Genes determine our chronotype: early birds are more alert in the mornings, while night owls like to sleep until late and tend to get going more slowly. How does this impact our health?
The election in September of the far-right Giorgia Meloni as Italian premier has sent shockwaves around Europe, not least in Brussels.
Vladimir Putin poses with Moscow's four proxy leaders of eastern Ukraine provinces annexed this Friday in a ceremony at the Kremlin. For the Russian president, it is not mission accomplished but rather no going back in a war directed at Ukraine and the West.
23 Apr 2022
A number of wealthy cryptocurrency enthusiasts have dreamt up schemes to spend the rest of their days chilling on a Bitcoin beach or a crypto cruise ship, away from the institutions, currencies and taxes that govern the lives of everyone else. But only a few are determined enough to try to make it happen. On this week's Tech 24, Peter O'Brien takes us through some of the real-life attempts to create a utopian, libertarian, offshore paradise... and explains why they've all been doomed to fail so far.
29 Jul 2021
Sun Dawu, a farming magnate and a vocal government critic, was embroiled in a land dispute with a state-run competitor. His legal team argued the trial was unfair owing to the length of the hearing and its secrecy.
11 Jun 2021
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, is said to have committed suicide in battle. Far from solving a problem for the Nigerian government, his death is likely to further destabilize the region.
28 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
27 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
26 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
18 Nov 2020
Lil Wayne could face up to 10 years in prison after being charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.