Easy wins: round up savings for a pleasantly lucrative payday you didn’t have to think about | Personal finance

Taking advantage of automaticity (where you set yourself up to do things without having to think about them) is the centrepiece of plenty of positive habit forming…

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My husband used to cheat on me and now he wants a threesome | Life and style

At the beginning of our relationship my husband was not faithful. He had secret affairs and flirtations that I was suspicious about, but if I brought it…

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Sudoku 5,520 medium

Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Continue…

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UK scraps Covid testing after arrival for double-vaccinated travellers | Coronavirus

Coronavirus testing for double-vaccinated travellers arriving in the UK will be scrapped from 4am on 11 February. In a boost for travel firms and families planning trips…

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Haute couture in the shadow of Thierry Mugler’s death | Fashion

The opening of Paris haute couture fashion week, trailed as a celebratory return to live catwalk shows, was overshadowed by the death of the fashion legend Manfred…

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The bathtub of Berlin: soaking it up on Germany’s sunniest island | Travel

In whitewashed Strandkorbs, families huddle together, enjoying the last of the warmth from the faltering autumnal sun on their upturned faces. These striped beach baskets, some owned,…

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Cryptic crossword No 28,662 | Crosswords

Time on your hands? Stay connected and keep in touch with your friends with our new Puzzles mobile app. You can access more than 15,000 crosswords and…

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Hedonism is overrated – to make the best of life there must be pain, says this Yale professor | Life and style

The simplest theory of human nature is hedonism– – we pursue pleasure and comfort. Suffering and pain are, by their very nature, to be avoided. The spirit…

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Nigel Slater’s recipes for apricot loaf, and for cannellini and sweet potato pie | Food

It is grey and damp. I scan the shelves in the hope of putting dinner together without making a trip to the shops. There are cans of…

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Creative set: Fendi celebrates the Bloomsbury legacy | Fashion

The brainchild of Fendi’s womenswear artistic director Kim Jones and Vogue photographer Nikolai von Bismarck, The Fendi Set is an exploration of the locations, landscapes and landmarks…

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