Women’s Euro 2017 football preview – all you need to know

Helen Owton, The Open University As the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup draws towards its conclusion, the summer of women’s sport takes to the football pitch with the UEFA Women’s […]

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The real reason you can’t quit Facebook? Maybe it’s because you can judge your friends

Shutterstock Philip Seargeant, The Open University and Caroline Tagg, The Open University Facebook recently announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly users. This makes its “population” larger than […]

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The numbers show that marriage does make men fatter

Does my BMI look big in this? Shutterstock Joanna Syrda, University of Bath Wedding vows traditionally account for the possibility of bumps in the road ahead. For richer for poorer […]

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Getting fit and getting injured

I’m sure this doesn’t apply to any local gyms but it seems that people are sustaining injuries getting fit, and the personal accident claim solicitors are ready and waiting to […]

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Why we can’t resist the lure of mermaids

Siren song: Darryl Hannah as a mermaid in Splash (1984). Disney Sarah Peverley, University of Liverpool Mermaids are everywhere. In the past month alone they have surfaced in New Brighton, […]

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Most graduates will never pay off their student loans

Pexels Andrew Gunn, University of Leeds New finding show that more than 70% of students who left university last year are never expected to finish repaying their loans. The report […]

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