Two-thirds of singles in their 20s now live with their parents – here’s how it affects their lives

It’s not all smiles and cups of tea. Shutterstock. Donald Hirsch, Loughborough University Gone are the days when living at home in your 20s was seen as an embarrassing sign […]

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The bereaved can now apply for probate online

People applying for probate can now do so from the comfort of their own home, thanks to the expansion of an online service, the government announced today. The service enables people to […]

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Brexit: Theresa May survives confidence vote, but Brussels is in charge now

Chris Stafford, University of Nottingham Just 24 hours after suffering a historic defeat in parliament over her Brexit deal, the prime minister has survived a vote of no confidence in […]

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Theresa May Brexit deal hammered in parliament, but be wary of prospects of a new ‘consensus’ approach

Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey Another day, another record. The 230 majority against the motion to approve Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement on the UK’s exit from the EU smashes pretty […]

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Andy Murray aced the media and became a global role model – but here’s why tennis players sometimes seem a little grumpy

Anna Fitzpatrick, Sheffield Hallam University and Peter Olusoga, Sheffield Hallam University Andy Murray’s impending retirement from tennis is devastating for so many people. From the young players who want to […]

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The sandwich generation

From the lovely folk at the Office for National Statistics (ONS): With an increased life expectancy and more people deciding to have children at an older age, more than 1.3 […]

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