If you really must have 'a life' girls, leave it till the weekend | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 December 2012 The 2011 UK Census found that men are no longer the main breadwinners Who is going to be worrying about the bills that plop on the mat over the next few weeks For once, remarkably, my own peculiar lifestyle choice – to have been richer than my husband – segues nicely into the results of the 2011 UK Census. It found men are no longer the main breadwinners, an astonishing leap: my mum never possessed a cheque book, let alone a paid job. A leading union stated: ‘Employers need to acknowledge the fundamental importance of family-friendly policies as women continue to take on the burden of domestic work and childcare.’ Oh dear.
Feud over Frankie the cat leaves family with 20,000 legal bill after 'foster owner' refuses to hand him back Rosalind Mahoney handed Frankie over to June Allan on what she thought was a temporary basis while her house was being renovatedBut Mrs Allan, 83, has refused to hand the cat back and a judge has ruled in her favour – leaving the Mahoneys distraught | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 22 December 2012 The black dot on his nose and his white-socked paws do not single out Frankie as a particularly remarkable cat. So it must be his charm that has led this moggy into the centre of a bitter tug-of-love which ended in a courtroom drama and left one family 20,000 worse off. The extraordinary row, which has set two lifetime animal lovers against each other, began last year when Rosalind Mahoney handed over Frankie to June Allan on what she thought was a temporary basis.
Former Premier League star Peter Ndlovu in hospital after car accident which killed his older brother and a female passenger | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 17 December 2012 Former Coventry City footballer Peter Ndlovu is out of danger after surviving after a horror car crash which claimed the life of his brother. Ndlovu, who also played for Birmingham, Sheffield United and Huddersfield during a 13-year career in England, was en route to play a friendly match for the Highlanders Legends team against Victoria Falls when the car he was travelling in, a BMW X5, struck a tree near Victoria Falls after a tyre burst. His elder brother, Adam, also a former footballer who played for Zimbabwe, died in the incident near Victoria Falls, along with a female passenger.
They say they are the most family friendly government ever. So why such cowardice on internet porn | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 16 December 2012 One of the most pressing anxieties of responsible parents is how to stop their children from accessing pornography on the internet
What the NHS needs even more than money – a dose of kindness | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 4 December 2012 Even today, 19 years on, I can still remember every second of the day my world crashed in. It was a wintery evening in the run-up to Christmas, and my new daughter’s eyesight did not seem to be functioning