Lifestyle & Travel

Eco-Inspired Weekend Getaways

As there appears to have been an increase in people adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle, and with ‘glamping’ holidays as popular as ever, we thought we’d treat you to a list of some of the carbon-footprint-friendly places you can stay in the UK!

‘Successful ageing’ linked to harmful drinking among over 50s

Healthy, active, sociable, and well off older people more at risk; “middle class phenomenon” suggest researchers

The Russians aren't Coming & Brits are Nervous about North Africa

Spanish Costas selling out but there are late bargains in lesser-known Spain, Croatia & Greece this summer

British travellers who have yet to book their summer 2015 break should look out for unexpected late-summer bargains

Stir fry tops the UK dish list

A new survey commissioned by Tesco into Brits’ cooking habits has found the humble Chinese stir fry is the most well-known dish people know how to cook from scratch, with 81% of people knowing how to cook one without having to resort to a recipe book.

Brits hate being late – flight delays number one cause of airport stress

• Flight delays are number one cause of passenger angst at airports

• Majority of delayed passengers pass the time with activities that cost money

• Being kept updated and free Wi-Fi considered most important by delayed passengers

Gifts for Gadget Lovers

If you’ve got a nerdy uncle or tech-savvy co-worker with a birthday coming up, fear not! Good news is on the way: there are a whole host of trendy gadgets out there which won’t break the bank.

Two years, one month and four days is the time it takes to feel better following bereavement

Sue Ryder, the national hospice and neurological care charity, has published new research which provides a unique insight into the UK’s experiences of bereavement and demonstrates that people may be suffering longer than they need to.

Bridgestone Advice For Driving Safely Into The Summer Holidays

With almost 40% of Europeans ready to take or already on the road for the summer, Bridgestone wants to make sure that these road trips are both fun and safe for everyone by offering motorists a few tips and tricks to ensure a safe summer journey to all! Specifically when it comes to tyres as they are, in fact, the only safety system of the car that touches the road.

Others play ketchup as tomato sauce is crowned king of the summer condiments

Votes are in and the British public have unanimously said we are most likely to reach for the red bottle at our barbecues this summer.

Arch doubles up with brilliant Budapest win

After taking his first win of the 2015 at the previous round in Rovinj, Hannes Arch put himself firmly back in contention for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Life begins at…80?

• Think tank urges continued focus on preventing ill health as research highlights that ill health and inactivity is not inevitable

• Age UK announce plans for annual “Greengross Lecture”

Teens that skip breakfast are almost twice as likely to have bad breath

Missing breakfast has been identified as one of the most common causes of bad breath within teenagers, according to a new report.