LIFESTYLE

Temperatures are plummeting in Sweden, making life harder than ever for homeless people. Stockholm is trying to help by swapping commercial adverts with billboards that signpost nearby shelters In Stockholm, winter has struck, and temperatures are...
From designs that combat rising urban temperatures to thinking smart on materials, we explore some inspiring architecture from around the globe 1. Skinny starter homesAwkward urban plots often get overlooked in the search for land to...
Despite all the warnings, drug-related deaths in Britain are at an all-time high. A pioneering NGO has been testing substances at UK festivals for four years to help revellers stay safe – and could now...
Boys will be boys and girls will be girls – or so the saying goes. But what if you’re a girl who loves cage fighting? Or a boy with a passion for ballet? A series...
A fifth of people are now ‘flexitarian’ – trying to eat more plant-based meals without ditching meat altogether – a new poll by Waitrose suggests A report by UK supermarket chain Waitrose shows that a third...
With 7m Halloween costumes ending up in the bin in 2016, Abi Arden of environmental campaign charity Hubbub shares her top tips for a spooktacular costume that won’t cost the earth An estimated 39 million people...
Labels will be scrapped from 116 Tesco produce lines in a bid to reduce food waste UK supermarket chain Tesco is set to remove more than 100 further best before dates from its fruit and vegetables,...
A new photographic exhibition features portraits of 10 refugees now living in the UK. They describe the lives they have left behind, the challenges they have faced here and their dreams for the future They hail...
A UK public transport operator has unveiled the UK’s first air-filtering bus, which its inventors say makes the air around it cleaner as it travels Unveiled in Southampton yesterday, the Bluestar bus operated by Go-Ahead is...
Innovation and pragmatism are being deployed to tackle the problem of one third of global food production being wasted Wasted food is arguably one of the most universal and unifying manifestations of a broken system. When...