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Comment on No. 50: Delaying marriage by alongfortheride2015

I find it very very unfortunate to look at marriage as the Dutch do. When I got married I had toe explain why I wanted to marry to many Dutch, and I …

How laboratory-grown organs will transform our lives

With people living longer than ever, being able to replace bits of the human body as they wear out has become a new frontier in medicine<p>Most babies born in 1900 died before the age of 50; 100 years later life expectancy in the UK now exceeds 80 years, with the number of over-65s expected to double …

Elasticity

'Ruud Dokter must be strong and stick to the mantra 'the best, with the best, against the best''

Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO<p><i>Updated at 19.55</i><p>THE NATIONAL U17 League is just four months away.<p>Over recent weeks, a number of clubs have advertised …

We need to stop the glorification of busy

BUSY [BIZ-EE]. Adjective. Meanings: (1) Actively and attentively engaged at work (2) Not at leisure, otherwise engaged.<p>It’s a state of living we are …

Keep it in the ground: why this is a matter of basic ethics

Charitable trusts can give good short-term reasons not to disinvest from fossil fuels. But that is not the point, says Felix Salmon<p>Join the Guardian’s climate change campaign<p>If the purpose of your existence is to make the world a better place, why would you invest billions of dollars in companies …

Tracker fund price war makes DIY investing cheaper than ever

Why pay a Porsch-driving fund manager to look after your money when Warren Buffett himself has advised his wife to invest in an index tracker. We tell you how to do it<p>At M&G Investments it has emerged that fund manager Richard Woolnough was paid £17.5m last year – which is 600 times the average …

Regular investing: whether you have £10 or £500 there’s a place for you

Start small in a regular savings account or stock market fund and little by little you can build a tidy lump sum<p>Setting aside a sum every month is the most painless way to save for the future. And when it comes to stock market investing, a regular savings plan can help smooth out the highs and lows …

Forget multinationals... Why the real future is in 'very small business'

GoDaddy's Steven Aldrich<p>Image: Twitter/spaldrich<p>GoDaddy's Steven Aldrich<p>Image: Twitter/spaldrich<p>VERY SMALL BUSINESSES – enterprises employing only …

Analysis: The substitution that changed the game and how Ireland stunned Germany

John O'Shea celebrates scoring his teams opening goal alongside teammates.<p>Image: Joe Giddens<p>John O'Shea celebrates scoring his teams opening goal …

Ballin' On A Budget: Why Millennials Need To Be More Money Conscious In Their 20s

We're hate hearing the term "budget." But as 20-somethings, many of us are fortunate enough to have our parents give in every time we ask for …

Personal Finance

The western model is broken

The west has lost the power to shape the world in its own image – as recent events, from Ukraine to Iraq, make all too clear. So why does it still preach the pernicious myth that every society must evolve along western lines?<p>“So far, the 21st century has been a rotten one for the western model,” …