Tributes flood in for teenage cancer hero
Described as a ‘credit to humanity’, Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old who raised over £3 million for charity, has died. What message should we take from his death?
England need to know ‘the beauty of failure’
A devastating defeat by Australia meant England are now out of the Rugby World Cup at the first stage. Is winning a game all that matters? Or is true sport about learning how to lose?
Selfies more dangerous than shark attacks
So far this year, more people have died while taking a selfie than from shark attacks. Society has gone mad, some say. But should we really be surprised?
USA win World Cup after thrilling final
The USA beat Japan 5-2 to win their third Women’s World Cup. Is this tournament a major step on the road to women’s football becoming as popular as the men’s game?
Malala is youngest Nobel Prize winner ever
Two years ago the Taliban tried to kill her. But now her brave spirit means she has been given the world’s most famous prize, and she is still only 17. What next for this amazing teenager?
World Cup puts women’s football in spotlight
England play France today in their first match of the Women’s World Cup in Canada. How much change can big tournaments bring about in how women’s sport is viewed?
Pouring cold water on ice bucket challenge
The internet has been full of videos of friends and celebrities throwing icy water over themselves in recent weeks. The challenge is for charity, but has it done more harm than good?
Eating healthily can make you live longer
New research reveals that people who eat ten portions of fruit and vegetables a day are more likely to live longer. Some want the five-a-day guideline doubled. But is this asking too much?