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20 January 2020

Three ways you can use art to achieve mindfulness

In Adrian Noble’s Mrs Lowry and Son – which is available on digital now, as well as DVD and Blu-ray – Lowry’s paintings are depicted with unerring accuracy. The uncanny combination ...

20 January 2020

Exclusive: Divina De Campo on DragCon UK, her music and the Labour leadership race!

This past weekend (January 18-19th, 2020), we got the opportunity to attend the first ever DragCon UK at the Olympia London! Whilst there, we bought some exclusive merchandise and got ...

20 January 2020

Film of the Week: Pulp Fiction

Quentin Tarantino has made some particularly wonderful films in his career, but his 1994 classic Pulp Fiction really sets the bar for brilliance. A series of events throughout intertwine with ...
20 January 2020

A promising turn to ending period poverty rolled out by UK government

This week, the government will be rolling out funding for free period products to girls in primary, secondary, and sixth-form level education in England and Wales, following the Scottish example. ...

20 January 2020

DragCon UK's second day steps up its service to RuPaul's Drag Race fans

Following the chaos of the first day of the historic first ever DragCon UK, in which hundreds of fans were left waiting for hours in the freezing cold before being turned ...

20 January 2020

Brits reach job satisfaction at 45, after four major knock backs and eight different jobs

-  ● It takes the average Brit until middle age to find complete job satisfaction, according to new research ● By this time, employees have had eight jobs and overcome ...
20 January 2020

A week in the world of women's sport: Chelsea thrash Arsenal while Ferrari eye female driver

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, Sam Kerr opens her Chelsea account as the Blues hammer Arsenal in the WSL while there is a ...

20 January 2020

How to take care of your friends on Blue Monday

It's a pseudoscientific fact that the third Monday of January is the most depressing day of the year. There's no real science in this, of course, because most days are ...
18 January 2020

DragCon UK organisers accused of ‘overselling tickets’ as fans turned away from historic convention

When my alarm went off at 5.30am today (January 18th, 2020), I died a little inside before remembering it had been set to ensure I was up in time to ...

17 January 2020

Exclusive: Rich Simmons, UK Styling Team Supervisor at Stitch Fix on what to wear in 2020

Following our review of Stitch Fix, we caught up with Rich Simmons, UK Styling Team Supervisor at the online styling service, to find out his tips and tricks on looking good ...
16 January 2020

Review: Is Stitch Fix the answer to your styling woes?

I’m someone who can be very lazy when it comes to choosing what I wear. I’ll pick up a random graphic tee that’s found its way into my wardrobe at ...
15 January 2020

Wednesday Wisdom: Your weekly Tarot reading (15th January 2020)

Reversals and Pentacles seem to dominate this year's horoscope tarot reading, which means we should be concerned with our health, wealth, jobs and home rather than anything especially spiritual or ...

15 January 2020

A day in the life of England rugby player, Vicky Fleetwood

I was fortunate enough to go to John Cleveland College in Hinckley which had a big interest in rugby. There were a lot of boys at the school playing rugby, ...
14 January 2020

How to support women, today and always

With 2020 well underway, I've compiled an (incomplete) list of things to be conscious of when it comes to being respectful of the women in your life, be that the ...
14 January 2020

Now that The Queen has backed Harry and Meghan, will angry old white men leave them alone?

It's an odd world we live in, where so many terrible things can be going on, but all of the news headlines lead with negatively-skewed reports of the Duke and Duchess ...
13 January 2020

Four ocean friendly new year's resolutions

As the national conversation around climate change continues to gather momentum, the charity wants to ensure that the ocean – which provides half of the oxygen we breathe and sustains ...

13 January 2020

How to relax over the Christmas break

As the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” – but it is also the most stressful! With lots of mouths to feed, Christmas dinner to prep ...
13 January 2020

Night Nurse launches limited edition range of get well soon cards for cold and flu

As cold and flu season hits, Night Nurse has just the solution to give friends, partners and colleagues a pick me up when they are struck down. Whether you want ...
13 January 2020

Film of the Week: Rocky

Rocky is and has been a classic ever since its release back in 1976. Sylvester Stallone gives a memorable performance as small-town heavyweight boxer Rocky Balboa who gets a chance ...
13 January 2020

A week in the world of women's sport: Michelle Wie and Serena Williams hit the headlines

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, golfer Michelle Wie announces she is expecting her first child while Serena Williams is back in the trophy ...

13 January 2020

Female First's top gift ideas for Capricorns

-  ILLUMINE, is a range of 12 luxury candles - each one tailored to a different sign of a zodiac trait, to nurture, balance and instil wellbeing. Each sign has ...

9 January 2020

Eight types of Dungeons & Dragons players you should know about

Thanks to the likes of Matt Mercer's Critical Role, Stranger Things and celebrities the likes of Joe Manganiello and Vin Diesel, the fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) Dungeons & Dragons has ...

8 January 2020

The 20 most anticipated video games of 2020

For us gamers, the New Year brings the start of a whole new line-up of incredible video games. Many of these titles have been teased for months and in some ...

8 January 2020

[Exclusive] Susie Dent discusses Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley and how she got the job on Countdown

She has been a familiar face on our television screens since her nervous first appearance on Countdown back in 1992, yet Susie Dent has revealed she twice rejected the chance ...