When you’re struggling to get pregnant, and find yourself doing fertility treatment in order to get that magic pink line, you don’t really let yoursel(...)

 View from a rescue helicopter as it heads toward the smoldering White Island volcano off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Photograph: Getty

Victims of New Zealand’s deadly volcanic eruption off White Island were covered in ash and appeared to have been badly burned, said a helicopter rescu(...)

A photograph courtesy of Michael Schade, an engineering manager from San Francisco who was one of the tourists who made it off the island just before the eruption. It shows the volcano on New Zealand’s White Island spewing steam and ash minutes after an eruption on Monday. Photograph: Michael Schade/AFP/Getty

New Zealand said on Tuesday that eight people were missing and presumed dead a day after a volcano erupted off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island(...)

Marianne Hendron with her sons, Jack (left) and Cormac Rabl

Working Abroad Q&A: Marianne Hendron, who is originally from Portadown, is chief executive of a regional women's health service in Ballarat i(...)

Australian Federal Police  investigators leave the ABC building after a raid on Wednesday. Photograph:  Bianca De Marchi/AAP/Reuters

One journalist is being investigated for reporting that several boats filled with asylum seekers recently tried to reach Australia from Sri Lanka. Ano(...)

Till Roenneberg, professor of chronobiology, says employers should ban the use of alarm clocks and instruct employees to start work only once they had had adequate sleep. Photograph: iStock

Do you set an alarm to wake you up on weekdays, then hit the snooze button at weekends because you need more sleep? If so, you could be experiencing s(...)

An artist’s impression shows Boom’s 55-seat supersonic aircraft. Photograph: Reuters

Supersonic passenger travel, which died out with the Concorde’s demise in 2003, will make a comeback by the mid-2020s if three entrepreneurial US-base(...)

Fodmaps are found in many everyday foods. Don’t let the word put you off. These foods are not necessarily unhealthy. In fact, foods such as chickpeas,(...)

We fart because it’s a natural way of releasing gas from the gut. If we didn’t, we’d have serious health concerns. Photograph: iStock

In an age when our bodies’ every input and output is micro-measured and critiqued, how often should a healthy human fart? Those who can list off how(...)

Relatives of a Bangladeshi police officer who was killed during a bloody siege carry his coffin during a memorial service in Dhaka on July 4th, 2016. Photograph: Erto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh police sought more information on Monday from friends and family of the men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a restaurant in t(...)

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