Your guide to Prince Philip’s funeral service that he tailor made for himself

Borne by a Land Rover and in the presence of his family and representatives of the military establishment that was so close to his heart, Philip’s body will be taken to the steps of St George’s Chapel, Windsor.  Based on details released by Buckingham Palace yesterday, this is how his funeral service will then take … Read more

Are you using perfume wrong? Beauty experts reveal their ultimate fragrance guide

Are you using perfume wrong? Beauty experts reveal their ultimate fragrance guide – and why you should NEVER just have one on the go The beauty experts from Mecca have revealed a concise guide to using perfume It’s important to own a ‘signature scent’ and build a ‘wardrobe’ of fragrances While there are no rules, it … Read more

Robots: Scientists develop four-legged guide dog bot that can lead blind people around obstacles

Guide dogs could soon be replaced by ROBOTS: Scientists develop four-legged bot that can lead blind people around obstacles and through narrow passages The robotic assistant was developed by researchers from California in the US It guides its handler by means of a leash, similar to how a real guide dog works The setup has … Read more

Your ultimate unlockdown guide: From bars to hairdressers and gyms to care homes

Your ultimate unlockdown guide: Get ready for your first trip to the pub in three months… from hairdressers and gyms to care homes, how life in England will change from next Monday Hairdressers, shops and beer gardens can all reopen in England from April 12 Boris Johnson told press conference he is ‘sticking like glue’ … Read more

Irish tour guide forced to apologise after ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s joke

Irish tour guide causes outrage with ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s joke after claiming Cliffs of Moher would be lowered 300ft to give ‘jumpers a better survival rate’ Irish tourism listings site apologise for ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s post about suicide Referenced ‘jumpers’ after claiming the height of the nearby Cliffs of Moher would be reduced by 200 … Read more

Craigievar Castle is named as Britain’s best-kept secret in Lonely Planet’s travel guide

A pink Scottish castle – so beautiful that it inspired Walt Disney – has been named as Britain’s best-kept secret in a top travel guide. Stunning Craigievar Castle, near Alford, Aberdeenshire, is believed to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Cinderella Castle. The fairy tale castle features as the centre point of the company’s logo … Read more

Celebrity MasterChef judge Matt Preston reveals your ultimate guide to cooking eggs

Your ultimate guide to cooking eggs: Celebrity MasterChef judge Matt Preston reveals his top tips for the perfect fried, scrambled, poached and hard boiled dish Celebrity chef Matt Preston has shared his tips for cooking the perfect eggs  To achieve the best result with any technique, it’s ideal to use fresh eggs  Poaching is perhaps … Read more

Douglas Adams tore his masterpiece Hitchhiker’s Guide to shreds in notes to himself, book reveals

How Hitchhiker’s Guide dented author’s pride: Douglas Adams tore his masterpiece to shreds in notes to himself, new book reveals Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, tore his book to shreds in a note to himself He revealed his frustration with his books and their central characters in letter  Adams wrote … Read more

Our guide to the new wonders of the world, from the Golden Bridge in Vietnam to Dubai’s Frame

The New Wonders are designed to make an instant impact, offering the ‘wow factor’ and ‘awesomeness’ in spades. Pictured is one of 10 jungle swings dotted around the island of Bali that are designed to bring out your inner Tarzan The Taj Mahal, the Acropolis, Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu… the list of the world’s wonders has … Read more