Obesity epidemic worse than feared. Why is the UK so fat?

Briefing Mon 13 Jan, AT 14:51

Predictions that half the British population will be obese by 2050 'underestimate' the scale of crisis

Thailand crisis: protesters shut down areas of Bangkok

Briefing Mon 13 Jan, AT 11:38

Anti-government protesters barricade roads in a bid to prevent elections scheduled next month

Fracking: Total invests £30m in controversial shale sector

Briefing Mon 13 Jan, AT 09:27

Environmental campaigners attack plans, but what exactly is fracking and why is it so controversial?

The Golden Globes: can they ever eclipse the Oscars?

Briefing Fri 10 Jan, AT 15:39

Sunday night’s 71st Golden Globe Awards may see the event step out of Oscar’s shadow


High returns: can you make money investing in cannabis?

Briefing Fri 10 Jan, AT 15:34

Cannabis is now legal in Colorado and Washington, as well as Uruguay. Is there (legal) money to be made?

Flood prevention: deal imminent for new homes

Briefing Fri 10 Jan, AT 10:16

Four-year standoff betweeen developers, authorities and environmentalists may be coming to an end

CES 2014: The ten coolest gadgets on display in Las Vegas

Briefing Thu 9 Jan, AT 11:17

From a Chinese mini-drone to a 3D printer that makes pastries, these products are storming the desert

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Mark Duggan inquest: what the jury had to decide

Briefing Thu 9 Jan, AT 07:55

Inquest jury heard evidence that police marksman was mistaken over order of shots

Michael Schumacher quits Formula 1

Schumacher 'off piste', but equipment didn't fail, say investigators

Briefing Wed 8 Jan, AT 11:18

Investigators provide more detail about F1 champion's skiing accident

Voters should provide photo ID at polling stations, says report

Briefing Wed 8 Jan, AT 09:51

Calls for ID checks and police in 'at-risk' areas with large Pakistani and Bangladeshi populations