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Women’s football: to grow the game, don’t banish...

Issued:05/07/19

Written by sports finance experts Dr Rob Wilson and Dr Daniel PlumleyEnglish national football teams going out in the semi-final of a major competition...



63 Up: long-running documentary series shows how...

Issued:06/06/19

Fifty-six years after ITV first aired its landmark 7 Up documentary, 12 of the 14 men and women first seen as seven-year-old children in 1964 have...



What to expect from biggest ever Africa Cup of Nations...

Issued:04/06/19

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, popularly known as Afcon, is the biennial championship in which Africa’s top men’s teams compete for the...



Grenfell Tower: warnings might have been heard if...

Issued:23/05/19

The delay to the publication of the report into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, which claimed 72 lives in a disastrous – and possibly preventable...



How to tackle India’s sexual violence epidemic –...

Issued:16/05/19

“Do you masturbate?”, “When did you first have sexual intercourse?”, “Did you ask for consent?” These are just...



Hundreds of thousands of Haitian children suffer in...

Issued:08/05/19

One afternoon in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, sitting on the back of a motorcycle-taxi stuck in traffic, I was absently staring down a wide unpaved side-street...



Police photo lineups: how background colours can skew...

Issued:03/05/19

Identification parades can be powerful evidence in securing convictions in criminal cases. But eyewitness evidence is notoriously prone to errors –...



Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much...

Issued:02/05/19

The South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has lost her case against the athletic governing body, IAAF, which means that she will have to...



Game of Thrones: for HBO, piracy is ‘better than...

Issued:25/04/19

Eight years after the first season premiered, the long-awaited winter has finally come – Game of Thrones’ final season is here. The...



Testosterone: why defining a ‘normal’ level is...

Issued:16/04/19

Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It’s best known for its role in the development of male sexual characteristics and physical features,...