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My dad abused me when I was 10

Growing up, our house always seemed pretty normal. Mum and Dad would take us on regular holidays and my sister, *Lorraine, and I would always...

My wife wanted a baby but got a death sentence

"I'm pregnant!" screamed my wife Melissa, running over and throwing her arms around me. It was April 2007 and I'd been married to my sweetheart...

My carpenter ex tried to carve me up

The music was pumping and the punch was flowing. As I danced with mates at a house party in my home town, I noticed...

The boy with spray-on skin

Dressing her two-year-old son, Zed, Nicky Merrick can't help but stare in wonder at his clear chest. Just five months ago, Nicky, 33, feared he...

Britain ‘increasingly likely’ to leave EU as coalition rift deepens

Britain is increasingly likely to leave the EU before the next general election in 2015, bankers have warned. Deepening coalition rifts, increasing EU interference and...

Food for thought: High-earners ‘have the worst diets’

Earning a big salary is bad for your waistline – with those who pocket £45,000 a year among the unhealthiest wage bracket, it emerged...

The £200 hidden cost of ringing visitors to Britain

Mobile phone companies are hitting customers with up to £200 in unexpected charges when they phone friends and family visiting from abroad, according to...

Birthday cards are the biggest rip-off, say consumers

Brits think milk, bus travel and iPhone apps are good value for money – but birthday cards, takeaway pizza and printer cartridges are a...

One in ten homeowners regrets buying their property

Ten per cent on of British homeowners claim buying their house was the worst financial decision they have made, new research shows. The study...

Laziness costs us £17k each over a lifetime

Laziness costs the typical Brit almost £17,000 over the course of their lifetime, a report revealed yesterday. A study found using the car wash when...

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