Geologist suggests extracting precious metals from human waste would keep harmful substances out of the ground – and recover valuable objects
Alan Bailes, who was fired by FirstGroup in Bristol after the false result, wins substantial compensation from employment tribunal
A new e-reader allows users to replace offensive words with more palatable alternatives, with settings ranging from ‘clean’ to ‘squeaky clean’
Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding
The singer – and parent to two children born through IVF – reacts to Domenico Dolce’s remarks about ‘synthetic children’ and ‘wombs for rent’
Trafalgar Square gallery joins Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim in banning gadgets, while British Museum considers similar move
Risqué image from S&M drama about a sexually submissive office worker was used to advertise a vacancy
The name is dying out, and not even Garys Cooper or Lineker seem capable of saving it. Why do parents hate it now, and what can we do about it?
Three-year-old Irish setter, known as Jagger, died after returning home to Belgium after show at NEC in Birmingham
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
Stuffed plaything’s role in tragedy prevention boosts positive PR for diminutive yellow creatures following McDonald’s swearing controversy
Artist says latest work, which is covered in banknotes and George Osborne’s image, was inspired by industry’s self-denial about gender bias
Pet charities have reported a surge in the numbers of mutilated, murdered and kidnapped cats. Are we a nation of animal-maimers? Or is something else going on?
Fee for lodging divorce petition rising from £410 to £550, but critics say actual cost is £270 and MoJ is making 100% profit
'Moisturisers are like jeans – if the brand that makes your bum look best happens to be Gap rather than Gucci, you're winning'
In this world of ostentatious living (where everything old is new again), let's remind ourselves of U and Non-U English usage. For what it's worth.
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Be the first in your office to get a jellyfish tank for your desk.
Reader analytics company finds male readers want an author ‘to get to the point quickly … or they are gone, gone, gone’