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How are you enjoying your pancakes today? (Picture: Getty) Happy Pancake Day! Today is the day to get the frying pan out, grease it with some butter, make a mess in the kitchen, and off course – indulge in those fluffy treats of goodness.  Today isn’t just about the pancakes as Shrove Tuesday marks the day before Lent, however, people ...

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We Tried The Most Popular Pancake Recipes

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Galentine’s Day: 5 Women On The Unshakeable Power Of Female Friendship

You don’t have to be in a romantic relationship to feel the love this week. Tuesday 13 February is Galentine’s Day, providing women around the world with a chance to celebrate female friendship.  Ahead of the day, we spoke to five women who will be marking the day to find out about the unique bonds they have with their gal pals. One ...

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This Pancake Day We Need To Admit That Savoury Pancakes Are The Best

We all love Pancake Day. In fact, some people (me) would argue that it far surpasses its neighbouring holiday: Valentine’s Day. It’s the only day where it’s socially acceptable to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner (crêpe for breakfast, scotch for lunch, crêpe for dinner, duh). Give me Pancake Day parties over house parties any day. But as much ...

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This Couple Found Love Through Cycling And Are Still Biking Together 60 Years On

“We’re still married and we’re still cycling,” says Pamela White, 84, who met her husband John at her local cycling club in 1953. Now, 65 years later, the couple are set to celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary and many happy years of cycling together. Pamela and John, 86, who’s better known as Jack, met after Pam’s sister introduced them at ...

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Three Eating Habits That Could Help You Lose Weight

Wolfing down your dinner like it’s going out of fashion could be one of three things stopping you from losing weight. Research published in the BMJ Open found eating slowly, avoiding after-dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to sleep are all strongly associated with lower obesity and weight (BMI), as well as smaller waistlines. The findings were ...

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I Will Never Regret Proposing To My Boyfriend – More Women Should Pop The Question

It wasn’t exactly classy. Granted, it was at the top of a ski slope on a beautiful sunny day in the Alps, but it was also at the kind of bar where people dance on tables and bottles of champagne arrive via zip wire. But you can’t have everything. One moment I was gazing at the snow, drinking a G&T ...

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The Queen Backs Plans To Reduce The Use Of Plastics At Royal Residences

The Queen has given her royal approval to plans to reduce the use of plastics in the kitchens and cafes of royal estates including Buckingham Palace. The changes include the phasing-out of plastic straws in public cafes at royal residences. They will be banned in staff dining rooms and takeaway containers for staff will be biodegradable or compostable. In addition, ...

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The Dos and Don'ts Of Public Marriage Proposals After Idris Elba Popped The Question On Stage

Actor Idris Elba proposed to his girlfriend, Sabrina Dhowr, on stage at a screening of his new film ‘Yardie’. While some on social media swooned at his very public declaration of love, hearing those four magic words in front of a crowd is not everyone’s cup of tea. One HuffPost UK reader, who wishes to remain anonymous, broke up with his boyfriend ...

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Why is it acceptable to structure your social life around a sports event?

‘So I’ve booked a taxi to take us to the station, and the train tickets? That’ll leave you with an 11 minute window between getting home and the rugby starting, is that okay?’  That’s an actual sentence that I said, on Saturday. My husband and I were going out for lunch with friends. Usually the planning for that kind of ...

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