article 30 September 2015 UK
First UK womb transplants approved

Doctors give the go-ahead for 10 women to have the first ever womb transplants in the UK from deceased donors.

article 28 September 2015 UK
Supermoon: the best pictures and footage from across Britain

The supermoon lit up the dark skies of Britain last night for the first time in 30 years. Here is exclusive footage from the 3am lunar event and some of the most stunning photographs.

article 22 September 2015 UK
Volkswagen admit 11m cars affected as UK demands action

Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million vehicles worldwide are fitted with software to cheat emissions tests and taken a 6.5 billion euro profit hit to deal with the growing scandal.

post 16 September 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Facebook: what's not to like?

For a platform like Facebook, that is built largely on advertising money, a "dislike" button would be a brave move indeed.

article 10 September 2015 World
New 'human' species discovered in South Africa

Scientists announce the discovery of a new human-like species named Homo Naledi, buried deep in a remote cave chamber in South Africa.

post 09 September 2015
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Alzheimer's disease: can you really catch it?

Evidence emerged today that Alzheimer's disease might have the potential to spread from one person to the next. Should we be terrified? In short: No.

article 04 September 2015 UK
Extra hour of television and video games hurt GCSE grades

New research suggests that children hoping to excel in their GCSEs should turn off screens, with television watching 'most detrimental' to grades

article 30 August 2015 World
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

The eminent writer and neurologist has died of cancer at his home in New York. He was 82.

article 28 August 2015 UK
Government extends controversial badger cull into Dorset
Government extends controversial badger cull into Dorset

The government says "strong action" is required but opponents call the plans "chaotic". The heated debate over the effectiveness of badger culls wears on as the cull is extended into Dorset.