Swinney criticised for delaying ‘mission’ of education reform

New legislation designed to help deliver Nicola Sturgeon’s “defining mission” of driving up standards in Scottish…

UK to use Chinese maths books

First it was the teaching, now it is the text books. A “historic” deal between HarperCollins…

Stay there: we’ll bring UK education to China

Online company hopes to exploit the Chinese demand for a British education, writes Gabriella Swerling

Bana the child blogger saved from siege of Aleppo

Bana al-Abed, the Syrian seven-year-old whose Twitter account became a symbol of the siege of Aleppo,…

World’s ‘biggest blogger’ gets sporty

Markos Moulitsas Zúniga, arguably the world’s most successful blogger, is excited.

Beauty: my top 8 products for spring

From the fastest fake tan to the best face serum for the over-forties

The glitterati: how the world’s biggest beauty brand threw a fashion-week bash

At the recent Paris Fashion Week, there was only one party to be seen at: L’Oréal’s…

Kiss and make up: the most influential make-up artist in the world

Pat McGrath counts Kim Kardashian, Gisele and Kate Moss as friends. Here, she creates three lip…

Can skincare in a pill make you look younger?

Sales of a new anti-ageing pill are soaring at Boots. We report on the latest beauty…