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Ben Chu The four-day working week: Careful what you wish for?

Is a shorter week a big idea whose time has come? Or is it an unworkable left-wing fantasy? Ben Chu investigates

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Andy Martin How our relentless search for happiness is only making us feel bad

At the risk of coming across as something of a grouch, Andy Martin has a problem with happiness. As a new book points out, it’s an essentially selfish state of being, and society should stop chasing this illusion because it’ll only make us miserable. Even if you do own an orgasmatron...

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Ed Kessler The A-Z of Believing: R is for Repentance

Ed Kessler, head of the Woolf Institute, presents the 18th part in a series on belief and scepticism

Trump’s new chief of staff once called him a ‘terrible human being’

'Yes I am supporting Donald Trump, I’m doing it as enthusiastically as I can despite the fact that I think he’s a terrible human being'

Ryan Zinke: Outgoing interior secretary to face more legal troubles

Senior member of Trump administration could face up to five years in prison if found to have used position to influence real estate deal, according to watchdog ethics officer 

Bloodhound SSC: 1,000mph car secures funding for world record bid

The UK-based project aims to challenge the land speed record in 2019

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 5,000 jobs amid sales slump and Brexit woes

British carmaker hit by falling diesel demand and poor sales in China

Paul McCartney, O2 Arena review: Vibrant time-tunnel of classic tracks

The musician promised a ‘celebration’ and that's precisely what he delivered

Paul McCartney at the O2 Arena, London – in pictures

Beatles icon was praised for a 'vibrant' set that delivered songs with 'as much apparent fervour as when he was a fresh-faced youth fronting The Beatles'

Secret Santa Gift Guide: Over £50 for him

Because if you can’t splurge at this time of the year, when can you?

Secret Santa Gift Guide: Under £50 for him

Don’t worry about being a cheapskate... it’s the thought that counts. But these gifts will add a touch of class to your Christmas

9 best men's hiking boots and shoes

Find footwear for everything from lowland strolls to high-altitude treks

7 best ergonomic office chairs

We tried and tested the most technologically advanced seats for your home office, which could help keep you pain-free