More than 50,000 people have died in the UK waiting for care while ministers dither over long-awaited plans to overhaul the funding of social care, a charity claimed.
Age UK: 50,000 elderly died waiting for social care package
For generations, Chinese farmers have spared no efforts to increase the weight of their produce to boost profits, now they are turning in the opposite direction — making them slimmer.
Smaller farm produce gains popularity in China
Nearly 65 percent of prisoners at a women’s jail in England may have suffered traumatic brain injuries at some point in their lives, a study found.
Nearly 65% of prisoners at women's jail in England 'show signs of brain injury'
New research confirms that leaves are nature's most sophisticated environment sensors. We can therefore use leaves to tell us about the management of the land they are growing in.
Leaves are nature's most sophisticated environment sensors
The number of young people in the UK who say they do not believe that life is worth living has doubled in the last decade, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of inadequacy, new research suggested.
Anxiety on rise among Britain's young people in social media age
A failure to grasp how technology and social media is being used to coerce, control, blackmail and track the movements of children as young as 11 by ‘county lines’ drug gangs has seen an epidemic of child criminal exploitation spiral out of control in the UK.
'County lines' drug gangs in UK tracking children via social media
Would-be cigarette smokers in the US state of Hawaii might have to wait a very long time for their first legal drag, after a lawmaker introduced a bill that would bar sales to anyone under the age of 100.
Hawaii considers raising legal smoking age — to 100
Brazil’s government has opened discussions with congressional leaders, state governors and mayors on a pension reform bill that would set the minimum retirement age for men and women at 65, a government official said on Monday.
Brazil mulls minimum retirement age of 65 for men, women
Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change color by end of 21st century leading our blue planet to look visibly altered, finds a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the US.
MIT study: Earth may not appear as blue by 2100
Thais of Chinese descent largely ignored of Bangkok's call for restraint in burning of incense and ‘spirit money’ to mark the Lunar New Year as the city fights choking pollution.
Incense coils through polluted Bangkok as calls for curbs ignored

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