Felicity Morse

Felicity Morse is social media editor at the Independent

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Hamish McHamish dead: St Andrew's town cat passes away after battling chest infection

Tributes pour in for remarkable cat after he passes away aged 15

Why I'm afraid of childbirth...

Nine reasons I find the thought of giving birth utterly terrifying.

A couple calculates their individual cost per orgasm

Measuring a relationship by ‘cost per orgasm’ could be the most degrading approach to sex yet

But it does sadly reflect a wider truth about the materialism of our relationships

Why black cats make amazing pets, and take good selfies too

In defence of the charcoal-furred feline, an enduring symbol of mystery and rebellion

Katie Hopkins is a true Twitter villain

We created her with retweets: she kicks our emotional funny bone, and we can't help but lash out in return

Ukraine had a jet flying close to the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, Russia has claimed

How we respond to MH17 and Gaza on Twitter might be offensive, but censorship is far more deadly

When the plane crashed gratuitous violence was posted to provoke a gasp and a retweet

Reshuffle sexism: The Downing Street catwalk for men

Too often we judge men by their policies rather than by what they wear. This sexism must end.

The best contraception is an IUD: Why I love having a coil

The Hobby Lobby ruling denies women one of the best forms of contraception. I had a copper coil fitted three years ago because the hormones in other types of contraception didn’t agree with me

Facebook can make you happy...if Mark Zuckerberg wants you to be

The news that Facebook can manipulate user's emotions is no big surprise once you understand the power of the site

Facebook down: Twitter is up as users complain about social network outage

Office workers forced into doing work, Social media editors forced to write stories in midst of Facebook outage

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The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'
Marian Keyes: The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment

Marian Keyes

The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef creates an Italian-inspired fish feast for Christmas Eve

Bill Granger's Christmas Eve fish feast

Bill's Italian friends introduced him to the Roman Catholic custom of a lavish fish supper on Christmas Eve. Here, he gives the tradition his own spin…
Liverpool vs Arsenal: Brendan Rodgers is fighting for his reputation

Rodgers fights for his reputation

Liverpool manager tries to stay on his feet despite waves of criticism
Amir Khan: 'The Taliban can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'

Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Michael Calvin: Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick