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The photograph of Her Majesty alongside the Prince of Wales, Duke of Cambridge and...

The Queen celebrates new decade with portrait alongside heirs

We all know – hopefully – that drinking water is important. The human body...

Here’s why drinking enough water might be even more important for older people

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

Veganuary quiz: Is this food vegan or not?

As we turn over a new page for 2020, what will you be reading?...

New Year, new books: What will you be reading in 2020?
New Year’s Eve: The confusing history behind the holiday

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more universal, and yet more unique holiday than...

From ube to black garlic – 9 food trends to watch out for in 2020

In 2019 we’ve scoffed cauliflower and fried chicken in extremes, bought sourdough to mash...

Want to redesign your garden for 2020? Here’s how to give it a go yourself

The New Year is a great time for turning over a new leaf and...

What the Queen’s great-grandchildren got up to in 2019

Royal youngsters explored a woodland wilderness garden, caused mischief at a regatta and welcomed...

The best cities in the world for expats, according to 20,000 of them

Living in a foreign city is a bucket list item for many of us,...

Why you should start your diet before January – and how to do it

If, like most people, you’ve overindulged at Christmas, you may well be thinking about...

What will 2020 bring for your finances?

The start of the New Year is traditionally a time for many people take...

Kate shares black and white snap of family on Christmas Day

The photo was taken by keen photographer the duchess earlier this year in Norfolk....

The history of the Queen’s Christmas speech

The Queen’s Christmas broadcast is a traditional feature of the festive season where the...

The Queen joins future generations and bakes festive treats at Buckingham Palace

Four generations of the royal family have joined together to bake festive treats in...

Care home resident tries skiing – a couple of months before his 93rd birthday

A nonagenarian care home resident has fulfilled his wish to go skiing for the...

8 European cities that might actually be better in winter

It’s around this time of year that holidaymakers tend to pack their ski gear...

8 things to do today to reduce your risk of dementia in the future

As scientists link midlife obesity to higher dementia risk for women later in life,...

5 ways to be more sustainable in the winter

Winter is finally here and depending on where you live, you might already be...

How to cut your dairy consumption to help the environment

Scientists have warned livestock production needs to reach its peak by 2030, if we’re...

Clementines are in season – here’s what to do with them

Wooden crates of these shiny-skinned citrus fruits are starting to pop up in supermarkets...

Sober curious? 5 books and apps to help you stop drinking

Between work parties, social gatherings and the big day itself, Christmas is generally a boozy...

Philippa Gregory: ‘I think I’ve become more radical’

Bestselling historical novelist Philippa Gregory talks about feminism, social media and how grandchildren have...

5 expert tips to help your poinsettias last through Christmas

Festive poinsettias can look spectacular at Christmas, but all too often they end up...

Quiz: Can you name the country from just a pin in a map?

There are around 200 countries in the world (and more territories and nations besides),...

5 ways to lower your risk of high cholesterol

Keep your heart healthy this winter – whatever your age. Cholesterol it turns out...

This is how honey can be good for your whole body

You might be used to drizzling it over your breakfast, but did you know...

Christmas cons: 3 scams to watch out for this festive season

As people rush around in the run-up to Christmas sorting out their to-do lists,...

These are the world’s 6 most vegan-friendly cities

It’s surely the most pervasive problem facing vegan-kind – how and where to go...

How to make a Christmas candle centrepiece

The Christmas tree is up, the festive houseplants are blooming, and all you need...

7 of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights

Like the Mona Lisa or the Taj Mahal, the aurora borealis – the Northern...

12 breathtaking shots from the 2019 Agora Landscape Photography Awards

Some of the world’s most spectacular vistas are battling it out for the crown...

How ABBA became one of the most iconic pop bands the world has ever known

They might be synonymous with cheesy pop – but Sweden’s ‘Fab Four’ changed the...

Everything you need to know about fonio, the ancient grain we’ll all be eating in 2020

Ancient grains have been getting some serious buzz over the last few years. As...

Following a Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of hearing loss – so what should you be eating?

As if the Mediterranean diet couldn’t get any better, it can now add another...

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