It's been a good year for insults. Here's our pick of the best slams, jibes, character assassinations and comebacks
Is our addiction to capturing a moment on our phones destroying our ability to remember the details of our own lives? Well, the last month already seems misty…
TV chef says 'I will survive this' as Scotland Yard announces it will examine 'all evidence emerging' from trial of Grillo sisters
It's the end of the world as we know it. Well, maybe. And if so, temporarily. Regardless, I have vacuumed.
Stop aspiring to someone else's fantasy – and have a recipe for dishwasher vodka to hand
Annual list reveals world's top searches, with twerking, yolo, Zumba and Kim Kardashian leading the way in the UK
Dictionary changes definition of geek to 'a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about a specific subject'
The Danish prime minister has been dismissed as a 'flirty blonde' in the Mail; the Sun has denounced Stella Creasy for wearing a blue skirt – just two recent examples of objectification. What others from the last year should we look at?
She was not among the parade of Simon's godmotherly exes at his new girlfriend Lauren Silverman's fairytale event
Growing body of research shows how efforts backfire in sneaky ways: we fail in our best efforts because of our best efforts
Kardashian’s selfie is a hymn to the female body that harks back to the liberating portrayals of ample women in Renaissance and baroque art – and proves that ours is the most misogynist age in history
Pen manufacturer accused of sexism over its pink ‘for her’ biros in 2012 causes further outrage over South Africa women’s day advertisement
Analysis of starlight from more than 220,000 distant galaxies shows that the cosmos has lost half of its brightness in the past two billion years