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The pandemic means some people have had to take early retirement. Here’s how to...

8 ways to embrace retirement if you’ve been forced into it early

Felicity Kendal has joined the cast of the musical Anything Goes. The production is...

Felicity Kendal joins cast of musical Anything Goes

Older people’s mental health declined during the Covid-19 lockdowns as their loneliness contributed to...

Study: Over-50s’ mental health declined during lockdowns

Michelle Pfeiffer is to play Betty Ford in a new anthology series about US...

Michelle Pfeiffer to play Betty Ford in First Lady anthology series
How to handle the worry of other people not following Covid rules

Despite the repeated messages from the government to stay home, protect the vulnerable and...

Millions watch Winterwatch series opener ‘as people look for solace in nature’

Winterwatch has seen a rise in its viewing figures for the first episode of...

Gary Barlow at 50: Highs and lows of the Take That star’s glittering career

Gary Barlow is one of the most successful songwriters in British musical history, proving...

Dame Mary Berry: Pandemic has taught us to use what’s in the fridge

Dame Mary Berry says changes brought on by the pandemic have taught people to...

Penguin Awareness Day: Test your knowledge with our penguin-themed quiz

20th January is Penguin Awareness Day! Can there possibly be a more popular animal...

Grey pound holiday bookings surge as vaccines rolled out

Holiday firms have attributed a spike in bookings from older people to the development...

What is the future of travel in 2021?

After months of unpredictability, it’s hard to imagine how holidays might look in the...

Healthy eating is not about pinning everything on a single approach

No stranger to the vegetable patch, the River Cottage founder, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, has enjoyed...

Nature can provide ‘soul food’ for people in lockdown – RSPB

Nature can provide “soul food” for people in lockdown, even in winter, the head...

Dame Joan Collins vaccinated on the same day as The Queen

Dame Joan Collins says getting the Covid-19 jab was the “easiest thing” – as...

14 ways to refresh your daily walk

Our parks have arguably never felt so loved. The pandemic has sent us careening...

As Joe Wicks admits feeling low, these resources can help if you need a chat

Like so many of us, Joe Wicks is finding another lockdown mentally challenging. The...

Gordon Ramsay leads tributes to culinary ‘legend’ Albert Roux

Gordon Ramsay has paid tribute to chef and restaurateur Albert Roux as “the man...

Meet the star species of David Attenborough’s A Perfect Planet

From volcanic eruptions responsible for crafting much of the earth’s surface, to weather patterns...

How to take great pictures of gardens

Fancy yourself as a garden photographer? If you took some beautiful festive garden shots,...

Joe Wicks’ top 5 tips for a healthy January

With his upbeat energy and dedication to getting people fit, who better to help...

New 2021 coins to mark Queen’s historic birthday

The Queen’s 95th birthday will be celebrated on one of five new commemorative coins...

David Attenborough says 2021 could be year for ‘positive change’

Sir David Attenborough has said 2021 “could be a year for positive change” as...

From homeschooling to Sir David Attenborough: George, Charlotte and Louis’ year

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis played their part in boosting spirits during...

Veganuary quiz: Is this food vegan or not?

This January, many of us are tackling the challenge of Veganuary – going vegan...

12 simple eco resolutions to make in 2021

The idea of climate change can be so staggeringly overwhelming sometimes, that ignoring it...

8 New Year’s resolutions that actually work in a pandemic

Instead of a New Year’s resolution that rights a wrong in your life, why...

From new beginnings for beavers to late snow in Snowdonia: A year in review

The annual review of the year from the National Trust reveals the highlights –...

Try this Christmas quiz from ace quizzer and actor Shaun Williamson

Some of us may know him as EastEnders’ amiable loser Barry Evans, others as...

Royal Mail’s first special stamps of 2021 celebrates UK’s National Parks

The Royal Mail has revealed its first special stamps issue of 2021 which celebrates...

Image of penguins with their flippers around each other wins photography prize

A picture of two penguins standing “flipper in flipper” has won a photography award....

Gregg Wallace shares his tops tips for staying fit

Gregg Wallace – telly presenter and MasterChef judge – has turned his life around,...

Christopher Dean: It’s like you’re flying

“If somebody had said it five years ago, we wouldn’t have done it, but...

Billy Connolly: I don’t want to be on stage with Parkinson’s

There’s a river that flows right behind Sir Billy Connolly’s Florida home, and he...

7 ways to reduce Christmas food waste – especially if you now have too much in the fridge

With a variety of restrictions in place meaning many of us can’t have the...

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