Drinking is bad for you – that’s why it’s fun

Chris Hackley, Royal HollowayWhy do we drink alcohol? And what would make us do less of…

Vic hospital naming rights spat brews

Victoria's Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is embroiled in a spat with one of its philanthropic donors…

At least 20 victims in Burkina hotel attack: hospital director

Around 20 people have been killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants on a hotel in the…

Obama administration halts new coal leases

The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive…

Dhoni reckons 330 is new ODI goal

Of all the stats that flew by him in the second one-day international against Australia at…

Spacewalk aborted due to water in helmet

Two astronauts have aborted their spacewalk and hurried back into the International Space Station after water…

Latin America travel alert over Zika virus

US health officials have issued a travel warning for 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean…

Fyfe and Bennell to play catch up at Freo

New Fremantle Dockers captain David Mundy says this year's pre-season has been a massive learning curve…

32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN

The UN children's fund UNICEF has confirmed cases of severe malnutrition among children in the besieged…

Turkey holds 27 academics over peace call

Turkish security forces have detained 27 academics accused of terrorist propaganda, local media say, over a…