More than £500m ($613M) has been spent on PIP assessments for the disabled – where’s the sense in that?
Tuesday 27 December 2016 12.39 GMT
By Owen Jones
‘Companies get a fat cheque, courtesy of HM Taxpayer, disabled people get treated appallingly, and all for what?’
New paper describes for first time how scientists can test controversial idea that speed of light is not a constant
Ian Sample Science editor
Monday 28 November 2016 18.54 GMT
Thanks to Einstein’s theory of general relativity, the speed of light in a vacuum is considered to be one of the fundamental constants of nature.
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Apprehension and distrust pervade North Dakota protest site as promises from state that there are no plans to forcibly remove people does little to assuage fears
Julia Carrie Wong and Sam Levin
Tuesday 29 November 2016 12.46 GMT
Police use a water cannon on Standing Rock protesters last week.
Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Reuters
With Republicans poised to control the White House and Congress, the National Rifle Association sees chance to attack gun laws at the state and federal levels
Monday 28 November 2016 12.00 GMT
Donald Trump with the NRA CEO, Wayne LaPierre, who sees a unique opportunity under the incoming president.
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