Former science minister, William Waldegrave, offered a prize in 1993 for the best lay explanation of the Higgs boson. Professor David Miller, of UCL, won the prize with the following analogy.
The US calls for an "immediate halt" to land reclamation in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying China is "out of step" with international rules.
Arrested Fifa executive likens himself to Mandela and Gandhi
US duo on Pharrell's studio etiquette
A shabby old shop that became an architectural landmark has evaded the bulldozer.
Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.
Are more people on the move than ever before?
Why Latino immigrants live longer than their white neighbours
Gang violence on the rise again in El Salvador
The status of a great natural wonder is in doubt
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