Is marriage improving your health?

In theory being married is better for than you than being single, but theres a twist, says Ben Ambridge Is your marriage healthy? Many studies have found that married people are healthier than unmarried ones, and the longer you have been married, the healthier you are. But it depends on gender and age. To find


How the Trans-Siberian railway became the love train

Ann OLoughlin set off across the Soviet Union nearly 30 years ago, looking for adventure and a chance to practise her Russian. Instead, she met a fascinating stranger in a leather jacket in the next carriage The glasnost and Gorbachev. I had stocked up on notebooks and pens to write a journal of my travels,


The Gypsy wedding that changed my life

John Lees mother was a Gypsy but his father was not a pairing so forbidden he was raised by his grandparents. He was snubbed by his community until he was made an unusal proposal The event that had the most effect on my life happened the moment Iwas conceived. My family were Romany Gypsies but my father