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The Duke of Sussex is celebrating his birthday, so here’s 35 photos to mark Harry’s...

In Pictures: 35 photos to mark Harry’s 35th birthday

If the headlines are to be believed, a biblical plague of false widow spiders...

What are false widow spiders, and should we be worried about them?

There are few things more embedded in national pride than food. Foreign cultures tend...

Quiz: Can you guess the country from its national cuisine?

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

Alzheimer’s disease – the myths and facts everybody needs to know about
How to keep moths at bay

Find out how to keep your prized clothing, carpets and soft furnishings free from...

Downton Abbey review: A crowd-pleasing frippery of froth

Fans of TV mainstay Downton Abbey have been waiting with bated-breath for the big...

World Suicide Prevention Day: 8 apps and podcasts to help us all look after our mental health better

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day – a good time to discuss one of the...

Handshake from headteacher as Princess Charlotte starts school

Princess Charlotte began her first day at school with a welcome handshake from staff....

Preparing to plant your new spring bulbs? 7 colourful options to consider

Summer’s on its way out, which means it’s time to start planting your new...

Quiz: Can you recognise these world cities from one iconic building?

Aesthetically, cities get rather a bum rap. For screensaver scenery they’re overshadowed by the...

Spotting blood in your urine? It could be a sign of bladder cancer

Around 10,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year in the UK. While...

Inspired by Bake Off? How to nail the perfect fruit cake – according to royal baker Fiona Cairns

The Great British Bake Off has finally returned to our screens. Kicking things off,...

What you need to know about box blight and box tree caterpillars – and how they affect your hedges

If your box hedges and topiary have been decimated by box blight and box...

12 things that will definitely happen on this year’s Great British Bake Off

Time to cancel all Tuesday night plans for the foreseeable future: The Great British...

The Great British Bake Off: Meet this year’s amateur bakers

The new series of The Great British Bake Off kicks off next week, with...

Quiz: How many of these iconic city nicknames do you know?

You probably know that New York is often called the Big Apple, but were...

4 types of headaches and what they’re trying to tell you

We’ve all experienced a headache at some time or other (they’re among the most...

5 ways to tackle insomnia by improving your sleep ‘stimulus control’

Dr Shelby Harris is on a mission to help women get better quality sleep....

5 unexpected benefits of regularly having meat-free days

A new UN report has warned we have a responsibility to “look after the...

 5 healthy and affordable breakfast swaps worth making

Staying healthy doesn’t have to cost the earth. Sophie Medlin tells Liz Connor about...

Will your hanging basket survive on a glass of water a day?

Hanging baskets are being put to the test this summer as the RHS experiments...

7 ways to make sure your dahlias dazzle this summer

Flamboyant and fancy, dahlias are among the darlings of late summer, in shades ranging...

10 ways grandparents can help give their grandchildren the best start financially

Summer school holidays can be a busy time for grandparents, with two-fifths (42%) saying...

4 summer berries and their amazing health benefits

Stir them into yogurt, dust them with cinnamon or eat them straight from the...

7 unexpected wine facts to make you thirsty to learn more

Like anything in life, having a basic understanding and knowledge of something can help...

International Tiger Day: How much do you really know about nature’s most famous feline?

In 2004, Animal Planet polled 50,000 viewers from around the globe to try and...

Grandparents looking after the kids this summer? 7 things to consider to stop family rows

Most parents don’t like the idea of sending their babies or young children to...

Three portions of fish a week ‘cuts bowel cancer risk’ – 9 interesting ways to eat more of it

The health benefits of oily fish have been well storied – salmon, sardines, trout...

‘Sheddies’ vying for Shed of the Year title

A Shakespeare-themed haven, a playhouse that needed planning permission and a garden-based space station...

7 common mistakes you might be making in the hot weather

Hot weather might have you screaming, ‘Summer’s actually here!’ but it also comes with...

5 tips for perking up your pond

We all know the advantages of ponds – they attract wildlife, providing nutrients for...

6 ways to keep the kids cool during the coming heatwave

Everyone loves the sunshine, especially the kids when blue skies, playgrounds, sandpits, trips to...

7 fun and easy snacks to make with the grandchildren during the summer holidays

If you’re stuck for summer holiday activity inspiration, it might be time to get...

Prince George beams in England football shirt in photos to mark birthday

Kensington Palace has released three pictures of the future king to mark his sixth...

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