Faced with financial turmoil, the Greek government proposed a referendum on whether they should accept the bailout plan put forward by the European Union.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has refocused debate about the widening global rich-poor divide.
Universities were invented by the Catholic Church to train its clergy, and did not charge fees. In this way, they could attract talented people from both ...
Since its inception 20 years ago, the World Wide Web has revolutionised the way we communicate, work and socialise. Never before has a single invention spread ...
October 10 was designated World Mental Health Day by the World Health Organisation. The day raises public awareness of mental health issues and encourages investment in the ...
Brahms' lullaby rang in my head when Wang Yue, the two-year-old toddler, lost her battle for life.
At the World Editors' Forum in Vienna last week, speakers raised an interesting point: Why is news so depressing?
Protesters all over the world have taken to the streets. At times, their demonstrations have turned violent, with clashes between police and protesters.
A while ago, I read a book that has sparked some controversy on parenting in America as well as across the globe.