Who needs good handwriting in our keyboard-tapping world? Everyone, according to research that proves writing by hand engages the brain. Programmes such as Handwriting Without Tears could help

We’re born to play for a reason and it shapes our brain from the cradle to the grave

Three months after a distressing TV documentary, the Minister flags progress but providers say it’s too slow


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A series examining attitudes North and South about the future of the island

Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people