Prof Stephen O’Rahilly, who discovered the obesity gene affecting children, is head of  clinical biochemistry and director of the Institute of Metabolic Science at the University of Cambridge. Photograph: Phil Mynott

Stephen O’Rahilly struggles with his weight. “I have a very powerful appetite, I eat too much. I would find it impossible to skip lunch,” the Cambr(...)

Mash Direct director Tracy Hamilton says: “The entire company is gluten-free now and that’s very important to a lot of our customers.”

Gabriel Scientific Gabriel Scientific took the 2012 overall Innovation Award for its Sleep Angel pillow which significantly reduces exposure to allerg(...)

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex abusers.. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pak(...)

Irish nationals now make up one in six of all foreign nationals sitting on British boards. Photograph: Getty Images

The recent article by Mark Hennessy reporting the fact that there are nearly 30,000 Irish citizens serving on the boards of British companies is a wel(...)

Brett and Naghmeh King, the parents of five-year-old British boy Ashya King, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “miracle” recovery. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images.

The parents of a five-year-old British boy, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “(...)

The business of government is changing radically. Against the backdrop of constrained resources, a revolution in technology, citizens with changed exp(...)

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg during a Q&A session at the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference at the ACC Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A transatlantic trade deal between the European Union and the United States will not lead to the privatisation of national publicly-controlled health (...)

The Apple Watch Edition. Apple Watch is the company’s most environmentally friendly product. But there are still some concerns over the conditions of the factories where Apple’s products are made, and the lack of benefit to the American economy. 2:39

It’s difficult to know what the defining news moment of 2015 has been so far: the consecration of the first female bishop in the UK? The explosive (...)

Jimmy Savile, whose passing was initially mourned in 2011 before his crimes emerged into public view, raped or abused sixty-four victims — aged between eight and 40 — in just one hospital alone, Stoke Mandeville; though his oldest victim was 75. Photograph: PA Wire

Disgraced entertainer Jimmy Savile was afforded a “scarcely credible” level of access to British hospitals where he carried out a 30-year campaign of (...)

File photo dated March 1981 of Jimmy Savile. Photograph: PA

Nine informal complaints were made about paedophile Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital but none “were either taken seriously or escalated to se(...)