The sectarian terror group won’t be defeated by the western states that incubated it in the first place The war on terror, that campaign without end launched 14 years ago by George Bush, is tying itself
National polls indicate country would back legalisation by margin as much as two-to-one, signalling major social shift. A series of polls have indicated that Ireland is very likely to vote in a favour
Ministers have been confronted in private by Eurosceptic MPs who fear David Cameron could water down his promise to give British people the final say over EU membership Up to 1.5 million foreigners could
Leaders in evangelical Christian community, which includes large numbers of immigrants, are urging their congregations to say no in historic referendum Tens of thousands of Christian immigrants who have
Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.
The average human's attention span is... oh look, a bird! According to scientists, the age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span even a goldfish can hold a thought for longer.
DNA, fingerprint and hair analyses may seem invincible – but they can be swayed by a scientist’s preconceptions. Linda Geddes reports on a crisis in criminology. “It has long been an axiom of mine that
In Indonesia, ecologists have created ‘biological rocks’ on the ocean floor using an ingeniously simple technology. Katie Silver investigates. Just metres off the beach, beneath the clear water, is a motorbike,
Executions of nine drug convicts loom as Indonesia dismisses plea by Australia to investigate judicial corruption. Indonesia appears likely to press ahead with the executions of nine drug criminals on
More than 700 tusks confiscated days before amnesty for ivory owners to register goods comes into effect. Thailand says it has seized four tonnes of ivory hidden in bean sacks tracked from the Democratic
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are “killed” every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country’s minister for women