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7 Secrets No One Will Tell You about Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, you are told so many things about parenting and pregnancy. Continue Reading ›
Running a Business

The start up universities

Here is our guide to the English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish universities that offer degrees and courses for would-be entrepreneurs and business people Continue Reading ›
Hobbies

Why archery hits the bullseye for millennials seeking a new hobby

It may have been kickstarted by Jennifer Lawrence wielding her bow and arrow as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, or maybe even Orlando Bloom as Legolas, a speedy bowman-sniper in Lord of the Rings. Continue Reading ›
Toddlers

Ryanair: Toddlers wheeling on own bags to beat luggage limits

Ryanair has accused holidaymakers of giving their toddlers suitcases to wheel on to planes to get around hand baggage limits. Continue Reading ›
Pets

Amazon says pet translators will turn walkies to talkies

The good news is that we will one day be able to communicate directly with our pets and understand their every bark and miaow. Perhaps not so good, we will be eating an awful lot of insects. Continue Reading ›
Crafting

The famous faces who love tackling their own DIY

According to Homebase, Britain is falling out of love with making home improvements themselves, but these well-known names aren’t afraid to pick up a power tool. We test their knowledge Continue Reading ›
Running a Business

Baby-boomer business owners must be ready to hand over the reins

Let’s face it, many owners of small companies don’t want to confront the fact that one day they may retire and leave the businesses they have built up so lovingly. They should. Without proper succession planning, many end up bringing down the shutters on their life’s work or selling off their assets for a song. Continue Reading ›
Kids and Teens

The hotel for teens

A Greek resort has found a novel way to keep older kids happy: it’s banned under-12s. Our writer and his family act like grown-ups Continue Reading ›
Home and Family

Summer’s here, kids, you’re going offline

A parenting expert is offering families tips on how to restrict access to digital devices and get more out of their holidays Continue Reading ›
Lifestyle

We need to switch off at weekends — and that includes the gadgets

A wise friend once told me that the quality of your Sunday is a barometer of how fulfilled you are in life. He was not referring to religious faith — or to the importance of Sunday newspapers such as this one. Rather, he believed that how you spend the day of rest shows whether you […] Continue Reading ›