Foodbank use on the rise as Universal Credit bites in says charity

UK foodbank use continues to rise according to new data published today from anti-poverty charity, The Trussell Trust. Between 1st April 2016 and 31st March...

Culture Minister steps in to prevent rare Mughal treasures from export

Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on Clive of India’s huqqa set and flask to provide an opportunity to keep...

Top up on Vitamin D for those not so sunny days say Public Health...

The sun may be shining in Manchester at the moment but according to Public Health England, we should be topping up our supplies of...

Social media sites failing to protect us, children warn

4 out of 5 children feel that social media companies aren't doing enough to protect them online, according to research from the NSPCC. The survey...

New report paints bleak picture for the next generation

The next generation is being condemned to living, working and bringing up a family in the worse circumstances according to a report out this...

Faster charging lithium batteries could be on the way

Faster recharging lithium batteries could be developed after scientists figured out why adding charged metal atoms to tunnel structures within batteries improves their performance. Rechargeable...

Is Supermarket self scanning turning us into a nation of thieves?

Allowing customers to scan products and pay for them using their own mobile phones or iPads is becoming an increasingly common sight in retail...

Six In Ten Motorists Would FAIL their Driving Test if they Took It Again

Millions of British adults would FAIL their driving test if they had to take it again, according to new research. A study of 2,025 motorists...

BBC Four to create a gravity map of the UK in a major new...

BBC Four is calling on viewers to help create a gravity map of the UK as it launches a major new TV event exploring...

25 Years of Archaeological Discovery That Have Rewritten England’s Story

An extinct species of elephant in Kent, beheaded Vikings buried in Dorset and an Iron Age chariot in Yorkshire are among finds from building...