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How French is the USA?

Did you know that France played a huge hand in shaping the outcome of the American Revolutionary War? Or that several US state capitals owe their names to French explorers? OK, so French fries are not quite what they seem. But one of the most iconic monuments in America was a gift from the people of France to the people of the Unites States. Browse the gallery and find out more about how a country in Europe has influenced the cultural and political landscape of America.


Mobile phone driving law explained: what the current rules is and how they will change 2021


Best winter boots for men and women to keep your toes warm on your next walk

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. Whether you have been hit with snow, or constant wet and windy weather, a pair of winter boots is a failsafe wardrobe essential all year round. As we spend an increased amount of time indoors, some people have been enjoying going for walks more and...


Norris found backlash after comments on Hamilton's F1 achievements "tricky"

Lando Norris found the criticism he faced over comments about Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 achievements last October "tricky", but says people were wrong to think he was "acting out"


Engelbert Humperdinck asks for prayers after testing positive for COVID

Watch: Engelbert Humperdinck tests positive for COVID-19 Engelbert Humperdinck has asked fans for prayers after testing positive for the coronavirus. The 84-year-old singer posted a message on Twitter saying that “after nearly a year of an abundance of caution and care”, the virus had found a way into his home. In a series of posts, the English star asked fans for their love and support and said his biggest “ask” was for his wife Patricia, who...


Princess Beatrice just channelled Kate Middleton with this romantic detail

Princess Beatrice appeared to have taken a note out of Kate Middleton's style book during a new appearance with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi - find out more


Three quarters of Brits would not 'feel safe' in a driverless car

A third say they will never trust autonomous vehicles.


7 stylish home office ideas from interiors experts

With many of us in an extended period of home working, experts share their home office decor ideas.


The stamp duty holiday is set to end on 31 March - with two months remaining, how can homebuyers beat the tax saving deadline?

With the stamp duty holiday set to end on 31 March, some home buyers are pushing to complete purchases in order to save up to £15,000 in tax. We asked three property experts for their tips.


Bradley Cooper's Casual Dad Style Is a Look We Can All Steal

Boots, peacoat, joggers, perfection


It’s Official: This North Face Jacket Is Winter’s Most Popular Product

By now, it’s no secret that the North Face Nuptse coat is one of fashion’s most popular winter staples. This season alone, the puffer jacket, which was first introduced in the ’90s, has been spotted on Emily Ratajkowski and Bella Hadid, among many others. That, and it was revised for two popular designer collaborations, with Gucci and MM6 Maison Margiela — the former appearing on J.Lo, Jodie Turner-Smith, and A$AP Rocky; the latter endorsed by...


Celebrities who rock piercings

Virtually every famous woman in the world has her ears pierced. Some keep it to a minimum, but others do like to expand their piercings to other parts of their bodies. And famous men are not that different. In fact, many of them love to wear earrings, and equally rock piercings in other places. Curious to find out who had what pierced? Click through the following gallery and check out these picture of celebrities rocking piercings!


Travel latest: Portugal among 30 hotel quarantine countries confirmed

Travel latest: Portugal among 30 hotel quarantine countries confirmed


New study highlights the impact of Covid-19 on the gym industry

Less than 7% of active UK adults see gyms as their best fitness option


GRACE ON THE CASE: VW Financial Services told me I'd paid off my late husband's car but then demanded an extra £13,000 - is this fair treatment?

My husband bought a new Skoda in September 2019 but sadly passed away unexpectedly early last year. Volkswagen Financial Services said it was sorted but now say I must pay £13k.


Remote doesn’t work unless there is a great culture in place

Culture should be prevalent whether a person is at home, in the office, in the field, on a plane, or at an event.


Is the potato diet the secret to speedy weight loss?

What really happen to your body when you live off spuds.


EasyJet boss condemns government advice not to book holidays

The boss of Britain's biggest budget airline has condemned ministers who have urged travellers not to book summer holidays. Johan Lundgren, chief executive of easyJet, said politicians should instead have advised prospective holidaymakers to “check what the cancellation policies are with the operators”. Several senior UK politicians, as well as Scotland’s first minister, have warned against committing to any holiday plans for the summer. The...


All The Dates Of 2021’s Full Moons

Full moons: They’re spooky, they’re exciting, and they’re bursting with emotional lunar energy. In astrology, full moons are all about endings. They shine their light on the past month, so you can take stock, spot problems, and tie up any loose ends. “Full moons have always been seen as moments in time in which the astrological energy comes to a climax,” Narayana Montúfar, senior astrologer for Astrology.com, previously told Refinery29. These...


The best solo trips around the world

Solo traveling can be a daunting prospect sometimes, especially if you have no idea how the culture in your destination of choice works, or how easy it is to get around. But fear not, because the world offers many travel options for all the solo travelers out there. Click through this gallery to discover the best solo trips around the world.


Couture beauty: Chanel brings back the flower crown - but not as you know it

As the couture catwalks deliver an abundance of fairytale hair accessories, we consider the best ways to embrace the season's maximalist styling


I Was The First Person In The US To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine

No one told Sandra Lindsay that her picture was going to wind up on the front page of the New York Times. But that’s exactly what happened on 15th December, the day after she became the first person in the United States to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, after it was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. “I was on the front page of just about every major newspaper around the world,” she says. In fact, Lindsay, the director of nursing...


Ben Shephard branded 'rude' by Susanna Reid after comment about Laura Tobin's dress

The 46-year-old joined Susanna on the ITV daytime show today, and was drawn by Laura's pleather-style evergreen dress


Porsche Boxster at 25: a history in pictures

Launched in 1996, the Porsche Boxster introduced new generations to affordable driving fun. We tell its story – from original concept to new 25 Years special edition.


The Inherent Ick of 'Power Tailoring'

As a London mayoral candidate brandishes pinstripes like a political banner, we ask, why can't suits just be nice clothes?


Denise Van Outen vomited and 'nearly passed out' after Dancing on Ice debut

Denise Van Outen vomited and "nearly passed out" following her debut on 'Dancing on Ice' while skating with a fractured shoulder.


Demi Moore's appearance sparks major fan reaction at Paris Fashion Week

Demi Moore sparks plastic surgery rumours following her appearance at Paris Fashion Week


Royal babies: the bizarre traditions behind palace doors

There is nothing quite like a royal baby to grab worldwide attention. There is a global fascination with the British royal family, and when a new baby comes along it's huge news. However, what many people are unaware of are some of the traditional rules that come with having a royal baby. From firing cannonballs to being blessed with a group of godparents, there are many strange traditions that signal a new royal baby. Take a look through this gallery to find out exactly what happens with the arrival of a royal baby.


EasyJet will operate just 10% of flights until virus travel curbs are eased

Budget airline EasyJet expects to operate no more than 10 per cent of its flight programme between January and March as strict travel restrictions show no sign of easing.


Stacey Solomon turns her bathroom into a beach for her boys

Is she the coolest mum in the world right now?


Fitness expert reveals how YOU can get in your 10,000 steps a day

Tim Harrison from UK-based WatchPilot has put together seven top tips to help you hit 10,000 steps without leaving your home -- including doing 250 steps every working hour and 500 before each meal.


'Cosy gives you security': love them or hate them, Uggs are back

The cosy sheepskin Ugg boot was inescapable at the height of its popularity in the early noughties. And now with the end of lockdown still some way off, love them or hate them, Uggs are back. Perhaps it’s the desperate nostalgia for a simpler time when WAGs and reality TV stars sported velour tracksuits tucked into Ugg mini boots; or the general need for feeling simultaneously comfortable and put together as more of us work from home...


Trump now lives in Mar-a-Lago

From Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, we reveal the homes of former presidents after the White House and the Florida mansion Mar-a-Lago where Donald Trump might move to when he leaves office


Schoolboy branded 'genius' after tricking teacher for weeks on Zoom lessons

This smart cookie has for weeks been getting away with his scam making some say he doesn't need more education.


Want to transform your shed into a good-looking garden feature? DIY master CRAIG PHILLIPS explains whether it is best to use oil or water-based paints

Big Brother winner property makeover expert Craig Phillips xplains which type of paint he would use on sheds and gives some tips.


How to make your look a little more Miranda Hobbes

The SATC character is the ultimate style icon for 2021


Susanna shocked as Ben Shephard describes Laura Tobin's dress as 'looking like a bin bag'

Things got a little heated today on GMB as Susanna gave Ben a telling off


This Woman Is Creating A Miniature Replica Of Every Single Item She Owns

Scarlett Stephens-Smith is renovating her childhood doll's house to look like her actual house – and no detail is too small.


Competition: The Reformer's Butcher Boy competition has returned

Each week, you will have the chance to win £30 of butcher meat.


This is Demi Moore today: see how she changed over time


Demand for Ugg boots is up 242 per cent - because, lockdown

Once a noughties essential, Uggs are making a comeback as global fashion search platform Lyst’s quarterly report showed searches for the slippers are up 242 per cent compared to 2019. The perfect WFH (working from home) shoe, Lyst ranked Ugg’s classic ultra mini boots fifth in its top ten hottest women’s products in the world, alongside Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS velour hoodie and Birkenstock’s shearling-lined Boston clogs. In the men’s list, Ugg’s...


Jennifer Aniston Is Back On Set With A Fresh New Hair Colour

Jennifer Aniston just put out a social-media PSA confirming that she’s back to work on the set of The Morning Show. To mark the celebratory return to some semblance of normalcy, the actress posted an Instagram selfie from her makeup trailer looking fresh-faced and excited — and having an incredible hair day. Not only is the star’s signature dirty-blonde hair professionally styled — seemingly blown-out and softly barrel-curled to give the ends...


Gatehouse of Fleet's Ethical Dairy stops accepting orders from Northern Ireland due to "eye watering" post-Brexit paperwork

The firm says it is no longer financially viable to send its cheese across the water


High School Musical’s Monique Coleman says she wore headbands in franchise because crew styled black hair ‘poorly’

Monique Coleman says that she wore headbands in High School Musical because the franchise’s stylists didn’t know how to style black hair. The actor played Taylor McKessie, the best friend to Vanessa Hudgens’ Gabriella Montez, in all three High School Musical films. In the first movie in the Disney Channel series, which celebrated its 15th anniversary last week (20 January), academic-whizz Taylor was often seen wearing colourful headbands, with...


5 bathroom trends that will lead the way in 2021

Including dreamy freestanding copper baths...


Fendi Tapped Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington & Kate Moss For Kim Jones’ Debut

In September, when Fendi named Dior menswear designer Kim Jones its new artistic director, we knew his debut show for the Italian house would be a spectacle. And it was, with many of fashion’s most recognisable models brought out for the runway show on Wednesday. For Fendi’s spring ‘21 haute couture show, which took place at Palais Brongniart in Paris, the designer tapped original supermodels like Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, and Christy...


Timothy Bentinck aka David Archer reveals The Archers studio secrets

And what yogurt, towels, buckets and Barbours have to do with recording


Dumfries TikTok stars donate thousands of Christmas presents to struggling charities

Abbie and Cole Howat promoted the successful charity campaign Christmas Dash on their social media accounts


'Lucifer' showrunner talks Amenadiel's arc in season 5B

Amenadiel and Lucifer will be at odds with each other on how they see their father's arrival on Earth.


The best wedding dress inspiration from Haute Couture Fashion Week

The future of Big Days everywhere might look uncertain, but one thing is for sure: a fabulous outfit for the bride is always of paramount importance. While weddings have been cancelled and postponed left, right and centre throughout the pandemic, a bride-to-be has to get her kicks somewhere, right? And right now, it looks like that might just be in our dreams along with all of the other wedding prep to consider. So, to kick start you on your...