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
Every now and then we stumble across a brilliant Tumblr blog that we just have to share.
Astronomers discover that our galaxy is a suburb of a supercluster of 100,000 large galaxies they have called Laniakea
Hull, UK, branch of popular doughnut chain apologises for ‘inappropriate’ promotion of ‘Krispy Kreme Klub Wednesdays’ over Ku Klux Klan connotation
Ten years ago, Anna Lyndsey developed an extreme photosensitivity. At first, her skin would burn whenever she sat in front of a computer screen; soon, she was unable to leave a specially blacked-out room
Austerity, not ignorance or laziness, lies at the heart of eating problems in the young
A collection of hilarious typing errors from all over the world.
It’s a common belief that funny men have more luck with the opposite sex. So does a GSOH really make you more attractive, or does it still come down to looks?
Eight facts you may not know about some of the world's most famous businesses.
Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions
Even if you don't watch the show, currently in its third season, you'll find Caracas' Tower of David horrifyingly intriguing.
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