Land cleared for crops at the border of indigenous land in the Brazilian Cerrado. Photograph: Larissa Rodrigues

A coalition of more than 600 scientists in the EU, and 300 Brazilian indigenous groups have accused the European Commission of contributing to widespr(...)

The Dorchester  was the venue for the Presidents Club event,  which closed down last year after members of the all-male guest list subjected some of the 130 women working at it to sustained sexual harassment. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

High-profile events and awards shows have been cancelled at the Dorchester in London in protest at the decision of Brunei, the hotel’s ultimate owner,(...)

Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway: a champion of ‘alternative facts’. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

What does it mean to say we are in a “post-truth world”? A bunch of liars are in charge. Yes that but also a decline in the appreciation of reason. A(...)

Ulster University, in partnership with the University of Oxford and funded with €210,800 from the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, will investigate if microbubble technology can provide a similar boost alongside traditional radiotherapy treatments. File photograph: Getty Images

An Ulster University study is to investigate if new “microbubble technology” together with radiotherapy can improve treatment for pancreatic cancer su(...)