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It’s the year of the marigold. Hannah Stephenson unearths five things you might not...

5 nifty uses for the humble marigold

They’re known for colourful boats, discarded shopping trolleys, and (originally) crop irrigation, but Britain’s...

As GPs prescribe canal walking for tackling depression, here are some of the UK’s finest waterways

Gentle and elegant, sea turtles have been gliding through our waters for millions of...

World Turtle Day: 5 places to swim with awesome sea turtles

Consumption of up to one egg daily was linked with lower rates of strokes...

An egg a day could keep the doctor away
In Pictures: Queen pays visit to Chelsea Flower Show

The Queen has visited the Chelsea Flower Show, as the fine spell of weather...

Harry and Meghan release official wedding pictures to mark big day

Kensington Palace said the couple ‘would like to thank everyone who took part in...

British Tomato Week: 9 ways to use them you might not have thought of

Nothing beats sun ripened, room temperature tomatoes come summer, so in honour of British...

You look amazing, Harry tells Meghan in fairytale wedding

Harry and Meghan have been pronounced husband and wife after marrying in a fairytale...

Memorable royal wedding dresses through the ages

With royal wedding fever nearing boiling point, there’s one question on everybody’s lips: What will...

Ageism ‘alive and well’: Studios wanted younger stars than Keaton and Fonda

Jane Fonda has branded ageism in Hollywood “alive and well” after studio bosses wanted...

Yanny or laurel? Experts give their view on the puzzling audio clip

Yanny or laurel? It’s a question that has divided the internet ever since the...

Wales is the perfect place to spot dolphins

A pod of dolphins porpoising in sun-sparkling water – it’s a common scene in...

The best (and worst) European countries to travel to if you’re vegetarian

The numbers of vegetarians has risen dramatically over the past ten years – nine...

7 tips to help keep you and your property safe

Most of us take pride in our homes. It’s our haven – the place...

World Meditation Day: A beginner’s guide to get you started

You know that feeling when you’ve had a really great night’s sleep and you...

Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

Tributes have been paid from across the political spectrum to former cabinet minister Dame...

Daredevil 91-year-old thought to have become country’s oldest wing-walker

A daring 91-year-old is thought to have set a new record as the UK’s...

Dame Barbara Windsor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

EastEnders and Carry On actress Dame Barbara Windsor has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease,...

Bets on for Queen’s hat colour at royal wedding

The Queen is being backed to wear a blue hat at the royal wedding....

Fitness fashion through the decades, from leotards to athleisure

Athleisure is now so ubiquitous that it’s hard to imagine what life was like...

10 easy ways to ease your hay fever symptoms this summer

It’s almost summer here in the UK, which means people will be starting to...

The A to Z of the Royal Wedding

With less than two weeks to go until Prince Harry ties the knot with Meghan...

Should you really be worried about the parabens in your foundation?

Ever idly flipped over your foundation bottle while you’re blending in your make-up in...

Alan Titchmarsh explains how to create a metre for butterflies

Alan Titchmarsh is calling on gardeners to make a metre for wildlife this summer,...

What actually happens at a breast cancer screening?

As it’s revealed thousands of women were not invited to screenings in error, we...

Eurovision 2018 – everything you need to know

It’s one of the longest-running and most watched non-sporting events in the world –...

Why we should all really be wearing sunblock every day

Chances are, you put sunblock on reluctantly, and only so you don’t turn an...

5 security-strengthening tips to help you on World Password Day

We all know the importance of being mindful of security online but what practical...

7 ways that going vegetarian could boost your health

But while many choose to cut out meat for moral and environmental reasons, some...

English wine tourism is booming: Could Kent be the next Cape?

Well, if the excitement around the British wine industry is anything to go by,...

What is CBD oil and how can it treat anxiety and joint pain?

If you want a better night’s sleep, a treatment for anxiety, or something to...

Ask an expert: ‘Why is my hair suddenly falling out?’

We wash it, condition it, mousse, wax and style it – so it’s safe...

National Gardening Week: How to make a bog garden – and 6 plants to consider planting in it

Fed up with the incessant rain? National Gardening Week has arrived – a week...

Four screen legends discuss their lives and careers in Nothing Like A Dame

Judi Dench gets first choice at the best roles, joke actress’s fellow dames. Screen...

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