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Travel > Cruising

Port of call: Budapest

Michael Edwards continues his sojourn up the Danube as the A-ROSA arrives in the historical Hungarian city, Budapest.

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18th Nov 2019
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What's on > Film

Marriage Story

Laurence Green reviews Marriage Story and finds an absorbing, balanced and moving movie about breaking up, while trying to keep it together.

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15th Nov 2019
Laurence Green
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Health

Teeth: Dental health over 50

As dental health improves, the generation now reaching their 40s and 50s will have received more dentistry than their children at the same age.

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14th Nov 2019
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Brussels sprout, chestnut and sage risotto

Sprouts are divisive let's be honest, but this delightful risotto medley will win over even the most ardent Brussels dodgers.

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14th Nov 2019
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Health > General Health

How can you improve your sleep in the winter months?

To fight off winter tiredness getting enough undisturbed sleep is vital. Here, Rob Hobson explains ways you can tune your body for restful nights.

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14th Nov 2019
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Finance

A cashless society

As countries move toward a cashless society, opportunities exist for smart investments. Peter McGahan explains.

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14th Nov 2019
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Health > General Health

10 things you shouldn't hide from your GP and why

While small health changes may seem insignificant to you, they may help identify more serious issues. Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa explains why.

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12th Nov 2019
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What's on > Theatre

On Bear Ridge

Rhys Ifans and Rakie Ayola conjure a tone of impending doom in this intriguing post apocalyptic drama, but despite their committed performances the result is cold, woolly and unmoving.

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11th Nov 2019
Laurence Green
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Travel > Cruising

Vienna’s imperial grandeur

The A-ROSA Donna cruises through the Danube’s glorious history. Michael Edwards savours the culture and the cuisine.

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11th Nov 2019
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Health > Nutrition

10 things you might not know about unhealthy eating

We all have our eating vices - the guilty treats we use as a pick me up, but have you ever questioned why we fall back on them or what the consequences are? Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa reveals all.

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5th Nov 2019
Riccardo Di Cuffa
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What's on > Theatre

The Antipodes

A journey to the centre of America's dark heart is provided by Annie Baker in her latest play The Antipodes (Dorfman Theatre at the National) which is also directed by Baker, together with Chloe Lamford. Laurence Green reviews.

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5th Nov 2019
Laurence Green
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

Vegan sweet potato and coconut soup with sweet potato chips

Get inspired for World Vegan Month (1-30 November) with this deliciously warming, moreish spiced soup, beautifully garnished with crisp sweet potato chips and freshly grated coconut.

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4th Nov 2019
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Finance

How would negative interest rates impact me?

Trade wars, economic slowdowns and lack of market confidence are paving the way for negative interest rate policy and it is those at the bottom who will feel its impact more than most.

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4th Nov 2019
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Travel > Europe

Beautiful Seville

A weekend away with old friends in Seville that I booked ages ago in the January British Airways sale ended up being a foodie extravaganza.

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4th Nov 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Famous voices speak up for working animals overseas in new film for charity SPANA

New film aims to raise awareness of the lives of working animals overseas by showing the solidarity of our own sniffer dogs, police horses and sheepdogs on strike.

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1st Nov 2019
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Finance > News & Views

Negative interest rates

Peter McGahan looks at why some economies are hedging towards negative interest rate policies and what it could mean for savers and investors.

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28th Oct 2019
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Health > Nutrition

Seven ways to lower cholesterol with diet

Rob Hobson registered nutritionist at Healthspan shows how we can reduce our cholesterol by eating the right kind of foods.

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28th Oct 2019
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Travel > Cruising

Cruising the romantic Rhine Valley on CroisiEurope’s MS Lafayette

David Powell takes a river cruise onboard one of CroisiEurope’s fabulous river ships.

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25th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Home Improvements

Homeowners get set for winter

Homeowners should prepare their properties for the wilds of winter and sort out any outstanding maintenance jobs ahead of wetter, colder weather.

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21st Oct 2019
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Travel > Europe

Albi - so typically French

Heading south into France’s Occitanie region, Michael Edwards discovers a city proud of its heritage.

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21st Oct 2019
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What's on

BFI London Film Festival 2019

Laurence Green selects his choices for the best films at BFI London Film Festival 2019.

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21st Oct 2019
Laurence Green
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Finance > Property

Property investment fund opportunity?

Property funds have been under the spotlight for some time but with continued Brexit uncertainty do opportunities bring value for money? Peter McGahan tells all.

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17th Oct 2019
Peter McGahan
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Health > General Health

What you need to know about statins

Statins are among the most widely prescribed drugs for countering LDL and HDL cholesterol levels and managing the conditions of people with cardiovascular disease. Dr Sarah Brewer reveals all you need to know about statins.

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17th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle

Reconnect with old schoolmates

A new website is helping log lost school friends reconnect and share memories.

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16th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Food & Drink

Falafel

Falafel is perfect for a light lunch or supper. Don't worry that they are deep fried, heart-healthy rape seed or avocado oil will help keep the fat content down.

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16th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Why organic gardening?

If you're thinking of adopting an organic gardening method, now is the time of year to be doing your prep. Here, Gavin and Paula Atkinson make a case for why you dig in.

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15th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle

Future-proof your home now and live with peace of mind

More people are turning to the new-generation of domestic lift as a solution to future-proof their homes and maintain their independence in later life.

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14th Oct 2019
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Travel > Around The UK

South coast getaround

A weekend driving the South Downs and Sussex coast makes for a perfect autumn short break.

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14th Oct 2019
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

The British Heart Foundation funds research to beat the world’s biggest killers.

Gifts in Wills make up half of the BHF income, it's thanks to them we're able to have the long term investment to keep research going to beat heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors.

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11th Oct 2019
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Home & Lifestyle

How to combat loneliness as you get older

Loneliness and social isolation is a growing problem as more of the baby boomer generation get older, but as Jamie Turnbull explains there are many ways to beat it.

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10th Oct 2019
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