International governments struggle to control the flow of volunteers to Iraq and Syria
An end to benefit tourism and protections for the City on the PM's shopping list as he heads to Brussels
In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression
Thousands of people, most of them first-time buyers, have used the government's Help to Buy scheme
New device turns images from computers and smartphones into 3D experiences
Glitch in the computer system forces thousands of people around the world to cancel their travel plans
For a surprising variety of cultures, the summer solstice is a change to celebrate life and nature
Father's Day is not as recent a creation as many suspect. Plus last-minute gift ideas for dads
A tide of support for legalising drugs seems to be rising around the world. Could it work here too?
Delayed flights are on the rise, but EU rules give you a better chance of claiming compensation
Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo 200 years ago this month was, by Wellington's admission, a close-run thing
England put New Zealand to the sword for the second time this summer - what is going on?
With such differences in culture, politics and economics, should Turkey be allowed to join the EU?
The government hopes the Help to Buy ISA will put young people on the property ladder
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims to create the world's biggest free trade zone
Decades after its 1975 release, Jaws remains a global phenomenon
The common digestive problem affects some ethnic groups more than others, but it's a manageable condition
Argentina's interest in 'the Malvinas' had been simmering for years before war roke out in the Falklands
Conservatives have promised to make mental health a priority, but doctors and campaigners are unconvinced
Soco International accused of paying soldiers who beat, intimidated and killed opponents of oil exploration