Bolt app

Bolt app: what is it and how is it different from Snapchat?

Briefing Wed 30 Jul, AT 13:23

New messaging service from the makers of Instagram is trying to muscle in on a crowded market

Fruit and Veg

Five a day: do we really need so many fruit and vegetables?

Briefing Wed 30 Jul, AT 11:42

A new study says five a day is just right, but only three in ten Brits are eating enough fruit and vegetables

Meow Chat

Meow Chat: what is it and how do I block the endless invites?

Briefing Mon 28 Jul, AT 16:13

Popular chatting app urges users to request their Facebook friends to join up, prompting outcry

A thunderbolt lights up the sky above Munich.

Lightning kills man on Venice Beach: what are the chances?

Briefing Mon 28 Jul, AT 12:21

More than a dozen injured by California storm, but lightning is more common than you might think

Thai Muslims release hundred of balloons after a morning prayer marking the start of the Islamic feast of Eid al-fitr

Eid al-Fitr festival marks end of Ramadan for Muslims

Briefing Mon 28 Jul, AT 11:11

A month of fasting comes to an end with prayers, food, gifts – and not a little confusion over dates

The CIA seal

Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed

Briefing Fri 25 Jul, AT 15:37

Agencies don't need 'concrete facts' to label individuals terrorists – so how are people watchlisted?

Nasa illustration of solar storm

Solar super storm: near miss threatened life as we know it

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 16:05

Space storm that narrowly missed Earth would have had a 'catastrophic effect' costing $2 trillion

Ramadan: when does it end, and other questions

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 14:46

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is now underway. What does it involve for the faithful?

A paraplegic woman get assistance

'Fit to work' tests not fit for purpose, say MPs

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 14:32

Select committee describes 'fit to work' assessments as 'simplistic and inaccurate' and urges complete re-design

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine

Ukraine news: what's happening on the ground after MH17 crash?

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 13:59

Fighting continues, as analysts consider Putin's next move after the downing of Malaysia Airlines plane

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