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Billed as a wildlife drama, BBC One’s Serengeti proves animals are like people. Sarah...

Why Africa’s wild inhabitants in a new BBC series could be bigger than The Spice Girls

So, summer so far has been a mixture of thundery showers and clammy heatwaves...

From aphids to earwigs: How to tackle summer’s worst garden-munching creepy-crawlies

It’s quite remarkable how many of the world’s most iconic monuments were originally designed...

The Eiffel Tower at 130 – the symbol of France that was initially scorned by high society

The British actress shares her fascination with trees, orangutans and dung beetles, in new...

Judi Dench is bowled over by Borneo – here’s why…
Go pro in the garden: When should you call in the experts?

Trees, bushes and other plants grow rapidly in the spring, and it’s not long...

Want to stock up before Brexit? 10 top tips for clever bulk-buying

Nine in 10 shoppers claim to be committed bulk-buyers, new research has found. And...

Clean Air Day: What exactly is air pollution and how is it damaging our health?

You can’t see toxic air, but it’s all around us in the UK. From...

How to out-smart hay fever this summer

If summertime means continual itching, watery eyes and sneezing into the crook of your...

Liz Earle’s top tips for managing menopause symptoms during summer

Dealing with sticky temperatures on a hot summer’s day can be challenging enough at...

National Geographic Travel Photo Contest: As the winners are announced, here are our favourite shots

Renowned for their fine photography, it’s no surprise National Geographic managed to attract a...

6 ways you can personally contribute to hitting the UK’s new 2050 climate target

Our collective carbon footprint is a worry that concerns many of us, and it’s...

As she turns 100, The Archers star June Spencer reveals the secret to living a long and happy life

The Archers’ star June Spencer is celebrating her 100th birthday and while other centenarians might...

In Pictures: Duke of Edinburgh through the decades

Prince Philip has been a devoted partner to the Queen through the years. Wishing...

Men’s Health Week: 5 ways to lower your blood pressure

Men’s Health Week (June 10-16) is hoping to raise men’s awareness of numbers like...

Sherlock Holmes: Combing through the catalogue of the world’s most celebrated crime-stopper

As common on 21st century screens as he was in Victorian bookstores, Sherlock Holmes...

The beaches where more than 130,000 troops landed for D-Day

The Allied nations landed more than 130,000 troops on five beaches on D-Day in...

Father’s Day: 10 great gifts for gardeners and green-fingered types

Want to treat your dad to a gardening gift he’ll enjoy on Father’s Day...

Pest-free zone: How to rid you home of ants, wasps, roaches and moths this summer

Unfasten the shutters, throw open the windows and let in some much needed fresh...

TV presenter Carol Klein spills the secrets of top British gardens – so you can copy their success

TV plantswoman Carol Klein has spoken to head gardeners and owners of four of...

Eating blueberries every day ‘can improve cardiovascular health’ – how to get more into your diet

Good news for the small powerhouses that are blueberries, because new research has found...

Chocolate lovers have invented their own Cadbury bars, but what do they taste like?

In 2018, 220,000 members of the public entered a competition to create their very...

12 tips to help keep your home secure and protected

Homes with no security measures are five times more likely to be burgled than...

Diana Moran: ‘That rocking chair and slippers image is so out of date’

Blonde, glamorous and ultra lithe in her emerald-green leotard, Diana Moran – dubbed the...

6 spectacular wines to celebrate English Wine Week

It’s awards season in the drinks world. And while Hollywood owns the Oscars, England...

Her books will live on forever – Judith Kerr remembered as she dies at 95

Judith Kerr has been remembered as a “legendary author and illustrator” whose books will...

Poignant and precious: How to live out the nation’s greatest story for D-Day 75

This year marks the 75th anniversary of perhaps the most important day in modern...

Austrian F1 champion Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70....

World Bee Day: Why are they so important?

You might swat them away when you’re trying to relax in your garden this...

George, Charlotte and Louis visit mother Kate’s Chelsea Flower Show garden

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis have enjoyed a playful visit to their...

Harry and Meghan’s busy first year as a married couple

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have had a busy first year of marriage,...

This fiendishly difficult quiz will test your knowledge of British piers to the limit

We’re not quite sure what it is, but there is something quintessentially British about...

What is moringa? The new superfood could help beat stress and fatigue

If you’re the type of person that spoons chia seeds onto your porridge and...

500 years since Leonardo – deciphering the mind of the millennium

At some point in our lives, most of us have wondered why the sky...

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