Money

Many people will have made a resolution to reorganise their money matters this year – it's probably one of the top three 2014 promises, alongside shedding a bit of weight and doing more exercise.

Letter from the editor: We're all in this together!

The day could hardly have begun any worse. A little before 8am yesterday, I was prone in a dentist’s chair.

Rocket to the Moon, National Theatre: Lyttelton, London

Biting drama with not too much filling

The Hacker: This is not the same old story, I really did tame the Old Course

Not being one to brag – mainly because I've never had much to brag about – I find it difficult to recount my experience on the Old Course at St Andrews last week without a note of triumphalism creeping in.

Stewart appeals against murder conviction

A former Sunday school teacher jailed for murdering her policeman husband and her ex-lover's wife has launched an appeal bid against her conviction.

Long Run heads to Aintree

The new chasing king, Long Run, is enjoying a weekend off but the good news for his growing army of fans is that he may be back in action before the season's end. The near-black gelding emerged from his stable yesterday morning with barely a hair turned after his stunning record-time Gold Cup defeat of the two former Cheltenham champions, Denman and Kauto Star and a trip to Aintree next month beckons.

James Lawton: Youth has its day as Long Run's brilliance ushers in a new order

It was everything you would have wanted on a sunlit diamond of an afternoon – and then a little more.

Deborah Ross: Teeth have got some nerve acting like this

If you ask me: Do your ears flinch when you eat ice-cream, or come out in a piece of toffee?

Anna Dello Russo: 'I've finally been invited to the ball'

How the fashion editor became as big a story as the catwalks she covers

Sloane Crosley: 'Perhaps my neighbours are trapped under some very weighty pieces of furniture – a girl can dream'

They say it's not the snoring itself but those anxiety-packed moments in between snorts. It's the waiting for the nasal passages of the person lying beside you to strike again. And strike it always does. In the dark, almost against your will, you produce that special glare reserved for people who cannot control their own behaviour. Though I am not currently living with a snorer, I long for the days when I was... because anything would be better than the wait for the neighbours to have their next party.

Navarra Quartet, Wigmore Hall

Beethoven’s deafness was a noisy affair, with his dying hearing-sensors sending dreadfully garbled messages to his brain, but you’d never know it from the magisterial poise of the music he went on writing.

Wife found guilty of double murder

A former Sunday school teacher has been found guilty of murdering her husband and her lover's wife.

John Walsh: Not the done thing, Melissa

An unusual phenomenon has been sighted in the Hollywood hills, a rare beast that many people thought extinct, if it ever existed at all. It's the sight of somebody in the US film industry Going Too Far.

Patients putting off treatment, warn dentists

People may be putting off getting dental treatment due to financial worries, a survey has suggested.

Just Go With It (12A)

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler

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General Election 2015: ‘We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon’, says Ed Balls

'We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon'

In an exclusive interview, Ed Balls says he won't negotiate his first Budget with SNP MPs - even if Labour need their votes to secure its passage
VE Day 70th anniversary: How ordinary Britons celebrated the end of war in Europe

How ordinary Britons celebrated VE Day

Our perception of VE Day usually involves crowds of giddy Britons casting off the shackles of war with gay abandon. The truth was more nuanced
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Typefaces still matter in the digital age

A new typeface once took years to create, now thousands are available at the click of a drop-down menu. So why do most of us still rely on the old classics, asks Meg Carter?
Discovery of 'missing link' between the two main life-forms on Earth could explain evolution of animals, say scientists

'Missing link' between Earth's two life-forms found

New microbial species tells us something about our dark past, say scientists
The Pan Am Experience is a 'flight' back to the 1970s that never takes off - at least, not literally

Pan Am Experience: A 'flight' back to the 70s

Tim Walker checks in and checks out a four-hour journey with a difference
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Crisp sales are in decline - but this tasty trivia might tempt back the turncoats

Crisp sales are in decline

As a nation we're filling up on popcorn and pitta chips and forsaking their potato-based predecessors
Ronald McDonald the muse? Why Banksy, Ron English and Keith Coventry are lovin' Maccy D's

Ronald McDonald the muse

A new wave of artists is taking inspiration from the fast food chain
13 best picnic blankets

13 best picnic blankets

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Barcelona vs Bayern Munich player ratings

Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?
Martin Guptill: Explosive New Zealand batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Explosive batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Martin Guptill has smashed early runs for Derbyshire and tells Richard Edwards to expect more from the 'freakish' Brendon McCullum and his buoyant team during their tour of England
General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

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Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

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