Ageing is like being a small boy in the surf, says this 49-year-old ad man, and the Brits were like a crashing wave dumping him on the sand


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The campaign that raised £300,000 for a disabled pensioner was the latest example of group giving to go viral


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The travel companies and restaurants that won’t treat solo people like second-class citizens


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Carina Cooper tried the hallucinatory drink long before pop stars started taking it. It changed her life


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Wanting to look at a few issues, including moving forward in her career, Celia Dodd meets life coach Elaine Slater and embarks on an unexpected journey


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The over-50s are the most likely to vote at this year’s election. But will we be listened to?


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Judge blames pupil, 16, and lets guilty teacher walk free. Totally unacceptable, says Stefano Hatfield


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Any job hunt needs a bang up-to-date CV – and all the rules have changed since your last one


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