Transgender  actress Laverne Cox

The 'transgender tipping point': how and why attitudes are changing

Briefing Wed 13 Aug, AT 15:38

Positive reaction to Kellie Maloney shows a shift in media and society – but there is still a long way to go

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani

Profile: Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal

Briefing Wed 13 Aug, AT 12:21

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'

Edinburgh Zoo's giant Panda

Giant panda Tian Tian 'is pregnant', says Edinburgh Zoo

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:23

Is she is or isn't she? Speculation continues, as do questions about a baby panda's influence on independence

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:06

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

No compensation for prisoners denied the vote, rules ECHR

Briefing Tue 12 Aug, AT 13:53

But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful

A supermoon rises behind a Greek temple

Supermoon 2014: what is it and how can I see it?

Briefing Mon 11 Aug, AT 16:09

Everything you need to know ahead about the second supermoon of 2014

People watch for the Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteors: what are they and where can I see them?

Briefing Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:54

The spectacular celestial light show will still be visible this week, despite the supermoon

Yazidi women take shelter at a school in the Kurdish city of Dohuk

Yazidis: who are they and why is the Islamic State pursuing them?

Briefing Fri 8 Aug, AT 14:47

One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide

Manchester United's 'Class of 92'

How Man United's Class of '92 are taking over the media

Briefing Fri 8 Aug, AT 13:46

They may now be retired but the famous Old Trafford graduates are not done with the game yet

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