Chives growing in front of the community college in Todmorden, UK, one of the city’s dozen or so public growing spots. Photograph: Anna Polonyi

Take the local train north of Manchester and you will spot a Hollywood- style sign on a hill that says “Kindness” in large white letters. It overlooks(...)

Member of the Red Cross and Policemen waite for relatives at a monument to honour the victims of Germanwings flight 4U9525 in front of the mountains near the crash site. Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Pilots with a history of depression should not be banned from flying commercial jets, according to a leading British psychiatrist, in a warning agains(...)

Researchers warn that the complaints from patients are exacting a heavy toll. Twenty-eight doctors facing investigation, according to General Medical Council (GMC), took, or are suspected to have taken their own lives between 2005 and 2013. Photograph: : Flashfilm/Getty Images

Sitting at his desk in the Medical Protection Society, Richard Stacey regularly takes phone calls from doctors facing complaints from patients. Every (...)

Undated Greater Manchester Police file handout photo of Dr Harold Shipman, as human remains of some of the serial killer’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without the families’ permission, it has emerged. The samples were taken from 12 women to establish cause of death, police said.

Human remains of some of serial killer Harold Shipman’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without(...)

“In The Fall our fabulous female detective (Gillian Anderson) explains that the killer has washed the body of the dead woman, and even washed and dried her bed linen, before arranging her in a photogenic pose on her own bed.” Photograph: Steffan Hill

Television females lead strange lives. And not just because they wake up with all their make-up on, always have clean hair and can wear boned b(...)