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Generation Abstemious: How not drinking took hold

Time was when to be young and not drink was unusual, to say the least. Not any more. Oscar Quine goes non-alcoholic with Generation Abstemious and finds out why they've turned their backs on booze

The most read people stories of 2015

From the man who hiked up the price of a HIV treating drug by 5,000 per cent to a 14-year old Muslim schoolboy who’s homework was suspected of being a bomb.

Would you shell out for a snail facial?

A face full of snails might not be your average person's idea of an expensive salon treatment, but that's just what Japan's high society have been shelling out for lately - at a cost of £65 for a five minute session.

iStyle: Sheer delights

Filmy fabrics are all about showing just a hint of skin. Emma Akbareian shows you how to get this season’s revealing new look just right

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Letter from the editor: Great Expectations

The BBC is expected to begin filming the opening scenes of its adaptation of Great Expectations today, on the marshlands of Tollesbury, near Maldon (where the salt comes from).