The UK is set to resume talks with the European Union on Monday regarding the their post-Brexit relationship with the EU.
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The UK is set to resume talks with the European Union on Monday regarding the their post-Brexit relationship with the EU.
After seven weeks in lockdown, you wouldn't be alone in running out of ideas to keep life interesting, the days fulfilling and your time feeling productive and enjoyable. There are only so many movies one can watch on DisneyPlus, series' to binge on Netflix, cakes to bake, Zoom quizzes to host and, let's face it, if you've cut your hair during lockdown you're probably only doing that once.
Rachael Martin examines why now is the time for the 'frenzied' commentary around Adele's weight loss to change. Dramatically. To mark her birthday on May 6th 2020, superstar singer Adele shared a photo and sweet message for her fans on social media.
Switzerland was recently voted the best country in the world for physical and mental wellbeing, beating Canada, Singapore and, yes, Australia. In the rankings, shared by The Spectator Index, Australia came in at number eight in the world, falling behind European countries such as Spain and France.
Holidays are about accumulating happy memories - not holiday debt - so here at 9Honey we created the '$100 Helpline' for Aussie holidaymakers who know good value when they see it, and want to get the most out of a destination.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have received criticism for taking private jet flights despite the fact a carbon neutral donation was made.
Of all of Asia's beautiful and varied countries, Bhutan is probably the most secretive and mysterious, so when I was offered the chance to escape to a 'Spirit Sanctuary' there I jumped at the chance - despite the steep costs associated with visiting the country.
Hurtling through a country more than 150 million years old whilst riding the same railway track as the pioneers of the 1920s, is to be a part of the great history of railway travel in Australia.
The best places to enjoy a festive afternoon tea in London, from the Ritz to Lord's Cricket Ground, as the ...
By Rachael Martin| The Indian Pacific train travels between Sydney and Perth and is one of the world's greatest and most iconic rail journeys. Plus, at 4352 kilometers in length, it is one of the world's longest, too.
A growing movement of people looking to save money and get on the property ladder by moving into empty homes for free is an interesting property trend in a popular Aussie holiday destination. We've all looked at pictures of large country homes and wondered what it would be like to live there, knowing full well we'll probably never be able to afford it.
By Rachael Martin| One of our southern state's hidden gems, the Coonawarra wine region is located a five hour drive west from Melbourne and four hours from Adelaide. The area may not be the easiest to get to from Australia's major cities, but that's one of the things that makes it so special.
The opportunity to attend a beautiful Indian wedding, with gorgeous outfits, fabulous food, mesmerising dancing and wonderful music will only ever be a dream for many people. However, what would you say if you could attend an Indian wedding, in India, without ever having met the bride and groom?
Supermodel Adwoa Aboah is used to travelling all over the world for work. In her time jetting from New York, to Paris, to Milan and beyond the Vogue cover star has picked up a travel hack or two, but her top travel tip is something that we should all get on board with (literally).
By Rachael Martin| Holidays are about accumulating happy memories - not holiday debt - so here at 9Honey Travel we created the '$100 helpline' for Aussie holidaymakers who know good value when they see it, and want to get the most out of a destination.
By Rachael Martin| Holidays are about accumulating happy memories - not holiday debt - so here at 9Honey Travel we created the '$100 helpline' for Aussie holidaymakers who know good value when they see it, and want to get the most out of a destination.
There is something unexplainably and wonderfully wild about Borneo. Whether it's the hushed magic of discovering one of the country's rare and incredible species, the overwhelming feeling of being incredibly small whilst immersed in a pocket of the dense, sprawling jungles that cover the landscape from coast to coast, or the exciting and satisfying feeling of being not one of millions, but one of the privileged few to tread the paths and trails of Borneo's most awe-inspiring areas of natural...
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Dappled light cast across a wooden floor, the sound of bird song floating through the open window, the wind rippling through a canopy of tree branches and lush green leaves to greet you when you wake in the morning.
One of the southern-most English counties, Cornwall's allure lies not only in its stunning scenery and breathtaking landscape, but the wealth of activities on offer and adventures to be had. Providing the dramatic backdrop for popular TV series Poldark, and a favourite destination of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, if you haven't discovered everything Cornwall has to offer yet, then it's about time you booked your next UK getaway!
Fairytales may not exist in the real world, but Mont Saint Michel in La Manche, France comes pretty close. Here's why it makes the perfect weekend break destination... The island of Mont Saint-Michel is situated in La Manche, a region in the west of Normandy that spans a peninsula running from Mont Saint-Michel right up to the tip of the Cotentin.
Nestled on an island thick with jungle, just off the coast of the Northern state of Sabah in Borneo, you will find Gaya Island.
Why Canada's friendly capital should be the next big city on your bucket list
Is it really possible to have five star luxury travel with an environmental and social conscious?
The pound has surged after the Conservative Party were officially declared the winners of the General Election 2019 on Friday 13 December.
The Workington Man could be key in the General Election, but what are they and why are they suddenly so important to the future of the UK?
Dominic Cummings is the man frequently pictured by the side of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but for many the identity of the un-elected special adviser who has never been a member of a political party, remains a somewhat of a question mark.
As threatened by the Prime Minister earlier this week, the 21 senior Conservative Party MPs who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block a no-deal Brexit have had the whip removed, but what does that mean?
According to the World Health Organisation, tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year, however, the new findings published in The Lancet revealed that over 4 million more people die every year as a result of a poor diet consisting of too many salty or sugary foods.
We all know what it feels like to put in seemingly endless hours at work and crawl home on a Friday night absolutely shattered from a long and tiring working week. However, a new study has revealed that in addition to leaving us feeling run down and exhausted, over working could actually be seriously damaging our mental health too.
Wearable technology has totally changed the way we exercise and monitor our health, but a new study has revealed that far from helping us keep track of our daily steps and calories, even the best brands could actually be hindering our progress.
A list of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world to live in right now as voted for by Time Out editors, ci...
We all know what it is to "feel blue" or what happens if someone is "seeing red", but it turns out the colours we see around us have a direct impact on how we feel - especially in our homes.
There's nothing worse after a break-up than navigating the emotionally charged maze of having to deal with your ex's stuff. Do you dump it, donate it, or worse -- get them to come round and pick it up? A new US company is helping avoid the conundrum altogether.
By Rachael Martin| IKEA Australia have launched a brand new kid's collection with a difference - the two children's ranges are inspired by our planet's engendered species and carry an important message about sustainability. Named DJUNGELSKOG and , the new collections feature colourful jungle-themed textiles with fun prints, soft toys and books all designed to raise awareness about endangered animals.
More than just convenience for your weekly shop, new figures show that living near to a supermarket could increase the price of your home by as much as £43, 571. New research by Lloyds Bank shows that properties in close proximity to a supermarket can go for substantially more than houses located at a further distance from the shops.
A new campaign by The Child Rescue Coalition is calling for all parents to act immediately to reclaim their children's right to privacy online. A sweet bath time snap, an innocent picture from a day at the beach, a candid capture of your kids playing in the paddling pool in the garden - in the age of social media and sharing, uploading personal photos to the internet is second nature for most.
GAP clothing have received widespread praise after sharing an image of a breastfeeding mother from their new ad campaign on their Instagram account. The retail giant received over 42,000 'likes' for the image, which shows a mother breastfeeding her child in a campaign photograph advertising the brand's sleep shirts.
Are baby teeth important? Well, scientists are calling on parents to hold on to their children's baby teeth for a very important reason. When your child starts losing their baby teeth it's not only a big and exciting change for them, but for parents as well.
One in ten new mums suffer from postnatal depression after giving birth, and although the cause of the crippling mental health condition in certain people is largely unknown experts now believe that when you give birth is factor in how likely you are to suffer from the condition.
A new study has revealed that four out of five women in the UK wouldn't recognise bloating as a symptom of ovarian cancer. Target Ovarian Cancer released their findings to raise awareness about the cancer which can be deadly, but has a high survival rate if caught early enough.
Whichever way you voted last Thursday, and no matter how you felt when you woke up to the news on Friday morning (or still feel, at this very moment), we need to talk about Theresa May.
by Rachael Martin on Wednesday, 2 August 2017 In the news this morning it was revealed that more than one million women who are in their 60s are going to be worse off because of the government's recently announced state pension changes.
In a renewed effort to tackle the bullying epidemic prevalent in so many schools across the globe, officials in America have brought in a new law that could see parents of bullies fine or even jailed if their kids are discovered as been the culprit of bullying in school.
by Rachael Martin on Monday, 26 June 2017 Supermarkets have always used special offers and appealing deals to entice their customers to spend more in store, or too ensure they sell surplus stock. However, in a new move set to revolutionise the supermarket shopping experience, stores are reportedly now looking to move to 'e-pricing'.
More than 200 female MPs have been elected following the general election result, meaning there will be more women in parliament than ever before
People are putting themselves in life-threatening situations to sleep their way slim on an extreme 'Sleeping Beauty diet'
Lost polling card? No problem - you can still vote. Here's how...
by Rachael Martin on Monday, 24 July 2017 With further government changes to State Pensions currently being considered, Good Morning Britain and This Morning's Money Saving expert Martin Lewis has revealed his best State Pension top up tip to help boost your allowance. The current State Pension age is 65 for men and slowly rising for women.
by Rachael Martin on Thursday, 1 June 2017 Stepping in in Theresa May's place despite difficult personal circumstances, Amber Rudd did her best to hold her own during the BBC's live election debate on Wednesday night.
by Rachael Martin on Friday, 18 August 2017 Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize-winning activist for female education, has achieved the A-Level grades she needed to win a place at the prestigious Oxford University to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81 with a family representative stating that he: 'passed away peacefully at home from natural causes.' Kenny's career as a country music singer spanned over six decades and the much-loved star found success through hits such as The Gambler, Lucille, Coward Of The County and his smash hit duet with country music legend Dolly Parton - Islands in the Stream.
What is The Game Changers about and what other interesting pro-vegan documentaries are currently available to stream on Netflix in the UK?
Robert Forster, the legendary Hollywood actor whose career spanned over 50 years, has died aged 78 in LA shortly after being diagnosed with cancer and just days after his most recent film, the Breaking Bad movie El Camino, premiered to rave reviews.
If you haven't yet heard, singer Ellie Goulding got married to art dealer Caspar Jopling in an extravagant wedding over the weekend and fans of the star travelled from all over to get a glimpse of her outside York Minster, where the couple were wed.
Michelle Keegan has transformed from a fresh-faced newbie making her debut on Coronation Street, to a talented, prime-time telly regular, scooping awards for her performances and making headlines along the way. Over the last decade she's certainly come a long way from those first few scenes shot on the Cobbles.
It didn't take long for UK rapper Aitch to shoot to stardom after appearing alongside Glastonbury headliners Stormzy and Ed Sheeran in the Shape of You singer's Take Me Back to London remix video.
Taylor Swift's new album Lover is full of lyrics and songs referencing past relationships, feuds and friendships.
She may not have been the one to marry Prince Harry, but actress Cressida Bonas has found love - with another Harry no less. Cressida had first met Prince Harry in 2012 and they later started dating, but by 2014 the two of them had split up and he soon started a relationship with Meghan Markle.
Greta Gerwig is the record-breaking director who became the first woman to be nominated for an Oscar for her directorial debut, Ladybird. Award-winning actress Saoirse Ronan played the lead in that popular coming-of-age tale and is now working with Gerwig again on her latest film, a remake of the 1949 classic, Little Women.
Harry Styles could have made a perfect Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid remake but, alas, the One Direction singer-turned-Hollywood heartthrob has reportedly passed on the role.
We take a look at Prince Andrew's royal residence, and explore who lives on the sprawling Windsor estate with him. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, who divorced back in 1996, once called Sunninghill Park, in Ascot, home.
We've all seen the iconic images countless times: the Duchess of Cambridge standing on the steps of the Lindo Wing hospital in London, just as her late mother-in-law Diana did before her, beaming with pride and holding a swaddled bundle that contained first Prince George, then Princess Charlotte and then Prince Louis.
Just under a decade since Gwyneth Paltrow launched her lifestyle website Goop into the world of health and wellness, Kourtney Kardashian has debuted her own offering for us to ogle at - and it's been met with a similar thinly veiled disdain by critics.
She's one of the most successful Australian models working in the world today and counts Dolce and Gabbana, Marc Jacobs and Victoria's Secret as some of the many huge brands she's worked with in her career so far.
A lot has changed since Kate Ritchie bid goodbye to Summer Bay. Here, the star shares how her approach to caring for both her mental and physical health has completely transformed since she left the show that changed her life.
It seems as though J-Lo never ages a day or puts any extra pounds on to her already flawless figure, but staying in tip-top shape and maintaining a physique like Jennifer's doesn't just happen overnight.
Beyonce and Jay-Z were granted unprecedented VIP access to the world-famous Louvre in Paris, and many of th...
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly already picked out a nanny for their royal baby, but if the professional who landed the prestigious position is who we think it is, there's one item of furniture the Duke and Duchess definitely won't be putting in their nursery.
Madonna has been warned by a judge to stop "harassing" her neighbours in New York City and put an end to a four-year battle between the superstar singer and fellow tenants of her Upper West Side apartment block.
Yet more proof that Princess Charlotte is following in her 'Gan Gan's' footsteps. At just three years old, Princess Charlotte still has much to learn about being a member of the royal family. But, while she's still a child, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been firm that Charlotte, like all their children, will live a life as close to normal as possible despite being royalty.
The Queen once broke one of Royal Ascot's strictest rules so that her granddaughter Zara Phillips could attend the famous races. One of the Queen's favourite dates in her diary every year is undoubtedly Royal Ascot, where Her Majesty can combine her public duties with her love of horses and horse racing.
Meghan Markle is reportedly planning on copying Kate Middleton when it comes to what she will wear on her big day in May by choosing not one, but two wedding dresses to wear.
Kate Middleton and other mums-to-be have Princess Diana to thank for kick-starting 'radical changes in hospitals' in terms of how women give birth, according to a childbirth expert who advised the hospital and the late Princess Diana before she gave birth to Prince William.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte may have spent an idyllic washed-out Easter weekend with their grandparents but things didn't go quite so swimmingly for Prince William and a very pregnant Kate Middleton, as the couple broke royal protocol due to a scheduling slip-up on Easter Sunday.
From the editors of Good To Know Words by Racheal Martin Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have revealed the details of the talented pastry chef who will create a spring-themed wedding cake for the couple for their nuptials in May.
Pregnant Kate Middleton is thought to be attending one final work engagement for the royal family before she prepares to give birth in April, and the event is something that before last year, she hasn't done since the last time she was pregnant!
Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge, has been a 'fantastic' support to royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle, a very happy and excited Prince Harry has revealed.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte have appeared in a brand new adorable photograph together with their parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which has been shared by Kensington Palace on Monday.
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By Rachael Martin From the editors of GoodToKnow The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared their reaction to Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle. It was announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged this morning through a tweet sent by Clarence house on behalf of Prince Charles.
Words by Rachael Martin From the Editors of GoodToKnow The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared their reaction to the news of Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle. It was announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged this morning through a tweet sent by Clarence house on behalf of Prince Charles.
From the Editors of GoodToKnow Words by Rachael Martin Although they are no stranger to the grand halls of Buckingham Palace, the royal siblings have never actually lived in the palatial home of their great-grandmother - and if new reports are to be believed, they never will.
The King Charles III reviews are in - and the reactions have been mixed. A gripping drama or a royal mess? What do you think?
Mariah Carey is the ultimate show stopping, superstar diva, show woman. To cement her status as one of the world's most fabulous performers, the 'Vision Of Love' songstress has recently completed a residency in Las Vegas, with plenty of glitz, glamour, and high-notes.
From the Editors of Woman Magazine Words by Rachael Martin Prince William and Kate's love of sport is clearly influencing their two children, as the couple revealed during an event yesterday that they have intentions for Prince George and Princess Charlotte to learn to swim, play tennis and take an interest in football!
A scarily accurate birth predictor, that guessed the gender of both George and Charlotte correctly, might have let the royal secret slip From the editors of Good To Know By Rachael Martin The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who announced that Kate was pregnant with her third child back in September, and recently revealed that her due date is April next year, have kept characteristically tight-lipped about whether or not they know the gender of the baby yet.
by Rachael Martin on Monday, 12 June 2017 It was often said that the Duchess of York lived in Princess Diana's shadow while the two women were part of the royal family.
Former Spice Girl Geri Horner has opened up about her difficult secret struggle to conceive in her 40s and how she almost gave up on the hope of ever giving birth to a second baby.
Shock Demi Moore teeth revelation: "Stress sheared off my front tooth." Actress gets candid about dramatic dentistry
According to reports, the Queen plans to abdicate and 'make Charles king in all but name' as part of a grand plan by the Palace for a 'seamless transition' between monarchs Words - Rachael Martin From the editors of Woman and Home At 91-years old, it's no wonder that Queen Elizabeth may be considering plans for her retirement.
From the editors of Women & Home An open letter has been written to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge urging them to 'lead by example' and not have anymore children. The letter, from an organisation called 'Having Kids', lists reasons such as 'climate change' and 'economic inequalities' as major factors that should affect the couple's decision to extend their family.
Emilia Wickstead shares some of her designer secrets and Duchess of Cambridge style tips!
They are now one of the most photographed couples in the world, their love and their happy family on constant show. So, why did Kate and Prince William split up before getting married? We found out... Kate Middleton and Prince William met whilst they were studying at the University of St.Andrews.
The love story of the Queen and Prince Philip traces all the way back to the 1930s. Now, after nearly 70 years of marriage, we look back at the royal romance in pictures... He was the dashing Prince of Greece and she was a Princess of England.
Wedding insurance is probably the last thing you want to think about when planning the happiest day of your life, but what happens if the big day doesn't go off without a hitch?
If you've ever cancelled a gym class because of period pain or feeling tired and bloated because of your menstrual cycle, you're far from alone. But it's not just our motivation and ability to work out that's affected by our menstrual cycles, it's the results we see from training that could be impacted, too.
As we turn our attention to how to be more sustainable in the UK, the question of how to have a more eco-friendly Christmas - especially when it comes to sustainable wrapping paper and if you can even recycle wrapping paper in the UK - is on people's minds.
In the last nine years, Australia’s alcohol consumption has dropped by just under 14.5 per cent. But why? We take a look at why we’re ditching drinking.
Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day, is next Monday, 11 November and marks the day that World War One ended. As well as a two minute silence held at 11am on the day to remember and commemorate those who have died in wars, people also wear poppies to remember those who lost their lives in the war.
Now, I know you've heard of Keto. The diet, which restricts your carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams a day, is the go-to for celebs and fast weight loss seekers and hasn't stopped rising in popularity over the last few years.
Almond milk is all well and good and everyone knows by now that oat milk is a great dairy alternative, but have you heard of camel milk yet? (Yup, you heard us right, camel milk).
I love reading my horoscope. I love reading other people's. I love the thrill of seeing a prediction from a perfect stranger align with something that has happened that week or that month for me and wondering if the universe really is in control of, well, everything.
Just over three years ago, someone walked back into my life who I thought I would never see again. My first love, he and I had first met at university and after a rocky two years of on-again-off-again dating between two different cities, we broke up in a tidal wave of heartbreak and anger after he graduated.
New evidence every day tells us that the time we spend on our phones is not only interfering with our sleep, attention spans, memory and productivity, but it is also affecting our relationships, self-esteem, creativity and decision-making skills.
Look, I'll admit it straight up, I've never been much of a fan of the Keto diet. Any set of rules for monitoring and controlling what you eat tend to repel me completely - especially if it involves cutting out a major food group such as carbs almost entirely.
Avocado on toast, fluffy American-style pancakes with a slightly melted honeycomb butter, deliciously tomatoey Shakshuka with freshly baked sourdough. I love brunch. Like, really, really love brunch. Breakfast though - not so much. I know you could argue they're very similar meals just eaten at different times of day, but that is almost exactly the point for me.
We already know that meat-heavy diets aren't good for our health and there is overwhelming evidence now to suggest that following a vegetarian diet - or at least a flexitarian diet - is incredibly beneficial to our health and wellbeing. But what about the health of our planet?
Written by Bryan Kozlowski, The Jane Austen Diet: Austen's Secrets to Food, Health, and Incandescent Happiness delves into the storylines of Austen's most famous stories to unearth the advice for a happy and healthy life that the prolific author hid between the lines of her books.
Something you should know about me from the start here is that I absolutely hate doing a weekly supermarket shop. Pushing a half empty shopping trolley down aisles crowded with fellow stressed out shoppers who would sooner mow you down in their haste to get to the cherry tomatoes than spend one second longer than they have to inside the store.
Juices have been getting a pretty bad rep recently, with the popularity of juice detoxes and cleanses diminishing after countless stories about their sugar content, negative effects on our stomachs and productivity all started to put people off the celeb go-to diet.
"We have a cultural obsession with weight loss," says Dr Nick Fuller, an Industry Program Leader at The University of Sydney in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. According to Dr Fuller, we go on between four and five diets every year, 61 diets by the time we reach the age 45, and therefore spend approximately 31 years of our life dieting.
Whether you've watched (and re-watched) every single episode to date or you've never laid eyes on Westeros in your entire life, you've probably heard that the new, and final, season of Game of Thrones (GoT) is only weeks away from airing. If you don't watch the show, this information alone will mean very little to you.
With the ever increasing popularity of the Keto diet over the last few years, you'd have thought that the last wellness trend we'd see surfacing in 2019 would be one focussed on a white, starchy carb. However, times are changing.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez rocked the red carpet at the Grammys recently, looking as loved up as ever and in fighting fit shape thanks to their well-publicised 10-day fitness challenge.
Tinder, Happn, Hinge, ghosting, curving, breadcrumbing; the modern dating world can be confusing enough - so what about the landscape of dating stretching out before us in the future? We struggle to know what our love life is going to look like next month, let alone over the next two decades, but luckily for us there are futurists out there who are already predicting this for us...(unsettling or comforting?
Have you recently carried heavy shopping bags up a few flights of stairs? Or run the last 100 metres to the station to catch your train? If you have, you may have unknowingly been doing a style of exercise called high-intensity incidental physical activity.
It's the diet hack that we genuinely never saw coming, but new research has suggested that actually indulging in an unbelievably 'naughty' dessert could be the key to weight loss. Swapping fruit for a chocolately treat when you crave a sweet fix could result in the consumption of less calories overall if the new research published by the American Psychological Association is anything to go by.
You might want to sit down for this one. A fitness industry insider has revealed the real reason gyms are getting so expensive these days, and the answer is pretty shocking.
January is traditionally a month of health kicks, new diets and weight loss resolutions with thousands of people ditching junk food, digging out their NutriBullets and putting payments down on gym memberships or fitness classes.
Holding your friends and peers to account if they skip a scheduled gym session or you catch them gorging on cookies after they swore they were cutting out sugar is an effective weight loss tool, a new study reveals - but not in the way you might think.
Obtaining the perfect smile with the help of porcelain veneers has exploded in popularity in the past 10 years, with procedures that were once the go-to for the rich and famous now being sought out by the people around us every day.
A London-based couple snapped up a Georgian-style home in Woollahra they had only inspected via FaceTime.
New data released by CoreLogic in their latest Property Pulse report shows that buyers looking to negotiate to get the best possible price for their new home may have more luck in Melbourne now than ever before.
Joanna Gaines has given us a first glimpse of Crew's nursery, and it's as beautiful (and covetable) as you'd expect. But there's one particular item sending the internet into a frenzy: a sleek Scandinavian-style rocker.
It's now July, which means for most major supermarkets across Australia, the state-wide plastic bag ban is firmly in place and the single-use plastic bags that were readily available at checkouts have all but disappeared. But what does that mean for our rubbish at home?
How many calories can you burn breastfeeding? Well, the answer from the American Pregnancy Association may well surprise you. There are many benefits to breastfeeding, but we bet you never thought it would be burning off that third chocolate biscuit you treated yourself to without even standing up.
You've checked-in, hustled your way through the security checks and grabbed a much needed coffee. Next stop? The Duty Free beauty aisles. For many of us, browsing the appealingly scented shelves of Duty Free is more than an enjoyable way to kill time while we're waiting to catch a flight, it's an opportunity to dig out some seriously good beauty bargains.
What are the worst diets 2017 for losing weight? One high profile celebrity personal trainer reveals the one diet he would NEVER recommend if you're exercising and trying to lose weight... We all know the rule.
Royal Ascot is not only a serious annual sporting fixture in the calendar, but an important fashion fixture too. With the style stakes rising each year, Ascot continues to be an event to see and 'be seen', with everyone from the Queen and the royal family to A-list celebrities and society's elite stepping a well heeled foot onto the luscious lawns of the racecourse grounds in Berkshire.
by Rachael Martin on Friday, 1 September 2017 Actress Jessica Alba swears by it to make her skin look soft and smooth, and M&S luxe lingerie designer and model Rosie Huntington Whiteley calls it her, "secret weapon to flawless skin."
Duchess Of Cambridge Skin Secret - You probably already own one - but do you still use it?
by Rachael Martin on Friday, 2 June 2017 Summer dresses are a wardrobe staple for any woman during the warm summer months of the year. Whether it's the throw-on work wear wonder that keeps you cool at your desk on even the warmest of days, or the reliable ready-to-wear summer dresses that are brilliant for back garden barbeques or sunny Sundays in the park.
Thinking about what to pack for a cruise? Need some inspiration for dresses for a cruise holiday? Take a look at our pick of some perfect cruise clothing options...
New campaign from Breast Cancer UK warns consumers away from potentially harmful beauty products that could contribute to the causes of breast cancer
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The news of coronavirus COVID-19 is unavoidable, it's all over the news and the primary focus of everyone's discussions, and now with schools being closed and children at home for the foreseeable future, it's natural that they will have a lot of questions.
An afternoon tea not to be missed, the Conrad London Love Knot Afternoon Tea is a deliciously decadent delight. Seated in the beautiful setting of Emmeline's lounge, you can enjoy the pleasure of live music, whilst chatting to your loved one and sipping on the finest of teas or enjoying bottomless glasses of champagne.
Our weekend guide to Peak District National Park UK - how to best spend your time in Derbyshire if you only have two days... Great Britain's Peak District National Park is the original, and many would argue one of the best, national parks in Britain.
In the past, a holiday in the great outdoors would mean you needed a tent or a caravan in tow - but no more! The days of huddling under canvas in a cold sleeping bag, whilst someone tries to make a cuppa on a wobbly Trangia can now be a thing of the past thanks to the many UK 'glamping' destinations.
Why this southern French gem is the region's worst-kept secret
Cozy yet austere, lavish yet understated; opposites attract in this inviting and romantic boutique hotel The Toren, Amsterdam - like staying in the world's most decadent and over the top chocolate box What do you expect when staying in The Toren, Amsterdam - a hotel voted the best in all of city by over 2,000 people on TripAdvisor?
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In the heart of a vibrant metropolis, this stylish home from home provides the perfect launch pad for exploring one of Canada's most exciting cities Le Saint Sulpice, Montreal - a fantastic base for exploring Montreal You can easily lose yourself in the magic of Montreal, and Le Saint Sulpice want you to start your journey of discovery with them.
There are lots of things you might dread about the arrival of autumn. Shorter days, longer nights, colder weather, and the inevitable arrival of the sniffles at some point. But the winter months also bring with them many small pleasures - delicious roast dinners, cosy nights in watching TV, snuggly socks, wood burning fires, fireworks, festive celebrations...the list goes on and on!
A hotel that champions all things chic, stylish, and modern in Finnish design, a stay at the Klaus K isn't just an experience in modern Nordic luxury - it's an education Championing homegrown talent, some of the rooms at Klaus K have been designed by famous Finnish artists Found in an ideal location just 10 minutes walk from the pretty waterfront and the center of town, Klaus K is the first design hotel in Helsinki, and lives up to its name in both style and substance.
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A stay in one of these sumptuously-designed bedrooms grants access to the Club's seven floors of bars, restaurants and lounges... A center of creativity in central London, you'd struggle to find a more comfortable - or well-designed - place to rest your head than this This private members club was once as difficult to get inside as the social circles of its highly esteemed, eccentrically creative clients.
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