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Get your goat: Eric Bouvet’s best phone picture. ‘The ibex couldn’t care less about me. He was just there, magnificent, on his stage’
Abuse, intimidation, death threats: the vicious backlash facing former vegans. Going vegan has never been more popular – but some people who try it and then decide to reintroduce animal products face shocking treatment
‘Don’t shop as if you are under siege’: how to avoid food waste at Christmas. With planning and organisation you can avoid throwing away food – one of the drivers of the climate emergency
Best fiction of 2021. Dazzling debuts, a word-of-mouth hit, plus this year’s bestsellers from Sally Rooney, Jonathan Franzen, Kazuo Ishiguro and more
While some of us fret over every freckle, others are blithely oblivious to the danger of skin cancer – but there is a middle way
Which ostrich was the Beano’s first cover star? The Saturday quiz. From Eastern green to Ethiopia, test your knowledge with the Saturday quiz
How to make sure Christmas cards and wrapping don’t end up in landfill. There are new ways to make sure your festive paraphernalia is more eco-friendly
How the ‘mundane’ trend is bringing some Christmas sparkle for everyday brands. Aldi, McDonald’s, Ikea and Marmite jump on the festive bandwagon with branded jumpers, pants, hats and baubles
Can pandas cry, and how many brains does an octopus have? Try our kids’ quiz. Five multiple-choice questions – set by children – to test your knowledge, and a chance to submit your own junior brain-teasers for future quizzes
Tim Dowling: it’s my band’s first gig in months – and I am terrible. Usually when I mess up on stage my bandmates reassure me I played OK. Not this time …
Blind date: ‘It would have been better if he hadn’t had to stop for a takeaway on the way home’. Adriana, 27, reporter, meets Streisand, 27, freelance reporter
Grounded! What did a year without flying do to the world? . Normally, planes are in constant motion, pinballing between continents. But in March 2020 all that came to a halt. What did it mean for our jobs, our horizons – and the planet?
From a Sex and the City sequel to Halo Infinite: a complete guide to this week’s entertainment. Whether you’re after a big old bug invasion, the return of Carrie Bradshaw or Kehinde Wiley’s takes on grand European landscapes, our critics have your plans for the week covered
Current 'Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider is on a consecutive game winning streak. Read about the records she's shattering during her time on the game show.
From HBO's highly anticipated "And Just Like That..." to Amazon Prime's "Being the Ricardos," don't miss these titles hitting screens in December.
From drinks with friends to a romantic evening at home, these cute combinations are bound to impress.
Save yourself the trouble of trying to come up with a creative winter Instagram caption on your own and pick one of these captions for your next snow day post.
Shop smart and do good this season. Give to the ones you love while giving back to those in need with these great holiday gifts.
Fast-food chains have been chockablock with freebie deals the past few months. In October alone, Wendy's handed out free frosties, burgers, and nuggets, Taco Bell surprised fans with breakfast burritos, and Popeyes launched its ongoing Grubhub deal. Burger King showered customers with complimentary chicken sandwiches in November, and now McDonald's is about to kick off its Mariah Menu—12 days of free food running from December 13 up until Christmas Eve. The bar for freebie deals, at the moment,
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice review – lively tale lacks hocus-focus. Northern Stage, NewcastleA lovable orphan at a low-rent Hogwarts makes her impostor syndrome disappear in a lively reimagining with fun theatrical illusions