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Research reveals the part of the face where we all forget to apply sun cream

And it's where 10% of all skin cancers appear<p>How rigorous are you at applying sun protection? A 2017 study from the University of Liverpool found …

Skin Care

9 top tips to combat allergies in the spring

Say goodbye to hay fever symptoms<p>With spring finally upon us, many allergy sufferers will be braced for a season of discomfort and suffering, as …

Biomedicine

5 simple tricks to help you sleep in the heat

How to keep your body, your room and your mind cool<p>It goes without saying that we welcome the sun and everything that comes with it – the lush, green …

Watch out for the Lyrid meteor shower lighting up UK skies this weekend

Look up for a fantastic display of shooting stars<p>This weekend, astronomy lovers are in for a real treat – the Lyrid meteor shower is set to light up …

Astronomy

Mary Berry reveals she was arrested 25-years-ago for a hilarious reason

"It was alarming."<p>Mary Berry has revealed her darker side as she has spoken about getting arrested at an airport 25 years ago.<p>Appearing on tonight's …

Mary Berry

8 ways to eat more sustainably without giving up meat

It’s all about “a less and better approach to meat and dairy”<p>You can still make a positive environmental contribution without becoming vegetarian or …

Agriculture

You'll need an IQ of 149 to get full marks in this tricky spelling test

How many questions can you get right?<p>Spelling tests may remind you of your school days, sitting in the classroom while the teacher reads out tricky …

Spelling

This is where you'll get more for your money on holiday this summer

Travelling long-haul could be the answer to cheaper holidays in 2018.<p>UK holidaymakers should consider travelling slightly further afield if they want …

Costa Rica

Smeg has teamed with Dolce & Gabbana for this vibrant new cooker range

What do you think?<p>The new cooker range from Smeg and Dolce & Gabbana is bold and daring.<p>The luxury Italian appliance manufacturer and fashion …

Dolce & Gabbana

The Queen has publicly revealed her wish for Prince Charles to become Head of the Commonwealth

The leadership role is not hereditary<p>The Queen has for the first time explicitly stated that she hopes her son the Prince of Wales will succeed her …

Prince Charles

8 single farmers are ready for dates on BBC Two's new rural dating programme

Inspired by Country Living's The Farmer Wants a Wife<p><b>BBC Two announce new countryside dating series inspired by Country Living magazine and The Farmer</b> …

Relationships

This is how to tell if your sun cream has expired

How do you actually know if that old bottle of sunscreen will still protect your skin?<p>Sun cream, as we know, is an essential when we are in the sun. …

Skin Care

A Welsh schoolgirl is launching a new sheep walking business in Snowdonia

Fancy a woolly walk?<p>We’ve all heard of dog walking in the countryside, but what about sheep walking? If this sounds like your idea of fun then you're …

UK National Parks

Waitrose is hiring ‘Healthy Eating Specialists’ to help shoppers choose healthier food

Would you want a personal food shopper?<p>Find it hard to stay away from the confectionary aisle? Waitrose has come up with a plan to help shoppers …

Customers

Science says you and your best friend actually do share the same brain

But you knew that already, right?<p>It's true: nobody understands you quite like your best friend. Not only do they share your passions and hobbies but …

The Brain

Farmer puts up hilarious sign reminding ‘townies’ of farm animal basics

Moving to the countryside wasn’t what they expected, apparently<p>The British countryside is synonymous with green pastures, beautiful views and, of …

Farming

Instagram has just launched a new design and craft account

Design lovers, follow now!<p>Design lovers, listen up! Instagram has just launched @design, a new account exploring design and craft at Instagram and …

Social Media

Buy this entire 19th century chateau with idyllic grounds for only £800,000

Complete with most of its furnishings, including country antiques.<p>If you know a good bargain when you see one, then you’ll be sure to feel positive …

Swimming Pools

Norfolk just had its first ever alpaca auction, with a top sale of £2,300 for a three-year-old

Every animal went to a good home<p>A farm in Norfolk recently drew in crowds of 250 people. But what was the attraction?<p>It was, in fact, an alpaca …

Forestry

The Queen saddened as last remaining corgi dies

Willow had been a devoted companion to Her Majesty<p>The Queen is said to be extremely saddened by the loss of of her beloved corgi Willow - ending Her …

Buckingham Palace

NASA astronaut shares incredible picture of the Southern Lights from the International Space Station

It really is out of this world!<p>Taking the perfect photograph can be down to many factors, from using the best lighting to finding the optimum vantage …

Astronomy

9 things you need to consider before mowing the lawn for the first time this year

A little prep beforehand goes a long way<p>Spring has arrived, meaning that it's time to dust off your lawnmower and gardening tools to prepare for the …

Lawn Mowing

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding perfume has the most romantic botanical story

It sounds like a lovely spring scent<p>From the lemon and elderflower wedding cake, to wild English roses, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal …

Royal Weddings

7 things you may not know about cacti

Are all cacti prickly?<p>There's a lot more to these striking houseplants than just their prickles!<p><b>1. Are they indestructible?</b><p>No, if you've ever killed …

Plants

Here’s when the 2018 hay fever season will start and how to cope with symptoms

There are different types of pollen which affects when they will hit<p>Spring and summer are wonderful seasons, filled with blossoming flowers, sunshine …

Particles

Lonely Planet names the most stunning buildings in the world

How many have you visited?<p>To celebrate some of the world's most spectacular sights, <i>Lonely Planet</i> has rounded up 120 breath-taking buildings in a new …

European Travel

Live out your fairytale dreams and get paid to live in this spectacular Cornish castle

Living in your very own castle may seem like an unrealistic dream for most of us, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible, as recent news proves…<p>The …

Queen Elizabeth II

British scientists may have just found an answer to the planet’s plastic crisis

Could single-use plastics soon be recycled?<p>Plastic has been in the news a lot in recent weeks, with the latest being a petition calling for crisp …

Pollution

Inside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's, Where the Duchess will give birth

This is what a stay includes...<p>To the average passerby, the recent touch-ups at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's in London don't mean much. Ask any royals …

Pregnancy

Lidl's selling a rattan seat that doubles as a cool box

A summer essential?<p>After what feels like the longest winter we've <i>ever</i> endured, the sun is finally set to show its face this week with temperatures …

Selling