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Dreaming of a post-lockdown holiday? We reveal the 10 best design hotels…

These innovative stays shook up the hospitality landscape like no others – consider this our tribute to the trailblazers...


Dubai axes free Covid testing on arrival for Brits

Dubai will no longer offer a free Covid-19 test on arrival for British visitors, as the city tightens its entry requirements amid a surge in infections. All visitors to the emirate will now be required to present a negative PCR test certificate on arrival. The test must have been carried out no more than 72 hours before travel, shortened from the previous 96-hour window. The rules come into effect on 31 January. Previously, British visitors had...


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.


Fever-Tree reports ‘stand-out’ US growth as Britons fuel off-trade sales with home G&T boom

High-end British tonic maker Fever-Tree has revealed that last year it saw UK at-home sales up 20% on 2019 as more Britons “treated themselves” to a “well-deserved” gin and tonic during repeated lockdowns.
 The firm said it had taken “proactive steps to build on the growing popularity of long mixed drinks as an everyday affordable treat at home”. Co-founder and chief executive, Tim Warrillow, told the Standard: “We’re pretty pleased and...


Joe Wicks interview: ‘I’ll get the vaccine in my arm, in my bum, wherever, as long as I can see my nan’

Sitting down at his dining room table, his trademark curly hair in a messy bun and AirPods in as he logs onto Zoom, you’d be mistaken for thinking The Body Coach was just your average Joe. “I am,” he insists, but that is far from the truth. While the rest of us have been baking banana bread, bingeing on Bridgerton and singing sea shanties on TikTok, Joe Wicks has been busy building his empire - and it hasn’t been easy. Back in March 2020, when...


Shoppers are raving about Marks & Spencer's "comfy" boyfriend jeans

They're jean-ius!


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...


Michelin star winner Clare Smyth: ‘Restaurants are struggling to survive now’

As she accepted her award of three Michelin stars for her restaurant Core on Monday night, the chef Clare Smyth had a serious message to impart. “Core opened three years ago and it was my passion since I was 16 years old,” a delighted Smyth told the audience, watching on Zoom. “For the future, I hope young chefs — male and female — have the chance to own a restaurant and achieve success. It’s important [given the challenge of Covid].” Smyth, 42,...


How to make your look a little more Miranda Hobbes

The SATC character is the ultimate style icon for 2021


Kate Middleton and Princess Charlotte enjoy surprising hobby together

'She wants them to get fresh air and be in nature'


5 bathroom trends that will lead the way in 2021

Including dreamy freestanding copper baths...


The most helpful beginner tips for meditating

Meditation is a healthy habit with a plethora of benefits. It can lower stress levels, improve your focus, boost your mood, and even make you feel more connected to the world around you. However, it is not an easy skill to master. While sitting in silence may seem like that's all there is to it, meditation is a skill that requires serious diligence to do well, and must be worked at from the ground up. If you're interested in starting this practice, this gallery is a great place to start. Click through to learn about what to do before, during, and after meditation to really get the most out of your time, and to help you continuously improve.


Pamela Anderson wed bodyguard on Christmas Eve

Pamela Anderson is off the market again after tying the knot with her bodyguard in a top secret Christmas Eve ceremony.


Love Princess Diana’s iconic sheep jumper? Wait till you see this £28 dupe

Princess Diana’s black sheep jumper is one of her all-time great fashion moments, and we’ve found the BEST dupe of Princess Diana’s favourite jumper


Gwen Stefani's son shares heartfelt tribute to famous sister Daisy Lowe

Gwen Stefani's son Kingston took to Instagram to pay a heartfelt tribute to his famous sister Daisy Lowe. Gwen and Gavin Rossdale share three sons


Best Valentine's Day gifts for him - 12 present ideas your boyfriend or husband will love

Best Valentine's Day gifts for him - 12 present ideas your boyfriend or husband will love


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


Anyone returning from these 'red list' countries to the UK will soon have to quarantine in a hotel


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


Jamie Dornan is heading to Australia to star in the new Stan Original Series thriller The Tourist.

We're only a month into 2021 and already things over in TV land are looking up. Stan has today confirmed the casting of Jamie Dornan as the lead in the new Stan Original Series, The Tourist. A new six-part thriller series created in conjunction with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning production company Two Brothers Pictures, who have created a few little TV shows you might ... Continued


This small but effective plug heater is a best-seller on Amazon right now

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. “I’m just going to put an extra layer on,” is a phrase we’re sure you’ve said more times than you can count over the last few months. Not only has it been very, verycold, but many of us have discovered that each member of our household prefers their...


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


Everything you need to know about The Tourist starring Jamie Dornan

The makers of The Missing are back with another thriller.


The Ultimate Cycling Training Tool? We Review the Wattbike Atom

For those seeking the ultimate at-home cycling experience, the Wattbike Atom could be for you


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...


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.


Amanda Holden rocks her sassy strut in a mini skirt - with a cheeky twist

Amanda Holden looked incredible in a chic mini skirt from Maje Paris on Thursday - teamed with a stylish oversized shirt. See her outfit


Strawberry Cheesecake Muffins Recipe

These strawberry muffins are topped with a crunchy crumble. Try with fresh blueberries or chunks of peach instead, if you prefer.


Shockingly expensive abandoned mansions

Empty and unloved, some of the world's priciest properties have been forsaken by their owners, including royal residences, grand country houses and luxurious ranches. We take a look at eight of the most expensive abandoned mansions, from Andrew and Fergie's former love nest, to Michael Jackson's Neverland and the haunted Pink Floyd manor


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...


Stacey Solomon stuns fans by creating a beach in her bathroom for her children

Stacey Solomon has stunned fans by turning her bathroom into a beach for her children because the coronavirus pandemic means they can’t jet off to a real one. The Loose Women star filled her bath with water that appeared to have been tinted blue and dumped heaps of sand over the entire floor. She then shared pictures on Instagram of her sons Zachary, Leighton and Rex enjoying the sandy set-up. Read more: Stacey Solomon hits back at critics after...


20 best PS4 exclusives that you need to play

From God of War to The Last of Us, these are the best PS4 exclusives you need in your library


Sainsbury's Valentine's Day meal for two costs under £20 - with meat or vegan options available

Launching into larger Sainsbury’s stores and online from the 10th February, customers can look forward to a three course meal with sides plus either a bottle wine or chocolates


Halsey Reveals She’s Pregnant In New Photos

Halsey surprised her fans with a big announcement: the singer is pregnant. Very much in artsy Halsey style, she broke the news via a photoshoot with a special message. In the photos, Halsey wears a rainbow knitted bikini top and jeans, with the caption, “surprise! 🍼🌈👼🏻” She also wrote “my rainbow 🌈,” on Twitter. While the singer hasn’t shared more about her pregnancy than that, it seems that her boyfriend of less than a year, screenwriter...


Inside the competitive sport of haute couture

From $200,000 dresses to caviar in your dressing room, Christine Chiu gives us a rare glimpse into the extravagant world of women who jostle with celebrities—and each other—to buy haute couture


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.


Travel insider and former soldier shares advice for travellers in quarantine hotels

Tips for surviving hotel quarantine including beating boredom, exercise and ways you can make the most of the time - according to a travel expert


Stacey Solomon turns her bathroom into a beach for her boys

Is she the coolest mum in the world right now?


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

Boots, peacoat, joggers, perfection


Elon Musk reveals new Tesla that can play The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077

Tesla has refreshed its new Model S sedan, most notably with a 10-teraflop gaming computer in the middle of the car’s interior. CEO Elon Musk tweeted a photo of the interior of the car with the caption “Plaid Model S ships next month”, with the screen next to the steering wheel displaying a range of games including Fallout Shelter, Cuphead, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The announcement was made as part of the company’s fourth-quarter earnings...


Rita Ora's Lockdown Birthday Venue 'Turned Off CCTV' During Infamous Party

The plot thickens...


Take on This 30-Minute, No Rest EMOM Workout to Build Strength and Endurance at Home

Grab your dumbbells and get ready to sweat through a home workout that will build endurance and strength that lasts while smoking your core for improved balance


Illegal pets: from the surprising to the obvious

Most people love their pets and see them as a member of the family. Cats and dogs are the common domestic pets, but some families love their pigs, turtles, lizards, and monkeys just as much! When Netflix released their infamous 'Tiger King' documentary, it shined a light on the bizarre discrepancies when it comes to animal laws. There are more privately owned tigers in the US than there are wild tigers in the rest of the world, but in some states they won't let you keep a hamster! Click through this gallery to see which pets are illegal around the world, and why.


Hotel quarantine red list: The 30 high risk countries where new rules apply

Eleven months after the coronavirus pandemic began, the UK government is expected to introduce mandatory hotel quarantine for all arrivals from 30 “high-risk” countries. The tighter travel restrictions are designed to reduce the introduction and transmission of new variants of the virus. The strategy of using quarantine hotels or other government-mandated facilities where travellers must self-isolate has already proven successful in other...


Best Switch exclusives to make sure you have in your library

From familiar faces to brand new franchises, with a few unexpected remixes too, these are the best Switch exclusives


Mesh vs leather office chair: Which material is better suited to your working environment?

We delve into the pros and cons of mesh vs leather office chairs to help you decide which is right for you


Duchess of Sussex gets support from dogs

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex finds her dogs, Guy the beagle and black Labrador Pula, a great source of "support".


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!


Christina Anstead's 16-diamond wedding band has to be seen to be believed – see photo

Christina Anstead married her partner Ant in 2018 and her heart-stopping wedding ring is like nothing we've ever seen before.


Competition: The Reformer's Butcher Boy competition has returned

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