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Three-quarters of a million poppies are to be dropped over the White Cliffs of...

750,000 poppies to be dropped over White Cliffs of Dover for Remembrance Day

The old saying goes that abs are made in the kitchen – and it’s...

Here’s what you really need to know about protein, according to nutrition experts

Being greener has never been easier. Claire Spreadbury reveals how to help protect the...

11 easy eco swaps we can all make at home

Broadly speaking, most of us think we know more about the world than we...

Quiz: Which of these countries has the largest population?
International Stress Awareness Week: 7 signs you might be too stressed

Everyone gets stressed from time to time, but when is it time to speak...

Movember: 9 of the most glorious moustaches from history

November is also unofficially known as ‘Movember‘ as people all over the world attempt...

8 great ways to use a pumpkin after Halloween

Instead of throwing pumpkins in the bin after Halloween, parents and children can try...

Reading body language signals on a first date

Whether you realise it or not, body language sends out many useful signals. Understanding...

Gone but not forgotten: The Berlin Wall 30 years after it fell

It is difficult to fully comprehend the emotion that must have accompanied the fall...

Why are we still using peat in gardening? And what are the alternatives?

A charity is calling for a complete ban on the use of peat in...

6 ways to prevent condensation in your home

Condensation is something none of us want in our homes, as it’s the most...

How to avoid plant losses, flowering disappointments and container catastrophes

As the colder weather sets in, we offer a 10-point checklist to help your...

New BBC documentary Seven Worlds, One Planet captures life in Antarctica

The BBC’s new natural history series kicks off with a first episode on the “frozen...

World Pasta Day: 7 lesser known shapes and how to eat them

Whether you’re a pasta aficionado and make your own dough by hand, from scratch,...

Could your winter blues be something more serious?

Seasonal affective disorder is a lot more complex than just mourning the end of...

6 surprising health benefits of pumpkins

Aside from the chance to dress up like the cast of Stranger Things, the...

5 easy ways to protect yourself from air pollution

With constant warnings about the dangers of air pollution, it’s hard not to be...

From traditional dress to hints of Diana: Everything Kate wore in Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have just completed their latest royal trip together,...

Quiz: Can you match the famous animal to the country in which it lives?

Generally, animals do not trouble themselves too much with national borders. Most of them...

World Menopause Day: 7 tips to help women through the change

A menopause nurse gives advice on how to thrive despite the hot flushes and...

Why adding a little spice to your food might be the key to winter wellness

If your kitchen spice rack is shamefully gathering dust, or only gets utilised when...

5 of the most colourful autumn walks

It’s time to dust off your wellies and get back to nature to see...

How to give wildlife a helping hand with hibernation this winter

As the cool nights arrive, animals are getting ready to hibernate – and there’s...

National Curry Week: 7 signature curries from around the world

In honour of National Curry Week, here are the curries you have to try,...

Royals in ‘television takeover’ for mental health campaign

The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will voice a new mental health...

A world without lions is unimaginable. These beautiful photographs explain why…

It’s hard to believe the king of the jungle could be knocked from his...

8 subtle signs of heart disease you might not know about

Most people know chest pain can be a sign of heart disease – but...

Sir Lenny Henry: ‘I do wish I had stood up to racism more’

When a 16-year-old Lenny Henry won the talent show New Faces in 1975 with...

Are your apples looking mouldy or diseased? Here’s how to prevent more damage

So, you’re harvesting your autumn apples to find that the crispy crunch has been...

How to recognise the 7 signs of breast cancer

Experts say that women should begin to regularly check their breasts for signs of...

Quiz: Can you guess the country from its outline on a map?

You have to feel sorry for the humble atlas. So long a staple of...

As Grand Designs turns 20, Kevin McCloud shares his favourite simple builds

Television isn’t famous for job security, unless, that is, your name is Kevin McCloud....

5 things not to do before bedtime, according to a sleep expert

Sleeping badly is a waking nightmare for a staggering amount of people – and...

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: The full list of couples

The full list of couples competing in Strictly Come Dancing’s 17th series are preparing...

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