Family and Relationships

New Tech Could Soon Help You Weed Out Liars on Dating Apps

It could be argued artificial intelligence (AI) is already the indispensable tool of the 21st century. From helping doctors diagnose and treat patients to rapidly advancing new drug discoveries, it’s our trusted partner in so many ways. Now it has found its way into the once exclusively-human domain of love and relationships. With AI-systems as matchmakers, in the coming decades it may become common to date a personalised avatar. This was...

SARAH VINE: We MUST help these children fulfil their hopes and dreams

SARAH VINE: As the mother of two children at inner-city London secondaries, I know how difficult life is for some pupils.

Thanks to new buttersoft styles you can... Luxe up lockdown in leather

If you want pieces with style longevity that work for all seasons leather is the perfect material. Here Anna Pursglove picks out a selection of clothes available in UK stores.

12 summer picnic ideas

Enjoy your Australia Day public holiday the simple way: with a trip down to your nearest beach for a game of cricket and of course, a beautiful picnic basket of these delectable treats, including Australian lamingtons, picnic baguettes, potato salads, The Australian Women's Weekly's retro jelly cakes and more!

We Finally Know The Name Of Zigi’s Baby Girl And It’s Perfect

Adding this to our baby name list ASAP.

Adorable Scots tot is litter-fighting ‘superhero’ after joining dad to help lift 10,000kg of rubbish in one year

Two-year-old Lucio Scotland dressed as Batman while on a mission to help collect litter from the streets of Aberdeen.

Average deposits for first-time home buyers grew by £10,000 in 2020

In London, first-time buyer deposits increased by £20,000 to more than £130,000, research from Halifax found

New label you'll love: TWO BEES

London-based brand Two Bees has launched its first loungewear line. The label initially sold pillow cases and sleep masks made from Mulberry silk but now the brand is making pyjamas too.

GAVIN WILLIAMSON: I welcome this boost from the Mail and its readers

GAVIN WILLIAMSON: Laptops and devices have been in high demand across the world and it has been a massive procurement exercise to get hold of them.

20 Australia Day sausage roll recipes

What's more Aussie than a sausage roll? We've found a different flavoured sausage roll to please everyone at your Australia Day bash.

Phillip Schofield 'confuses' Dancing On Ice fans by 'forgetting to finish dressing'

Phillip Schofield distracted Dancing On Ice viewers a week after controversy surrounded Holly Willoughby's 'revealing' outfit as some wondered if he had 'forgotten his shirt'

Janey Godley opens up on experiences of child poverty and 'the shame of eating out a bin'

The 59-year-old comedian has talked of her 'shame' at raking through bins at school for food.

5 Books to Help People Better Understand Racism

US teenager Trayvon Martin was shot dead in 2012 by a neighbourhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman who was later acquitted of the murder. This saw the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. The racist social and political issues in the US saw the deaths and violence on Black bodies brought front and centre through acts of protest. The arguments against the alleged police brutality in the US were easily translatable to the Australian...

Is it just me? Or is it time to ditch the diary? asks LINDA KELSEY

Linda Kelsey admits to feeling liberated since she dumped her 2021 planner in the recycling bin last weekend. The UK-based writer says there's much to be said for living in the moment.

From Motor Racing to A-League, Here’s What You Can Get For Free On Kayo

Sporting fans, look alive because we have some pretty exciting news for you all. In the wee hours of January 25, sporting streaming service Kayo announced they were kicking off a new offering titled 'Kayo Freebies'. The new feature will give streamers access to a selection of live sports, entertainment shows and documentaries for the reasonable price of precisely nothing. Kayo Freebies is set to go live later in January 2021. Folks will be able...

Sustainable tricks that will make you a better gardener

If you're reading this, then chances are you have a garden or simply love gardening. Humans have been working the land for millennia, and we seem to get pleasure from it to this day. There's just something about being in contact with nature, planting our own food, and caring for plants that hook us to gardening. If you're a budding gardener, surely there are some things you might not know just yet. But don't worry: after reading this gallery, we assure you that you'll have plenty of new things to try! Click through and discover the secrets every gardener needs to know.

Burns Night: What to eat and drink to celebrate Scotland’s greatest poet

In the dark of January, the birthday of Scottish poet Rabbie Burns is the crack that lets the light in. A night of warming food and fiery whisky – and yes, a few words – January 25 is still celebrated across the world. Its global appeal is not such a surprise. Burns’ work has travelled extraordinary distances, far beyond the boundaries of dialect. The Soviet Union printed stamps in his image, Steinbeck used his line to title Of Mice and Men and...

15 vegetarian and vegan Australia Day recipes to try

Vegetarians shouldn't have to miss out on delicious pies, sausage rolls and burgers on Australia Day. Here are 18 awesome recipes, with not a mince patty in sight.

Would YOU pay £99 for a bunch of dead flowers?

Sales of dried blooms increased by 115 per cent during the various UK lockdowns. Debora Robertson gives her verdict on a selection of dried flower bouquets.

Frozen in time: How do they stay looking so young?

ALISON BOSHOFF: She may be 51, but with her smooth skin, wrinkle-free forehead and impressively unlined eyes, Jennifer Lopez doesn't look a day over 40.

Emily Ratajkowski Reminds The Internet: Bodies Change During Pregnancy

Emily Ratajkowski has shut down rumours that she had lip injections whilst pregnant, explaining the extra puffiness is due to blood volume fluctuations.

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

This Is the Best Music Genre to Add to Your Exercise Playlist

For many people, an essential part of any exercise regime is the music that accompanies it. Whether you’re a runner, a rower or a bodybuilder, there’s a good chance you have a favourite selection of tunes and some headphones to help you through. The right choice of music can inspire, energise and provide much-needed distraction. Elite athletes of every discipline are often seen deep in thought, their ears covered by snazzy headphones, in the...

Karl & Jasmine's parenting confessions

Karl and Jasmine Stefanovic share two very different photos from their idyllic seaside weekend with daughter Harper May, and they’re the epitome of parenting.

Michelle Bridges' son is her ultimate inspiration

In an exclusive interview with Now To Love, single mother Michelle Bridges tells us why her son Axel is her ultimate inspiration as she launches an adorable new mini-me active wear line with Big W.

Jennifer Lopez, from Super Bowl to Inauguration: her style in pictures

Zendaya, from Disney to Euphoria: see how she changed over time

The back to school packaged snacks a dietitian swears by

A dietitian has revealed the best packaged supermarket snacks, ahead of children returning to school this week. Susie Burrell, from Sydney, said fresh is best, but it isn't always possible.

Buckley Gray Yeoman gives Panagram office in London a "retro-pop aesthetic"

UK architecture studio Buckley Gray Yeoman has revived a 1980s office building in Central London, creating colourful spaces using painted ductwork, translucent curtains and speckled terrazzo. The newly opened Panagram encompasses 4,830 square metres in the city's Clerkenwell neighbourhood and offers rentable office spaces across multiple levels. Using the original building's pink granite cladding as The post Buckley Gray Yeoman gives Panagram...

Yes, McDonald’s Is Open for the January 26 Public Holiday

"Is Macca's open on public holidays?" This is a question that more Aussies ask themselves than you might think. The good news is that there will be plenty of McDonald's stores offering piping hot Big Macs on January 26 - you can find the nearest available outlet to your location here.

Addison Rae models vibrant sports bra in stunning photo revealing beauty secret

Addison Rae models vibrant sports bra in stunning photo revealing beauty secret. Find out where to shop the trendy tangerine athleisure look from a brand Kylie Jenner and more stars can’t stop wearing.

Simple hack that will get toddlers to take their medicine ANY time

An Australian mum has revealed her simple hack for ensuring her toddler takes his medicine, after she became sick of struggling with her son on a daily basis.

Hairdresser, 20, to become millionaire selling gym equipment from bedroom on furlough

Ben Gulliver started selling products less than a year ago at home and has already turned over sales of over £730,000 at the age of 20.

Here's why Primark is right not to embrace online sales

Irish fast-fashion retailer Primark has no plans to sell its clothes online. This is despite its warning that lockdown store closures could cost the company losses of more than £1bn. The retailer has shut 305 of its 389 global stores – including 190 in the UK. Primark has just announced a 30 per cent sales fall to £2bn in the 16 weeks leading to 2 January, adding that this drop in sales could mean price rises. While the retail giant has no...

Everything You Need To Know About Glycolic Acid

What is glycolic acid used for? What does glycolic acid do, exactly? How to apply glycolic acid creams. Where to apply glycolic acid.

50 bad habits that affect your health

You eat well. You exercise. You go to bed early. All in all, you’re trying your best to look after your health. If you want to lead a long, fruitful life, staying on top of all of the above is absolutely vital. But did you know there are many simple bad habits that could be destroying all your hard work? Without further ado, let’s take a look at 50 things that could be negatively affecting your wellness.

The Bachelorette: Trent Cray debuts model girlfriend Bianca Ljubenkov

The 31-year-old, who was dumped by Elly Miles on the third episode of The Bachelorette last year, looked smitten as the couple enjoyed a game of tennis on Saturday

20 slow-cooker hacks that will save you time

There are several benefits to using a slow cooker: it creates flavourful meals, it saves you from having to buy expensive meats, it consumes less energy than an oven, and it’s easy enough for anyone to use. But maybe the best reason to cook with a slow cooker is that it can cut down on the amount of time you spend in the kitchen, especially if you use the following hacks.

20 vegan high-protein foods

Protein-rich foods are essential in keeping our bodies healthy. There are many such foods that make incorporating them into a vegan diet easy and delicious!

Lisa Rinna looks incredible in tight white dress that shows off her toned figure

The age defying Lisa Rinna took to Instagram to share a snap of herself in a tight white, figure hugging dress which accentuated her toned figure…

The world’s most opulent castles

Throughout history, castles have not only served as pleasure palaces for some of the world’s most powerful rulers, but as fortifications against war, artillery fire, siege, and natural disasters. While some of these castles are a far cry from our modern homes in terms of comfort (no electric heating or air conditioning, plenty of hard beds and drafty corridors), to all who entered, they signified power and opulence through architectural detail, artistry, and sheer size. Here are some of the grandest castles in all the world.

Here's what actually happens if you put expired skincare on your face.

If you're still using the bottle of Witch Hazel that's been sitting in your bathroom cupboard since 2001, this one's for you, friend. Because here's the thing - beauty products don't last forever, and if you're continuing to use them well past their prime, you're going to have a bad time.We know, we know - life would be much better if ... Continued

Eugenie's sweet tribute for Jack

Over the weekend, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank marked their three year anniversary since announcing their engagement, and to take stock of how far they'd come since, the royal penned a beautiful Instagram post for her now-husband.

How to do CPR: 7 essential steps of CPR everyone should know

Doing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Read this CPR guide now so you know what to do if someone is ever experiencing a life-threatening emergency. The post How to do CPR: 7 essential steps of CPR everyone should know appeared first on Reader's Digest Australia.

Thinking of decorating your bathroom? Check out these tips!

Not sure what style to go for when decorating your bathroom? We've gathered tips and inspiration for all tastes, sizes and budgets, including trends which are in this year. Click to check them out!

The one lesson I've learnt from life: Jason Derulo on taking time out

American singer Jason Derulo tells how in 2012, when he was rehearsing for a world tour, he broke his neck doing a jump. He had to take time to recover and learnt a lot from having to slow down in life.

All the Significant Days in February, From Valentine’s to National Pizza Day

Gone are the days where our annual calendars were simply filled with public holidays. Nowadays, every day seems to have some sort of significance to it. Often a highlight of using Google Search is its cute little logo changes for special days in the international calendar. But with so many new dates to observe, how is one to keep up? Lifehacker is here to help. We've compiled a list of all the significant days to celebrate this month, both local...

Duchess Catherine and Prince William welcome a gorgeous new addition to their family - of the fluffy sort, that is

Prince William and Kate Middleton, who share three children, two boys and a girl, have welcomed another addition... a very fluffy, playful one at that - a dog!

Dakota Johnson Has Revealed She’s Allergic To Limes: Is Nothing Real Anymore?

Dakota Johnson has dropped a bomb: the limes in her iconic Architectural Digest house tour weren't hers. She's allergic to limes and lied to our face.

This is what 56 looks like

Netta Hubball, 56, who lives in Wolverhampton, is the co-founder of L'abu Skin. The mother-of-four has regular microneedling and Hifu treatments to keep herself looking youthful.