Former British prime minister Tony Blair

Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy after few wins

First Reaction
Thu 28 May, AT 12:45

Middle East correspondents wonder why 'war criminal' became a peace envoy in the first place

Steven Gerrard leads Liverpool players' Yaya Kolo chant – video

One-Minute Read
Thu 28 May, AT 11:51

Footage has appeared of departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard orchestrating his teammates in this season's most infectious chant

UK currency

Premium Bond changes: why they're still a bad investment

Thu 28 May, AT 11:10

The amount you can put into Premium Bonds is about to rise, but for the average investor they're a bad deal

New species of human 'raises more questions than it answers'

One-Minute Read
Thu 28 May, AT 10:48

Ancient fossil discovery suggests that the evolutionary process is more complicated than previously thought

Ducks at a farm

Bird flu: 'risky' research is 'vital to prevent pandemic'

One-Minute Read
Thu 28 May, AT 10:25

Scientist says H1N1 strain of bird flu could kill millions unless a ban on controversial research is lifted

Anthrax hazard suits

US army accidentally ships out samples of live Anthrax

One-Minute Read
Thu 28 May, AT 09:31

Army base in Utah was developing a test to identify biological threats and thought samples were dead

Iranian nuclear enrichment facility

Iran nuclear programme: can negotiators reach a final deal?

Thu 28 May, AT 08:34

Sanctions and inspections among the stumbling blocks that might prevent an agreement in June

For sale signs

House prices in London jump 17 per cent after election

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 May, AT 15:40

Newly listed properties have surged since the Conservative victory, house price research shows

Taylor Swift

Forbes most powerful women list: Taylor Swift makes history

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 May, AT 15:14

Merkel still reigns supreme, but Hillary Clinton is 'just a breath and a ballot away' from the top spot

university students

The UK's top ten universities ranked by teaching satisfaction

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 May, AT 14:11

Cambridge University outdone by former polytechnic in teaching satisfaction rankings

Mourinho mocks Arsenal, Man City and United Chelsea dinner

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 May, AT 13:59

Not to be outdone by Louis van Gaal, Mourinho uses graphics for end-of-season address

A plane lands at night

Heathrow expansion: will the Tories fast-track a new runway?

Wed 27 May, AT 13:24

Business bosses urge government to press ahead with a new runway for south-east England in open letter

Psychiatrist calls for rethink on psychedelic drug restrictions

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 May, AT 13:16

Legal classification of LSD and magic mushrooms is hampering important medical research, says expert