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Why you never finish that novel

It’s no surprise that half of us never finish novels. Tom Utley is still wading through one he began 43 years ago...

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Black sheep in the family? Relish your role

They are the family members who don't quite fit in. But it turns out that black sheep are a lot rarer than you think.

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Men, the sympathetic sex?

A study found men's patience with a suffering partner lasts for 19 hours - but women can deal with it for 16 hours.

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Pink’s tot talks blue
October 16 2014 at 10:41

Pink’s 3-year-old daughter has already started saying “f***ing”.

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Brigitte Bardot’s secret anguish
October 15 2014 at 11:54

Brigitte Bardot was plagued by depression and tried to commit suicide at least four times, a new biography claims.

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A journey through the change of life
October 14 2014 at 11:40

Sandra Tsing Loh's voyage of self-discovery is at the heart of this frank and funny memoir, writes Mandy Appleyard.

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Single-sex office means happier employees
October 13 2014 at 12:07

You might think a diverse mix of people is the key to a harmonious workplace, but a new study proves otherwise.

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Shared experiences are more intense
October 10 2014 at 11:45

People who shared experiences rated them as more pleasant or unpleasant than those who underwent the experience on their own, a study showed.

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Stuck for words?
October 9 2014 at 11:50

How saying 'um' or 'er' can reveal a lot about you.

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Secret to happiness? Ask a stay-at-home mom
October 8 2014 at 14:08

There's still a great deal of joy to be found in raising a family - with stay-at-home mothers among the happiest people in the UK.

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Anatomy of a new family
October 7 2014 at 15:41

Ellen Pompeo has become a mother for the second time.

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Jozi’s great workplaces roll out green carpet
October 7 2014 at 11:31

Some workers really can't complain. They are pampered like royalty and provided with delectable food. Helen Grange reports

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The rise of the ‘sandwich generation’
October 6 2014 at 11:56

The most stressful thing you'll ever do? Choosing your parents' carers is worse than divorce or moving home, poll finds.

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