Smartphones may not cause unhappiness amongst younger users, but the feeling of social obligation and constant distraction don't help
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Friday 02 March 2012
Today is either a red-letter day or a world of pain for parents around the country with children in year six of primary school. For it is the day when they receive notification of which secondary school their child has got into.
Tuesday 28 February 2012
People in London and the West Midlands are less satisfied with their lives and more anxious than those in other areas of the UK, while married people are generally more satisfied than those who co-habit, new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has shown.
Thursday 23 February 2012
When I heard yesterday that another court had ruled against the Occupy London protest outside St Paul's cathedral, I had to think for a moment. After dominating headlines for weeks last autumn, the camp hasn't been in the news much lately and I'd almost forgotten it was still there.
Friday 17 February 2012
Rangers owner Craig Whyte is "100% confident" administrators will prove that all money that has come in and gone out of the club during his tenure has been properly accounted for.
Saturday 11 February 2012
The Spurs manager tells Sam Wallace how he ran the full gamut of emotions before receiving his not guilty verdict on Wednesday
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Wearing a grey patterned suit and a blue open-collared shirt, not the green or orange prison jumpsuits which have been his public attire for almost three years, Allen Stanford faced his peers in a Houston courthouse at last.
Friday 30 December 2011
A teenager who made more than 750 hoax 999 calls in just two days over Christmas has been warned she faces jail.
Thursday 29 December 2011
Food is wasted on the radio. If cooking on television is the equivalent of being invited to dine at the chef's table, only to watch with distress as the dishes are taken elsewhere, doing it on the radio is like being denied entry to the restaurant altogether and, deranged with hunger, listening to the sound of chewing through the door. This is why every time they bring out the mixing bowl on Woman's Hour, a little part of me dies. Do I want to hear Jane Garvey swooning over Yotam Ottolenghi's baba ganoush? Unless said chef is prepared to courier a sample to my house, I do not. Would I like Mary Berry's top tips on making the perfect roulade? I'd rather deep-fry my own eyeballs.
Friday 23 December 2011
Texas financier Allen Stanford is mentally competent to stand trial, a judge said today.
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Saturday 17 December 2011
Fishing fleets face fewer days at sea but bigger catch quotas after marathon talks which ended at dawn in Brussels.
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute
- 2 It’s shameful that our universities have accepted gender segregation under pressure from the most oppressive religious fanatics
- 3 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 4 Exeter to Edinburgh and back in a day: How one fresher's lost bet left him facing a 900-mile round trip
- 5 Selfie at funeral: Cameron squeezes in on Obama snap at Mandela memorial