Fifteen year old paid £200 to shoot woman
The country's youngest professional hit man has been convicted of murder. The judge called him 'cold-blooded'. But is the killer also a victim?
Successful parents are lazy, says new book
'Grooming children for success is pointless', says economist Bryan Caplan. 'It's all in the genes.' So is good parenting just letting the children do what they want?
Alcohol initiative under fire during ‘nudge week’
Ministers think they can gently 'nudge' people towards a healthy lifestyle. Health charities say it's not enough. But whose body – and mind – is it anyway?
The family doctor whose prescription was death
A GP has given an interview defending his decision to speed his elderly patients’ end. He claims he was motivated by compassion. Now he faces possible murder charges.
The horror of an army turning on its own people
In 1972, British soldiers killed 14 Irish protestors in the city of Derry. Yesterday an exhaustive inquiry declared the protestors totally innocent.