Shocking report reveals 13,000 slaves in the UK
The new government figures are appalling. Thousands of men, women and children are being abused and enslaved throughout the UK. Will new slavery laws be enough to stop this?
SeaWorld to end ‘cruel’ San Diego Shamu Show
SeaWorld has promised to end its controversial Shamu Shows at its park in California, in favour of ‘more natural’ displays. But some people say...
Nation split over ‘man on the moon’ TV advert
The argument is raging. The annual John Lewis Christmas TV advert has been released. Is it an honest attempt to make a better world? Or bigger profits? Or might it do both?
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?
Robocops fuel fears of machines ‘eating jobs’
The Democratic Republic of Congo has introduced robotic police to direct traffic. But as we see more and more robots in our workforce, will they free us up or simply leave us jobless?
Scientists fight to save vanishing languages
There are around 7,000 languages in the world, but many have only a few speakers and are in danger of dying out. How important is it to save them?