They say that in relationships there come several itching points. These are moot: could be two years or five; some even say 18 months. If I’m in a relationship with university – heartbreak, check; crying, check – then we’ve reached one of these hurdles. And the cut-off is not a year or even two, it’s in weeks. Let me introduce the 12-week itch.
The European powers-that-be prematurely pronounced Harlequins as being out of the Heineken Cup on Saturday evening, after the multi-coloured ones’ 16-13 home loss to Clermont Auvergne.
The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service, one of the cornerstones of the faith, by changing its wording so parents and godparents no longer have to “repent sins” and “reject the Devil”.
Tinie Tempah was one of the celebrity names at Newbury yesterday, jockeys' temper one of the talking points. An incident in which Timmy Murphy was injured after coming to blows with fellow-rider Dominic Elsworth on Friday is to be investigated by the British Horseracing Horseracing Authority, with a hearing scheduled for Thursday. The men could face charges of bringing the sport into disrepute.
Temperatures in the South West, South East and East Anglia could break hit the 20C (68F) mark on Wednesday
Alice Tate has some perspective for those of you fretting about your last term as a student
By the time this column is published, I expect that the commentary on the grubby little intervention by George Osborne on the Philpott case will have moved on. We should be well into post-match analysis of tactics and strategy.
Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson will be out of action for six months as a result of a blood clot in a lung.
A former Archbishop of Canterbury has accused the Prime Minister of doing more than any other recent political leader to make Christians feel a “persecuted minority”.
Improve the odds on an exciting Easter
Faithful Christians around the world gathered together to commemorate the Passion of Christ on Good Friday, the day that is believed Jesus was crucified and killed by the Romans. Two days later he rises from the dead on Easter Sunday.
Cross-channel ferry strike has been called off, but roads are expected to be busy this evening and tomorrow morning
Lambs tried to scoff a pile of a quarter of a million chocolate eggs being stored ready to be given to children
Teaching can be a very pressurised job, but when you go into it you know that you will have to take some work home - complaining about that just sets a bad example
Hear the word ‘pastel’ and you may think pale pinks and retro florals, but as a new book shows, they are only part of the story. Kate Burt reports
It's not just about chocolate... Will Coldwell rounds up family-friendly events and treasure hunts around the country