I'll have two 20-pound turkeys at my Thanksgiving dinner – but as guests: How birds survive the holiday season as pets | UPDATED: 22:53 GMT, 21 November 2012 Turkeys: Main course or animal companion OK, so it isn't even close. According to the industry group National Turkey Federation, more than 46million of the big birds will be served as Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Ted Baker bucks high street slump as store sees sales soar more than 20% year on year | UPDATED: 16:30 GMT, 15 November 2012 Fashion label Ted Baker brightened a gloomy retail picture today by revealing its sales were up by more than a fifth on a year earlier. The designer brand said it was particularly pleased with its UK performance, but also credited the 22% sales surge in the 13 weeks to November 10 on shop openings in department stores in mainland Europe and further afield.
America drops from 17th to 22nd place in world's top countries for women… thanks to poor life expectancy, wage inequality, and a lack of female empowerment | UPDATED: 22:20 GMT, 8 November 2012 Last year, the U.S. ranked 17th, just behind the UK and slightly ahead of Canada in the world's top places to live for women.
Like Hurricane Katrina, will people stop naming their children Sandy | UPDATED: 00:45 GMT, 9 November 2012 When Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, the name was vastly popular among newborn girls. But then it plummeted, dropping from number 249 in 2005 to number 865 in 2010, and a year later it was off the top 1,000 U.S. list of girl baby names altogether, for the first time since 1961.
Britain's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis reveals she was a victim of bullying at school | UPDATED: 19:43 GMT, 5 November 2012 Jessica Ennis the pint sized Olympic heptathlon medal winner who wowed crowds this summer in London with her sporting prowess. and walked away with gold, has revealed she was bullied at school. Standing at just 5ft 5 inches, with her incredible muscles on display and angelic faced steeled with determination, Ennis became a symbol of Britain’s success in the London 2012 games and a poster girl for a new generation of girls who wanted to be just like her
The lonely legacy of my Sex And The City lifestyle: Claudia Connell gives a painfully honest account of how she came to be living alone in middle-age | UPDATED: 00:16 GMT, 5 November 2012 Like everyone, I think and worry about the future and wonder where I’ll be in the final decade or so of my life. With at least another 20 years of work ahead of me, I don’t know whether I’ll be comfortably off or stony broke, and I hope that the good health I’ve enjoyed so far won’t desert me later on. One thing I’m pretty sure of, though, is that I’ll be on my own, with no spouse to look out for me or children to visit.
I turned down a romp with DiCaprio! Dame Eileen Atkins, 78, reveals why she said no to a steamy kiss with Leonardo – and still regrets it | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 2 November 2012 Dame Eileen Atkins as Maud, Lady Holland in the recently cancelled Upstairs Downstairs Dame Eileen Atkins is feeling rather pleased with herself. She has been performing a tough Beckett play, in which she is on stage for the entire 75 minutes, for three weeks already and she hasn’t lost her temper once
'You can't help us in the bedroom, but you can help us make a baby': The childless couples using online donations to fund IVF | UPDATED: 20:46 GMT, 29 October 2012 Would-be parents unable to pay for IVF, which often costs more than $20,000, are taking to the internet to raise funds via donation websites and social networking sites.
Lindsay Lohan accused of taking $15,000 worth of clothes from Scary Movie 5 set | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 24 October 2012 Lindsay Lohan apparently grabbed $15,000 worth of clothing from the set of her new film, Scary Movie 5. The items were on her wardrobe racks and the actress has been accused of helping herself to them, according to a new report in the National Enquirer. The American tabloid claims to have spoken to a set insider, who alleged Lindsay, 26, took some 'nice tops and skirts' among other things while shooting the movie last month.
Ann Romney takes a style risk with pale blue manicure at the second presidential debate… but will it sell out like Michelle's | UPDATED: 00:32 GMT, 18 October 2012 Last month, Michelle Obama flaunted an alternative blue-grey manicure during her speech at the Democratic National Convention, a point Ann Romney seems to have keenly registered. Attempting to add a bit of spunk to her own outfit at the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York last night, Ms Romney showed up with a pale blue polish all of her own.