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Health > Sex

The evolution of sex toys since the 1970s

Adult toys are hugely sophisticated, smaller and sleeker and are made to appeal to all ages. The choice is endless and the most difficult decision is where to begin!

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30th Oct 2018
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What's on > Film

Highlights of bfi London Film Festival 2018

Laurence Green rates his top picks from bfi London Film Festival 2018 including the brilliant semi-autobiographical Roma by Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron.

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26th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Our lover affair with eggs

Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan explains why we have fallen back in love with eggs and why they are so good for you.

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26th Oct 2018
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Travel > World Wide

Discovering Mauritius

Mark Twain wrote that Heaven was modelled on Mauritius. Michael Edwards discovers that Tui’s all-inclusive Sensimar Lagoon Hotel has only improved things.

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25th Oct 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is an Intraocular Lens and which one is best for me?

Selecting the Intraocular lens that suits your needs can be a daunting thought. This article will talk you through your options and help you feel prepared before your visit to the ophthalmologist.

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23rd Oct 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

California walnut and fig cake

Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber goes nutty with this delicious recipe for California walnut and fig cake.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > Pensions

Six solutions if you’re bumping up against the pensions annual allowance

Sarah Coles of Hargreaves Lansdowne looks at six ways to make the most of your pension annual allowance.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > News & Views

When a family member with dementia goes into care

It can be a daunting and emotional time for families coming to the decision to move a relative with dementia into care. Rebecca Harbron Gray answers some frequently asked questions.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Past performance a guide to the future?

Analysing the consistency of investments and opportunities is key to understanding where risk lies, writes Peter McGahan.

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18th Oct 2018
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The Height of the Storm

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in this compassionate, deeply moving play that teases the mind, while touching the heart. Laurence Green reviews The Height of the Storm.

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17th Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Coming through the darkest times

Pam Craige, a 60-year-old project coordinator from Cheshire, lost her husband Bill to heart failure in August 2013. Pam was one of more than 600 people who contributed to research conducted by Compassion in Dying into their experiences of terminal illness.

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17th Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

10 Tips on how to live longer

We all want a healthy later life but sometimes old habits get in the way. Here are 10 tips that are easy to follow but could have a lasting, positive imapact on over 50s health.

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17th Oct 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

North African egg and butterbean salad

Packed with flavour and vegetables, this dish is not only rich in protein you will also get a large helping of vitamin D and B12 from your boiled eggs; perfect for a filling, healthy, vegetarian lunch.

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17th Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Generational divide revealed as grandparents worry cooking skills are being lost

Kitchen Love campaign launches for National Grandparents’ Day to promote the joy of cooking together and preserve historical recipes

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17th Oct 2018
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BFI London Film Festival 2018

Laurence Green picks out his top choices ahead of the BFI London Film Festival 2018 including Jon Baird's Stan & Ollie.

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9th Oct 2018
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Travel

The Spanish Costas – a hot spot this winter

Escape the UK's winter chill and enjoy 4 weeks winter sun from just £512 per person.

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9th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Super foods: cranberries

Super foods the buzz word of a thousand and one magazines and health shows. This week we look at some of facts about the humble cranberry.

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9th Oct 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

The six sins that could be harming your eyes

Your eyes are your most prized possession, so why are so many people not looking after them like they would their general health?

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8th Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Death Cafes serve up a welcome taste of reality

Death Cafés are helping to remove the taboo associated with talking about death. Sharan Watson considers how these local initiatives are providing opportunities for honest conversations and placing talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda.

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8th Oct 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

London’s Seven Dials

Just a few steps away from Covent Garden and Leicester Square lies a secret village. Michael Edwards reports

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8th Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Autumn sowing in the veggie patch

Spring and early summer are not the only times of the year when we should think about sowing our vegetables.

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4th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Five golden rules of eating for a good night’s sleep

Rob Hobson is a registered nutritionist and Healthspan Head of Nutrition.. He is also author of Cheats & Eats and The Detox Kitchen Bible.

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3rd Oct 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Antony & Cleopatra

Antony & Cleopatra is both epic and intimate with shining performances from Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as the titular leads showing that passion and politics are best kept apart. Laurence Green reviews.

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3rd Oct 2018
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Finance > Tax

Give generously to help escape inheritance tax

New figures show that families who lost a loved one paid a record £5.2bn in inheritance last year. Wills and probate expert Jill Rushton explains how to mitigate against IHT.

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3rd Oct 2018
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Finance > Property

Mortgage: Two or five years fixed rate

If you are considering taking out a fixed-rate mortgage in the coming months, consider how a hard Brexit could impact your pocket.

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2nd Oct 2018
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Travel

5 Reasons to try a solo tour

Designed exclusively for solo travellers, Wendy Wu solo tours provide you with a ready-made group of like-minded fellow explorers to share your holiday with. Here are five reasons why you should join us!

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2nd Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks: The 50+ and their attitudes to learning new skills

Hitting 50 is an opportunity milestone rather than a mill stone. There has never been a better time to learn a new skill.

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1st Oct 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

The Lion at Wendlebury

Eloise Craven Todd enjoys a cosy weekend at the beautifully boutique Lion at Wendlebury and even finds time for retail therapy at Bicester.

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1st Oct 2018
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Travel > Europe

Autumn travel ideas: Kerry

One of Ireland's best kept secrets is begging to be explored and the splendid colours of autumn make Kerry ideal for a memorable short break.

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26th Sep 2018
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Foxfinder

In spite of its early promise Foxfinder is a play that loses its momentum and becomes a laboured parable about the need to seek out scapegoats for society’s ills, writes Laurence Green.

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25th Sep 2018
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