Laura Davis

Laura Davis is Commissioning Editor for Independent Online (Food & Drink, Travel, Health, Gaming) and editor of weekly gaming column The Console

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Bad Sex Award 2013: Can you name the authors of these classic love quotes?

We know romance isn't dead, because the shortlist for the Bad Sex in Fiction award 2013 has been revealed.

To celebrate we've collected some steamy lines (both good and bad) from literary classics throughout history .

So can you name the author of these quotes about sex and love? (With one curveball thrown in).

Take our quiz.

Quiz: Fireworks, bonfires and Guy Fawkes, oh my!

Remember, remember, the 5th of November.

QUIZ: The new Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations: do you know who said what?

The fifth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations is released today.

Dislike traffic wardens? You'll admire this one's tenacity tackling Hillary Clinton's security...

Now we all know about the general feeling towards traffic wardens.

Twitter introduces feature to receive direct messages from people you don't follow

Twitter has introduced a new feature which means you can receive direct messages from any of your followers - even if you don't follow them back.

National Chocolate Week: Think you know about cocoa?

If ever you needed an excuse to tuck into the sweet stuff...this week is National Chocolate Week.

Gaming reviews: Just Dance 2014; F1 2013; NBA 2K14

Just Dance 2014

David Cameron doesn't know the price of value foods - but do you?

The Prime Minister was asked by radio host to prove he understands the living costs for ordinary voters. In a shocking twist! He didn't.

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Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

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Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
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