Housewife left with 272 quills stuck in her scalp after prickly animal falls on her while she's walking the dog
Feeling the cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to lose weight
Official figures show Britain now has more than 3m ‘boomerangers’, and it’s getting worse
Scientists find that pollution from outsourced US industry comes back home on the westerly winds
Patients and doctors were conspicuous in their absence
The average age for a British mother giving birth is 30, the highest figure in the world
Experts say air pollution levels are 20 times higher than maximum recommended by World Health Organisation
Sam Berns, who has died at the age of 17, was a teenager whose struggle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process became the subject of a television documentary. He died from complications of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation was founded by his parents.
In the run-up to Christmas I found myself watching a lot of telly. My friends accuse me of hypocrisy since I used to rail against the evils of TV and even advised people, in a book, to chuck out their telly. I defend myself by blaming my children: I felt bad denying them the pleasures of schoolyard conversation about The X Factor.
Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is due to change how it decides which drugs can be provided by the health service
First-time buyers can enjoy village life as commuters, says Ruth Bloomfield
Most people feel they have "little or no control" over what they pay for in the majority of public services that are fundamental to the cost of living, new research out tomorrow will show.
When our Christmas charity campaign for Help the Aged fell short of expectations, I searched for reasons
'Banter', 'Aspiration', 'Selfie'? Not this year, thank you very much
The Hart district of Hampshire has been named the best place to live in the UK for the third year in a row, with Uttlesford in Essex taking second place