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Are you addicted to social media? Answer these questions to find out

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) When it comes to social media are you obsessed with your timeline, or do you hardly ever check it? How do we stop our Whatsapp blue tick obsession? Social media is a great way to meet new people, keep in touch with old friends and document a carefully filtered version of your life, but are ...

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Here’s what someone approaching her 30s would like people in their 20s to know

Me at 28 (Picture: Funmi Olutoye) How on earth did I get here? The last full year of being a 20-something. I’m finding that I’m desperately scouring the internet for any schemes or initiatives that include the phrase ‘age 18-30’ that I can take advantage of before I clock the big three-oh. Nobody should use the N-word – not even ...

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How to boss moving to a new city as an adult

(Picture: Getty) Moving city as a young adult can be terrible. There, someone said it. Sex around the world: What you need to know about Brazil’s love motels Changing location and feeling at home in a new city takes time, friends, and a great deal of logistical expertise. Tackling all of that at once can just be a little bit ...

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Merriam-Webster has created a way to find out which words were created the year you were born

(Picture: Myles Goode/metro.co.uk) Game changer. Booty call. Fashionista. These words are such an essential part of our lexicon that we honestly kind of assumed they’d been around forever. But actually, they’re only as old as I am (please, no age jokes. I’m sensitive). Relationship deal breakers: 15 men reveal why they had to break up with their girlfriend Before 1993, ...

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13 ways you can spot a Scottish person

There are always tell tale signs (Picture: Getty – Rex – Metro.co.uk) Forget the stereotype of incredibly white people with ginger hair: true Scots come in all shapes, sizes, colours and creeds. That doesn’t mean you can’t spot a true Scot a mile away, though. 21 things constantly said to Scottish people by those below the border that really p*** ...

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Relationship deal breakers: 15 men reveal why they had to break up with their girlfriend

Sometimes, you just have to call it off (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) News flash: relationships are tricky. Like, super tricky. But how do you know when they’re simply not working and have run their course? 15 signs you’re no longer in love (and it’s probably time to move on) What has to happen before you, as a bloke, is ...

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Why coming out as trans doesn’t make me brave

I made the decision for myself (Picture: Erin Aniker for Metro.co.uk) People often tell me I’m brave when I tell them I’m transgender. I smile awkwardly and mumble thanks. But in truth, I’m embarrassed by their praise. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of days when I feel I deserve all the praise going. I am, after all, a ...

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When is the Notting Hill Carnival 2017? Times, route and how to get there

It’s carnival time! (Picture: Getty Images) The Notting Hill Carnival is almost upon us once again. That means plenty of vivid colours, feathered headdresses, steel drums and crowds of people dancing. It’s a huge street party celebrating the best of Caribbean culture with parades, jerk chicken and people having fun. Here is everything you need to know. When is the ...

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This scarily relatable video game lets you pet dogs and ignore humans at house parties

Yeah, I don’t want to talk to her either (Picture: Pet the Pup at the Party) House parties can be the best of times and the worst of times. When they’re full of people you know and feel comfortable around? Sweet. Relationship deal breakers: 15 men reveal why they had to break up with their girlfriend When you don’t know ...

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Stacey Solomon Shares Behind-The Scenes Video While In Hair And Makeup For 'Loose Women'

Stacey Soloman introduced fans to her “new friend” – a spot that had developed on her left cheek – just ahead of ‘Loose Women’ filming. Solomon posted a video of her having her hair and makeup done ahead of the show and commented that her stylist Penny, “had her work cut out for her”. “Everyone being soooo sweet about how ...

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