A jar of medical marijuana

The pros and cons of legalising drugs in the UK

Briefing Thu 30 Oct, AT 11:16

A tide of support for legalising drugs seems to be rising around the world. Could it work here too?

Naked rambler Steve Gough

Naked Rambler: why Stephen Gough won't put on his clothes

Briefing Wed 29 Oct, AT 15:10

'How can any sane person be offended at seeing the human body?' Gough asks after losing case at ECHR

Tesco logo

Tesco faces Serious Fraud Office investigation

Briefing Wed 29 Oct, AT 14:30

After Tesco's profits were overstated by £263m, the SFO says it will launch a criminal investigation

A doctor

How Google plans to detect heart attacks and cancer

Briefing Wed 29 Oct, AT 12:21

Google is developing a pill containing nanoparticles and a wristband to diagnose diseases in the body

Zac Goldsmith MP

Recall of MPs: where should we draw the line on sacking MPs?

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 15:34

Zac Goldsmith challenges 'shabby pretence at reform' but Commons rejects his alternative recall plan

Formula 1

F1 crisis: money worries and red tape harm US Grand Prix

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 14:59

With two teams in administration and America confused by the technical rules, F1 has a problem

A boat near Lampedusa, Italy

Refugee rescue: why help is scarce in the Med

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 13:13

The UK has refused to assist in search and rescue as Italy phases out its operations due to 'unsustainable costs'

MET Office

Met Office 'supercomputer' to predict weather in more detail

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 12:04

New £97m computer can perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and weights 140 tonnes

HS3: government backs faster Manchester-Leeds rail link

Briefing Mon 27 Oct, AT 09:41

Second phase of HS2, dubbed HS3, could halve journey times between the two cities, says new report

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