Dating can be an expensive game, with Londoners paying out more than most in the pursuit of happiness.
Australian scientists first detected interference in 1998, which they assumed was from lightning strikes, but earlier this year they finally found the real culprit
Name of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter, fourth in line to throne, pays tribute to the Queen, Princess Diana and Prince Charles
Charities say soaring housing rental costs, unhealthy conditions in homes, and rising levels of homelessness mean UK is in violation of UN commitment on homes
Pity the woman whose memory loss meant she woke up thinking she was a teenager again. But isn’t that what happens to us all, every morning, for a few precious seconds?
Controversial columnist faces backlash as people call for her to be fired over article comparing migrants to cockroaches
Speaking from my own experience in the 1970s, there is nothing wrong with squatting if you’re homeless and you look after the building – let’s occupy all those buy-to-leave homes going to waste
Helen Mirren says the decade was a perilous time for women, as feminism tried to combat the attitudes displayed by Michael Parkinson in their notorious TV interview. Was she right?
Fully autonomous weapons should be banned by international treaty, says a report by Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School
High unemployment, poverty and government cuts significantly associated with increased need for food aid, Oxford University research shows
Confused.com brings us a collection of funny and/or unusual insurance claims from around the world. Really, who are these people?
As he enters the final week of his Sport Relief project – running 27 marathons in 27 days – the comedian reveals how coming out as transgender prepared him for life’s other challenges
Actor to join ex-foreign secretary William Hague as ‘professor in practice’ as part of new MSc in women, peace and security
We think Miguel Durao has hit upon a brilliant idea!
We rarely care about our privacy and surveillance in general terms, but when it comes to specifics we can get very defensive indeed
Four dogs became seriously ill with at least one dying in first UK babesiosis outbreak as experts blame relaxation of pet travel rules
Last night, on the 10th of September 2012, I sat at my desk, wondering what HITC Life should do. Mention it? Not? And why had I never had this conundrum before? Maybe it's because I was in New York City that day, checking out the spectacle as I walked west on 13th Street.
Transport for London approves creation of protected cycle routes across the capital despite warnings of traffic gridlock
So what have you lot been reading all year? Here it is, in its simple glory. The most read stories of 2008.
English heritage calls on revellers to re-embrace the original Irish jack-o’-lantern after heavy rain reduces pumpkin supply
University of Michigan report suggests women who watch movies such as High Fidelity and Love Actually are more accepting of aggressive male behaviour
So what if he’s 16 and new to photography? To criticise Brooklyn Beckham’s new Burberry Brit gig smacks of snobbery – and misunderstands the power of having 5.9 million Instagram followers
Companies including Penguin and Ernst & Young have announced that a degree is no longer a requirement for job applicants. It’s about time, says Tessa Cooper