Anna Matheson

Journalist

I'm a journalist with national magazine and newspaper experience.
My areas of specialism include sourcing real life stories, celebrity interviews, health reports, travel features, music and entertainment reporting.

United Kingdom

Portfolio

Closer

IVF report

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"I needed to get away or I was going to die" - Domestic abuse

Melanie, 32, suffered violence for 15 years at the hands of her boyfriend. Now she helps women going through the same ordeal...

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"I wish I'd talked to my daughter about drugs"

When 18-year-old Ellie Rowe died suddenly at a music festival, her mother, Wendy Teasdill was shocked to discover she’d taken ketamine

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"My partner drowned saving our son"

Decca Aitkenhead, 45, from Kent, was on an idyllic family holiday in Jamaica when tragedy changed her world

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We love our beach bodies

These three readers prove you don’t have to be stick thin and suntanned to look beautiful in your swimwear

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The secrets of our slimming success

Three readers reveal what finally inspired them to reach – and maintain – their goal weights

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We declutted our lives

Ditching the negative stuff in their lives made these readers happier

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Super single mums

These inspirational readers prove that raising a child alone doesn’t have to hold you back...

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"Our luck finally came in"

It was going to be another lean Christmas until mum-of-two Jen Burston got luckier than she could have ever imagined

The Sun

Mum shares realities of living with a pre-teen at school in hilarious Facebook post

mum-believable Rachaele Hambleton's amusing story of getting her daughter ready for school has gone viral GETTING the kids back to school after all the excitement of Christmas...

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"You can do it... we did"

These inspiring women share how they took charge to change their lives

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"I wouldn't let anything stop me having a family"

Natalie Smith found out she couldn't concieve when she was a teenager, but thanks to a surrogate, she's now a mum to twin girls

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Falling in love again

Three couples reconnect after years apart