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Be Bright, Be Bold!

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty, Sponsored

The collection at Hotter is bursting with colour this season, with a multitude of shades to choose from to get you summer-ready.

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Black suits only 1 in 4 of us

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Black is effortlessly stylish but we can't all pull off an Audrey Hepburn or Helen Mirren-look. Indeed, that go-to black number suits only...

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Beef fillet marinated in tea and horseradish

Food & Drink

Warm weather and a bank holiday weekend what better way enjoy spring bank than with this delicious marinated beef fillet on the barbecue....

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Spinach & ricotta pie with Tracklements fresh mint jelly

Food & Drink

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!

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Beef and super greens stir-fry

Food & Drink

Iron deficiency can leave you feeling tired and lethargic. Try this super quick and healthy, iron-rich stir fry and boost your red blood...

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Stopping the environmental cost of fast fashion

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables warns we need to make our wardrobes sustainable and eco-friendly. Even making small changes could make a difference. Here...

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How to dress and accessorise for your figure

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

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 don’ts of staying stylish and true to your figure.

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Superfood truffles

Food & Drink

These little chocolate nuggets are supercharged with chlorella to energise the body. Recipe by Christine Bailey....

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Pulled Persian lamb with Tracklements zingy rosemary jelly

Food & Drink

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. ...

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Camera traps are revealing the secret lives of Britain’s mammals

Home & Lifestyle

Camera traps offer fascinating insights into the secret lives of Britain’s mammals, writes Sian Green. With the help of ordinary people, we can all learn more about them, and how to look after them well into the future.

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Spring beauty

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Stick your winter coats back in the cupboard and turn your attention to a spring skincare clean and bringing back your natural glow. ...

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What does home mean to you?

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

By supporting St Mungo's with a gift in your Will, you can help people experiencing homelessness in the future and give them the skills and...

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Redefining how older women are viewed

Fashion & Beauty, Fashion

Gabriela Rickli-Gerster, a 63 year old model, left the audience at the Vivienne Westwood show in London speechless after walking down the runway twice.

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Lamb harira – a Moroccan lamb, chickpea and lentil stew

Food & Drink

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...

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Phaanu dal – a spicy, high fibre treat

Food & Drink

Put your culinary skills to the test with this rich and creamy phaanu dish, cooked from scratch....

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Five tips for helping your lawn survive winter

Gardening

Simple tips to ensure your lawn is in perfect shape when spring finally arrives.

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What is Deprivation of Liberty?

Relationships, Relationships and dating

A quick guide to Deprivation of Liberty; What should I do if a family member is objecting to their care arrangements?...

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Mini Croque Monsieurs with Tracklements green tomato chutney

Food & Drink

Deliciously comforting and homely Christmas canapes that are easy to make and devilishly easy to clear a plate....

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Goats’ cheese and zingy rosemary jelly mini muffins

Food & Drink

Here’s a festive finger food (canapes to posh folk) to serve 22 with deliciously savoury goats’ cheese and rosemary jelly muffins.

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Serious Lights – sight and posture

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

Discover life-changing light. Driven by an inventor's passion and endorsed by over 500 opticians....

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Finding the perfect Christmas dinner

Food & Drink, Sponsored

Whether you prefer a traditional Christmas roast, or want to try something a little different, we have a wide variety of tempting festive...

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5 audiobooks to help you wind down this holiday season

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

BookBeat shares 5 great audiobooks to help you find some “me time” this holiday season.

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Are you ready for a life-changing light?

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

How an inventor's passion led to the creation of the ultimate reading light - endorsed by opticians....

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5 winter skincare tips for a healthier skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Winter brings with it dry, chapped skin so here are some simple tips to keep you glowing through the colder months....

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Buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus & poached egg

Food & Drink

Food has a huge impact on your overall health. So why not ditch the comfort food and tcuk into this delicious buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus and poached egg?

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Tried & tested: Olverum bath oil

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Made from a recipe created more than 80 years ago, Olverum bath oil is a little known treasure that will transform bathtime into a...

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California walnut and fig cake

Food & Drink

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

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Coming through the darkest times

Relationships, Relationships and dating

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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Generational divide revealed as grandparents worry cooking skills are being lost

Relationships, Relationships and dating

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

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North African egg and butterbean salad

Food & Drink, 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...

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Death Cafes serve up a welcome taste of reality

Relationships, Relationships and dating

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

Home & Lifestyle

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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You’re never too old to become fluent in a foreign language

Home & Lifestyle

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...

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Autumn colour and style tips

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

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 on style.

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Berry infused gins

Food & Drink, Recipes

Mix up your usual G&T by infusing the gin with berries. Not only will it have a pretty colour, but it will taste delicious too....

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How to travel in style

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables reveals some simple packing hacks that will allow you to make maximum use of your limited baggage allowance. ...

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Walnut, chocolate and plum upside-down cake

Food & Drink, Recipes

What’s not to love? It’s cake, with chocolate, with succulent plums, with walnuts – and it’s upside down. Oh, and it’s absolutely delicious!

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What rights do grandparents have when a family splits?

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Gaining access to grandchildren via legal means can be difficult according to family law solicitor Lisa Mohar from Bray & Bray law firm....

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How to manage the school holidays with grandchildren when their parents are divorced

Relationships, Relationships and dating

Summer brings many grandparents welcome time with grandchildren but for some it also means the stress of dealing with a broken relationship...

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Chocolate walnut dipped strawberry ice pops

Recipes, Food & Drink

Chocolate walnut dipped strawberry ice pops – super simple fruit lolly recipe that can be done with the grandchildren over the summer hols.

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World’s most expensive steaks return to Aldi – for only £7.99

Food & Drink, Recipes

Aldi's best-selling Wagyu steak cuts return but you better get your skates on - they sell out fast! ...

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5 ways with olives

Food & Drink

Olives? So much more than just a nibble or a canape. Here are some ideas for how you can get creative with this super juicy fruit of the...

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Use style to blow away negativity during menopause

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables’ tips on how to build your confidence using style and colour during menopause.

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Making your home secure when you’re away

Home & Lifestyle

Hot nights and holidays present a welcome opportunity for burglars and sneak thieves. Here are some tips to keep your home secure....

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Chantenay, prosciutto and rocket salad

Food & Drink

Super, zero-fuss summer salad recipe that blends the sweetness of Chantenay carrots with rich savoury proscuitto and peppery sharpness of...

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Keep unwanted noise outside with Everest Acoustic Glass

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

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

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Chorizo and shallot galette

Food & Drink, Recipes

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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Sourdough toastie stuffed with Emmental, salt beef and dill mustard sauce

Food & Drink, Recipes

Perfect weekend wonder that takes the humble toastie and elevates it to the level of superior savoury stomach comforter....

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Walnut and rosemary crusted goats’ cheese with beetroot carpaccio

Food & Drink, Recipes

Here’s the first in a series of inspiring vegetarian recipes for summer. This week, walnut and rosemary crusted goats’ cheese with beetroot carpaccio.

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10 golden rules for gardening success

Gardening

Don't be intimidated by your garden. Plan your plot and look forward to beautiful results come summer. Here are 10 tips to help you along...

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

Gardening

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

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Is the Toyota Prius still the top hybrid available?

Motoring

It is the UK’s biggest selling hybrid but does it still deserve the accolade of the best. Gareth Hargreaves takes the Toyota Prius out on the road.

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Mackerel with herby tomato and shallots salsa on toast

Food & Drink

Light, healthy and perfect for quick, no mess breakfast or lunch this mackerel, toast and salsa combo will set your tastebuds singing. ...

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Prawn and kale paella

Food & Drink, Recipes

Get set for the warmer weather with this delicious and healthy prawn and kale paella...

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Brunch muffins with poached eggs, asparagus tips and smoked bacon

Food & Drink, Recipes

A wonderful weekend treat with deliciously seasonal asparagus tips and crispy smoked bacon. So simple even I can make it!

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5 Ways with florals this spring

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Grace Dale has tips to brighten your wardrobe. Here are her top 5 ways to wear gorgeous florals this Spring....

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Blue Cheese and Apple & Cider Brandy Chutney

Food & Drink

For a vegetarian option or stunning accompaniment to your Easter dinner this sunday, Tracklements have provided the recipe for their...

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Secrets of successful shopping

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Do you shop for the shape you are now or the shape you think you’ll be come summer? Helen Venables says be realistic – if you don’t like what on the label, cut it out!

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Top tips to help your garden Spring into life

Gardening

Chris Allan, the Head Gardener at Auchlochan Garden Village, shares his top tips for bringing life back into your garden this spring. ...

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Lentil, shallot & egg supper bowl

Food & Drink, Recipes

Super tasty, easy-to-make midweek recipe that packs in the fibre and protein. ...

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Warm salad of eastern pulled lamb and chickpeas with raspberries

Food & Drink, Recipes

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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The 8 best ways to take care of sensitive eye skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

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

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Rocky road blueberry bites

Food & Drink, Recipes

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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Turn back the clock with Daiva Beauty House

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

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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Best recipes: buckwheat pancakes with spinach and egg

Recipes, Food & Drink

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

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Glow to Go, a salad that feeds your skin

Food & Drink

Eat your way to beautifully glowing skin this winter with nutrition advice from skin expert Abigail James ...

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Fluffy apple pancakes

Food & Drink, Recipes

Pancake day is fast approaching, these delicious fluffy apple pancakes make the perfect weekend treat.

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Your guide to glowing skin this winter

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Skincare specialist Jennie Lawson reveals her guide for great and glowing skin through the harsh winter months. ...

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Ward off the ageing process with chocolate and roses

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Using the powerful antioxidants found in dark chocolate and the relaxing aroma of roses, LipoTherapeia have produced a powerful anti-ageing...

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Toyota C-HR Dynamic

Motoring

The Toyota C-HR is much more than a pimped up Prius but for all its qualities this enigmatic Hybrid SUV needs a little more oomph under the hood.

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Vegan enchiladas

Food & Drink, Recipes

This meat-free and vegan alternative to enchiladas is quick and easy but certainly doesn't scrimp on flavour....

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New Year, new look

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Style and colour guru Helen Venables shares her top tips for embracing a new look this year....

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Halibut with kale and tomatoes in foil

Food & Drink, Recipes

The New Year diet doesn’t mean bowls of salad and bland meals, this recipe is flavour rich and will keep you feeling fuller for longer.

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Six tips for sticking to your resolutions

Home & Lifestyle

Making a New Year resolution is all well and good but how do you actually stick to them?...

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Triumph: the reincarnation of an iconic British brand

Motoring

Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus look at the reincarnation of Triumph and the essential lessons for other British brands that need to reinvent...

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Overnight oats with raspberry Chia jam

Food & Drink, Recipes

Start your day the right way with a healthy and nutritious breakfast you can make the night before.

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Blueberry and banana flapjack

Food & Drink, Recipes

These honey flapjacks are made without refined sugar, are packed with oats, nuts and juicy blueberries....

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Vegan chocolate fudge cupcakes

Recipes

These vegan cupcakes are a delicious sweet treat yet are packed with natural, low-sugar ingredients....

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Maintain healthy skin during party season

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

During the party season your skin needs an extra TLC boost, don’t let the tiredness show with these top tips.

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Build your family tree for free

Relationships, Relationships and dating, Sponsored

Ever wondered what your family tree reveals about you? Uncovering your family's past has never been easier. ...

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Festive family favourites

Recipes

From flavourful turkey to sweet, honey roasted carrots, make this Christmas dinner the best one yet. ...

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Tooting’s trading co

Food & Drink

Enjoy a tantalising taste of India with the carefully mastered cocktails at The Imperial Durbar, south London’s nautical drinking joint.

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At home table decorating

Home & Lifestyle

When you're entertaining at home this Christmas or New Year's Eve, it is essential to make sure you create the right ambience for your...

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2017 Christmas drinks guide

Food & Drink

Raise a glass to the end of 2017 and toast with some of the best winter tipples this Christmas. ...

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Indulgent white chocolate matcha fudge

Recipes

Cutting back on sugar doesn’t mean missing out on tasty treats, Fran McElwaine’s white chocolate matcha fudge is low in sugar, yet delicious.

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How to make a Christmas centrepiece

Gardening

Personalise your own table this Christmas with this step-to-step guide to making your own evergreen centrepiece....

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Twelve beauty products you need this Christmas

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Don't let your skin and hair succumb to winter damage, fight back with these twelve essential products. ...

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Ten ways to anti-age your wardrobe

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

From mixing patterns to understanding your colours, Helen Venables reveals the ten ways to anti-age your wardrobe.

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How to pick the perfect real Christmas tree

Gardening

Your Christmas tree is the focal point of the room this season, make sure you pick the right one with this guide. ...

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Festive s’mores have arrived at Oxford Street this Christmas

Food & Drink

For a festive treat during your Christmas shopping, the Aubaine restaurant has set up and interactive s'more pop-up....

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Gift guide: For the foodie

Home & Lifestyle

From sweet and floral honey to multi-award winning chocolate, treat your foodie friends this Christmas.

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Make your own indoor woodland wreath

Gardening

Make your own festive woodland wreath this year with this easy step-by-step guide. ...

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Gift guide: For him

Home & Lifestyle

Struggling with gift ideas this year? Make him smile this Christmas with our top picks. ...

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Cranberry meringue roulade

Recipes

The festivities have begun, celebrate with this beautiful and creamy cranberry meringue roulade.

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Gift guide: For her

Home & Lifestyle

From beauty to fashion, make it a truly special Christmas for her with this selection of luxury gifts. ...

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Five ways to avoid the care home

Home & Lifestyle, Sponsored

From staying frisky to embracing older age, read our top five tips for avoiding the care home and staying in the home you know and love....

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Brunkager – cinnamon Christmas cookies

Recipes

A real family favourite, Caroline Fleming shares her recipe for her moorish Christmas cinnamon cookies.

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The anti-ageing products you didn’t know you already had

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Leading skin repair expert Lorena Öberg shares the secret anti-ageing ingredients in your shopping basket....

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Christmas hamper gift guide

Home & Lifestyle

Why give one present when you can give a handful. From cheese and wine to relaxing bubble bath, this hamper round-up has you covered. ...

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Pesto crushed fish

Recipes

Packed with flavour, enjoy this quick, healthy and wholesome dinner any night of the week.

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