Monday, June 29, 2020

Mum shares genius £4 hack which makes squash last twice as long

It saves money and stops spillages (Picture: Stephanie Palin)With summer in full swing, it’s important to have a variety of refreshments lined up...

Baby born with full head of thick hair after it grew so much you...

Maya was born with lots of hair (Picture: PA Real Life)At her 34-week scan, Alexandra Jechorek was shocked to realise her baby girl...

New tourist train opens up Yorkshire dales

In the UK’s post-pandemic months, when demand for domestic holidays is sky-high, Yorkshire’s expansive green spaces hold appeal for many. But how to...

Tree of the week: 'Our olive tree is very expressive. It tells you when...

Every morning John Copeland gets up early to watch the sunrise with his wife, Shannon, and their dogs. The former television producer always...

I live in a vicarage – why am I discriminated against on stamp duty?

Q It seems that clergy are discriminated against by the rules on higher-rate stamp duty. We do not own our main residence, the...

Irish Ferries refused us a refund in the coronavirus crisis

In January we paid Irish Ferries £486 for a return trip to Dublin from Holyhead, for a holiday on the west coast of...

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ADVERTORIAL: MegaMillions jackpot reaches eye-watering £313 million ⓘ – bet now for only £2

Somebody in Britain could become a recipient of the biggest lotto gaming payout ever with a discounted £2 bet on the...

Boy waiting on organ transplant gets amazing rocket ship bed from grandad to fulfil...

Patrick with his new bed, and right, in hospital (Picture: SWNS)Patrick Askham loves rocket ships and was amazed as he watched the SpaceX...

Heart-wrenching post about dogs ageing resurfaces and dog lovers can't cope

There's nothing quite like the bond between a dog and its owner and we just wish our furry friends could live...

I’m in the closet but my family keep asking me when I’m going to...

When I go back home, I put a filter on what I wear and say (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)A family member once...

First-time buyers explain how coronavirus has changed their home-owning dreams

First-time buyers find their plans have been turned upside down (Picture Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Back in February, buying a house was tricky enough. Raising...

Ship that used to act as a lighthouse is transformed into a floating hotel...

You can now stay on this lightship (Picture: Mediadrumimages/HostUnusual)A lightship that was once on the Thames Estuary – where the River Thames...

My ex shared revenge porn images of another woman. We need to call out...

i wondered if I should have seen my ex for who he was sooner (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Nobody wants to think that...

Woman attempts to spice up sex with boyfriend – but instantly regrets decision

When it comes to sex, some people love it when their partner talks dirty to them. One woman recently wanted to...

Black man buys historic house in cash after seller tells him ‘the offer is...

‘I wish I could tell my ancestors that 200 years later a free gay Black man was going to own it and fill...

Pride 2020: What were the Stonewall riots and why are they important?

Waving the rainbow flag came at a huge struggle from previous generations (Picture: Getty Images)Despite London’s Pride parade being just another casualty of...

The Greggs thirst is real as people think this woman’s rug looks like a...

Uncanny (Picture: Greggs/Facebook)Missing Greggs? Lockdown is making us crave our fave foodie staples and of course that includes the much-loved steak bakes. Though Greggs...

Family too scared to leave house after 25,000 bees invade trampoline

The bees suddenly swarmed on the trampoline (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)A family in South Yorkshire had 25,000 unexpected visitors to their garden...

I’m 84 and I can’t wait to get back to my gay support group

It’s one of the few places I’ve truly been able to be my authentic self (Picture: Gordon)For 13 years, I’ve been going to...

Woman illustrates the three stages of breastfeeding using wine glasses and a sponge

Nicky showing the stages of breastfeeding (Picture: Facebook)Breastfeeding as a new mum can be tricky – it’s all new, you’re sleep deprived and...

Mum mortified after science experiment goes viral for looking like a sex toy

The science experiment that looked more phallic than intended (Picture: Emma Holmes / SWNS)A mum-of-two was left mortified when an innocent picture...

Nigel Slater’s recipes for chicken with avocado, and gooseberry trifle

There’s a thick canopy of leaves over the garden table, lending shade to our lunch. The light is green, the air cool. It...

The UK’s first floating lido and spa could be created on an old barge...

Images of what the new Water Cures Spa could look like (Picture: Water Cures Spa)Swimming pools and lidos are still closed but for...