Fear of regret can lock us into bad relationships, jobs and habits

Why do we stick to the status quo - even when we know we shouldn't?

Swelling and painful feet: the most common problems when you're pregnant

Half of expectant mothers experience this

Prickly pears: 'humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria

For generations Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits,...

WHO warns of 'backsliding' in measles fight as cases soar

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were "backsliding", with...

Nespresso opens its first customer care centre in Malta

Drive to collect and recycle used Nespresso pods

Polar bear 'invasion': climate change increasing human-wildlife conflicts

If temperatures continue to rise, half of wildlife could be lost

Babies with healthier diets are more active and sleep better

Are girls inherently less active than boys?

Time for a dash of Mourvèdre

Since the mid-1990s a spirit of change has spread through Malta’s vineyards and wineries. Little did we...

Lovesick on Valentine's? Museum of broken hearts has the antidote

Caption to ordinary objects give whole new meaning to their role

Alcohol: putting a value on the hidden costs of drinking

Weighing up the cost against the benefits is not that easy

Editing unfinished music is controversial – but it may need to be done

Unfinished works of art offer glimpse of the creative process

Cancer: new technique analyses tumours cell by cell to fight disease

DNA sequencing offers new hope

World’s largest drum is in space

Till now the largest was considered to be a 5.5m Korean drum

Getting off autopilot: how mindfulness can make you a better driver

Distractions can be dangerous

A pill for loneliness? If only it were that simple

Now classified as a public health problem

Valentine’s Day: five ways to ensure your flowers are ethical

From conflict-free diamonds to slave-free chocolate, flowers are the next dilemma

In eastern Syria, the infants of a dying IS 'caliphate'

They were born in a "state" that no longer exists, most to fathers who are dead and mothers whose countries don't...

Underground water could take over century to respond to climate change

Billions of people use for drinking and irrigation

Artificial cornea breakthrough could lead to self-assembling organs

12.5 million waiting for eye donors

Turn down the volume: WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use

More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing