Lisa Cope with her husband Nathaniel Cope and their three-year-old son  Cameron  eating lunch in Gertrude in Dublin 2. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

My son had just turned six months’ old when he had his first taste of crab pasta. I’ll never forget the bemused look on his face, which quickly turned(...)

US president Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault. The former staffer and one-time “Apprentice” contestant secretly recording conversations with her co-workers, including the president. File photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

The Trump administration found itself mired in controversy yet again this week as it emerged that a former staffer and one-time Apprentice contestant,(...)

The Life in the Womb app features striking three-dimensional (3D) images that detail the week-by-week development of the baby.

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The spectre of Christmas presents: Think about who you’re buying for and ask if it is worth it. If not, contact them and suggest a joint embargo – in a light, jolly way – and chances are they will be delighted. Photograph: Getty

Advent: ’Tis the season to be Christian – or at least that is what Advent is supposed to be. It has been hijacked by everyone from Homer Simpson to Pe(...)