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Man City 2-1 Liverpool: Premier League champions show substance as well as style in key victory

This was only Man City’s second win in their last 12 matches against Liverpool in all competitions Manchester City demonstrated substance as well as style as they overcame Liverpool, the greatest threat to their hopes…

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Scottish nurse weighs in with new invention

Image caption Gillian Taylor (second from right) invented the device out of frustration The Scottish nurse who invented a revolutionary weighing scale to help hospital patients get life-saving drugs quicker has said it was born…



Edinburgh scientists discover mammoth secret in ivory DNA

Image caption Woolly mammoth DNA has been found in trinkets branded as elephant ivory Scientists based at Edinburgh Zoo are cooperating to create a genetics laboratory in Cambodia to fight the illegal ivory trade. While…


Worry less about children’s screen use, parents told

Image copyright Getty Images Parents should worry less about how much time their children spend using screens, paediatricians have said. The first UK guidance on screen use for children says there is little evidence that…


How should you get rid of your dying Christmas tree?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Most councils offer kerbside recycling of trees – as long as you follow their guidelines Christmas is over for another year, and Twelfth Night is approaching. It is likely…


Brexit: Universities warn no deal is ‘biggest-ever threat’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Universities say that UK research in science and medicine will be harmed by a no-deal Brexit University heads are warning a no-deal Brexit is “one of the biggest threats”…


Criminal record ‘tick box’ condemned

Image caption Dr Beth Weaver said asking about convictions on application forms means many companies are missing out on the best candidates Employers should stop asking about criminal convictions on job application forms, according to…


US jury to decide if Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sheeran denies copying Let’s Get It On A US judge has rejected Ed Sheeran’s call for a lawsuit accusing him of copying parts of Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It…


How a former graffiti artist graduated to oil painting

Image copyright Malcolm P Murphy Image caption Malcolm P Murphy as a teenage graffiti artist before he was caught by police aged 16 As a young graffiti artist Malcolm P Murphy spray-painted murals on brick…


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