Most countries have signed up to a ban on child labour – but is this the best approach? Read more
Should We Rethink the Ban on Child Labour?
Most countries have signed up to a ban on child labour – but is this the best approach?
Can Delhi Clean Up Its Air?
Air pollution is suffocating Delhi – what can be done?
What Went Wrong in Indonesia?
Could the earthquake and tsunami that struck Palu, Indonesia have killed fewer people?
How long can we live?
Life expectancy is rising as medicine advances, but can we beat old age itself?
Is the China-Africa Love Affair Over?
Investment is slowing, discontent is growing – is this the beginning of the end?
How Did We Mess up Antibiotics?
We are moving towards a world where antibiotics no longer work.
What Makes A Pariah State?
Countries like Saudi Arabia can get away with murder - why not others?
Is Russia at War with the West?
The charge sheet against Moscow includes spy killings, hacks and election interference
Is the West at War with Russia?
Nato is accused of provoking Russia and breaking promises
Why Is Brexit So Hard?
A deal between the UK and the EU is on the table – but it’s a deal that few like.
Is this the Most Dangerous Time to be a Journalist?
Journalists are being hit with more violence and oppression – what is behind it?
What did #MeToo Really Achieve?
Has the movement moved away from its original remit as its founder fears?
How Did We Get Hooked on Vitamins?
Millions of us take a vitamin tablet every day, but how did they become so popular?
Are We Heading for Another Mass Extinction?
Vanishing species prompt dire warnings about life on earth.
Can We Stop a Mass Extinction?
Meet the scientists trying to save rare species – and even bring them back from the dead.
What Would It Take to Impeach Trump?
Evidence of wrongdoing within Trump’s inner circle seems to be mounting
Should We Fear ‘Designer Babies’?
The technology to edit our baby's DNA has arrived
Why Can’t So Many Children Read?
With more children in school than ever, why have reading rates been so slow to improve?
What’s so scary about Huawei?
Smartphones, sanctions and death sentences: what's going on with Huawei?
Why don't we care about Yemen?
Why is the world not focused on the death, destruction and famine in Yemen?
How do we stop young people killing themselves?
Innovative and unexpected ways to tackle youth suicide are emerging around the world
Can radicalised kids recover?
How do you rehabilitate a child caught up in violent extremism?
Are smart cities dumb?
A bright new future of clean power and easy living, or a science fiction nightmare?
Will populism destroy the European Union?
The EU faces what’s described as an existential crisis as support for populism grows.
What is the Wagner Group?
This group of fighters-for-hire has been active around the world. What’s going on?
How is space changing Earth?
What motivates the global space race - power, prestige or social progress?
Why has the Kashmir crisis lasted so long?
For 70 years India and Pakistan have fought over Kashmir. What has fuelled the violence?
How scared should we be?
The news today can be pretty terrifying, but how scared should we really be?
How can we feed 11 billion people?
The challenge to produce enough food to feed our growing population
Can you make gangs good?
Ecuador legalised some of its gangs in 2007, but did it work?
What’s next for Sudan?
President Omar al-Bashir was deposed on 11th April, but protesters still line the streets