Saturday, October 19, 2019

World Cup warm-up: a family city break in football-mad Lyon

As my seven-year-old daughter, Ella, jumped up and down along with 26,000 Lyon fans, I couldn’t help grinning. Back in the UK, women’s...

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan chocolate, passion fruit and olive oil cake | The...

The chocolate cake of my dreams is a Swedish one called kladdkaka, which I ate in Stockholm, where I lived one spring. It...

Cafe hires people with Down Syndrome and pays them the national living wage

(Picture: Dan Rowlands / SWNS.com)Cafe 21 is a brilliant new establishment giving young adults with Down Syndrome the chance to gain some work...

Man accused of beating wife after she shared photos to raise awareness of epilepsy

Sarah shared pictures of her injuries (Picture: Kennedy News)A woman who shared photos of her seizure injuries for epilepsy awareness is distraught after...

Penis enlarging surgeries ‘don’t work’ and ‘should almost never be done’

Penis lengthening treatments pose a lot of risks (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk)Getting surgery or fillers to enlarge your penis simply isn’t worth the risks, suggests...

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Inspired to take on the London Marathon 2020? Here’s how to train without the...

If you’ve got the urge to exercise, here’s how to get all of the gain with none of the pain (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)We’ve...

Four easy gluten-free cake recipes | Anja Dunk

Chocolate fudge cake Prep 45 minCook 30 minServes 8 Anja Dunk’s chocolate fudge cake. 100g prunes, pitted200g unsalted butter, softened225g dark brown sugar2...

Canal and river holidays in Europe: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Burgundy Canal, FranceThis waterway winds past chateaux and vineyards that will tempt you to stop everywhere. Pick up a barge at...

The best skin serums | Sali Hughes

If you buy only one serum your whole life (and I use the word as the common cosmetics term for thin, viscous skincare...

You can see Tom Grennan for free at these three hotels but you'll need...

Ibis Hotels is giving you the chance to win tickets to see Tom Grennan, for nothing at all. Ibis Hotels is...

Harron Homes ignored snagging issues for 18 months

In 2017 you wrote about the seven-month delay in the completion of our new house by Harron Homes and intervened when they ignored...

Mum’s anger after Tesco substitutes 5 birthday candle for two 2s and a 1

Sheree received a 2, 2 and a 1 instead of a 5 (Picture: Deadline News)We’ve heard about some great supermarket substitutions but this...

Channel your inner Christina Aguilera with Fashion Nova’s see-through chaps

These chaps are taking us back to the early noughties (Picture: Fashion Nova)Fashion Nova is taking us back to the early 2000s with...

Company turns pets’ ashes into glass paws owners can keep forever

What a sweet memento (Picture: Davenport Memorial Glass)When your pet passes over the rainbow bridge, it’s hard to say goodbye. They truly are family...

From on-screen sisters to green lipstick: this week’s fashion trends

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Shame, insecurity and stress poos: the ‘glamorous’ world of showbiz isn’t what you think

Behind the curtain there is a secret world of pre-show rituals, crippling insecurities and mounting debt (Photo: View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images)The life...

Louis Vuitton pays homage to New York in embellishment-heavy JFK show

No sooner had the feathers been swept off the steps of the Met following the glittering gala opening to the Camp: Notes on...

Size 12 mum who tried to wear Victoria Beckham has powerful message for trolls

Sunday Mirror reporter Grace Macaskill last week put Victoria Beckham’s new high street fashion range to the test for our readers to...

Tent dress: new trend aiming to capitalise on warm weather

This season in fashion, size matters – but not in the way you might think. With temperatures set to reach the 20s in...

Review: Crystal Maze LIVE Experience – The most fun you can have in...

Apart from a cheesy science-fiction film I could never have imagined what it was like to be sucked into my own TV screen....

A toddler can’t move half of her face after surgery to remove huge tumour

Fionah is unable to move half of her face (Picture: SWNS)A toddler is unable to move the right side of her face following...

Argos launch huge baby sale and parents can save 25% off sterilisers, prams and...

Argos is lending a helping hand to expectant parents this month by slashing the price of hundreds of baby essentials. ...

Some of Simon Armitage’s best poetry quotes to celebrate the new Poet Laureate

Simon Armitage is going to be the new Poet Laureate (Photo by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Images)It has been announced that Yorkshireman poet Simon Armitage...

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The Gag Vault – 10th May 2019

LifestyleGet your daily dose of 'The Gag Vault'Share  CommentsBycharlene bougourd00:02, 10 MAY 2019LifestyleGet the biggest daily news stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThank...