Urgent action needed on money-back recycling scheme

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has today welcomed Michael Gove’s public support for an all-inclusive money-back recycling system, or Deposit Return Scheme, but says it’s time for urgent action not […]

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Travel advice for those going to Egypt

Public Health England is issuing advice to people travelling to Egypt after a number of people, including children, have returned with a serious illness caused by E. coli infection. All […]

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The Victorians believed that women aged faster than men – a myth that persists today

BLACKDAY/Shutterstock.com Sara Zadrozny, University of Portsmouth The global anti-ageing market is worth at least $250 billion – an astonishing amount, and it’s growing. Anti-ageing treatments are supposedly used to correct […]

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Domestic Abuse Bill to be major step forward

The government’s landmark Domestic Abuse Bill will be introduced in Parliament today, signalling a major step forward in transforming the response to this crime. The Bill is the most comprehensive […]

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Brexit: Boris Johnson would prorogue parliament at his peril – just ask Charles I

Charles I in Three Positions by Anthonis van Dyck. Wikimedia Commons Imogen Peck, University of Warwick Charles I is relevant again today – 370 years after his execution. Responding to […]

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England win Men’s Cricket World Cup in a last-ball thriller – now will the country see more matches on free TV?

Richard Thomas, Swansea University To say, “cricket was the winner” doesn’t really cover it. England’s astonishing World Cup victory came off the last ball of a “super over” – a […]

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