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A groomer headed to work in the middle of the night to give a rescued dog a much needed haircut

Here’s all the fur Lucky left behind. (Picture: BGE Grooming) Let’s take a moment to appreciate groomer Kari Falla. She owns and runs BGE Grooming, and is proof that there are lovely people in the world. When Kari spotted a post on Facebook from someone saying they’d found a dog, called Lucky, from the middle of a busy road in ...

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Skincare For Acne

Acne is one of the commonest skin disorders which affects nearly 80% of the population at some point in time. Choosing the right products with effective ingredients is vital otherwise you may inadvertently be making the problem worse. Information in this day and age is easily accessible and not all of it is accurate or of good quality. Beauty fads ...

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Unnatural Phenomena: Three Weird Things That Shouldn't Be Happening Right Now…

As we all know, the world is pretty weird right now – American politics, North Korea, climate change, fast fashion, landfill waste… The list goes on. But here are three important unnatural phenomena that have managed to largely slip under the radar. Want to know the ‘it’ colour of the season? Look to the rivers. In China, it is estimated ...

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Duchess Of Cambridge Wears Orla Kiely To Dance With Paddington Bear In Latest Public Appearance

The Duchess of Cambridge turned to one of her favourite designers, Orla Kiely, for a surprise appearance at Paddington station in London on Monday, that saw her dancing with Paddington Bear. It was only the second public appearance for the Duchess since Kensington Palace announced she is pregnant with her third child and was suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum – severe ...

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Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner Engaged To Joe Jonas (And Her Ring Is So Gorgeous)

The news broke out after Jonas shared a beautiful photo of the couple’s hands, in which Turner’s was adorned with a dazzling engagement ring.  Simply captioned, ‘she said yes,’ the Instagram post has already received over one million likes and countless comments, including one form long-time friend Demi Lovato. Turner’s ring is elegant in design yet eye-catching enough to be ...

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We need to be clear what sexual assault actually is

Around six or seven years ago, I was sexually assaulted on the way home from a night out. Except I didn’t realise I had been. I used to co-run one of East London’s worst club nights (true story, sorry to all who came) and our takings were always in cash. Taking a taxi home wasn’t an option as I was ...

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7 lessons I’ve learned from past relationships

Learning from lost love (Illustration: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) A couple of weeks ago I had a bit of a moment, sat in the car waiting to pick my daughter up from after school dance rehearsal. I was thinking about my past relationships, and was slightly concerned I have been in love more times than most people. 5 things ...

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If you have to be offensive to make someone laugh, maybe you’re just not very funny?

Here are all the reasons that I’m hillarious. (Picture: Ella Byworth) There was a fashion, when I was a teenager, for dead baby jokes.  If you’re in any doubt about what that means, it’s literally what you think it is. Horrible, deliberately offensive jokes which were intended to upset people. ‘Why did the little girl fall off the swing?’ ‘Because ...

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13 things that happen when you cook curry

This is common sight in your kitchen (Picture: Getty) Why bother trekking to your local curry house, when you can attempt to make one at home instead? Why are we allowing so many women to suffer from chronic bloating? Cooking curry is nowhere near as hard as it looks, and in fact it only requires a few basic ingredients, a ...

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Why do we celebrate Halloween and where does Halloween come from?

Halloween is also known as: All Hallows’ Evening, Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve (Picture: Getty) Trick or treat? It’s that time of year again and Halloween is nearly upon us. This is the time to don scary outfits, bob for apples and try to attempt to carve pumpkins. Let’s talk about the Facebook friend birthday deletion But why do ...

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