A shopping spree really does make you happy, says new research
There are plenty of people out there who look at the way the All Blacks are playing – not to mention the way the Springboks have added a sprinkling of panache to their power game – and reach the conclusion that England cannot possibly win their home World Cup next year without a miracle.
For most, it has proved unattainable. Only two athletes have ever achieved such lofty feats: one is the current Olympic champion, American Jennifer Suhr, the other the greatest female vaulter of all time, Yelena Isinbayeva.
Sleep 'placebo' improves brain function, researchers have found
The Reds take on Aston Villa at Anfield this weekend
Stephen Fry, Spike Milligan, Paul Merton and David Walliams have all talked openly about their experiences with mental health problems
Trying to resolve problems about broadband while on the telephone to someone in India is a common frustration for people in Britain
Study finds that people tend to drop old friends when new ones are made - keeping our inner circle constant
Google's ideas for a world of search without typing are taking outlandish shape
Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with ‘The Outsider’, searched for the meaning of man’s existence
Footage of police interviews with 28-year-old shows him saying: ‘may Allah forgive me if I acted in a way that is displeasing to Him’
Did they play golf in Soviet Russia? If not, then the KGB's idea of burying a secret cache in a bunker on a golf course might seem less slipshod than it did in last night's BBC2 Cold War spy thriller Legacy. After all, how was the KGB to know that British courses are full of perennially useless hackers such as myself who, when bunkered, tends to displace more sand than Lawrence of Arabia charging a Turkish goods train? I'd soon have uncovered it.
Court hears how Du 'massacred' his former business partners Mr and Mrs Ding as well as their two teenage daughters
Staff should be told not to help patients out of bed when they want to smoke
It may be hard to remember sometimes, but technically you are at university to learn...