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As we tentatively emerge from lockdown now is the time to detox from social media and focus on improving your mental and physical health, your social life, and your community.
This vegan plum sponge cake is sweet, fluffy and studded with vibrant tasting South African plums! This cake is completely plant based,
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reunite for this belated, and largely misguided, return to Zamunda
Glitzy financial thriller that races around at breakneck speed while slowing the brain down with its style and content
A rich and creamy pie the family will love & that's ready to go in the oven in 10 minutes!
Been putting off those household jobs? Not only will your house be gleaming, you will be burning calories too.
The seasons change and so do the needs of our skin. Here are a few tips to help you transition from winter to spring.
You know what they say, the best way to a man or woman's heart is through their stomach!
Histria Books announces the release of "Revelations of Byzantium: The Monasteries and Painted Churches of Northern Moldavia"
Whether you’re recently married or have been married for many years, it’s important to understand that with age comes change in relationships.
Tuck Into Some Tuscan Specials. Learn how to cook Duck with cherries in Gabbiano chianti with TV chefs Giancarlo and Katie Caldesi.
It's not only us who binge at Christmas, our pets are the beneficiaries of lots of leftover treats and it does them no good at all.
10 reasons why you should follow medical advice regarding vaccination and help protect others in the fight to control Covid.
Fitness and exercise are important health considerations for people over 50 - even in a lockdown. Here's how to give the old joints a
For your chance to win 1of 5 Lotil product bundles (including Lotil original, Foot cream, hand cream, lip balm and 30ml tube); simply
The cocktail hour tends to get an unlimited extension over the Christmas period, so we’ve chosen an assortment of classy cocktails that should see you through happy hour and beyond.
Inject some Christmas colour into your home - even for this most unorthodox of holidays. Here are some top tips for transforming your
The gardening is virtually done for another year but brave the cold, and save yourself some time in the spring.
Having trouble finding success as a midlife dater? Here are some of the common missteps you may be making and how to refocus your energies in a way that will bring you a fulfilling relationship.
Online dating is among the easiest ways to find new friendships and with these easily applied tips, you'll have peace of mind and
Giving your dogs Christmas dinner leftovers is not doing them any favours - and could do them harm. So follow these simple rules and make
Get those grey cells fired up for the day with the daily 50connect morning quiz.
A cornucopia of ideas for creating the perfect stuffing.
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
Gabriel Wilding enjoys a knockout evening under the Spiegeltent, on London’s Southbank, in the company of the inimitable La Voix.
Gabriela Rickli-Gerster, a 63 year old model, left the audience at the Vivienne Westwood show in London speechless after walking down the
Sticking to the basics of healthy eating and adding green vegetables to your diet can help to boost your intake of nutrients that have been
Here are our top picks for summer days out at some of the UK’s most beautiful gardens and country houses.
Light, healthy and perfect for quick, no mess breakfast or lunch this mackerel, toast and salsa combo will set your tastebuds singing.
Living and working longer means that more women are likely to be going through the menopause at work.
Behind the headlines finds a balanced intake of Vitamin D-rich foods could help prevent inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis from developing in the first place.
"It's never too early or too late to start", Blogger and founder of Alternative Ageing, Suzi Grant, offers her advice for eating your way
Dr Preema Vig answers the most commonly asked questions about sun protection and care.
Don’t just put up with the pain, be proactive and find what works best for you.
Researchers find hope for type 1 diabetes patients in form of single extra insulin shot.
Laurence Green reviews John Boyega's triumphant transition from screen to stage in Joe Murphy's production, Woyzek.
Don’t let hay fever rule your summer, try these top tips to reduce symptoms and head outdoors.
"Intellectually dazzling and often bizarre" Laurence Green reviews Tony Kushner's absorbing production, Angels in America.
Dr Ruth Maher, pelvic floor expert, explains some of the main ways to recognise that you have issues with your pelvic floor muscles.
Laurence Green reviews Jez Butterworth’s five-star heartfelt and passionate production, The Ferryman.
Laurence Green reviews David Kramer's adaptation of one of Shakespeare's classics, Romeo and Juliet.
Laurence Green reviews Lyndsey Turner's revised and polished new production, The Treatment.
Ensure you’re firing on all cylinders with these top tips for looking after your brain health.
Laurence Green reviews Lonny Price's elaborate and impressive revival of the American musical, Carousel.
Bored of hotels? Holiday like a royal with this round-up of lavish getaways and traditional castle retreats.
Learning about your food fingerprint could drastically reduce your IBS symptoms, so there’s no need to suffer quietly.
Combining sophistication with tradition, the Feversham Arms Hotel in the York Moors is an idyllic spot for a spring getaway.
A modern take of the biblical classic, Adam and Eve & Steve is a fun musical comedy that should be viewed with a light hearted sense of
Getting a handle on your debts is always going to be challenging, but approaching retirement, they can be particular overwhelming.
Situated next to the scenic Merchant Square, Lockhouse certainly know how to serve up a decent patty.
The Kid Stays in the Picture is a story of one man's remarkable life against the backdrop of a changing America - Laurence Green reviews
In need of some inspiration for what to give as a gift this Mother’s Day? This guide have everything you need to show your appreciation.
Add a nutritional punch to your weekend breakfast with bread that contains all the proteins, carbs, and fats your body needs.
Laurence Green reviews Patrick Marber handsome revival of the 1974 play, Travesties.
With warmer weather just around the corner it’s time to add a touch of spring to your wardrobe
Tom McPhail argues why government plans to reduce pension freedoms is a step backwards for effective retirement planning.
Keep the whole family occupied this half term with Visit England's round-up of the best events across the country.
David Powell lets the train take the strain as he enjoys a short break in Amsterdam.
This spring, the BBC will host a season of films on mental health, across TV, Radio and online.
Rising funeral costs, lack of savings and low income have put UK families in financial difficulty when dealing with bereavement writes
Laurence Green reviews Josie Rourke’s modern take on George Bernard Shaw’s classic tragedy, Saint Joan.
Sarah Gazard reveals how best to downsize your property in later life and highlights the pitfalls to be wary of.
Laurence Green reviews Patrick Marber's funny new translation of Ivo Van Hove's 19th century drama, Hedda Gabler.
Laurence Green reviews Alexander Zeldin’s powerful and moving, documentary-style drama, LOVE
Encourage relatives to tuck into the veggies this year with Hari Ghotra's spruced up cumin and mustard sprouts.
Laurence Green reviews Mathew Whites exquisite production of the 1963 romantic musical, She Loves Me.
Laurence Green reviews Christopher Hart’s adaptation of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Broadway comedy, Once in a Lifetime.
Paul Hensby spends two-nights at Belle Grove, a truly original self-catering cottage complex close to the Suffolk Coast.
Do you dream of relocating when you retire? Find out where the UK's most popular retirement locations.
Travails of Royal Bank of Scotland shareholders since 2008 illustrates the value of sound guidance when building a portfolio.
We all slightly overindulge this time of year but here are some deliciously festive recipes, that don't scrimp on flavour, just have fewer
Add the wow factor to your Christmas table this year, with this recipe for oven-poached salmon to accompany all the trimmings.
Laurence Green reviews Sally Cookson’s adaptation of JM Barrie’s magical tale of make-believe and mischief, Peter Pan.
In need some gift giving inspiration? 50connect's Christmas gift guide has something for everyone.
Give a gift of food this year and have Christmas all wrapped up with 50connect's guide to festive food hampers.
Laurence Green reviews Deborah Warner’s modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic play, King Lear.
Bladder problems are increasingly common in the UK, yet are hardly spoken about - it's time to challenge the taboo with these top tips for
Whatever your reason, choosing to go vegan doesn't have to mean giving up your favourite treats.
Laurence Green reviews Michael Longhurst’s powerful revival of Peter Shaffer’s iconic 1979 play, Amadeus.
Laurence Green reviews Mark Dornford-May's play of Jonny Steinberg's powerful true story, Man of Good Hope.
Mars Webb visits Lough Eske Castle Hotel & Spa and enjoys five-star luxury, relaxation and the tranquility of Donegal.
Treat your guests and get into the festive spirit with Tom Aikens’ delicious pumpkin and ricotta tarts.
Laurence Green reviews Kwame Kwei-Armah's play, One Night in Miami which draws on real life events from the life of legendary boxing
Author and Yoga Elder, Cheryl MacDonald explains why opting for Yoga is the great way to relieve menopause symptoms.
Take advantage of the daylight hours left and prep your garden for the cooler winter months, ensuring a flowing bloom come spring.
Transform your home this autumn with budget ways to add a splash of colour to your interior, making those cosy nights in that little bit
Dermatologist Dr Howard Murad explains the ways menopause affects the body and how best to look after your skin during the transition.
For those who like to celebrate with something sweeter – Heston’s champagne cocktails are sure to do the trick.
Learn to make the Spanish doughnuts at home with this easy step-by-step recipe - the perfect after dinner delights!
With many of families fondest memories including everyone gathering together around the table, celebrate Grandparents day with these ten
In need of a little comfort to keep out the cold? Treat yourself to this wonderfully hearty and warming casserole.
Grainne McCarthy, Clinical Lead at Elder shares her nine top tips for improving memory.
Celebrate Organic September and cosy up with a bowl of chicken soup with garlic bread flavoured with tarragon.
National Trust share their most colourful walks to inspire you this autumn to get back outdoors with a selection of beautiful hikes around the country.
Michele Todd, partner at hlw Keeble Hawson, offers guidance on how to limit the cost of care fees
Garden designer Charlotte Rowe shares her five top tips for approaching a garden renovation and making the most of your outdoor space all
Drinking tea can improve your health in more ways than you think; the following ten reasons explore ways certain teas can keep us healthy.
Vintage fashion expert Susie Nelson, reveals the secrets behind perfecting the 'classic style' and how it can increase confidence and
An unsettling portrait of Britain in decline, Laurence Green reviews Rob Ashford's adaptation of The Entertainer.
A daily exercise routine can reduce the impact of symptoms caused by menopause and could add years to your life.