Author: Gareth Hargreaves
GBBO might be off our screens but that is no excuse to down tools in the kitchen. It’s time to stand by your benches and … Bake!
The property market is set for a period of change, writes Ruban Selvanayagam, and it looks set to present more choice to those in or
When it comes to travel experiences, a tour of Australia has to be up there among the best. You'll have an expert tour guide on hand who
Financial responsibility now is the way towards a happy retirement in the future. Follow these steps to pay off your mortgage sooner rather than later.
A government cap on the cost of care will not prevent older people losing their life savings and homes, warns Independent Age
Helen Venables warns we need to make our wardrobes sustainable and eco-friendly. Even making small changes could make a difference. Here
Relationship breakdowns and squabbles over entitlement to a share of an estate are common and wholly avoidable. Nadine Wealands explains how by maintaining your Will to include a discretionary trust can protect your estate from future disaster.
Many people are unaware how actively (or not), their investments are being managed or how exposed they are given the exceptional
The age old problem of how to match clothes that suit your shape plagues us all. Thankfully, Helen Venables has some tips on the dos and
A banner created by people with dementia working with a trio of well-known artists has been unfurled at a special ceremony in Exeter.
As people continue to live longer, governments will need to rethink similar policies around health care, employment and more, write Warren
These little chocolate nuggets are supercharged with chlorella to energise the body. Recipe by Christine Bailey.
Easter wouldn’t be the same without lamb and this slow-cooked show-stopper is quick and easy to prepare and has flavours to die for.
Scammers are constantly devising new ways of persuading people to hand over sensitive personal data, so what can service providers do to
Busy lives, convenience diets and everyday stresses all contribute to put a burden on your gut health. Here, Eloise Craven-Todd reveals
If you or a loved one are affected by dementia, you may have questions about legal issues surrounding writing a Will or Lasting Powers of Attorney. Alzheimer’s Research UK can help you plan for the future by outlining some things to think about.
Camera traps offer fascinating insights into the secret lives of Britain's mammals, writes Sian Green. With the help of ordinary people, we
David Powell rediscovers peace, tranquility and relaxation during a short break to the New Forest and Balmer Lawn Hotel.
From its vivacious culture to its unrivalled biodiversity – we’ll introduce you to the best of South America on a Peregrine small group tour.
BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen is undergoing treatment for bowel cancer after diagnosis late last year.
How rental could be the alternative to spending retirement rattling around in a large home and having the worry and expense of its upkeep.
A small gem that says more in its 80 minutes than many plays more than twice its length and certainly makes for essential viewing. Laurence Green reviews The Bay at Nice.
Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent van Gogh in Julian Schnable's biopic but a sluggish, labouring script that labours not so much on the life of
Why not save your hard earned money for something better spent on you?
Brexit is imminent and many thousands of Britons still do not know how their pensions will fare when the UK exits the EU.
Money doesn't grow on trees but as Tony Page explains the Innovative Finance ISA could help you feel like it does.
Finding your IFISA sweet spot can help you get a balanced rate of return for moderate risk. Here's how an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA)
As the interminable Brexit wrangles continue we take a look at how leaving the Eu will affect your monthly bills.
Stick your winter coats back in the cupboard and turn your attention to a spring skincare clean and bringing back your natural glow.
A new clinical study is looking at how healthy people aged 60-75 years old respond to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections - and
Brexit: It’s like trying to use a kitchen roll for a boat sail in a multiple angle storm.
A dinner party meal to impress. This tasty and heart-warming Moroccan-style stew will be a family favourite in no time, and provide the
Guaranteed over 50s life insurance plans can provide peace of mind and safeguard your loved ones against the financial burden of a funeral
Reducing risk, extra returns, and being nice with it. That’s ESG.
One of the biggest worries for the over-50s is the economic uncertainty that comes with Brexit. Find out how to protect yourself in the
Put your culinary skills to the test with this rich and creamy phaanu dish, cooked from scratch.
David Robert Grimes challenges the misconception that cannabis has ‘unreported’ healing powers that reduce tumours and cure cancer.
Laurence Green reviews Barry Jenkins' angry, assured and distinctive drama which asserts that even in a world of corruption and prejudice,
Paul Aleixo looks at the enduring appeal of HergÃ©'s comic book hero Tintin: one of Belgium's great gifts to the children of the world.
Simple tips to ensure your lawn is in perfect shape when spring finally arrives.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is experiencing a boom as people seek to insure their money is invested ethically -
Discover walking and the great outdoors with HF Holidays. With more than 100 years' experience providing walking and activity holidays
Comfort foods come with a high cholesterol cost! Check out these alternatives to your weekly shop indulgences and reap the health rewards.
A quick guide to Deprivation of Liberty; What should I do if a family member is objecting to their care arrangements?
In need of post-festive pick me up or a treat to kick the January Blues, Kentish Town's newest drinking nook - the charming and French bar
Travelling by yourself? It can seem like a daunting prospect, but, you don’t have to be lonely travelling solo, in fact it could be life changing for you!
Financial markets can seem complex and confusing, but they are essential to the smooth running of global economies.
Find out why you are never too old to learn about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
If you plan 2019 to include an authentic travel adventure, get off the beaten track and take a Cosmos coach tour through some of Italy’s most stunning landscapes, sampling local produce and exploring the history behind the country’s beautifully preserved ancient buildings.
Tips on how to reduce your personal debt and start 2019 on a sound financial footing.
Whether its energy, insurance or your mortgage - sticking with the same provider over time can have hidden expensive consequences.
Deliciously comforting and homely Christmas canapes that are easy to make and devilishly easy to clear a plate.
Here's a festive finger food (canapes to posh folk) to serve 22 with deliciously savoury goats' cheese and rosemary jelly muffins.
Join the 1.5 million satisfied customers who enjoy an escorted touring holiday to some of the best destinations in Europe, whilst
Discover life-changing light. Driven by an inventor’s passion and endorsed by over 500 opticians.
A sobering, beautifully shot film of dashed hopes and inter-generational relationships (directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan) that implants itself
Sarah Coles says 'This will come as no comfort to anyone currently mired in the (IHT) process. You're likely to hit your deadline for
A second referendum with a result to remain would undoubtedly have the most immediate positive impact on the market, particularly as investors looking for bargains would return to that cloudy investment market that is the UK.
Whether you prefer a traditional Christmas roast, or want to try something a little different, we have a wide variety of tempting festive
David Powell finds an exclusive ship within a ship as he samples The Haven, NCL's most luxurious, peaceful and discerning cruise
BookBeat shares 5 great audiobooks to help you find some “me time” this holiday season.
The Camino de Santiago (or the Way of Saint James) is one of the most popular of the ancient pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostella.
How an inventor's passion led to the creation of the ultimate reading light - endorsed by opticians.
Pension Review Service survey finds women lag male counterparts by a staggering 75 per cent
Winter brings with it dry, chapped skin so here are some simple tips to keep you glowing through the colder months.
Debbie Tucker's 'ear for eye' is a dense and at times, deliberately alienating vision of race, language and power structures which
Dan Atkinson of EQ Investors considers yesterday’s announcement that the cost of securing legal control over a deceased’s estate will soar next April and provides a few options on what people can do.
Made from a recipe created more than 80 years ago, Olverum bath oil is a little known treasure that will transform bathtime into a
The brutality of truth-telling is explored by Ibsen in his 1884 classic The Wild Duck, which returns to the London stage in a
No Halloween pun intended. Tech stocks are a very attractive option but if you think they are a safe option – think again.
Adult toys are hugely sophisticated, smaller and sleeker and are made to appeal to all ages. The choice is endless and the most difficult
Laurence Green rates his top picks from bfi London Film Festival 2018 including the brilliant semi-autobiographical Roma by Gravity
The slim and discreet abdominal toning belt that firms and tones your tummy anytime, anywhere.
Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber goes nutty with this delicious recipe for California walnut and fig cake.
Sarah Coles of Hargreaves Lansdowne looks at six ways to make the most of your pension annual allowance.
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.
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
Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in this compassionate, deeply moving play that teases the mind, while touching the heart. Laurence
Kitchen Love campaign launches for National Grandparents’ Day to promote the joy of cooking together and preserve historical recipes
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
Laurence Green picks out his top choices ahead of the BFI London Film Festival 2018 including Jon Baird's Stan & Ollie.
Death Cafes 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.
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
Escape the UK's winter chill and enjoy 4 weeks winter sun from just £512 per person.
If you are considering taking out a fixed-rate mortgage in the coming months, consider how a hard Brexit could impact your pocket.
Hitting 50 is an opportunity milestone rather than a mill stone. There has never been a better time to learn a new skill.
Eloise Craven Todd enjoys a cosy weekend at the beautifully boutique Lion at Wendlebury and even finds time for retail therapy at Bicester.
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!
Paul Brice, author of COPD Innovative Breathing Techniques shares advice for people with the condition to get the most out of their
As 2018 closes, you may be thinking of your resolutions for the new year. Why not put your linguistic skills to the test and learn a
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.
Autumn promises publication of the Office of Tax Simplification's recommendations on Inheritance Tax and the impact could be far-reaching
New research shows that up to 50% of the UK population is taking some form of medication every day. The question is, is this level of mass
If funeral costs continue to rise at the same rate as today – by 2024 the average cost of a UK funeral could be £5,925 says new report by Legal and General.
Autumn is almost upon us and it's time to spruce up your wardrobe to cope with the chill. Helen Venables has some tips to keep you cosy and
4 weeks winter sun in Portugal from just £596 per person
Forget sun, sea and family friendly holidays…a third of British parents want their holidays to shine on their social media feeds!
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Stroke can change your life in an instant. Whether it's happened to you or someone close to you, My Stroke Guide is there to help support
Laurence Green picks through another packed programme of delights to reveal the highlights of this year’s EIF and Fringe festivals.