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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McDonald's remove their branding for ads in France: can you name these products?

McDonald's sure do have confidence in their branding.

You shouldn't pee on a jellyfish sting like in ‘Friends’ - and other medical myths

We all remember the episode when Monica, Chandler and Joey head to the beach. Monica gets stung by a jellyfish and to ease her pain Chandler urinates on her leg. And thus a worldwide health lesson was learned.

Happy 70th birthday Mick Jagger! A celebratory quiz for Stones fans

It's been a good year for Mick. After announcing the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary last year, they were invited to headline Glastonbury and played shows in Hype Park - making them a mint. As Jagger celebrates his 70th birthday, take our quiz below for a look back through his career.

Woman saved from falling down the gap in Japan, and other acts of train heroism

This week a Japanese woman was rescued from being squashed by a train after she did what we all fear and fell down the gap.

A staff member of the Madame Tussauds Tokyo wax museum prepares decorations next to the wax figures of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine

Royal baby boy is born: The best of the internet's Lion King, Prince Harry and Tyler reaction

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth...and...it's a boy! Here's the reaction on Twitter:

Liam Gallagher's affair rumours: would you expect a say in who your partner hires?

He's not the first celebrity to face allegations of having it off with an assistant, and it's unlikely he'll be the last.

Royal baby: Do the royals live up to their star signs?

Do you believe in Horoscopes?

Royal baby: Five things we didn’t need to know about the pregnancy

Britain has turned Royal Baby crazy as the news is announced that The Duchess of Cambridge has finally gone into labour.

The Big Tube Quiz: How much do you know about the London Underground?

Ever wondered what the mouldiest Tube line is?

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Revealed: Why Mohammed Emwazi chose the 'safe option' of fighting for Isis, rather than following his friends to al-Shabaab in Somalia

Why Mohammed Emwazi chose Isis

His friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab
'The solution can never be to impassively watch on while desperate people drown'
An open letter to David Cameron: Building fortress Europe has had deadly results

Open letter to David Cameron

Building the walls of fortress Europe has had deadly results
Tory candidates' tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they seem - you don't say!

You don't say!

Tory candidates' election tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they appear
Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash

So what is Mubi?

Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time
The impossible job: how to follow Kevin Spacey?

The hardest job in theatre?

How to follow Kevin Spacey
Armenian genocide: To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie

Armenian genocide and the 'good Turks'

To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
Lou Reed: The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond the biographers' and memoirists' myths

'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond
Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
Women's sportswear: From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help

Women's sportswear

From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
Hillary Clinton's outfits will be as important as her policies in her presidential bid

Clinton's clothes

Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders