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'Pregnancy police' back off
'Pregnancy police' back off

Why would no one question serving a pregnant woman a coffee in a restaurant, but eyebrows would be raised if the same woman…

Why we need to learn to trust food again

In between the ignorance about food and the obsessing about diet, we’re forgetting the middle ground, writes Anna King Shahab…

Comment: Do kids belong at funerals?

If you would take your kids to visit someone when they were alive, you should take them to their funeral, argues Sharon…

What's the answer when letting go is too hard?

We are told it is healthy to "let it go," writes Louise Thompson. But what's the answer when letting go is too hard? Or…

Modern etiquette: How do I decline Facebook friend requests?
Modern etiquette: How do I decline Facebook friend requests?

What happens if I run into the person in real life? Lee Suckling tackles your modern day dilemmas.

Niki Bezzant: Bring on the sugar tax
Niki Bezzant: Bring on the sugar tax

Preliminary results from a study by Mexico's National Institute of Public Health show their sugar tax has decreased the…

Verity Johnson: 'Being rebellious is hard'
Verity Johnson: 'Being rebellious is hard'

When you're 15, standing up to school is standing up to the biggest power you know, writes Verity Johnson.

What's really in store-bought garlic bread?
What's really in store-bought garlic bread?

This pre-made garlic bread will do if you're running late, writes Wendyl Nissen, but it doesn't beat one you'd make yourself…

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How technology's changed relationships

How technology's changed relationships

Newly defined and moulded by technology, here are eight ways in which relationships have morphed in the past decade.

Dita de Boni: Beating obesity? Fat chance

Dita de Boni: Beating obesity? Fat chance

A sugar tax is out according to Dr Jonathan Coleman who says there's no evidence it works. That's wrong, writes Dita De Boni.

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Lee Suckling: My year without caffeine

Lee Suckling: My year without caffeine

It's one year to the week since Lee Suckling had his last proper cup of coffee. He explains why - and how - he kicked the caffeine habit.

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Shelley Bridgeman: We should offer free contraception to stupid people

Shelley Bridgeman: We should offer free contraception to stupid people

The sky's the limit, really, once you start pondering the sectors of society you would prefer did not breed, writes Shelley Bridgeman.

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Should kids be banned from weddings?

Should kids be banned from weddings?

Don't be scornful if your kids don't make the cut. Think of it as an opportunity to have some time off for child-free fun, writes Rhonwyn Newson.

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Can you use the toilet at an open home?

Can you use the toilet at an open home?

Two-storey house open homes are the easiest, because you can go for the second loo rather than the one in the main bathroom, writes Lee Suckling.

Are you a perfectionist?

Are you a perfectionist?

Hands up if you are a bit of a perfectionist? Thought so. Hands up if you also feel overwhelmed quite a lot. Uh-huh. Stressed out? Check.

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'Healthy' snack has no taste

'Healthy' snack has no taste

There was a crunch, not much flavour and then a distinct plastic aftertaste to these potato sticks, writes Wendyl Nissen.

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Verity Johnson: Skinny jeans and heels - why do we do it?

Verity Johnson: Skinny jeans and heels - why do we do it?

Women are not in competition to win at life over other women, so why do we get so physically judgmental of each other, asks Verity Johnson.

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Pill or food? You decide

Pill or food? You decide

In Your Views this week we posed a hypothetical question a food pill to readers - to our surprise, results were mixed. We debate each side of the argument in a bid to win you over - Food Vs Pill?

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