In the last year, the UK has dramatically reduced its plastic bag consumption. In 2015, a 5p charge was introduced for every bag used.
Inequality damages our health, society and economic performance, with the share of income going to the richest 0.01% of adults in the UK almost at a record high.
In the face of the affordable house shortage in the UK, one architect company is constructing homes out of shipping containers.
With many countries having their own unique claim to democracy - which one was really first?
We must move away from the language of cost, hardship and sacrifice, and towards innovation, growth and investment opportunities, writes Josh Burke.
When psychologists studied CCTV footage of urban violence, they found that 9 out of 10 bystanders intervened to break up a fight.
Cork home is a new take on green, low-carbon housing, backers say.
London is coming up with its own take on the Yellowstone National Park, but what does it include?
Iran's seizure of a British-flagged ship in the gateway to the Persian Gulf highlights its critical importance to the worldwide flow of oil.
Global warming is causing heatwaves to become more common in mainland Europe.
Timber ticks all the boxes in sustainable building and it takes Europe's forests only 7 seconds to grow the volume required for a 3-bedroom apartment.
The issue of age in Victorian society is one that has caused myths to prevail in today's world, but at the expense of women.
In a bid to tackle climate change, Scotland are set to power the entire country with 100% renewable energy.
London's climate in 2050 could be similar to Barcelona's current climate, with Madrid feeling more like Marrakesh and Seattle more like San Francisco.
Pulling out of Europe threatens the funding and international cooperation on which cutting-edge research depends.