My friend’s recent confession that her wedding would be bridesmaid-free came as a relief: there’s no need to force our friends into a tradition of sameness
Ambulance service says its vehicles were stuck at hospital as fire service took 10-year-old with head injury after car accident
In requesting a photo with his EgyptAir hijacker, Ben Innes displayed surreal genius and cool under pressure worthy of a John le Carré hero
Antony Gormley: ‘I nearly pulled out when a paper ran a story headlined: Nazi but nice’
Using videos and a Tinder-style app, researchers have determined that people who stretched themselves out were rated more attractive by potential partners
Research led by Oxford Martin School finds widespread adoption of vegetarian diet would cut food-related emissions by 63% and make people healthier too
Why a laser-like focus on something can actually inhibit creativity
Fee for lodging divorce petition rising from £410 to £550, but critics say actual cost is £270 and MoJ is making 100% profit
Four dogs became seriously ill with at least one dying in first UK babesiosis outbreak as experts blame relaxation of pet travel rules
As Lidl trumpets its latest clothing bargain, we estimate just how the high street cost is made up – and who is paying a heavy price
The guys over at PenguinMagic.com have come up with another brilliant drive-thru prank, this one involves a car seat camouflage costume and some poor unsuspecting fastfood employees. Enjoy.....
In a survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers, 33% claimed to know whether or not they would hire someone within 90 seconds.
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve had the debate with people: Do I live in London or Essex? I live in Romford, which many people will instinctively say is in Essex. In fact, my address even states 'Romford, Essex' - but as I’m far as I’m concerned, I live in London.
My mother made this upside-down cake that went horribly wrong.
An official request for citizens to avoid tweeting anything that could inform terrorists what is going on resulted in a national outbreak of pet pics
"Could you please provide me with a memo on the steel manufacturers in Uzbekistan?" My colleague needs information for a deal he is working on and he obviously thinks I have time on my hands.
This cute info-graphic provides fun facts on baby names, predicts trends on baby names derived from major world events (like Hurricane Sandy), and the longest celebrity baby name. (Any guesses on who that baby belongs to?)
This amusing info-graphic takes two stereotypes to the extreme and compares the spending habits of the metro and hetero male. You probably won't be surprised by who comes out as the big spender!
Scything is seeing a jump in popularity, thanks to Poldark star Aiden Turner’s famous scene. It’s not too difficult to get to grips with weeding with a scythe – best keep your shirt on though
I was out for lunch with a friend the other day and we were chatting over a glass of wine, minding our own business. But it was a small restaurant, and we could not help but overhear what was going on at the table next to us: a first date.
Artist says latest work, which is covered in banknotes and George Osborne’s image, was inspired by industry’s self-denial about gender bias
Study suggests that men’s voices evolved through male competition not female mating choices, and might show our ancestors were not made for monogamy
Study of nine-month-old children showed regular musically-based play sessions improved their ability to process speech sounds and rhythms