Lifestyle

24 December 2015

Transform That Turkey!

The British waste an astounding 7 million tonnes of food each year, with much of this happening over the festive season. Every Christmas, we throw away an estimated 2 million ...
24 December 2015

10 Steps To Safer Christmas Travel

Approximately four million people in the UK holiday over the festive period. Following a year that has seen the events of Tunisia, Egypt and most recently Paris, it is clear ...
23 December 2015

Five tips for new cat owners

By Cats Protection Cats are one of the most popular pets in the UK and - they make a wonderful addition to any household. For new cat owners, the experience ...

23 December 2015

Top Winter Driving Tips for You and Your Partner

The festive season may have arrived, but that doesn't mean the roads are any quieter. In fact, the dark, rainy nights of winter mean there's more congestion than ever - ...
19 December 2015

UK Parents Unaware Of Shared Parental Leave Rights

Research from online children's clothing retailer Vertbaudet has revealed that UK parents of children under 16 are very much in the dark when it comes to their rights to maternity, ...
19 December 2015

The Ultimate Health Kit Hack

The kids are home from school, office parties are underway and some adventurous cooking is on offer - it's a time of year where anything could happen! Make sure that ...
19 December 2015

Regift Unwanted Presents

A study revealing that every second Brit passes on unwanted gifts makes online retailer Gifts.co.uk launch a new regift wrap service. Have you ever opened a Christmas gift you had ...
19 December 2015

Britain's Favourite Festive Foods

The nation spends weeks anticipating the mouth-watering treats enjoyed during the festive season, days shopping for food and drink to cater for family and Christmas guests and hours preparing the ...
19 December 2015

Brits Are Embarrassed By Their Actions At Christmas Parties

The alcohol looks set to flow over the next few weeks as the biggest work bashes of the year the annual Christmas parties hit. The heady combination of alcohol and ...
19 December 2015

Top Places To Visit In 2016

1. Japan - The spellbinding cherry blossoms of Japan are forecast to bloom between March and April 2016 making it a key time for travellers to visit this captivating country. ...
18 December 2015

Fitness First Training Forecast For 2016

These top trends will be making headway next year in clubs across the country come the New Year, says UK Group Exercise Manager, Scott MacKenzie. Team GB Pro Cycling Get on your ...
18 December 2015

Women Choose Pets Over Partners

British women admit to splashing more cash on their furry friends than their partner From Simon Cowell and his pups Squiddly and Diddly, to Taylor Swift and her beautiful moggy Meredith, ...
18 December 2015

Walk Your Way Into The New Year

Getting fit is one of the most common New Year resolutions and the most commonly broken too. Little wonder when in December so many of us drift away from our ...
17 December 2015

Children Unable To Sleep Without Their Teddy Bear

According to research carried out by online bed retailer Time4Sleep, a third of children are unable to sleep after losing their teddy bear, with 30% also left crying for hours ...
17 December 2015

The Man Flu Myth

We may talk of having "man flu" however new research shows that women take more sick days than men. Despite winter colds lasting on average four days and fifteen hours, ...
17 December 2015

Caffeine Confused Brits

Research shows that over half of people find it difficult to know how much caffeine they are consuming every day through coffee because of the different types of coffee and ...
17 December 2015

To Send Or Not To Send?

The poll of 1,012 adults, conducted across the country, found 53% would be annoyed if they received a digital festive greeting instead of a 'proper' Christmas card and a 1/3 ...
17 December 2015

Christmas Tech Sparks Festive Fear

The study from leading video and ecommerce retailer, QVC, found that parents spend 43 minutes assembling fiddly gadgets on Christmas morning with 53% of parents even asking their children for ...
16 December 2015

Mince Pie Cupcakes

Makes: 15 mini cupcakes Ingredients: Method: ...
16 December 2015

Turkey Lollipops

Ingredients: Method: *The cranberry jam should be made in advance by adding a thin layer of water - just enough to cover the bottom of the pan and then adding ...
15 December 2015

Bring in the New Year with a New You

This New Year should be the one that marks a new beginning for your body. When we finally welcome in the New Year, commit to making the permanent and realistic ...

13 December 2015

Neymar Causes Self Injury Playing The Fool In Training

The Brazilian could miss most of the Club World Cup after causing himself an injury during Training on Tuesday. He managed to do this by attempting a 'sombrero' where he ...

13 December 2015

How Much TV Does The World Watch?

The 2015 International Communications Market report is an annual survey by the telecommunications regulator Ofcom and it reveals some interesting statistics. The findings show that on average, a person in the ...

12 December 2015

We Can't 'Bear' To Lose Our Festive Traditions

Brand New Winnie-the-Pooh illustrations unveiled to help celebrate and remind us of these 'Festive Pleasures' we can all still enjoy. Playing parlour games, carol singing and getting dressed in your 'best' ...