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Congratulations are in order for Charlotte Rampling, who is celebrating her 75th birthday. Having...

Charlotte Rampling turns 75 – this is her fashion and beauty evolution

It was not so long ago that bears, boars, wolves and wildcats roamed Britain’s...

Lynx: What you need to know about the wildcat set to be reintroduced to Scotland

Unless you happen to live in a bush tent overlooking the Serengeti, you’re probably...

Escape with these images of animals and nature from around the world

Each February, the first Sunday of the month is designated British Yorkshire Pudding Day. But...

11 ways to eat Yorkshire Puddings
Irish police dance challenge notches over a million views

A video of Irish police performing a socially-distanced dance challenge has gone viral, notching...

Public urged to join national clap for Captain Sir Tom Moore

The veteran’s death on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19 has prompted reaction from...

Darcey Bussell: For your mental and physical wellbeing, the outdoors is everything

Prepare to be surprised by Dame Darcey Bussell in her new travel series. The...

In Pictures: How Captain Sir Tom Moore inspired a nation

Captain Sir Tom Moore captured the nation’s heart last year when he made 100...

Second World War veteran who won hearts of British nation with NHS fundraising

Captain Sir Tom Moore was a Second World War veteran who won the hearts...

Judi Dench, Lenny Henry and Benedict Cumberbatch help launch Red Nose Day 2021

Dame Judi Dench, Sir Lenny Henry and Benedict Cumberbatch have launched this year’s Red...

Belinda Bauer: Crime novelists are the funniest people I know

Bestselling novelist Belinda Bauer was watching a documentary about a group in America which...

Royal Mail celebrates 40th anniversary of Only Fools And Horses with new stamps

The 40th anniversary of the start of Only Fools And Horses is being honoured...

Which celebrities are hoping to rise to the occasion on Bake Off?

Scottish actor James McAvoy, actress Daisy Ridley and TV presenter Stacey Dooley are among...

Unusual birds to look out for during the Big Garden Birdwatch

The RSPB offers a guide to the more unusual birds you might see in...

Chelsea Flower Show moves to autumn – how different could it look?

For the first time in its 108-year history, the Chelsea Flower Show will take...

Russell Watson: I try not to dwell on negativity too much

“Long before Tyson Fury was the People’s Champion, I was the People’s Tenor,” says...

Why Jane Fonda is such an inspiration

Jane Fonda is set to receive the lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes...

Winterwatch ‘punching the air’ over more sustainable filming

A live Winterwatch episode has been powered entirely by green hydrogen fuel and energy...

Sir Tom Jones: I was told I wouldn’t make it because of my curly hair

Sir Tom Jones has said he was warned early in his career that he...

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

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

Tom Allen: Lockdown has made people more interested in artisanal skills

Tom Allen has said he thinks people have become more interested in artisanal skills...

Felicity Kendal joins cast of musical Anything Goes

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

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

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

Michelle Pfeiffer to play Betty Ford in First Lady anthology series

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

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...

Pam Ayres: ‘Writing is a great way of offloading troublesome feelings’

Affectionately known as ‘the people’s poet’, Pam Ayres is famous for her comic verse...

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...

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