Return of the state: May’s ‘shared society’
The UK’s Conservative party has agreed on one point since the 1980s: governments should not do too much. But today the prime minister, Theresa May, will reject that view. Is she right?
‘Moral’ young people put family first
Religion, broader society and even other relationships lose out in a new survey of teens and young adults – looking after family is seen as the best measure of morality.
Paralympians go for gold in London 2012
It is day five of the Paralympics, and the medals are stacking up. This year, new technology and investment means athletes are faster and stronger than ever. What is the secret to this success?
Social networks make us lonely, say critics
In less than a decade, Facebook has changed the way millions of people socialise. This week, one article caused a stir by questioning its impact. Are social networks making us lonelier?
Religion, football and violence: a toxic mix
Celtic and Rangers go head-to-head in a violent clash. 230 are arrested. Will bigotry, poverty and drink be the death of football in Glasgow?