LIFESTYLE

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...
The latest in our Through My Lens series, photographer Karim Iliya describes his experience of being caught between two giants of the deep Our boat is tracking a female humpback whale near the island of Vava’u...
1) Living on the bright side No two neighbouring houses on the Venetian island of Burano are the same colour. Local legend has it that people began painting their homes as brightly as possible so that...
1. Lush and local: Green Man festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales Nestled in a lush valley with the river Usk weaving through it and the Black Mountains rising steeply behind the main stage, Green Man festival has...
The European Parliament will hand out 15,000 free Interrail tickets to EU citizens who are 18 as part of a trial. Applications opened this week and will close on 26 June. The passes will be released...