In 2015, three schoolgirls were photographed at the airport, en route to Syria. Will any of them ever come home?
In the first of a six-part series, Frances Robinson cuts through the election noise and tells you what you actually need to know about the bodies that make up the European Union.
David Cameron has started targeting the low-paid in a new benefits trial; this message could undermine his claim to be in favour of Britain’s "hardworking people".
The term TERF - "trans exclusionary radical feminist" has become internet shorthand for "transphobic bigot". The odd thing is that most people hold beliefs which could see them labelled a "TERF".
Helle Thorning-Schmidt condemned the “cynical act of terror” against Denmark.
Can science cure a broken heart? In theory, yes - but the side effects can be rather unpleasant.
To paraphrase bell hooks: there is little point making women equal to men when not all men are equal.
War has been raging in Syria for nearly four years and much of the country is in ruins, yet Bashar al-Assad is still in power. And the view from the presidential palace is brightening.
The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, has won 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi’s elections.
A major new study of geoengineering techniques finds them an unrealistic distraction from more immediate action to tackle climate change.
The situation is murky, but it is certain that al-Shabab remains undefeated and is still a real threat, not just to Somalia, but to the region as a whole.
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