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A compound present in red wine and dark chocolate could help slow down the...

Red wine and dark chocolate may hold the secret to youth!

When you first started wearing make-up, chances are you dabbled with eyeshadow, eyeliner and mascara,...

How eye make-up has changed through the decades

The foodie double act tells Ella Walker that nothing beats poached eggs. Best mates...

2 minutes with the Hairy Bikers, Si King and Dave Myers

There’s still time to plant tulips and bring vibrant colour to your garden next...

Is it too late to plant bulbs? Not if you follow our guide
Millions fall silent on Armistice Day to remember war dead

Millions of people have fallen silent on Armistice Day to remember those who died...

Scientists have found mushrooms have a surprising health benefit

Apparently, they are loaded with antioxidants that could help fight ageing. Mushrooms contain high...

Have you heard about the gender pay gap?

If you’re a working woman, you’re effectively working for free for the rest of...

Health chief asks Coca-Cola festive truck to hand out water instead

A health chief is urging Coca-Cola not to offer children sugary drinks as its...

Meet Moz the monster who stars in this year’s John Lewis Christmas ad

The tale of friendship is set to a cover of The Beatles song Golden...

Paragliding pensioner Connie lifts off to help pets charity – at the age of 90

A pensioner has ticked an item off her bucket list on her 90th birthday...

7 things you should know before buying your own skis this winter

Competent skiers who hit the slopes more than once a season could avoid hours...

Northern Lights put on dazzling display for Scotland and northern England

Spectators shared their impressive pictures of the phenomenon on social media. A dazzling Northern...

A new driving route showcases Scotland at its scenic best

In the city, driving can be irritating and stressful. But once out in the...

Books are back in vogue

Here’s a look back at beautiful book jackets throughout the 20th century As a...

5 simple steps to help reboot your health in winter

Forget January, the best time to overhaul your habits is winter. Liz Connor asks...

5 holistic ways to get a better night’s sleep

Having trouble dozing off but don’t want to reach for sleeping pills? Try these...

Julie Walters is made a dame at Buckingham Palace

Actress Julie Walters has said winning Baftas and being nominated for Oscars could not...

Christmas gift guide: 14 top picks for gardeners and green-fingered types

If you have a friend or relative who loves nothing more than pottering around...

10 things you need to know about Marie Curie

Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie, the French-Polish physicist...

Paddington stars in Marks & Spencer’s Christmas advert

The ad sees the animated movie version of the bear inadvertently save Christmas for...

Make your supermarket basil last longer

Fed up with spending a fortune on supermarket basil? Follow our guide to making...

Timothy West shares 5 of his favourite canal journeys

Acclaimed actor Timothy West and his wife Prunella Scales have just embarked on their...

Children choose screen time as top playtime activity

Being on a computer, tablet, games console or mobile phone is now a child’s...

5 of the most balanced foods you can find, according to a nutritionist

‘Superfood’ is such an overused word, it’s hard not to roll your eyes when...

Skygazers ready for ‘really beautiful’ Beaver Moon

Skygazers will be able to see a moon brighter and larger than usual this...

Murder On The Orient Express harks back to era of lavish period filmmaking

The little grey cells of moustachioed sleuth Hercule Poirot – and cinema audiences unfamiliar...

How to keep your macaroni from going dry and 9 more of the best food and drink tips

Do you know how to stop macaroni cheese going hard? Or how to check...

Campaign to turn The Beatles’ Strawberry Fields into hub for young people

A fundraising campaign has been launched to transform the children’s home made famous by...

What are adaptogens?

It’s the hot topic at the moment, but most of us are still in...

Stress Awareness Day: This is what long-term stress could be doing to your health

Whether you’re stressed at work, stressed about money or stressed out by your kids,...

Kindle Oasis review: The Kindle is finally waterproof – but at a price

Ever settled in for a nice relaxing bath with a good novel, but promptly...

Channel 4’s first Great British Bake Off prepares to crown winner

Great British Bake Off finalist Steven Carter-Bailey has said he does not think his...

Worried about cancer? 5 common myths about the condition debunked

If you’ve ever worried about cancer and have performed a quick Google search to...

Making tarts, crumbles and jams? Why not grow your own gooseberries?

Want an easy-to-grow fruit to put into mouth-watering crumbles and creamy fools? Follow our...

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