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I don’t want you in my life if you busk on public transport

That includes you, Boris. Don’t get on the tube. Just stay there. OK? Good. (Picture: Getty) I’m very protective of my commutes. It’s that sacred time between work and home, where it’s completely acceptable to just zone out, listen to music, read, whatever you want to do, and let the people around you just melt into the background. 8 things ...

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Nando’s lovers rejoice, there’s a new sauce in town and it’s hotter than ever

Hungry yet? (Gif: Myles Goode) Get your Nando’s card out because there’s a new sauce in town.  Feathers, rainbows and gold: the Rio carnival 2017 in pictures If you think you’ve got an impressive tolerance for spice, then this is the sauce for you. All over the UK groups of blokes will be sitting down to their chicken and then slathering ...

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For the love of God stop celebrating Pancake Day with the wrong pancakes

These are real pancakes, all other pancakes can go to hell today (Picture: Getty) It’s Pancake Day and I’m flipping out. Why? Because so many of my countrymen – my seemingly normal, well-meaning, rational peers – are celebrating this auspicious occasion, this day of days, all wrong. How? How could anyone possibly get a day dedicated to simple fried batter ...

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My journey to Miss Bikini Body: My sparkling stage bikini will be out of this world

Deni in her first Allure Couture bikini (Picture: Deni Kirkova) This may be the most exciting and glamorous blog so far – the one where I try on stage bikinis and plan my bespoke piece for UK Ultimate Physiques. I met with Lucy Ashworth of Allure Couture, The Bespoke Bikini Boutique, a few days ago. Lucy designed my winning bikini ...

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Having kids means less sleep for women but not for men

(Picture: Getty) We all know that becoming a parent means saying farewell to a full eight hours of sleep each night. Feathers, rainbows and gold: the Rio carnival 2017 in pictures Speak to any parent and you’ll spot dark circles and bleary eyes as they recount how their baby cried from 2am ’til 10. But here’s some new research to ...

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The best places to see the Northern Lights around the world

Stunning (Picture: Giphy) The Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis. The bright pretty colours up in the air. 7 stunning cities you can fly to for less than £100 Whatever you call the Northern Lights, you probably want to witness them at some point, if you haven’t already. For most of us seeing the Northern Lights is high up there on ...

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Get lost in the best photos from the Scottish Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards

(Picture: Chris Swan/SLPOTY) Fancy a breath of fresh air without leaving your desk? Science says we should take regular screen-breaks to keep our eyes and brains healthy. How as a young woman, major surgeries have affected my sex life But if, like me, the view from you window is a drab concrete jungle, your time would be better spent ogling ...

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Stranger leaves anorexic woman beautiful note to help her recovery – can you help find her?

The letter of support Rose was given by a stranger on the train (Picture: The Recover Clinic) Sometimes all it takes is one small act of kindness to brighten your day. For one woman, however, a stranger’s gesture of goodwill had a moving impact on her motivation to recover from anorexia. Rose is currently a patient of The Recover Clinic, ...

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What is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and why are people taking photos of their socks?

(Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler) Eating Disorder Awareness Week runs from 27 February to 5 March – but what is the week all about, and why are people taking selfies of their socks? Beat, the UK’s leading charity affecting those with eating disorders, is working to raise awareness of these serious mental health conditions. Discussing the importance of providing people with ...

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Oscars 2017: Ryan Gosling Ruffles Feathers With Ruffled Shirt (PICS)

He’s renowned as one of the suavest men in Hollywood, but Ryan Gosling’s arrival on the red carpet of this year’s Oscars did not get the unanimous praise from his fans we were expecting. While we’re used to him being among the best-dressed men at whatever red carpet he’s on, Ryan’s choice of a ruffled shirt at this year’s Academy ...

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