Jimi Hendrix: died 50 years ago this week

Fifty years ago this week Jimi Hendrix joined the 27 Club – that melancholy list of rock stars who died at that age. It wasn’t known as that when Hen(...)

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has a video conversation about the coronavirus and climate change  at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm on Tuesday. Photograph: Jessica Gow/EPA

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has called for a combined effort to tackle coronavirus and the climate crisis, saying the 50th anniversary of Earth Da(...)

 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland ranked number one in health under new Times Higher Education social impact rankings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish universities have performed strongly in a new global ranking which measures their social and economic impact. The Times Higher Education on Wed(...)

An injured koala rests in a washing basket at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park in the Parndana region on Wednesday.  Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Australian authorities warned people on Wednesday to prepare for another wave of evacuations as temperatures in the country’s southeast began to rise (...)

Clive James – recognised by a Japanese tourist – in Cambridge in 1990. Photograph: Richard Baker/In Pictures/Getty

Clive Vivian Leopold James Born: October 7th, 1939 Died: November 24th, 2019 The writer and broadcaster Clive James, who has died aged 80, once wrote(...)

Clive James in Dublin promoting his autobiography Clive James – Always Unreliable in 2001. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Clive James, who has died at the age of 80, was one of his era’s great polymaths. (His near-contemporary Jonathan Miller, whose death was announced on(...)

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Qantas pilot, Captain Sean Golding (left) exit the plane after arriving in Sydney. Photograph: Qantas/AFP/Getty Images.

Australian airline Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney. It was used to carry out a series of tests to a(...)

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: A general view of the round eight NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Australian rugby league legend Peter Sterling says he will donate his brain to science following the discovery of a disease linked to repeated concuss(...)

Twin peaks: initial study results, presented recently at an American Society for Nutrition conference, have documented variations in how participants processed fats and carbohydrates, even among identical twins

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise (...)

Even domestic tasks such as housework   can count towards to your daily activity. Photograph: iStock

1) Break it down Current guidelines recommend adults clock up at least 30 minutes a day of moderate activity on five days a week (or 150 minutes a we(...)

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