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Why spend £1,000 on a smartphone when you could get one for less than £150?

How do you find the best-value smartphone deal? If you are anything like me, you can be easily overwhelmed by the range of deals on offer – Carphone Warehouse alone lists 77 different pay-monthly plans. But if your old mobile phone has died, or you just dropped it one too many times, don’t be …

Mobile Technology

Stop Throwing Out Your Used Tea Bags

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

My Fine Hair Finally Has Volume—All Because of This Inexpensive Pantry Staple

If you have fine hair like me, you’re probably very familiar with the feeling that your strands constantly feel weighed down and limp—even after a …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Thousands missing out on safer knee replacements, say experts

Up to 50,000 patients undergoing full knee replacements each year could benefit more from simpler surgery, according to a new study.<p>Analysis by Oxford University found partial replacements, which are safer and easier to recover from, should be performed on nearly half of those who having full-joint …

How to grow out your grey hair - the best colour and styling tricks to see you through the transition

Giving up hair dye and letting your natural silver grow out can be a liberating, confidence-boosting beauty choice. Here’s how to get through the …

4-Move Motivating Pilates Routine

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

Feast not fuss: The new dinner party trend that will make you the perfect host

A few weeks ago, I went to a spectacularly bad dinner party where two things were immediately clear on arrival. Firstly, the host and hostess were barely speaking, presumably having just had an almighty row, and secondly, they had severely under-bought on booze.<p>That wasn’t the worst of it.<p>After …

The world's most beautiful budget train journeys (prices from 42p)

Trains

Seville's best tapas bars (according to a local)

An incense burner swung from the ceiling, filling the air with sweet smells. Images of Christ and the Virgin Mary covered all four walls of the crowded little room. A small television showed a hooded penitent straining under the weight of a giant wooden cross. I ordered another lager.<p>This wasn’t …

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

10 essential yoga poses for beginners

For some reason, in the last decade, yoga – in all its bizarre forms (hot, cold, with beer and even, goats) – has become a go-to workout for fitness fanatics. It has transformed from being a workout you might do once a week wearing slouchy tracksuit bottoms to an exemplary physical and spiritual …

Here's the truth about collagen, the trendy new health supplement that Kourtney Kardashian takes daily

When you hear the word "collagen," it's likely that you think of plump lips a la"Real Housewives" or an anti-aging ingredient in every skincare product you've recently bought or heard of. But beyond beauty, collagen has a number of health benefits, making it one of the buzziest ingredients in the …

Wellness

These Products Will Save Your Skin After A Night Out — Instantly

Maybe you thought that last night's third cocktail was a great idea... but your skin disagrees. (And now you do, too.) Alcohol is notoriously …

Meghan Markle uses face yoga to make her skin look more sculpted - the moves you need to lift your features

Imagine being able to sculpt your face, boost skin glow and smooth frown lines for free? Well, you can! It's all down to facial yoga, a method used …

Yoga

This Miracle Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints and Legs Pain in Just 7 Days!

This recipe is an very old one made by a military doctor. This is a recipe which will keep all your bones functioning without any problems. It works …

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets So It Lasts

If you're going to go through all the effort to paint your kitchen cabinets (it is not exactly a quick or easy project!), you want to make sure it's …

Cleaning

This Is What You Should Be Wearing When You Fly

There's something to be said about the woman who still dresses to the nines at the airport. She's elegant, she's evolved, and <i>she respects the glamour</i> …

Formal Wear

Take statins even if you are healthy, say experts

People should take statins regardless of how healthy and active they are, leading US experts have said.<p>Researchers say taking the daily medication protects against stroke and heart attacks no matter how low a person’s cholesterol levels.<p>In an article for the American Journal of Medicine, the …

The World's Most Scenic Winter Train Rides

Few films capture the beauty of winter train travel as the 1974 silver screen mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express.” In it, Hercule Poirot …

From drinking vinegar to making time for sex... the 50 things you can do to boost your health right NOW

With a busy diary packed with work, family and social commitments, making time for your health can prove impossible.<p>The ability to get a grip of your …

Digestion