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Today is the day we have all been waiting for: World Tripe Day. Yep, a...

World Tripe Day: Why did we stop eating it?

Apples, nuts and tea which are rich in flavanols could help reduce overall levels...

Flavanol-rich diet could help lower blood pressure, scientists say

This year’s Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestants have had their glamorous makeovers and are...

Who is taking part in Strictly Come Dancing 2020?

Has the pandemic made you reconsider when to retire? Here’s a few key things...

Unsure when to retire? 5 important things to consider
Should I take vitamin D? 4 reasons to ensure you’re getting enough of the ‘sunshine vitamin’

As researchers look at whether vitamin D can help guard against Covid-19, here’s four...

In Pictures: Stunning snaps from Wildlife Photographer of Year award

A Siberian tigress hugging a fir tree and a fox cub trying to eat...

Sir Cliff at 80: The Peter Pan of pop’s career in pictures

Sir Cliff Richard, one of the UK’s most successful and influential musicians, is celebrating...

Eighty years on from the Queen’s first public address as a young princess

As the country’s longest-reigning monarch, the Queen is well-versed in speaking to the nation....

Strange and unusual vegetables to try growing in 2021

Gardeners who are now ordering their new veg seeds for 2021 have a plethora...

This year’s top supermarket mince pies have been announced – and the winner may surprise you

Supermarkets at opposite ends of the price spectrum have had their products named best...

World Mental Health Day: 8 simple ways nature can improve your wellbeing

From the clean scent of trees and grass and the feel of the warm...

Caroline Quentin: I hope I inspire other over-60s to dance

Caroline Quentin has said she hopes that taking part in Strictly Come Dancing will...

Sir David Attenborough appointed a Knight Grand Cross by the Queen

Sir David Attenborough has been given a new honour from the Queen. The beloved...

Kate Garraway: How gardening is helping us through my husband’s illness

Derek Draper remains in hospital, seven months after being admitted with coronavirus. Kate Garraway...

Silversurfers Autumn Survey…the results are in! 

Thank you so much to all of our members who completed our Autumn survey...

In Pictures: Final flight – Heathrow waves goodbye to BA’s Boeing 747s

The two double-deckers, also known as a jumbo jet or as the Queen of...

World Octopus Day: 8 reasons the octopus is nature’s greatest miracle

It’s World Octopus Day, so the perfect time to celebrate the eight-tentacled cephalopods that...

6 reasons why Sigourney Weaver is our ultimate icon – as she turns 71

Sigourney Weaver first cropped up on our radar when she played Ellen Ripley in...

Would you buy a house without setting foot in it? How to make the most of virtual house viewings

Like many things, online house viewings are becoming part of the ‘new normal’ –...

6 wellbeing apps to make coping with a second wave easier

There are a whole host of apps designed to support our emotional wellbeing –...

8 things to consider if you are about to receive redundancy pay

Understanding your options when receiving redundancy pay could be crucial to helping you manage...

Apples galore in your garden? Time to make chutney and jam

Experts offer advice on the best apples to grow for particular dishes, and how...

Camilla warns older generation facing ‘blight of loneliness’

The Duchess of Cornwall has urged people to tackle the “blight of loneliness” in...

5 surprising health benefits of blackberries

They’re delicious when tossed in a fruit salad, baked in a pie or sprinkled...

Meet this year’s Great British Bake Off contestants

Twelve amateur bakers will put their skills to the test when the competition begins...

Alzheimer’s disease – the myths and facts everybody needs to know about

Alzheimer’s affects thousands of people in the UK and almost everybody’s heard of it,...

Tributes take place to mark 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

A variety of tributes and commemorations will take place across the UK to mark...

Have your tomatoes gone brown? It could be blight…

Tomato blight is among the most frustrating diseases for gardeners. You spend months growing...

7 of the most beautiful islands around the UK and Ireland

There’s something about crossing the sea that makes a holiday feel proper. Staycations are...

More Spitting Image puppets unveiled ahead of the show’s return

Spitting Image will return to TV screens with more than 100 puppets – including...

In Pictures: Dame Diana Rigg from stage to screen

From Emma Peel to Olenna Tyrell, Dame Diana Rigg had a long and successful...

World Suicide Prevention Day: How to support someone you are concerned about

If you’re supporting someone who is struggling with suicidal thoughts, it can be difficult...

Neglecting your feet? Expert tips for keeping feet healthy and pain-free

Our feet can take us through thousands of steps per day, yet all too...

Strictly Come Dancing: Everything you need to know about the 2020 contestants

The celebrity contestants confirmed for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing include an NFL pundit,...

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