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Health

How to feel more positive about ageing

A new global study by Ipsos MORI* reveals just 30% of British adults say they are ‘looking forward to getting old’ which obviously means that the majority of us are not.

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22nd May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Death of a Salesman

Wendell Pierce excels in this compassionate, psychologically acute interpretation of Arthur Miller's classic that allows us to see a familiar play with fresh eyes. Laurence Green reviews.

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21st May 2019
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Amour

Amour is a lightweight musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self-belief, writes Laurence Green.

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21st May 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

From nunnery to luxury hotel

Once Stanbrook Abbey was a grand 19th Century nunnery. Michael Edwards visits Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, now a luxurious rural escape in Worcestershire.

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21st May 2019
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Travel > World Wide

Experience the magic of a safari with Africa Odyssey

The spellbinding continent of Africa is truly the destination of dreams, and Africa Odyssey is here to make that a reality.

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17th May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Marjoram and oregano

You don't need extensive knowledge or a garden to grow your own herbs. Here we look at how to grow two herbs synonymous with 1001 Mediterranean recipes; marjoram and oregano.

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15th May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Sage advice

Sage is a fragrant and versatile herb - it's also suited to most UK gardens. Put your plot to work this summer and supplement your kitchen with this fresh favourite.

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15th May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

How to dress and accessorise for your figure

The age old problem of how to match clothes that suit your shape plagues us all. Thankfully, Helen Venables has some tips on the dos and don'ts of staying stylish and true to your figure.

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14th May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Rosmersholm

This timely revival of Ibsen's Rosmersholm "is a piercingly relevant work of personal and political passion, ambitious, complex and dramatically compelling. It might now in our troubled, searching times have found its right moment." Laurence Green reviews.

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13th May 2019
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Finance > News & Views

Searching for financial mines with your foot

The UK is known for its historic higher yields but with the current Brexit stalemate, UK domestic stock’s share prices have been under severe pressure as have their earnings. Peter McGahan explains why a yield-based investment strategy has risks.

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13th May 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Asparagus & crab salad

It's high season for British asparagus and this simple, elegant crab and asparagus salad is a real tasty treat.

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13th May 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

Railway revival

Enthusiasts are breathing new life into branch lines culled by Dr Beeching in the 60s. Michael Edwards visits Churnet Valley Railway and gets a steam powered taste of nostalgia.

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13th May 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Spinach & ricotta pie with Tracklements fresh mint jelly

GBBO might be off our screens but that is no excuse to down tools in the kitchen. It's time to stand by your benches and ... Bake!

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8th May 2019
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Finance > Property

Mortgages if you’re approaching retirement age

The property market is set for a period of change, writes Ruban Selvanayagam, and it looks set to present more choice to those in or approaching retirement.

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8th May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

Small Island

A passionate engagement with the past that is sure to resonate with audiences at a time when recognition and compensation for the Windrush generation is under such fierce scrutiny. Laurence Green reviews.

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8th May 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

The perfect gin and tonic

Design a gin to your taste. Michael Edwards spends a day at Nelson’s Distillery and School, Uttoxeter.

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7th May 2019
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Travel > World Wide

5 reasons why you should consider an escorted tour of Australia

When it comes to travel experiences, a tour of Australia has to be up there among the best. You’ll have an expert tour guide on hand who will know how to get the most out of Australia and the individual places you’re visiting.

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3rd May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Luscious lavender

Lavender is so evocative of summer; it's a plant with a beautiful scent and intensity of colour - and it is so easy to grow.

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2nd May 2019
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Health > Sex

Performance anxiety

Thousands of men suffer with sexual performance anxiety. Here Robert Filewich and Ken Rosenberg answer questions on why it happens and how to overcome it.

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2nd May 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Beef and super greens stir-fry

Iron deficiency can leave you feeling tired and lethargic. Try this super quick and healthy, iron-rich stir fry and boost your red blood cells and oxygen absorption.

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1st May 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Dog travel tips

The May Day bank holiday means many of us will be heading for days out, so be prepared and take everything you need if you are travelling with your pet.

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1st May 2019
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Health > Nutrition

Why are 50 plus women susceptible to anaemia

Dr Sarah Brewer explains why women are at greater risk of developing anaemia in later life and how you can bridge the nutritional gap.

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1st May 2019
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What's on > Theatre

All My Sons

Sally Field and Bill Pullman bring a real sense of authenticity to this production that is a testament to the enduring power of Arthur Miller's appeal to our collective conscience. Laurence Green reviews.

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30th Apr 2019
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Travel > World Wide

Mauritius cruising

Taking to the high seas, Michael Edwards enjoys a cruise along the coastline of the paradise island of Mauritius.

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29th Apr 2019
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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

Have your Will written or updated for free

The British Heart Foundation is partnered with National Free Wills Network so you can ensure your wishes are respected and avoid difficult decisions for your loved ones.

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26th Apr 2019
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What's on > Theatre

I Spy With My Little Eye Something Beginning With Why Have You Been Sleeping With My Wife: A Play by Christopher Bliss

With dad jokes flying left right and centre and some nice physical comedy, this is a show for those who have never truly grown up and long may they remain! Gabriel Wilding reviews.

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26th Apr 2019
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Finance > Property

Here's why you need to pay off your mortgage before retirement

Financial responsibility now is the way towards a happy retirement in the future. Follow these steps to pay off your mortgage sooner rather than later.

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25th Apr 2019
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

The 5 eye conditions that can threaten your sight after 50

Your vision changes as you age and while some conditions are part of the ageing process some are more serious require treatment to protect your sight.

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25th Apr 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

Bryher: The Isles of Scilly

The tiny island of Bryher lies just 30 miles south-west of Lands End. Staying at the luxurious Hell Bay Hotel, Michael Edwards meets some of the population of just 90 people.

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24th Apr 2019
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Finance > News & Views

Rising care costs bleed life savings of older people

A government cap on the cost of care will not prevent older people losing their life savings and homes, warns Independent Age

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24th Apr 2019
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