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Education does not equal happiness – study

Getting a good education makes us no happier than failing exams and dropping out of school, a study claims.

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‘I just want quality time with my kids’

A stressed-out single mom trying to find more time for her kids gets some help from a life coach.

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Top earners have a degree in common

Engineering graduates are the richest of their prosperous peers, according to researchers.

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Forget 50 Shades – meet the director
February 20 2015 at 14:46

The director of 50 Shades Of Grey has had a life which far outshines the plodding boy-meets-girl plot of the movie.

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Wipe your feet, greet the dog
February 20 2015 at 15:37

A new guide to etiquette is both bonkers and strangely necessary, writes John Walsh.

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Please come and stay - without the dog
February 20 2015 at 07:13

Ah, house guests. From not flushing the loo to having sex, here are the most irritating things that visitors do.

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Are earphones making us deaf?
February 19 2015 at 15:33

People who wear headphones may forget how to listen – and be deaf to the beauty of nature, an expert says.

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Can a commute give you time back?
February 19 2015 at 12:46

Time slows down as we speed up, physicists say, meaning train commuters, for example, age less quickly.

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Being a librarian is the height of ambition
February 18 2015 at 16:39

The three most desirable jobs in Britain are an author, a librarian and an academic, according to a new study.

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Transgender etiquette: Be kind
February 16 2015 at 15:06

Steven Petrow has some advice and what to say and do when you meet a transgender person.

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Gay pupils ‘happier’ if they come out
February 16 2015 at 14:50

Gay teenagers who come out at school are no more likely to be bullied, a study suggests.

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MacLaine Holocaust theory angers Jews
February 13 2015 at 12:57

Actress Shirley MacLaine says the Jews murdered in Hitler’s death camps may have been ‘balancing their karma’.

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Anyone can sing like an angel - study
February 12 2015 at 13:23

You may believe that you are tone deaf – but scientists say the condition doesn’t exist.

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