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.
Schoolchildren want to lose weight, worry about bullying - and some carry weapons for their protection, says a report.
The middle classes congratulate themselves on going green, then carry on buying and flying as much as before
Nearly two-thirds of us - 62 per cent - admit to being dishonest with friends, family, neighbours or colleagues
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
Children find food in McDonald's packaging up to six times more appetising than the identical snacks in plain wrappers, research shows
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.
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
British undergraduates have a poorer grasp of English than some foreign students, a distinguished don claims