A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

Lucy Pasha-Robinson’s horrible predicament brought tears to my eyes (I’m one of the 28m in Britain who live with chronic pain – where is the plan to help us?, 16 May ).Why did the Queen get given an Oyster card (Queen makes surprise appearance at Elizabeth line opening ceremony, 17 May )?

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Calling all dog-lovers (Picture: PA)Tinder is launching a pop-up pub experience this weekend, called The Bark & Spark, to let you bring your dog with you to your first date.

A Corgi café is coming to central London for the Platinum Jubilee

A Corgi café is coming to central London for the Platinum Jubilee

Look at that face (Picture: Nataliya Vaitkevich) Adorable (Picture: Nataliya Vaitkevich) It’s giving Insta vibes (Picture: Nataliya Vaitkevich) The snacks will be sweet too (Picture: Nataliya Vaitkevich) The Queen loves Corgis (Picture: Nataliya Vaitkevich)For older guests and Corgis, there will be a ‘chill zone’ to rest in, also suitable for more nervous pups.

Abandoned dog found on roadside locked in cage in its own vomit without water or blanket

Abandoned dog found on roadside locked in cage in its own vomit without water or blanket

(Image: Kimberly Beavis)Ms Beavis, a carer, and partner Justin Redman, a refuse worker, said the dog had been handed over to the Blue Cross animal welfare charity in Victoria, Central London.

Thanks to the writers who got us through 2021

Thanks to the writers who got us through 2021

But it is those writers themselves who have provided clarity of thought, insightfulness and humour to the paper’s readers.Mary Pickard is correct about animals leading a more orderly existence than humans (Letters, 28 December ).

Christmas outings around the UK – from a festive afternoon tea to doggy treats

Christmas outings around the UK – from a festive afternoon tea to doggy treats

Hotel rooms you won’t be sleeping in (Picture: VRX Studios)New app Dayuse is bringing an elegant solution to the problem of needing somewhere relaxing and comfortable to get changed before the office Christmas party (rather than the shared loos), or to destress after barging your way along the high street looking for the perfect presents.

Hunt for man seen carrying dog by collar across park

Hunt for man seen carrying dog by collar across park

The RSPCA is looking into the incident which took place in east London (Picture: RSPCA)A hunt has been launched to find a man who carried a dog through a park by its collar.

The Great British Art Tour: the little dog that caused violent riots

The Great British Art Tour: the little dog that caused violent riots

The two students subsequently passed on their evidence to Stephen Coleridge, honorary secretary of the National Anti-Vivisection Society, and later that year they gave up their medical studies as a result of what they witnessed.

Terrier in wheelchair becomes guide dog for blind fox

Terrier in wheelchair becomes guide dog for blind fox

Jack is protective warns other cats and dogs away from bothering Pumpkin too, as Ana says he ‘feels a responsibility to look after her like a brother does with a sister’.

‘My soupmaker is so quick!’ 15 lockdown buys that helped Guardian readers

‘My soupmaker is so quick!’ 15 lockdown buys that helped Guardian readers

Not only has my new treadmill seen me through lockdown, it’s also keeping me on an even keel, as I live in a crowded area and don’t really enjoy running outside any more.It’s quick, easy to use and makes having a morning coffee feel a little bit special during this strange time.

Guilty dog is caught in the act by owner after destroying cushions

Guilty dog is caught in the act by owner after destroying cushions

But when David Videcette found his living room covered in cushion stuffing, he didn’t have to try too hard to fins the culprit – his very guilty looking dog.

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which is based in London , has placed an advert for a personal assistant/dog-walker role which is a ‘predominantly non-desk based’ position.The job description reads: ‘An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Assistant Dog Walker role to support one of our senior leadership team.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

| For the love of Brahms | Hand-washing tunes | Living in the United Queendom.• I’m now washing my hands to the tune of Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) (Letters , 20 July).

You can now get paid to look after two dogs and live in a luxury home

You can now get paid to look after two dogs and live in a luxury home

The family are usually away two weeks every month, but when they are home they want you to work five days per week with duties ranging from cooking meals to housekeeping, shopping and caring for their two dogs.

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

A photo of two mice squaring up for a brawl over a crumb in a London subway has earned photographer Sam Rowley the 55th Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX People's Choice Award in a competition held by London's Natural History Museum.

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Richard says he has heard of PTSD sufferers being turned away because of their dogs in the past and thinks more education in workplaces is needed (Picture: Richard Mearns)But Ziggy has ‘without a doubt’ changed his life by creating space around him and calming his nerves as he navigates through the Big Smoke’s bustling streets.

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Olive was found with horrific injuries in the streets of west London (Picture: Olive’s Fight Against BSL)A new home has finally been found for a stray dog who was suspected of being raped by a human before authorities threatened to put her to sleep.

How the Victorians turned mere beasts into man’s best friends

How the Victorians turned mere beasts into man’s best friends

“Many people kept cats during the Victorian period and felt affectionate towards them, but they were still very much seen as utility animals, which kept mice and vermin down,” Hamlett said.

The BEST city for dogs to live in England - Study REVEALS

The BEST city for dogs to live in England - Study REVEALS

Research has found the best place for dogs to live in England (Image: EXPRESS)The inaugural BARK (Best Places of Residence for K9s) study created by pet wellbeing experts ranked the nations 25 largest cities based on environmental and social factors that affect a dog’s life.