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What's on > Theatre

Pressure

David Haig's debut play expertly combines elements of excitement, drama and self doubt as crucial decisions are made in the hours leading up to the pivotal D-Day landings.

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25th Jun 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

Walking: The delight of the Isle of Wight

Lying just four miles from the south coast, and only two hours from London, the rich and eclectic appeal of this little body of land, still remains a mystery to many, says Jill Fordham.

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21st Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Ticks and what to do about them

A parasite is, as the dictionary describes it, an organism that grows, feeds, and is sheltered on or in a different organism while contributing nothing to the survival of its host.

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21st Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Don't let him ruin the big day!

We read enough about what women should do to prepare for weddings, but men need to play their part and get a decent haircut for the big day.

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20th Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Natural aphid control

Remove aphids from your plants without using harmful pesticides.

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20th Jun 2018
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Health

Little wins for coping with arthritis

Arthritis affects men and women of all ages and can be a huge burden but a social media campaign aims to help people make the most of their lives by sharing their top tips for dealing with the condition.

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19th Jun 2018
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Travel > Europe

Cultured Cordoba

Spain’s sunny southern city, an hour inland from the Costa del Sol, is perfect for a short break reports Michael Edwards.

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18th Jun 2018
Michael Edwards
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Translations

Brian Friel's Translations is a cracking production of a great play which couldn’t be better timed, writes Laurence Green.

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15th Jun 2018
Laurence Green
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

Repotting your plant

Summer can prompt an eruption of growth in potted plants, here are some repotting techniques that will ensure your favourites don't wither.

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13th Jun 2018
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Health

Beating the side effects of statins

So, you have high cholesterol and your doctor prescribes you with statins. But what happens if you experience side effects?

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12th Jun 2018
Kate Goodfellow
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Travel > Cruising

Why it pays to book a P&O Cruises holiday …

There's so much value and so much in store on a P&O Cruises holiday, you could be enjoying a holiday that just keeps on giving

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11th Jun 2018
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Travel

South Switzerland’s Surprises

Way south of Zurich the Swiss speak Italian, love pasta, drink white Merlot and eat al fresco in December: Michael Edwards reports.

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11th Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle

Keep unwanted noise outside with Everest Acoustic Glass

If excess noise is disturbing your sleep or your favourite TV show, then Acoustic Glass could be the answer.

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11th Jun 2018
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Health > General Health

A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise

Steve Faulkner examines how activities that increase 'heat shock proteins' may have health benefits for people who are unable to exercise regularly.

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5th Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Gardening

8 ways you could be breaking the law in your own garden

Boundary disputes and petty squabbles between neighbours can escalate into stressful legal proceedings. Here are some little known ways you could be breaking the law.

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5th Jun 2018
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What's on > Film

A Cambodian Spring

Chris Kelly's award-winning documentary A Cambodian Spring examines the chaotic and often violent land development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia. Laurence Green reviews.

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5th Jun 2018
Laurence Green
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dance away dementia

Laugh, sleep, dance and socialise your way to a happier and healthier brain

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5th Jun 2018
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Travel > Europe

Strap on your helmet and cycle the route of La Tour de France

Diane Priestley discovers cycling, canoeing, horse riding, succulent oysters and delicious French cuisine and asks: "What’s not to love about a summer break in Vendée on the secluded west coast of France?"

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4th Jun 2018
Diane Priestley
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Chorizo and shallot galette

This quick and easy galette with shallots and chorizo serves as an impressive starter for six or as a light lunch.

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1st Jun 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

Sun Care: Looking after your skin this summer

Skin care and make-up expert Stella Gardner gives her top tips to enjoying the summer sunshine whilst also maintaining a healthy and vibrant skin tone throughout life.

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31st May 2018
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Home & Lifestyle

Win £750 for your Community Project

Do you help run a club or charity that benefits older people? Do you have a specific project that you’d like to get off the ground?

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31st May 2018
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Finance > Property

Downsizing? Five questions to ask yourself first

Whether you plan to downsize to a park home or any other kind of property, here are the five necessary steps to consider prior to your move.

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30th May 2018
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Finance > Money Saving Tips

Over 1000 times the cost of a mortgage

One in four of us went overdrawn last year and 2.1 million people were overdrawn all year. The cost of this credit is a huge waste of money. So what are the practical steps to take?

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30th May 2018
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Health

Eight ways you can help a family member living with dementia

Understanding what a person with dementia is going through is crucial to your relationship with them and the support and help they need to live well.

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30th May 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Red

Alfred Molina is 'stunning' as American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko in Michael Grandage's Red. Laurence Green reviews.

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30th May 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

See Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula

Swansea Bay, the Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula are ideal locations for spectacular scenery and fresh air.

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24th May 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

Visit the Roman city of Bath

Learn everything about Bath from its historic landmarks like the Roman Baths and Pump Room to its unique blend of traditional and modern culture, like Thermae Bath Spa.

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24th May 2018
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Travel > Europe

Visiting charming Verona

If music is the food of love then Verona during opera season is the perfect romantic getaway.

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24th May 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Don’t be caught out by this important inheritance tax change

Inheritance tax is an issue which affects many of us, yet the vast majority of people are unaware of the impact the tax will have on their estate and – ultimately – what their loved ones will inherit once they are no longer around.

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22nd May 2018
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An Ideal Husband

Laurence Green finds real pleasure watching Oscar Wilde's Rolls-Royce of English comedies, An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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21st May 2018
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