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The end of the long, hot summer coupled with rising energy prices means it’s...

6 ways to insulate your home and save money

Food brings both comfort and support; it fills your belly and makes you feel...

Here’s how to make veggie samosas from a new Meghan-approved community cookbook

Louise Avery, founder of LA Brewery, first tried kombucha eight years ago on draft...

The latest fermentation craze: How to make your own kombucha

When perusing old photos, if there’s one thing that’s a dead giveaway as to...

Blast from the past: 7 iconic hair gadgets that defined eras
Spotting blood in your urine? It could be a sign of bladder cancer

Around 10,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year in the UK. While...

You too can grow giant veg – a triple world record holder tells us how it’s done

Growers of giant veg nationwide will be gathering at this year’s Canna UK National...

7 benefits of having more drink-free days in middle age

Whether you see having a glass of wine at the end of a long...

Joanna Lumley on her adventures along the Silk Road

An ancient network of trade routes connecting east with west, the Silk Road has...

How to ripen your tomatoes before it’s too late

As the weather turns cooler, many fruits, including outdoor tomatoes, become slower to ripen...

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: the full line-up of this year’s couples

The full list of couples competing in Strictly Come Dancing 2018 are: BBC News...

Trouble sleeping? 11 natural remedies to try that might help with insomnia

Not getting enough sleep is one of life’s cruelties. Whether you have trouble falling...

Why gardening is great for body and mind – and top tips for gardening with disabilities

Garden designer Mark Lane’s life changed course 15 years ago, when a car crash...

Stealing rosemary and making carrot hummus: Kitchen tips from River Cottage

Having facts, tricks, tips, hacks and pure knowledge fired at you while you’re folding...

Nick Hewer: ‘I was an inch away from a stroke’

He might be 74 – but Countdown host Nick Hewer is showing few signs...

Perk up your patio with autumn pots of colour

As pots of tired summer bedding are tipped onto the compost heap to make...

Can’t sleep? People are swearing by this US military method for curing insomnia

We all know that sleep is good for us. It can improve your immunity,...

How to increase your stock cheaply by collecting seeds from your plants

Start collecting seeds now from your spent garden plants and not only will you...

The 5 best cities around the world for foodies

Cuisine is a significant part of the charm that comes with exploring any new...

A first look at commended images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018

Covering every corner of our magnificent natural world, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

Number of over-65s needing round-the-clock care to rise to one million by 2035

The number of adults aged 65 and over needing round-the-clock care will rise by...

11 natural high-energy foods that won’t give you the afternoon slump

In that gap between lunch and home time, it’s almost impossible to not crack...

The halogen light bulb ban: what you need to know

Here are the key facts about the ban. What is the ban? From September...

Taking holidays is key to prolonging your life, study says

Taking at least three weeks of holiday each year could help you live longer,...

8 tips for better biscuits inspired by the Great British Bake Off

The tent’s latest batch of budding bakers were tasked with making 24 regional biscuits...

Great British Bake Off: Can you ace our quiz by naming these incredibly complicated bakes?

The new series of the Great British Bake Off starts this evening, bringing with...

Could your home be toxic? Here’s how to reduce indoor air pollution

Outdoor air pollution in UK towns and cities is a key concern right now,...

8 tips for giving your garden a late summer spruce-up

Back from your summer travels? Are your hanging baskets looking a little sorry, your...

Political thriller Bodyguard is most-watched new drama launch of 2018

New BBC drama Bodyguard has scored the highest overnight audience for a drama launch...

Ask an Expert: Is it OK to use ‘baby talk’ to speak to young children?

Is talking to my one-year-old son in ‘baby talk’ good for his language development,...

4 common myths around urinary tract infections debunked

If you haven’t ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you won’t fully be...

These 5 fashion models over 65 years old are changing the game

If the majority of catwalks and fashion spreads are to be believed, women have...

Our brains age from our late 20s – so what can we do to slow the process down?

As teenagers all over England, Wales and Northern Ireland pick up their GCSE results,...

Treat coughs with honey not antibiotics, doctors and patients told

Honey and over-the-counter remedies should be the go-to treatment for coughs rather than antibiotics,...

6 things every woman should know about ovarian cancer

UK researchers reported promising results from giving two chemotherapy drugs, vistusertib and paclitaxel, in...

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