimination has a place in a large part of the modern world is distressing: the number of "missing women" can be quite large.
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First-time buyers can enjoy village life as commuters, says Ruth Bloomfield
PM hints that wealthy retirees could lose benefits if Tories win next election, as he sets out key policies for manifesto
Predictions made by the writer 50 years ago have been whizzing around the internet, but that doesn't mean Asimov was right about everything
If, for whatever reason, you're stuck at home at a time when everyone else is out on the razz, surely the last thing you'd want to watch on television would be footage of what you're missing? Obviously the bods at the BBC think otherwise, hence their extensive annual coverage of Glastonbury festival and New Year's Eve fireworks. Or perhaps this kind of programming is just a convenient excuse for a journalists' jolly?
The Hart district of Hampshire has been named the best place to live in the UK for the third year in a row, with Uttlesford in Essex taking second place
Liverpool will go top with a win as leaders Arsenal do not play until Monday night
Laurent Blanc's comments to a female reporter typify football's patronising view of women, says Emily Dugan
Banish dry, lack-lustre complexions and get glowing with our favourite winter face-savers