Why do we yawn
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Why do we yawn

I yawn; you yawn; we all yawn. But why? It’s a complex reflex we can’t…

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2015: The videos that made the year
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2015: The videos that made the year

As the year draws to end, The Independent put together a video with the most…

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Elderly alone at Christmas: “Unless someone invites me, I will watch the television”
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Elderly alone at Christmas: “Unless someone invites me, I will watch the television”

For the first time, Violet, 85, will be alone at Christmas after her last two…

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What happens to your suitcase after you check-in
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What happens to your suitcase after you check-in

Have you always wandered what happens to your suitcase after you check in? Don’t wait…

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The ten most expensive cities to live in for expatriates
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The ten most expensive cities to live in for expatriates

In Luanda, a one-bedroom flat can set you back $3,500 per month and a pair…

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What do refugees pack in their backpacks
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What do refugees pack in their backpacks

Fleeing from war is a difficult moment. There is pain attached to the decision of…

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Obama’s reactions to mass shootings in the US
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Obama’s reactions to mass shootings in the US

In several occasions, Barack Obama had to react to mass shootings in the United States.…

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The ten best places to make a living in the UK
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The ten best places to make a living in the UK

Blackburn is considered the best place to make a living in the UK. Why? The…

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London Underground: What happenned when we tried to  stand up on the left side of the escalator
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London Underground: What happenned when we tried to stand up on the left side of the escalator

Transport for London is reinventing the wheel by telling passengers to stand on both sides…

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Christmas food waste: Over 4 million festive dinners are thrown away each year
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Christmas food waste: Over 4 million festive dinners are thrown away each year

Last year 4.2 million Christmas dinners were wasted across the UK, according to Unilever. The…

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