A recent study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon shows a significant increase in frequency and severity of floods.

A comprehensive survey of ingredients in yogurts has highlighted high sugar levels in many – particularly organic yogurts and those marketed towards children.

Eric Lu, 20, from the US, has been awarded first place at the Leeds International Piano Competition, widely regarded as among the most coveted prizes in the musical world.

Building better infrastructure to withstand earthquakes will be the core topic of discussion during a top-level international conference at Leeds next week.

Viruses have shown renewed promise in the treatment of cancer, after new research has shown they retain their cancer-killing ability even when injected into the bloodstream.