One in 10 Britons now eats three meals a day at work – and gains a STONE in weight as a resultHalf of us eat both breakfast and lunch at our desksAnd tuck into our first snack by 10am20% of regularly raid the vending machine at work By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:24 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:02 GMT, 26 February 2013 Millions of workers are putting in such long hours they are eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at their desk, a survey has found. The mad dash to get to work in the morning means many of us grab something from the fridge and take it to work to eat on arrival. Most pop out to buy lunch before hurrying back to eat it at their desk in order to stay on top of the to-do list
Amazing Space razed to the ground: Woodland retreat featured in Channel 4 series torched by arsonistsTim Sands spent 7,000 life savings on building which has now been torchedIt featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces in December last yearExpensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to the teacher's grandad were also destroyed in the blaze . Torched: Arsonists have destroyed a woodland retreat built by teacher Tim Sands using his 7,000 life savings Happier times: The building was featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces, on Channel 4, in December last year But it has now been torched to the ground, taking with it both expensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to his grandad when Mr Sands first moved to the Lake District. The wooden building, built with the help of friends, was uninsured, and the blaze is thought to have caused around 25,000 worth of damage.
New weapon in the war against the biggest killer of young people: The cyber road test that stops teenage drivers making the mistake that left me paralysed for life | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 29 December 2012 Like most teenagers who have just passed their driving test, Lauren Eade is keen to get behind the wheel as often as possible. So she sets off one crisp winter afternoon – and I am beside her
How to repel the dreaded winter vomiting bug, the norovirus, as number of cases soarMore than 800,000 cases reported since the summerThe figures are up 83 per cent on last year | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 23 December 2012 There is a huge number of cases of norovirus, or winter vomiting bug, this year. More than 800,000 cases have been confirmed since the summer, an 83 per cent increase on the same period last year.
Wealthy Swiss banker takes disabled elderly husband on 'holiday of a lifetime' to India – and leaves him there because she was fed up paying for care bills | UPDATED: 18:42 GMT, 20 December 2012 A wife who took her handicapped husband on a 'holiday of a lifetime' to India then dumped him there to save on care costs has been jailed for four years in Switzerland. The wealthy 65-year-old banker showed the wheelchair-bound 74-year-old videos of 'palm-fringed beaches and luxury hotels' to convince him to come on the trip. The woman – who had been paying 6,000 a month in care bills – then took him to a poverty-stricken suburb of New Delhi and paid a family 1,500 a month to take him in
Family devastated as woman agrees to marry her twin sister's killer Victor Cingolani was jailed for the 2010 murder of Johana Casas, 19 Twin sister Edith will marry the killer in Pico Truncade, Argentina, tomorrow Twin's mother Marcelina said her daughter was guilty of a 'terrible betrayal' | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 20 December 2012 An Argentine woman has sparked outrage by agreeing to marry her twin sister’s killer.
Gotcha! Adorable never-before-seen photo shows President Obama caught in the web of Spider-Man (as played by one of his staffer's children) | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 This is President Obama as we have never seen him before – caught unaware as he walks out of the Oval Office by none other than Spider-Man – or at least a very mini version of Spider-Man. The intimate photograph taken by White House photographer Pete Souza shows the President joking around with one of this staffer's children, who – dressed up as the super hero – pretends to shoot a spider web at Obama – who in turn reacts by pretending he is caught up in the imaginary trap. It is just one of the many behind-the-scenes pictures Mr Souza takes every year which show a more down-to-earth and touching side of the man who has just been named as TIME's Person of the Year for 2012
This is NOT a photo: Will incredibly lifelike ink-dot drawing solve riddle of identity of man found naked and with no memory outside Burger King Miguel Endara created image of Benjaman Kyle, found in 2004 in GeorgiaSuffered from retrograde amnesia and had no ID or memory of who he was Doctors named him after B.K. initials of Burger King – where he was foundDrawings took Endara 138 hours with about four dots applied per second | UPDATED: 18:26 GMT, 17 December 2012 If you’re already impressed by this extraordinarily-lifelike portrait of a man created with more than two million ink dots, then just wait until you hear the story behind it.
Pub landlord vanishes with 30,000 Christmas fund and is last seen on boat to France | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 15 December 2012 Malcolm Levesconte, 59, was due to return from St Malo last Monday but officers do not believe he boarded the ship to return A pub landlord who disappeared with almost 30,000 collected in a Christmas thrift fund for his 60 customers was today at the centre of an international manhunt.
Fifth of over-30s have never swum in the sea while 13% have never travelled by plane | UPDATED: 02:06 GMT, 13 December 2012 They are among the best experiences in the world but it turns out thousands of stay-at-home Brits have never enjoyed them.