Online dating

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Keep your shirt on! The science behind the perfect online dating profile picture
According to new research, women rate shirtless men to be lower in social appeal and less competent. What else do you need to know about how to take a successful image for dating apps?

25, May, 2022 @2:17 PM

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‘I was sure they would fall in love!’ The dos and don’ts of amateur matchmaking
There’s nothing as satisfying as setting up your friends for a successful date – or as crushing as when it goes wrong. Here’s how to improve everyone’s chances

Elle Hunt

12, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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I’m fit and intelligent but can’t get a date. Should I give up? | Ask Philippa Perry
After trying so long, your wariness is understandable, says Philippa Perry. But remember you’re not shopping – you’re looking for a person to relate to

Philippa Perry

17, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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From Anna Delvey to the Tinder Swindler: why do we fall for the TV scammers? | Nancy Jo Sales
Shows like Netflix’s Inventing Anna are hits because they reflect the unreality of a world that has normalised fakeness, says author Nancy Jo Sales

Nancy Jo Sales

08, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Swipe less, don’t be a sleaze, do say hello … and 10 more tips to raise your dating game
After two years of messaging and video chats, in-person dates are back. But how do you give yourself the best chance of meeting the right people?

Elle Hunt

28, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pandemic helps heartless romance fraudsters infect the internet
Brazen scammers are luring victims on social media by building up fake relationships

Shane Hickey

13, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Hampshire Tinder fraudster jailed after conning woman for £150,000
Richard Dexter sentenced to four-and-a-half years for duping victim into sending payments after meeting via dating app

Steven Morris

10, Feb, 2022 @2:34 PM

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Election plot disrupted, Asio chief reveals – then vows to counter foreign meddling
Australia seeing attempts at interference at all levels of government, Mike Burgess warns

Daniel Hurst

09, Feb, 2022 @10:07 PM

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Music taste has become the latest weapon in our online dating war | Elle Hunt
Music is still synonymous with romance – just ask West Elm Caleb. But dating apps reduce it to data points, and a digital playlist is no match for the mixtapes of old

Elle Hunt

28, Jan, 2022 @10:57 AM

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I was charged £65 by dating service eHarmony after I broke up with it
I cancelled a subscription to the firm’s website the same day I signed up, but it is still demanding payment

Anna Tims

12, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘It felt like losing a husband’: the fraudsters breaking hearts – and emptying bank accounts
Romance scams robbed Britons of nearly £100m last year. Thanks to online dating and the pandemic, these cruel crimes are more sophisticated and prevalent than ever

Lizzie Cernik

10, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Apps promised a sexual revolution but they have just made dating weird | Rachel Connolly
A new book suggests that, for single people, technology has made dating a strange, isolated experience, asks journalist Rachel Connolly

Rachel Connolly

28, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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