From the structure of a soap bubble to a gas cloud in space, a new photography exhibition puts science in the frame.
Melinda Gates has called on stand-up comedians to use homour to draw attention to the issue of gender parity and equal pay.
Kolam, a traditional Indian drawing is giving women a new way to earn money and setup businesses.
American literary icon Toni Morrison passed away aged 88. The Nobel Prize-winning author devoted her life to ensuring black lives and voices mattered through her literature.
Thousands have flocked to see the lost temple of Wat Nong Bua Yai in Thailand, after it was exposed following severe drought.
From Afrobeats to oil, here’s what you need to know about Nigeria today.
The way we read may be changing, but all over the world people still love a good book. And none more so than the Microsoft founder and philanthropist .
The Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88 - leaving behind a body of literature. Here are 10 of her most thought-provoking quotes.
Here’s the winning entry in a UNICEF competition that asked young people to create a superhero to raise awareness of a global issue.
Ducks, Newburyport, by Lucy Ellman is 426,100 words long - but just a single sentence. The cover art features a quote from the Evening Standard, who describes reading Ellman's work as "li...
There is far more to Switzerland than cuckoo clocks and chocolate, and so to mark Switzerland's National Day - celebrated on 1 August since 1891 - here are 15 things you might not know ab...
In other words - what if we combined the drive and innovation of entrepreneurship with the transformative power of art? Today a movement called art for social change is doing just that: e...
Today's technology allows us to create incredibly detailed and accurate maps of the world, but in the past we've not been so lucky.
Researchers from MIT and Google Brain discover how to use deep learning to decipher ancient languages.
A new study of two fossils found in Greece shows that one of them is the oldest Homo sapiens specimen ever found outside Africa by more than 50,000 years.