New research suggests that parental generosity is not the best way to make youngsters financially responsible
Pressure group, academics and Nobel prize winners unite in call for pre-emptive banning of 'swarms of killer robots'
A promise to make Britons more active has been hit by funding cuts and the economic downturn
Homeless people can expect to die 30 years before the average person, research has found.
Poet Simon Armitage, shortlisted for tonight's TS Eliot Prize, tells Jonathan Brown why he's ready to fight for values he believes in
Parents can help to smooth their child’s move to university
Astronomers have discovered "monster" stars - whose size and brightness exceed what many scientists thought was possible.
Another day; another title for Jessica Ennis. Two weeks ago the world heptathlon champion was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Sheffield.
Retired police officers could face prosecution for perverting the course of justice over the death of anti-racism activist Blair Peach 30 years ago.
A new world atlas which concentrates on population rather than land mass has been published today.
It's had doctors scratching their heads for years. Now at last we're getting closer to understanding this maddening sensation – and finding a cure. Enjoli Liston reports
In the days when Angela Rippon, Anna Ford and Selina Scott made headlines for being among the first women to present peak-time news programmes on British television, Carol Barnes quietly established herself as a reliable and authoritative newscaster at ITN and became its longest-running woman in the role.