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This year’s biggest stars: Why stargazing is the breakout hobby of 2020

Magical, mind-blowing and better than sex? Stargazing is this year’s breakout hobby and, as Sadie Nicholas discovers, moonlit picnics are the place to be. It’s...
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Editor’s letter: Parenting – the fantasy vs the reality

There’s a small, almost throwaway comment Sophie Ellis-Bextor makes in her interview with us that really resonated with me, speaking about her first-born son Sonny: ‘I...

LIZ JONES’S DIARY: In which I plan a pre-date spa trip

‘Spas are open... !!!!!’ Him. ‘Hi, Goddess. Was that meant for me?’ Me. ‘Yes!’ Honestly. Me telling a potential date that spas have opened their doors is...
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Four weddings, four funerals and the world’s wealthiest widow

She outlived four husbands, spent their enormous fortunes – and earned the nickname Lady Killmore. Robert Wainwright reveals the secrets of Enid Lindeman, one...

Elizabeth Day: You know what happens when you assume…

During the early days of my career, I had an editor whose favourite catchphrase was that ‘assumption is the mother of all mess-ups’. In...
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‘Lockdown taught my daughter to live again’

When her badly bullied teenage daughter tried to take her own life, this devastated mother found herself battling with guilt and constant fear. Then...
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The real story behind Instagram’s new ‘Challenge Accepted’ black and white selfie trend

You may have woken up to see your Instagram feed awash with black and white selfies hashtagged with #challengeaccepted from the accounts of celebs and...
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Cheap face masks: The face coverings that start from £1.25 per mask

You have to wear a face covering, but you don't want to spend a fortune on it. We get it: which is why we're...

An expert has detailed the test that reveals how effective your face mask is

Wearing a face mask is now a huge part of modern life, and for good reason. Covering your face can help protect you and...
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Jack Rooke: There’s nothing funny about grief

But, says stand-up comedian Jack Rooke – who lost his dad to cancer then his best friend to suicide – openness, honesty and lots...

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