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What is a planet?
Academics are arguing over whether Pluto counts as a ‘proper’ planet or not.

Another reason not to buy essays online
Essay-writing services charge high prices for bad essays, according to a new report.

Why is Cheryl Cole the most ‘dangerous’ celebrity on the internet?
Cyber-criminals are using popular celebrities’ names to lead people to dangerous sites.

How much do people spend on alcohol?
According to a new survey, British people spend an average of £787 a year on alcohol.

What are ‘good’ mosquitos?
Scientists in Brazil have released thousands of mosquitos that can fight disease instead of spreading it.

European Day of Languages
26 September is European Day of Languages, created to celebrate and highlight the importance of learning languages.

Which are the most searched for universities on the internet?
Google has revealed the 20 most popular universities entered into its search engine.

Are exam results reliable?
Most headteachers say that some students get the wrong grades at GCSE and A-level.

Do you want to help the world’s poorest people?
The Raleigh International charity is searching for volunteers for its International Citizen Service (ICS) scheme.

Most universities still looking for students
Although Freshers' Week has started for some students, many universities still have places on offer.