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A restaurant by any other name

Stephen Bayley casts a sceptical eye over the origin of the word restaurant 250 years ago.

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Being a cynic doesn't pay - study

Research shows that people who take a dim view of the world earn less than the most trusting types.

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What to do about baby teeth cavities

Cara McDonough was shocked to discover that her five-year-old had multiple cavities.

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I'm British and I would braai a chip
May 26 2015 at 12:22

One in 20 British men are so useless at cooking that they have tried to barbecue chips, a survey has found.

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Meet moms who wear daughter's clothes
May 26 2015 at 12:07

The latest curious trend to hit women's wardrobes is the cult of the pre-teen hand-me-up.

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Health news: statins, lavender, restless legs
May 26 2015 at 12:06

People who take statins to lower cholesterol are less likely to develop pancreatic cancer, according to a study.

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When a pet becomes a confidante
May 26 2015 at 12:06

A study shows that youngsters are more likely to confide in pet cats and dogs, than their own brothers and sisters.

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'My child says no one plays with her at school'
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Meghan Leahy tells a mother to allow her daughter to express her feelings - and to do a little leadership.

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Eating for two could make a fat child
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Women who 'eat for two' during pregnancy could leave their unborn child struggling with obesity years later.

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Grand Designs show goes off the grid
May 26 2015 at 12:05

The home and garden show, Grand Designs Live, is introducing a new section to help home-owners cope with load shedding.

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Yeesh! Scrabble gets new words
May 26 2015 at 12:05

Scrabble is about to include text-speak and street slang among a range of new words for its ever expanding dictionary.

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E-cigarette flavours might be bad for you
May 26 2015 at 12:05

Flavourings in e-cigarette liquid may alter cell functions in the lungs, research suggests.

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'Should I hide my racy past?'
May 26 2015 at 07:00

Will your man really love you less if he learns you had a few wild moments long ago, wonders Rowan Pelling.

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