Its affluent image hides hardship caused by low pay, high rents and 'ruinous' credit that a local campaign is trying to stamp out
More than 8bn single use plastic bags given away in UK supermarkets in 2013, figures from waste programme show
You can borrow these words — you can text a line or two, or just a phrase— and, of course, you can speak poetry like this.
Last Wednesday, June 25, in the case of Riley vs. California — and a second, similar case, U.S. vs. Wurie — the U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous 9-0 decision, handed down a new rule that now applies to state and local police, and federal investigators in the United States.
Madonna took raunch culture into the mainstream. But where does self-expression end and sleazy sexism begin? As Lady Gaga pulls her latest X-rated video, Zoe Williams takes a wrecking ball to pop culture's doublethink
Holiday resorts - and not inner cities - were identified last week as centres of low ambition and limited opportunity. Beyond the beach, Weymouth is a place beset by low wages, lack of transport, isolation and poverty of aspiration
19 products that look amazingly good in ads but not in real life ...
Among large-scale problems, global warming is by far the largest.
Increase in usage comes from poor in affluent areas due to rise in food prices while disposable income fell, says charity report
One of the most important fundraising evenings in London takes place at the Intercontinental Park Lane this Friday, and tickets are still available.
A recent business trip brought me back to London, which all of a sudden seems to know how to dress for winter.
Alan Bailes, who was fired by FirstGroup in Bristol after the false result, wins substantial compensation from employment tribunal
Controversial columnist faces backlash as people call for her to be fired over article comparing migrants to cockroaches
Zinc for fizz, steel for saltiness, gold for mango sorbet … the right type of spoon can make a meal, finds Oliver Wainwright as he wraps his chops round the future of cutlery design
It seems like my friends are in collective career crisis mode. At dinner tables, in bars, even at office drinks, there is a recurring topic of conversation: is this the right job for me? If not, what is?
10 things you may, or may not know ....
Experiment in virtual reality shows that reducing a person's height can increase feelings of vulnerability and raise levels of paranoia
Please allow us to introduce you to The Stroppy Editor. (No, he does not work for HITC.)
She was not among the parade of Simon's godmotherly exes at his new girlfriend Lauren Silverman's fairytale event
With economic uncertainty, job shortages and the rising cost of living, the traditional work environment is being transformed.
Scientists have long looked for physical markers of our inner lives. Now it turns out that the length of your fingers reveals much about you. Take this test to find out
One of 10 remaining copies of 1631’s Sinners Bible, with its infamous typo imploring readers to commit adultery, is to be auctioned next month
The proportion of women in Europe who carry financial responsibility for their family has dramatically increased in past 20 years, according to research