The best of new sustainable design – in pictures

Jumeirah sideboard, GBP599, Atkin and Thyme Rose gold rug, GBP79, limitedabode.co.uk Bilot side table by Porada…

Supreme Court could force Congress into battle over Dreamers

In what is already one of the most turbulent years in Washington, Congress could soon be…

Congestion set to exceed pre-lockdown levels as cars crowd back on to UK roads

British towns and cities are braced for a rapid rise in traffic congestion when the lockdown…

British farmers need all the help science can offer. Time to allow gene editing | Sir David Baulcombe

The agriculture bill, now going through parliament, could influence whether we use gene editing on our…

The art of protest in pen and ink – in pictures

Black Lives Matter, Parliament Square, London, June 2020. Extinction Rebellion, Oxford Circus, London, April 2019. Black…

The vultures aren’t hovering over Africa – and that’s bad news

It’s hard to love vultures. Their bare-headed appearance, scavenging habits and reputation as the refuse disposal…

Fast-growing mini-forests spring up in Europe to aid climate

Tiny, dense forests are springing up around Europe as part of a movement aimed at restoring…

Climate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows

Worst-case global heating scenarios may need to be revised upwards in light of a better understanding…

Ethics probe into Rep. Alcee Hastings ends after disclosure he married aide

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings. | Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images An investigation into whether Rep. Alcee Hastings had…

Gas ‘completely dominated’ discussion about Covid-19 recovery, commission adviser says

A member of a government Covid-19 recovery taskforce has rejected the overwhelming focus on gas as…