Would you like larvae to eat your infected flesh?
All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.
The homes where you can live under the sea
The fast food items you've never heard of
The International Botany Congress decides that Latin will no longer be the primary language for formally describing new species of plants.
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.
The Liberal Democrats pledge 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out pre-election policies.
A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a "campaign of cruelty" is jailed at the second time of asking.
Horizon meets the pioneer of anti-surveillance web tech
Cockatoos teach each other to use tools
Cockatoos learn to make and use tools when shown by another bird, research reveals.
What does it take to be a snail farmer?
The man who filmed the beginning of World War Two
A bid to safeguard endangered wildflower meadows has backfired, according to an unpublished report by the watchdog English Nature.
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.
Inhabitants of a care home for the elderly in Kent talk about their experience of living and ageing there.