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29 Sep 11

The huge expansion of online social networking sites has opened up an etiquette minefield, complete with snubs, awkward faux pas and ample opportunity to give and take offence.

29 Sep 11

Schoolchildren want to lose weight, worry about bullying - and some carry weapons for their protection, says a report.

29 Sep 11

Women with a university education are choosing to have children later in life, research reveals today.

29 Sep 11

Bedtime stories are proving a struggle for many parents who are not confident readers, says a survey from adult learning agency Learndirect

29 Sep 11

British men spend almost a year of their lives waiting for their wives or girlfriends, a new survey reveals

29 Sep 11

The middle classes congratulate themselves on going green, then carry on buying and flying as much as before

29 Sep 11

Does the new social phenomenon of the “tethered teens” put us in danger of producing a generation who are so cosseted and indulged that they will never be able to withstand life’s hard knocks?

29 Sep 11

British businesses are losing more than £50m a year because of employees skipping off work on Friday afternoons

29 Sep 11

Many hardcore sunbathers who plan to get burnt on the beach this summer are fully aware it will cause permanent skin damage, research shows

29 Sep 11

Nearly two-thirds of us - 62 per cent - admit to being dishonest with friends, family, neighbours or colleagues

29 Sep 11

Women will be the key breadwinners in a quarter of all families in 20 years, a report has predicted

29 Sep 11

At thirtysomething, women are encouraged to feel they should have it all — career, marriage, children. The truth, as our wide-ranging survey and interviews reveal, is that for most women having it all is a myth

29 Sep 11

Walking does more than driving to cause global warming, a leading environmentalist has calculated. Food production is now so energy-intensive that more carbon is emitted providing a person with enough calories to walk to the shops than a car would emit

29 Sep 11

Children find food in McDonald's packaging up to six times more appetising than the identical snacks in plain wrappers, research shows

29 Sep 11

A furious row has broken out over what campaigners are calling a cynical product placement stunt that features Jordan apparently promoting SMA formula baby milk in OK! magazine.

29 Sep 11

Britain in the 21st century is best represented by a multicultural society, "chavs" - and Kate Moss.

29 Sep 11

Over-indulging pets can spell disaster for singletons hoping to attract a new partner, according to a nationwide survey of attitudes to pet ownership

29 Sep 11

Members of the Women's Institute are leading the rise of the "silver surfers", the growing number of over-50s taking up the sport. Surf schools across the country estimate that about 10% of people taking up the sport are members of the new breed

29 Sep 11

Today, almost half of newly-ordained priests are female and by the year 2025 they will form half of all Church of England clergy according to a study

29 Sep 11

British undergraduates have a poorer grasp of English than some foreign students, a distinguished don claims

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