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‘Hotel quarantine’: What travellers to the UK could soon face

As two more African countries are added to the UK’s flight ban list, ministers are contemplating introducing tough travel restrictions – of the kind that have been in force since last March in Asia and Australasia. These are the key questions and answers. How many countries are now included in the UK’s “travel ban”? Twenty-nine. But the so-called travel ban, aimed at limiting the spread of new variants of coronavirus, does not ban travel from...


Pilot requests low-altitude sightseeing flight over Amsterdam

When leisure travel is banned, some people will take whatever opportunity they can find to explore. A pilot had his hopes dashed when he requested to fly at low altitude to do some sightseeing over Amsterdam. The Aeromexico 787 pilot made the request shortly after take-off from Schiphol Airport on 17 January, asking if the plane could deviate from its normal flight path to do some sightseeing above the Dutch capital. “Is there any chance that we...


Countess of Wessex receives "wonderful birthday present" as father gets Covid vaccine

Sophie's 89-year-old dad was vaccinated this week


“Absolutely confident”: Backbencher Warren Entsch flags more government support for businesses post-JobKeeper

Federal backbencher Warren Entsch has given a strong indication the government will offer businesses additional assistance following the end of JobKeeper in March.


10 best inauguration ball gowns: From Michelle Obama to Mamie Eisenhower

When Dolley Madison, wife of the fourth President, James Madison, hosted the first Inauguration Ball in 1809, she sported a scoop-necked, hand-embroidered cream velvet gown with a long and winding train. According to one attendee, Madison’s ensemble “answered all my ideas of royalty.” In the years since First Ladies have followed in Madison’s footsteps, embracing the grandeur of the Ball while also setting the tone of their agenda by painting a...


Vogue Williams' baby girl Gigi is so sweet in pretty pink dress

Heart FM host Vogue Williams has shared a photo of her baby girl Gigi in the cutest pink smock dress – find out where you can buy it


Ella Emhoff is Washington’s breakout style star

It was a day of fantastic coats; from First Lady Jill Biden’s dusky blue wool offering, which came by way of independent label Markarian, to Vice President Harris’ suffragette-purple Christopher John Rogers iteration. But one coat in particular caught attention: the Gossip Girl-esque get-up worn by Harris’ step-daughter, Ella Emhoff. Twenty-two year-old Emhoff, who is in her final year at Parson’s School of Design in New York, sported the...


20 ways to boost your resilience during tough times

No life is free from pain or suffering. Unfortunately, we will all experience difficult times at one point or another in our lives. While we may not be able to control the things that happen to us, we can control how we react to them. Fostering a sense of resilience is the way to go. Psychologically defined as “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress,” resilience allows us to be strong through even the most troubling periods. If you’re looking to boost this trait, there are plenty of small changes you can make. Take a look at our expert-backed advice.


Meet the 7 best face masks for acne-prone skin (according to Reddit)

We want them ALL


British shoppers hit with unexpectedly high fees on products from EU after Brexit

Britain’s online shoppers have expressed their dismay after been hit with unexpectedly high post-Brexit charges on items ordered from countries in the EU. Consumers have been asked to pay up to one-third extra in customs duties, VAT and additional delivery charges once they arrive in the UK. It comes as one UK retail boss said British firms were considering abandoning or even burning goods returned by their EU customers who are also unhappy...


Cushion sales boom as nation seeks affordable home updates during lockdown

The quickest and most cost-effective way to update your living space is with cushions – it's no wonder they're so in demand


Scratch cooking boom has helped drive soaring demand for vegetables, says grower

Supermarkets have seen increases in sales of vegetables.


Lorraine Kelly's silky Rixo blouse has the sweetest meaning behind it

Lorraine Kelly wowed viewers in a stunning star print blouse from Rixo which she revealed was a Christmas present from her daughter, Rosie. Shop her designer style for £185.


Tiger King’s Carole Baskin says Netflix ‘betrayed’ her and said docuseries would be ‘Blackfish for big cats’

Carole Baskin has said that she feels “betrayed” by Netflix, claiming that the streaming giant changed the premise of Tiger King from what was agreed on. Baskin found fame after starring in the streamer’s hit docuseries last year. Much of the programme documented the feud between herself and zookeeper Joe Exotic. The 59-year-old, however, told The New York Post that Netflix producers had initially approached her with the notion of creating a...


Amazon has big deals on TV projectors - it's time to revamp your lockdown movie nights

TV projectors: The very best of Amazon's cinema-style TV projectors are now on sale – your movie nights have never looked so good.


Why this affordable facial steamer is a worthy addition to your skincare routine

Yahoo Lifestyle is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. If you’re looking to up your at-home facial game, we may have found the answer. Until recently, facial steamers were widely unheard of and were mainly used by top beauty technicians and A-listers in the know. Then in 2019, Victoria Beckham showed off...


Silentnight has launched a teddy fleece wearable blanket for winter - and it sounds super cosy

Keeping cosy will be a doddle this winter with Silentnight's new 'Snugsie' blanket - but you'll have to be quick if you want to get your hands on one


Prince Harry launches mental health tool overseas

Prince Harry, 36, has joined Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to launch a new mental health programme, Peak Fortem, for frontline workers overseas.


The Countess of Wessex's daily diet: the royal's breakfast, lunch and dinner revealed

The Countess of Wessex has a gorgeous kitchen at her Bagshot Park family home – see what Prince Edward's wife eats in her daily diet


Lessons from the salon and 30 years in business: How to build customer and client loyalty

"Hairdressing taught me so many things that ... have helped our business in its strength and sustainability," writes Cape York Motorcycle Adventures co-owner Renae Kunda.


Bernie Sanders comments on his viral knitted mittens

"In Vermont, we dress warm"


Your working-from-home wardrobe solution? A luxe tracksuit – here are 15 chic sets to buy now

From Gucci to Isabel Marant Étoile


This Pink Grapefruit And Rose Rum Is Perfect For Valentine's Day

Just think of the cocktails you could make!


Plathville Rebels: Photos that keep mom and dad Plath up at night


The inauguration marked a new dawn for America… you can tell from the clothes

Fashion is an incredibly powerful tool through which to communicate allegiances and beliefs; and the contrast between the clothes that walked out of the White House yesterday and those that walked in could not have been starker. Melania Trump departed the Capitol looking typically high-gloss in a black Chanel jacket and Dolce & Gabbana dress, accessorised with an Hermes alligator handbag, sky-high Louboutins. Not only did the departing FLOTUS...


Northern Ireland firefigher says his stammer has rewarded him with “empathy for others”

Joe Biden is the first US president with a stammer. Here, HELEN MCGURK hears from one local man about how his stammer gave him the drive to help others


Best GPS dog tracker 2021: GPS collars and trackers for dogs

Always know where your furry friend is with these GPS collars and trackers


France unlikely to re-open ski slopes to tourists for February half term

France is unlikely to re-open its ski slopes for February half term due to ongoing concerns of rising cases of coronavirus in the country


'We live for free in our biodome home'

On a mission to protect the planet, the Hjertefølger family built a sustainable home within a geodesic glass dome and saved themselves a fortune in the process. Despite the challenging climate, the innovative property, which is located in the Arctic Circle, has been their home since 2014. Here's how they did it...


Best PS5 headset: get the best audio companion for your PS5

Picking up the best PS5 headset is a priority for those lucky enough to have a console - and a good early purchase for those who are waiting for their machine to appear


East Kilbride mum and daughter put on their running shoes to raise cash for Women's Aid

Sarah Gallacher and 11-year-old daughter, Ava, from Hairmyres completed a 10k run over the festive period.


Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid announce the name of their baby daughter

The couple welcomed a little girl in September 2020.


More than 16,000 first-time buyers will have to pay stamp duty despite Sunak's holiday

Delays on more than 16,000 new-build properties because of the coronavirus pandemic mean many could miss the stamp duty payment holiday cut-off date on March 31


In a Barbie world: Humans who look like dolls

The desire to look like Barbie or Ken may be unfathomable to most of us. However, there are several people for whom it is so important they are willing to spend enormous amounts of money to achieve the unusual look. Sometimes these highly risky procedures can go wrong, and yet even this is not always enough to dissuade them from continuing with their mission to attain their modified look. Take a look through this gallery to learn more about some of these interesting characters!


Skincare: The pros and cons of lockdown

With England and Scotland being plunged into yet another lockdown and it looking like other countries will be following suit, it’s sometimes hard to find the positives amid all the negatives. But for every negative impact the lockdowns have had on your skin, there’s a positive to be found too. Aesthetic skincare expert Anna Baker has illustrated the skincare pros and cons for us. The bad news Feeling Blue The increasing use of devices have led...


Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, totally in love and worth millions


Queen 'is preparing to honour Kate' on 10 years of marriage

Royal expert Duncan Larcombe told OK! magazine : 'It's highly likely the Queen will be planning a special secret something to honour Kate's 10 years in the royal family,'


a super easy DIY project that costs less than £100

When we were first thrust into this strange new semi-permanent world last March I lived in a kind of denial and worked with my laptop on the sofa, "just until the office reopened". But when the current lockdown hit, remembering the inconvenience and bad backs of that sunny spring, I accepted I needed a proper desk to work at. That said, determined not to be wfh for longer than I have to, I was reluctant to invest too much money on my new...


Best new cars with three or more ISOFIX points

We list the best cars you can buy with three or more Isofix mounting points for child car seats, including the Audi Q7 and Ford Galaxy.


'Go for it Dolly': Scotsman readers have their say on Dolly Parton adopting a child at age 75

According to reports country superstar Dolly Parton, who turned 75 on Tuesday, is considering adopting a 10-year-old girl with husband Carl Dean.


American Airlines launches home wine delivery service

American Airlines (AA) is launching a new wine delivery service that will ship drinks served on board its planes and in its airport lounges to customers’ homes. The new service, known as Flagship Cellars at-home, will allow customers over the age of 21 to choose from one-off “curated collections” of wines, build their own selection or purchase a $99.99 (£73.20) monthly subscription of three “prestigious wines”. The wines will be chosen by “an...


WandaVision Easter eggs and adverts explained (including Wanda's talking cow friend)

Yep. You read that right.


15 things to shop with Net-a-Porter's 15 per cent off discount code

The new-season drops are calling


Sophie Wessex says she's 'so happy' dad, 89, has received Covid-19 jab

Sophie Wessex, 56, revealed she's 'so happy' her father, 89, has received the Covid-19 vaccine as she joined NHS General Practice nurses at the Lincolnshire Hub conference on January 20.


Scots tourists told holidays may be off for Spain until end of summer as France to cancel ski season

Spain's Prime Minister is hoping to have the majority of the country vaccinated before it will begin to allow most tourists back in.


Stop the press! Apple Watches are on sale at Amazon right now

An Apple Watch sale is happening on Amazon - you've got to be quick. Here's how to get the Apple Watch Series 5 for up to £300 less than its original price via this Amazon deal.


9 pore-loving mineral makeup products that will help tackle acne

It’s time to revisit mineral makeup


Food subscriptions and online fitness top of Brits' purchases in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

Food subscriptions, online fitness and casual clothes were some of Brits’ new favourite purchases in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Gyms have been hit hard by the ongoing crisis, with one in six people (16%) cancelling a membership – and a further 16% considering doing so in the future, according to a survey of 6,000 by Aviva (AV.L). But, more positively, there is evidence of a boom for online exercise services as people look to stay fit in...


Pulse oximeter: what is the finger gadget, could it save people from Covid - and where can you buy one in UK?

You can purchase the device from Boots, Amazon and Argos


You can now book a cosy UK cabin designed to be an Instagram-worthy stay

The cabin has been designed specifically with Instagram users in mind complete with statement wallpaper, millennial pink furniture and plenty of photo ops