Survival of the fastest: Why descendants of slaves will take the medals in the London 2012 sprint finals

Olympic champion Michael Johnson says black American and Caribbean sprinters have a 'superior athletic gene'. All [...]

Caravans, cruises and concrete mixers: How the Tesco workers who scooped £18.2 million in the lottery splashed their cash

Caravans, concrete mixers and cruises. How the Tesco workers who scooped £18.2 million, splashed their [...]

Does obesity go hand in hand with trauma? How one man lost 12st in one year, just by talking about his feelings

For years, we’ve been told that being overweight is a failure of willpower. The most likely scenario for people [...]

Could you be friends with your burglar? How two men have struck up an unlikely friendship after one broke in and brutally attacked the other

They greet each other with an affectionate bear hug whenever they meet — a gesture which demonstrates the strong [...]