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Thank you, Deborah James — here’s how to talk to someone with cancer

Lucy King says many friends avoided her after her cancer news in 2020 for fear of saying the wrong thing. Here, she offers five tips for speaking to someone with the disease (spoiler: saying something is always better than nothing)


Face the future: the hot new tweakments to book in 2022

Do you have Resting Stress Face? Tech neck? Or just miss your glow? Chloe Street shares her little black book of the innovative new tweakments to book now

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Flight-free summer: your ultimate overland travel guide

Avoid airport chaos and eco-guilt, says Rosie Fitzmaurice. The summer’s chicest holidays via rail, road and sea

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Your essential guide to Wimbledon 2022

The tournament returns — with a full capacity crowd — this Monday. From politics to Raducanu, injury concerns to ‘Henman Hill’ on tour, Matt Majendie has your guide

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Best islands around the UK for an (almost) tropical holiday

Who needs Hydra when you have the Hebrides? Rosie Fitzmaurice has a guide to some hidden gems around the UK,  from stargazing in Osea to foraging in Dorset

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10 of the best hotels in Croatia

From luxe foodie resorts to serene seaside boutiques, Mary Novakovich handpicks her favourite spots in Hvar, Dubrovnik and beyond

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10 of the best glamping spots in the UK

From woodland yurts to wild orchards, these luxe tents will make for happy campers, says Rosie Fitzmaurice

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Your ultimate festival beauty guide

Dry shampoo! Eco deodorant! Lazy girl wipes! Shove these products in your rucksack, says Juliana Piskorz

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Best friends forever? It’s a myth

A female soulmate is the ultimate prize — but as Claire Cohen learned the hard way, ‘The One’ is just a fairytale

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Why it’s time to brush up on your summer holiday etiquette

Has it been so long since you stepped foot on foreign soil that you’ve forgotten how to behave? Travel expert Alexandra Riemann reminds us how to holiday in a post-covid world.


Double-decker plane seat design ‘comfortable’ but ‘claustrophobic’

It has been described as “roomy” yet “claustrophobic”

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Moxy South Beach, Miami: the party starts here

The young and beautiful should beeline for this Miami hotspot with its biting Mezcal cocktails and sleep-when-you’re-dead attitude

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14 of the best UK wellness retreats for 2022

Whether you’re looking for an urban escape, rural relaxation or a private fitness retreat, Rosie Fitzmaurice has your guide

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From Naxos to Milos: 20 of the most beautiful Greek islands to visit

Dreaming of crystal clear waters, sun-drenched white sand and long souvlaki lunches? Let us be your guide to the lesser-known Greek isles worth the trip this summer

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What it’s like to have your first queer relationship later in life

A divorced single mum, Rebecca Cox never expected to fall in love with a woman — but it’s the intrusive and ignorant questions about her choice she’s found most shocking