Chris Packham: Why I wouldn’t change my Asperger’s

Warren Fyfe

Chris Packham was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was in his 40s. The television presenter reveals how the condition helps him to see the world in a different way and why he wouldn’t want to change it. Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me was made for BBC Two. Viewers in the UK can watch the [...]

Resignation syndrome: Sweden’s mystery illness

Warren Fyfe

For nearly two decades Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness. Called Resignation Syndrome, it affects only the children of asylum-seekers, who withdraw completely, ceasing to walk or talk, or open their eyes. Eventually they recover. But why does this only seem to occur in Sweden? When her father picks her up from her wheelchair, [...]

The cat killer stalking suburbia

Warren Fyfe

Image caption Scooter For the past two years, a serial killer has been attacking pet cats in Britain, leaving behind him a trail of fear and mistrust. This story contains details some readers may find distressing Exactly what happened to Chantelle’s black-and-white cat, Scooter, is a mystery. The last time she saw her, they were [...]