The number of young adults living with their parents has increased by a quarter since 1996, official figures show, with high house prices and growing youth unemployment forcing many to remain in the family home. Read more >>
The cartoon by Mac from the Daily Mail shows a man in bed with a girl in what seems to be an attic room. The man is holding a teddy bear, and an older man whom we assume to be the man's father has fallen asleep while reading them a bedtime story. The woman says, "When you said come back to my place I didn't know you were still living with your parents."
The cartoon plays on the cliché 'Would you like to come back to my place?', a question often used by men (and these days, I suppose, women) hoping for, er, something extra at the end of a date (the woman is not the man's wife but possibly a 'one-night stand'). In my day, the more euphemistic 'Would you like to come up/in for coffee?' was a popular line.
• Paul Thomas cartoon (Daily Express)