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
Reader analytics company finds male readers want an author ‘to get to the point quickly … or they are gone, gone, gone’
Bristol firm says letting women take time off during menstrual cycle will make workplace more efficient and creative
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?
Reluctant boyfriends beware ...
For women working in the music industry, there are still areas that have not changed for decades
Around the world, countries are introducing stringent laws specifically to deal with street harassment. But we might do better to enforce the laws we already have
With homemade body products, including lotions and scrubs, you can avoid questionable chemicals and feel like a wizard at the same time
They’ve have been blamed for causing everything from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer, and now infertility. Here’s a look back at popular mobile phone health scares gone by …
Data obtained by the Guardian shows more than 22,000 left empty for longer than six months despite chronic housing shortage
Gaze adoringly at your loved one, and they will soon look deformed, monstrous or like your mother, according to a study. One writer puts it to the test
Study of 3,000 children suggests significantly more preschoolers end up taking academic route into university than those without same educational start
So which one are you ?
RSPB and ornithologists express disgust after 12 red kites are found dead in Black Isle area, targeted with lethal toxins
Last week Netmums reported that more newborns are being given names from the middle ages. Here, medieval historian Helen Castor sorts the fact from the fiction
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.
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
In response to Watson’s UN speech about gender equality, 4chan users posted online countdown to purported leak
Scything is seeing a jump in popularity, thanks to Poldark star Aiden Turner’s famous scene. It’s not too difficult to get to grips with weeding with a scythe – best keep your shirt on though
What is the correct number of children to have in order to avoid judgment or scrutiny from strangers? Is such a thing even possible?
Some enlightened employers offer pet-ernity leave. I’m not saying we should prioritise animals over children, but I do have three rescues of my own
For many women, especially those who are not white or middle class, the debate over whether individual choices are empowering or not is stale and distracting
One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth. But some things defy calculation