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Organiser speaks out after Radiohead listening party is attacked in Istanbul

The event came under attack by a mob on Friday night (June 17)<p>One of the hosts behind a Radiohead listening party in Istanbul has issued a message …


Leg waxing: how to properly remove hair

Waxing may be highly efficient in salons, but when it comes to at-home hair removal it is easy to get tied up in sticky knots. Therapists don’t have the fuss and nonsense of trying to get to those hard to reach places that can limit DIY to patchy success.<p>The good news is that you can wax yours legs …

Skin Care

30 beauty habits you should adopt in your 30s

Turns out that once you hit your thirties there's a whole new set of beauty rules for our skin, hair, nails and well-being. Thanks to skin getting more sensitive, hair often feeling more dry and new surges of hormones, your 30's can be a time when it's worth investing in your beauty regime.<p>Here …

Skin Care

30 greatest Smiths tracks – as chosen by musicians

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 30<p><b>Ian Brown on ‘Barbarism Begins At Home’:</b> My favourite Smiths track because that bassline is …


The best Kylie Jenner Lip Kit alternatives

Can't get your hands on the real deal? Try these lip colours<p>If you sat on your laptop hitting refresh during Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit restock, only to …

50 Greatest Summer Anthems – Chosen By Foo Fighters, Florence + The Machine And More

Shades out, shorts on, crank up the barbie rock. Festival season is go, so here’s rock A-listers on the songs that get them hot under the collar…<p>50 …

50 Songs To Help You Sleep – Suggested By You

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 50<p>Foals, ‘Moon’<p>What tunes do you put on to send you to sleep? We asked NME readers for music to …

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25 best foundations for amazing skin

Finding the best foundation for your skin type is no easy task, whether it's light coverage for day-to-day or hand's down flawless skin you're …

5 Ways to Shake, Stir, and Concoct a Delicious Martini

There's more than one way to make a martini–instead, here are five different ways.<p>Everyone knows James Bond has always been particular about his martinis. So in celebration of the upcoming release of SPECTRE, it's time you learned how to make a great one that can suit each personal preference. Here …

How To Use Metallics At Home

<i>All photos courtesy of Décor Aid.</i><p>In addition to our love of mirrors as a way to bring light and sparkle to any space, we also rely on metallics to add just the right bit of glam to a project. Our interior designers here at Décor Aid advise using metallics as way to bring some additional light into …

Extreme Makeover: IKEA Tarva Dresser Turned Bar Cabinet

Photo: Addicted 2 DIYThe lovely thing about IKEA's Tarva dressers--besides their low sticker price--is their blank-canvas quality. They can easily be …


30 Albums In Serious Contention For The Mercury Prize 2015

The shortlist for his year’s Mercury Prize will be announced on Friday October 16. Last year Scottish trio Young Fathers picked up the award, beating …

The best foundation for oily skin that’ll keep you shine-free all day

Feeling like an oily mess come lunchtime is never ideal. These are the best foundations for oily skin that’ll ensure you stay matte, will cover and …

You Don't Need A Contractor To Make Over Your Walls

Say goodbye to boring white paint and hello to these simple decorating solutions.<p>Buying new furniture or hanging a painting can certainly spruce up a room, but to truly transform a space, you have to re-do the walls. However, hiring someone to wallpaper or tile can add up quickly, and renters may …

Rita Ora's Hairstylist Shares the Secret to Flawless Color

Try this genius mask mix.<p>Like a mood ring, Rita Ora's hair color fluctuates depending upon how she and longtime hairstylist Chris Appleton feel. I know what you're thinking: Yeah, that's because they're <i>wigs</i>. Well, not so, according to Ora. "This is my hair. I don't wear wigs," she captioned a …


13 Scandinavian Trends About to Take the States by Storm

Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)<p>Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs, pops of blue, and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)

Interior Design

30 Foods That Will Help You Look Younger

Age-defying skin is as much about what you put into your body than what you put on it - here's our anti-ageing shopping list

Inner Beauty

A host of drinkable beauty treatments can help you slim down, stimulate circulation and rejuvenate the skin, boosting your health from the inside …


Drink in the view with our round-up of the UK’s best rooftop bars

The first thing we do when the clocks go forward? Hunt down the best rooftop bars<p>There’s only one direction we’re heading when the sun comes out, and …

11 Times Painted Floors Were Totally Worth the Risk

A pop of color or pattern adds a welcome (if not daring) surprise underfoot.<p>A pop of color or pattern adds a welcome (if not daring) surprise underfoot.

Interior Design

Definitive Proof That Wall Decals Can Be Crazy Chic

These are not your average birds, trees, or inspirational quotes.<p>Restyle your space with these cool wall art stickers and decals. Plus, try our favorite removable wallpapers.

Wall Art

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

Home Decorating

Mugwump & Luke Jenner: Halo (Official Video)

11 Decorative Uses for an Old Ladder

Big or small, they work inside and outside the house.<p>Big or small, they work inside and outside the house.

Living Rooms

8 Smart Solutions If You Don't Have a Dining Room

Say goodbye to TV trays, or worse, eating on your bed.<p>Say goodbye to TV trays, or worse, eating on your bed.

Interior Design

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.


Disclosure reveal new song ‘Bang That’ – listen

First new music from chart topping dance duo since debut album 'Settle'<p>Disclosure have revealed new song ‘Bang That’, their first new music in nearly …

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10 of the best UK clubs – chosen by the experts

From Krafty Kuts to Optimo, Moxie to Horse Meat Disco, we asked some of the UK’s biggest DJs to tell us about their favourite clubs around the country<p>25 of the best clubs in Europe – chosen by the experts<p>Hands in the air! Your favourite not on the list? Add a tip in the comments<p>Sub Club, Glasgow<p>Now …


Diets That Work: 10 Things They All Have In Common

Some diets work and, most importantly, are a safe and healthy way to shift a few pounds. But what do they all have in common? We spoke to nutrition …