The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, is expecting her first child.
With the release of the official Davos reading list last week, many have been quick to point out its lack of female authors.
With mounting levels of waste and plastic pollution, developing ways of dealing with trash has never been more urgent.
In a bid to boost female representation at the annual World Economic Forum, this year’s event is the first ever to be chaired entirely by women. Previously women have made up as little as 17 percent of the meeting’s attendees, despite a 2011 quota requesting strategic partners to send at least one woman for every
This April will mark 50 years since activist Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee.
Today commemorates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr, a date that has been set aside in the US as a national holiday since 1983.
Today the 45th US president will receive his first physical examination since taking office.
China’s latest move in attempting to curb prolific elephant poaching will take effect this Sunday.
We’re in for a celestial treat in January, with the second instalment in a supermoon trilogy coinciding with the first of the month, according to Nasa — the third will follow just two weeks later.
Whether you’ve had a cracker of a year or it’s been somewhat sub-par, 2017 is nearly through.
The UK has broken 13 clean energy records in 2017, making it the country’s greenest year ever according to the National Grid.
iPhone maker Apple is staring down the barrel of eight separate lawsuits after admitting it had slowed down phones with older batteries in an attempt to prevent unexpected shutdowns.
Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 201 individuals held on corruption charges in Riyadh after they made cash settlements with the government.
China has announced the success of its first ever trip to the South Pole, in an expedition that saw 22 passengers making the over 20 hour journey from Hong Kong to Antarctica.
Gaming disorder is due to be added to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) as a serious health condition that needs to be monitored.
Today marks the shortest day and longest night in the Northern hemisphere — the Winter Solstice.
For many of us, decorating our house for Christmas only really extends to hanging a wreath on the door and putting up a tree.
Death, and the rituals surrounding it, are sobering and ceremonial affairs.
The luxury hat maker Borsalino faces liquidation after an Italian court rejected a rescue plan for the company on Monday.
Tomorrow is the 2017 Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year for people in the Northern hemisphere.
The Italian city of Rome is facing a pre-Christmas backlash after it blew $60,000 on a Christmas tree that’s been described as looking like a toilet brush.
The Christmas season is all about spending time with the people you love — though unfortunately the people that you hate are also sometimes there.
Whatever your tradition, it is universally acknowledged that one of the best things about the holiday season is the food.
They say good things come in small packages, but the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) haven taken this idea to the extreme with the world’s smallest Christmas card.
This year there has been a lot of discussion around gender equality and to cap it off advertising agency Grey London has collaborated with Goldstein music to launch an album of much-loved Christmas hymns, rewritten to promote feminist messages.
A recent UK study has revealed major advances in the treatment of the life-threatening condition haemophilia, leading scientists to anticipate the development of a cure.
India has banned television channels from showing condom ads between 6am and 10pm on the basis of their being potentially “indecent” and “inappropriate” for children.
Whether museums and galleries should go digital and how to make them so are both big questions in the art community.
With the rising popularity of Christmas jumpers stores are under pressure to produce hordes of the festive clothing for office parties, pub crawls, and family gatherings.
Sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley, responsible for the Queen’s effigy used on British coins since 1998, is going to create a new statue of Princess Diana.