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Fanny and Alexander

This rich and rewarding new production of Bergman's classic Fanny and Alexander provides an acting masterclass from Penelope Wilton, writes Laurence Green.

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23rd Mar 2018
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Bel and The Dragon

Sitting snug against the Kennet and Avon canal, Reading's Bel and The Dragon is a welcome escape for short breakers with a restaurant at the top of its game.

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19th Mar 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Theatre: The Best Man reviewed

Laurence Green reviews Simon Evans' revival of Gore Vidal's 1960 political satire; The Best Man.

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19th Mar 2018
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Finance > News & Views

1 in 3 retirees underestimated how much money they needed to live comfortably during retirement

Property has become a popular choice for funding retirement, with 1 in 10 planning on downsizing, and 1 in 20 planning to use equity release. But that is only part of the solution.

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16th Mar 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Summer and Smoke

Patsy Ferran is a revelation in a mesmerising new production of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke. Laurence Green reviews.

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15th Mar 2018
Laurence Green
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Finance > Pensions

Management charges on your pension and investments

Peter McGahan says the public perception of pension and investment funds being actively managed bears little resemblance to reality.

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15th Mar 2018
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Health > Eye health in later life

Middle-aged Brits are developing ‘long-arm syndrome’ to see phone screens

Vanity and self-consciousness preventing people from accepting presbyopia and seeking a solution for their sight issues.

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13th Mar 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

Explore the wonderful gardens of north Devon

Every kind of garden thrives in North Devon, from lawns, topiary and sculpture to seaside plots, vegetable patches and herbaceous borders.

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12th Mar 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Warm salad of eastern pulled lamb and chickpeas with raspberries

A middle eastern-inspired treat that is healthy, hearty and pretty damn easy to cook ... and eat. Ideal for a weekend indulgence without being tied to the cooker.

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9th Mar 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Theatre review - Frozen

Laurence Green reviews Jonathan Munby's revival production of Bryony Lavery's 1998 crime drama, Frozen.

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7th Mar 2018
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Travel > Around The UK

Jersey: more than just a short break

Michael Edwards hops across the channel and finds Jersey offers much more than a short stay break.

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6th Mar 2018
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Finance > Property

5 key people you need when selling land or property

When it comes to dealing in property if your gut says someone is not the right person to represent you, then listen to that feeling says Alex Harrington-Griffin.

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6th Mar 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Debt domino effect on economy

Peter McGahan warns that cheap debt and complacent lending is a dangerous mix with so much uncertainty around the economy.

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2nd Mar 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

The 8 best ways to take care of sensitive eye skin

Caring for this delicate area requires a light touch, the right products, and attention to health in general. Here are eight things to consider.

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1st Mar 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Feed your fibre knowledge

Having a low-fibre diet is not good for your health. Here Nichola Ludlam-Raine explains how some women are missing their recommended daily fibre intake by up to 75%.

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1st Mar 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Tips for a stylish spring

Helen Venables, MD of House of Colour, gives tips and pointers on colour palettes and combinations ahead of this year's spring and summer seasons.

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28th Feb 2018
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Travel > World Wide

Living like a Maharaja

Delhi is a chaotic city of contrasts but Michael Edwards discovers that the comforts of the Raj linger on

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26th Feb 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Lesley Manville delivers first-rate performance in this magnetic new production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night writes Laurence Green.

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20th Feb 2018
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Finance > Property

House price imperfect storm

Peter McGahan examines how buy-to-let landlords are being hit by new borrowing rules pushing the market down by 17% year on year.

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19th Feb 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Rocky road blueberry bites

These are adult rocky roads with the dark chocolate, ginger and amaretti giving a rich flavour that enhances the blueberries beautifully.

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16th Feb 2018
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Finance > Property

Why this is looking like an excellent time to consider buying a property in France

Stewart Andersen says market conditions and price stability make 2018 an attractive year to invest in property in France.

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15th Feb 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Is it time for a financial health check?

Do you worry about money? Do you know where you stand, or is it a mystery that you’d rather park for another day?

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15th Feb 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

Turn back the clock with Daiva Beauty House

Treat your face to a winter pamper at Daiva Beauty House and her expert knowledge and care will have your face positively glowing come spring.

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14th Feb 2018
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Health > Fitness

Yoga for Confidence

Yoga isn’t just a form of meditation; yoga teacher Mollie McClelland Morris explains how it can also boost your self-confidence.

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14th Feb 2018
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Health > General Health

Five ways to avoid weight gain when it’s cold

With icy temperatures and chilly winds, the pounds tend to pile on. Nutritional Therapist Hannah Braye advices how to keep the weight off.

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13th Feb 2018
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Travel > Europe

Three of the best hotels in Greece for art lovers

Make your holiday to Greece a cultural extravaganza by staying in one of the countries most artistic hotels.

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12th Feb 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Buckwheat Pancakes with spinach and egg

Celebrate pancake day in French fashion with these traditional savoury buckwheat pancakes.

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9th Feb 2018
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Health > Nutrition

The key nutrients for a healthy immune system

As we succumb to another cold spell, it's important to know which nutrients you need to support your immune system and fight against flu.

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8th Feb 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Is your financial stress impacting your health?

New research suggests that alongside sleepless nights, financial stress could be affecting both your mental and physical health.

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8th Feb 2018
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What's on > Film

Last Flag Flying

Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flag is a finely scripted, excellently acted road movie with a difference, writes Laurence Green.

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7th Feb 2018
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