HOW WE MET: ‘WE WOULD SNOG BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD IN OUR ELF COSTUMES'

Charlotte, 52 and Calvin Dorion, 51, met while working as Santa's elves in Australia. They now live together in Victoria on Vancouver...

THE MUSEUM OF EVERYTHING: DO YOU HAVE TIME TO LOOK AT 150,000 EXHIBITS?

In a world first, Rotterdam's Boijmans museum has put its entire collection on display in a mammoth new warehouse. As the V&A considers...

 
 
 

THOMASINA MIERS' RECIPE FOR CRISPY CAULIFLOWER STEAKS WITH A SAFFRON ESCABECHE | THE SIMPLE FIX

A lovely, light early autumn supper of coated fried cauli baked until crisp and anointed with a garlicky topping Pleasure is... basking...

CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS FOR BEGINNERS: DOCTORS

Next in our collection of tips and tricks: references to physicians of all kinds - and even Liam Fox In the example clues below, I...

 
 
 

RACHEL RODDY'S RECIPE FOR MARSALA CAKE | A KITCHEN IN ROME

Sicily's famous fortified wine makes for a versatile ingredient - and lends this sponge the flavours of zabaione If I could afford...

GOLDEN WONDERS: NIGEL SLATER'S COMFORTING AUTUMN RECIPES

Roast wood pigeon, stuffed squash, and mushrooms on roast garlic toast: dishes to welcome in the new season It feels a long time since...

 
 
 

'SHE WAS LEFT WITH NO ONE': HOW UK MENTAL HEALTH DETERIORATED DURING COVID

Professionals fear the pandemic has sidelined mental health services, despite a huge surge in demand When Lily Gardiner's sister took...

PC WORLD FAILS TO DELIVER AS TWO-DAY REPAIR TURNS INTO 12

The wait has been a nightmare for me as I teach online I'm an unhappy customer of PC World and its Team Knowhow. On 15 July I took...

 
 
 

CAN I GET A MORTGAGE IF MY ONLY INCOME IS FROM LODGERS?

I receive about £1,600 a month from them and I may have to give up my job to look after a relative Q Can I still get a mortgage if...

TREE OF THE WEEK: THE OAK THAT ‘SAT DOWN' ON SOME STAIRS - AND STAYED

This tree was a surprising discovery for a tourist in Barcelona. Did somebody build the steps around it or did it find a way to grow...

 
 
 

10 OF THE BEST PLACES TO SPOT MIGRATORY BIRDS IN THE UK

Autumn is a brilliant time to see birds arriving and heading off in their thousands. Spectacular movements can be seen all over the...

READY TO RENT. FIVE OF THE BEST FASHION RENTAL BRANDS - IN PICTURES

Whether you're looking for menswear or womenswear, loungewear or evening dresses, here's our top pick of the best places to get your...

 
 
 

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‘LYON'S A GREAT, WEIRD CITY': BILL BUFORD'S FIVE YEARS IN THE HEART OF FRANCE'S FOOD CULTURE

The writer uprooted his young family to France so he could train to be a proper chef. How did it work out? Read an extract from Dirt,...

 
 
 

INSTAGRAM AT 10: HOW SHARING PHOTOS HAS ENTERTAINED US, UPSET US - AND CHANGED OUR SENSE OF SELF

From its early days as a whimsical, arthouse space through more recent waves of influencers and pool inflatables, the world's favourite...

SUSIE LAU: ‘THE WORLD HAS CHANGED AND SO MUST FASHION'

Covid-19 stopped fashion in its tracks: shows were cancelled, collections mothballed. Stuck at home, front row regular and fashion...

 
 
 

BUY A BOTTLE OF WINE FROM SOUTH AFRICA OR LEBANON TO HELP THE HARDEST HIT PRODUCERS

Covid-induced export bans and and the devastating Beirut explosion have brought the wine industry in these two countries to the brink...

MY SEARCH FOR LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS KEPT ME GOING WHEN MY HUSBAND DIED

For Sara Seager, star-gazing offered a sense of perspective when tragedy struck Fifteen years ago, I started my job at the Massachusetts...

 
 
 



Africa unique travel experiences

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Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

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What Everyone Wore to the 2020 Emmys

What Everyone Wore to the 2020 Emmys

The 2020 Emmys were unlike any other. And while there was no official red carpet, that didn't stop nominees and presenters from dressing up (and, in the cases of Lead Actress... Read more ...

Everyone At The Emmys Wore This Classic Color

Everyone At The Emmys Wore This Classic Color

Though the Emmys didn't boast a star-filled red carpet this year, plenty of your favorite celebrities still decided to dress up for the virtual award show-and for that I will... Read more ...

See Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Oh and more stars celebrate the Emmys in pajamas

See Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Oh and more stars celebrate the Emmys in pajamas

The 2020 Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 20 were a bit different than in years past, but celebrities made the best of it. Scroll through the photos of all the celebs who rocked pajamas! Read more ...

Regina King & Uzo Aduba's Breonna Taylor Tees Are The Only Emmys Looks That...

Regina King & Uzo Aduba's Breonna Taylor Tees Are The Only Emmys Looks That Mattered

It's not a new concept for celebrities to add a political statement to their red carpet looks, but Regina King and Uzo Aduba's Breonna Taylor shirts at the Emmys this year... Read more ...

Meghan Markle calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg a 'true inspiration' in heartfelt...

Meghan Markle calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg a 'true inspiration' in heartfelt tribute

The Duchess of Susex spoke of US Supreme Court Justice's iconic legacy in a heartfelt tribute, calling her a "true inspiration to me since I was a girl." Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87: Revisit the Supreme Court Justice's legacy...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87: Revisit the Supreme Court Justice's legacy in photos

Look back at the long and storied life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, Sept. 18 from complications caused by canc Read more ...

Billy Porter promises to deliver a 'quarantine fashion moment' at 2020 Emmys

Billy Porter promises to deliver a 'quarantine fashion moment' at 2020 Emmys

While supporting Christian Siriano's New York Fashion Week show, Pose star Billy Porter teased his look for the 2020 Emmys. Read more ...

Oops, says Emmy: TV award show makes Oscars-style mix up

Oops, says Emmy: TV award show makes Oscars-style mix up

Sorry, Jason Bateman, but the wrong winner was announced for the best guest actor award. Read more ...

Milind Soman does handstand in new video, reveals how it improves core and...

Milind Soman does handstand in new video, reveals how it improves core and balance

Milind does handstand in new video, reveals how it improves core Read more ...

Your Weekly Horoscope Predicts A Turbulent Few Days, So Strap In

Your Weekly Horoscope Predicts A Turbulent Few Days, So Strap In

Welcome to your weekly horoscope for September 21-28 2020 , and happy fall equinox! With a ton of energy shifting this week, get ready for a turbulent couple days. On Tuesday... Read more ...