Research discovered over-controlling parenting at the age of two was associated with poorer emotional wellbeing by the time they were five. Photograph: iStock

Children with over-controlling parents are more likely to struggle at school and act up in the classroom, a study has found. Researchers said so-call(...)

I bought my first hotel when I was 13. Installed in London’s Mayfair, I flaunted my wealth shamelessly . . . then I was jailed. I neither passed “Go” (...)

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in an attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. (...)

The Irish Pharmacy Union has confirmed 78,935 people were vaccinated across 762 pharmacies in the 2016/2017 flu season. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Health Service Executive is bracing itself for a winter flu crisis, following signals that existing vaccines may be unable to cope with new strain(...)

At the end of 2016, some 39 per cent of Irish internet users were relying on ad-blocking software.

Adblocking software not only hits small and medium-sized publishers’ revenues but also their internet traffic, according to new research. A White Pap(...)

 Bana al-Abed first captured global attention three months ago with Twitter messages about bombs, death and despair in eastern Aleppo. Photograph: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images

She is a 7-year-old with dimples, pink hair ribbons, a missing front tooth and halting English who first captured global attention three months ago w(...)

Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan:  an investigation into the property holdings of Donald Trump found complex partnerships and debts of at least $650 million – double the amount to be gleaned from public campaign filings he has made. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has sold himself as a businessman who has made billions of dollars and is be(...)

Jessamyn Stanley has over 200,000 followers on Instagram account , where she posts photos of herself in  complex yoga poses.

Jessamyn Stanley teaches yoga. She has written a book about it. She travels the world giving seminars to her fans – 200,000 of whom follow her Instagr(...)

Jackie Gervais Galvin said the eagle had hung upside down from a tree near the cabin belonging to her and her husband, Jason Galvin, for more than two days. Photograph: Jackie Gervais Galvin/Facebook

A US army veteran used his sharp-shooting skills to free a bald eagle trapped in a Minnesota tree ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, his wife said. (...)

When compared with women who drank no diet beverages, those who drank, on average, one can of diet soft drink a day doubled the risk of having an overweight one-year-old, according to the research.

Drinking diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy is associated with having overweight one-year-olds, according to(...)

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