Books

Best books to read this year to help you think more positively

A great way to use up your free time in lockdown


Jordan Banjo: Ashley saved my life twice

Jordan Banjo says Ashley Banjo saved his life twice whilst he was struggling with his weight as a teenager.


Driver takes ‘wrong turn’ and ends up on airport runway

A driver in Thailand ended up on the runway at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok after saying he “took a wrong turn”. Prathipat Masakulwas filmed driving along the runway dangerously close to a recently landed Boeing 777 by a member of ground staff. The footage shows the vehicle eventually coming to a stop after being chased down by several cars and a motorbike manned by airport staff. When questioned, Masakulwas told authorities he was under the...


30 of the best tanks and armoured vehicles of all time

30 of the best tanks and armoured vehicles of all time


Welsh grandmother tells how she lost more than half her hair after catching coronavirus

Hair loss is just one symptom associated with long Covid


Gym Group sees sales almost halve in 2020 amid pandemic disruption

The Gym Group has revealed that sales almost halved in 2020 after its venues were forced to shut for months during the pandemic.


Perthshire dog rescue centre expecting an influx of pets who've grown up with owners always at home

Behavioural problems are likely with the generation of puppies purchased in the 'strange times' of pandemic


These are the UK’s most beautiful train stations

Whether it's trailing through England's capital or the scenic countryside, every train journey has to start and end somewhere. From Victorian feats of engineering to cutting edge contemporary designs, here we take a look at the UK’s favourite train stations.


Will the stamp duty holiday change if it does?

Shutting the housing market will render the stamp duty holiday worthless, cause distress and push up prices, according to industry experts. Estate agents and lenders are also warning of the dire impact on the wider economy of suddenly halting transactions. Uncertainty is mounting with some scientists and politicians including Labour leader Keir Starmer calling for the Prime Minister to put house sales on hold. Within the last 48 hours the Mayor...


Curry recipes that taste as good as a takeaway

From Wagamama's katsu curry to Anjum Anand's easy tarka dhal


Anna Friel shares her lockdown essentials with Red

Including what's helped her heal after a lockdown break-up


Jason Donovan feels 'anxious' about Dancing on Ice

TV star Jason Donovan has admitted to feeling anxious about starring on 'Dancing on Ice'.


Teen from one of Scotland's most deprived areas lands offers for dream universities in America

Rachel Macrae, 17, from Easterhouse in Glasgow, said she is determined to change perceptions for those from working class backgrounds.


Bridgerton's Nicola Coughlan's home is full of royal touches – see inside

Nicola Coughlan house: see where the Bridgerton and Derry Girls actress lives with her family in Galway.


This Cadbury White Chocolate Oreo Easter Egg Is The Stuff Of Chocolate Dreams

Erm, have you seen how thick that chocolate is?!


EasyJet Holidays cancels all package breaks until March

EasyJet Holidays has cancelled all upcoming package breaks until March as a result of current travel restrictions and the latest lockdown. When the lockdown was first announced on 4 January, the firm said it would be cancelling holidays up until the end of February. But now easyJet Holidays has said that trips booked up to and including 24 March will be cancelled too. The travel firm said that customers can choose from several refund options,...


Stardust costume designer interview: The difficulty with dressing David Bowie

In the end scene of Stardust, Gabriel Range’s new David Bowie biopic, we are finally granted a glimpse of the moment the trailer promised us: Ziggy Stardust on stage in all his full glam rock glory. With the unmistakable choppy flame-hued mullet and electric blue Kansai Yamamoto-inspired cape, Johnny Flynn, who plays the musician, has transformed into Bowie the icon. Stardust was made without the approval of Bowie’s estate and as a result, is...


This Tofu Stir-Fry Has One Secret Ingredient

Don't knock it till you try it.


7 top-rated products to help you stay warm outdoors this winter

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’re working outdoors or have just been heading out on increasingly bracing walks, you will no doubt be in need of some winter warmers. We have found just the things: From thermal-insulated leggings, tops, tights and socks, which are a...


New legislation gives workers the right to ask to work from home

The Government has also introduced a legally admissible code of practice on the right to disconnect from work.


Happy birthday to Margaret McKie, a Scotsman reader and crossword solver for 70 years – Scotsman comment

Could it be that The Scotsman is a secret elixir of life – in a paper and online form?


As A Former ‘Free School Meals Kid’ Myself, I Know It’s So Much More Than Just A Hot Dinner

I’m a secondary school teacher and I grew up on free school meals, and they’re the single biggest reason I’m where I am today.


These 5 foods will help boost your mood in lockdown

How to boost your mood in lockdown through your diet: 5 foods to help your mental health


Lisa Faulkner and John Torode's home has the perfect room for lockdown – see inside

Lisa Faulkner and John Torode house: see where the MasterChef and Weekend Kitchen stars live, as Lisa unveils a look inside their beautiful bedroom.


Regé-Jean Page Is The Leading Man For the Next Decade

The star of Netflix’s 'Bridgerton' is charting a more representative future for period dramas.


The best and worst human foods to feed your dog

Our pets are part of the family, which means that every now and again we want to spoil them. It's common to give dogs a little bit of food off our plate as a treat, or maybe even a bit that's fallen to the floor. However, we want to make sure that the foods we're treating them to aren't going to cause more harm than good. Some human foods are actually incredibly healthy for dogs, and can be included in your dog's regular diet. Others, however, are extremely dangerous—and it's not just chocolate you need to be aware of. Click through this gallery to find out which human foods are healthy and which are hazardous for your pooch.


Cruelty-free and vegan make-up brands you'll love

Fill your make-up bag with these gorgeous brands.


The whole family will love this super tasty vegan mushroom hotpot

Looking for a healthy vegan recipe that the whole family will love? We’ve found just the thing – a delicious vegan mushroom hotpot from Lucy Mecklenburgh.


Happy Valley's Sarah Lancashire lands TV comeback playing iconic chef Julia Child

Sarah Lancashire is crossing the pond for an HBO Max series.


Retro Gamer reveals how the Wachowski sisters were an instrumental part of Enter the Matrix

Enter The Matrix director Dave Perry talks to Retro Gamer about what a future Matrix game would need


Watchmen star Regina King's One Night in Miami is a must see - here's how to watch online

Her directorial debut is as fabulous as we hoped it would be


5 home renovations that can add thousands to the value of your house - and 3 you should avoid


These leggings have gone viral on TikTok for being super flattering

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. We have to admit that we’d somewhat abandoned our legging collection until last March. In our busy lives, leggings just didn’t have much of a place - except, of course, during exercise. However, three lockdowns deep, it’s safe to say that we have...


Quirky Dutch cultural traditions

If you're planning to visit the Netherlands, it's good to get acquainted with Dutch cultural traditions beforehand. Otherwise, you might get caught off guard by the way the "Dutchies" do certain things. Click through this gallery and be surprised by Dutch cultural weirdness, as described by a local.


Common Face Mask Mistakes and How to Fix Them

According to a 2020 study by Signs.com, people are making the same mistakes when wearing their face masks


One off £500 payments for those told to self-isolate due to Covid-19 extended until April

The one-off payments are available to people on certain benefits, such as Universal Credit, who will see their wages fall as a result of having to self-isolate during the third coronavirus lockdown


6 Ways To Relieve Your “Winter Pandemic Scaries”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 17: A woman wearing a mask walks down the stairs during a snow storm at Bethesda Terrace Central Park on December 17, 2020 in New York City. New York City received 6 to 8 inches of snow in an overnight storm that resulted in local power outages and transportation delays during the first North Eastern storm of the season. The pandemic continues to cause long-term repercussions throughout the tourism and entertainment...


Bonhill couple celebrate 50 years married

Timothy and Catherine Pares first met in 1970 and have enjoyed a long and happy union since.


The Ordinary’s concealers are finally here

Here’s everything you need to know...


Candice Brathwaite: 'Black Women Are Dying In Hospitals And We Want To Know Why'

Candice Brathwaite - who had a near-death experience as a new mother - says she's determined to change the way Black women are treated as a new report says they're four times more likely to die in childbirth.


Disneyland is cancelling annual passes and issuing refunds

Disneyland in California is cancelling all existing annual passes and temporarily ending the ticketing programme, the park has announced. The Anaheim theme park has been closed since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, as infection rates in the region have remained consistently high. Like other theme parks in the area, Disneyland can only reopen when transmission reaches minimal levels, according to health officials in California. Even...


11 Buys a Dermatologist Recommends for Healthy, Post-Exercise Skin

Here’s how to groom smarter, no matter how much (or little) time you have


Canary Wharf could move into Zone 1 under new Transport for London plans

Transport for London (TfL) is considering moving Canary Wharf station into Zone 1 as it seeks new sources of funding, The post Canary Wharf could move into Zone 1 under new Transport for London plans appeared first on CityAM.


Love Island's Francesca Allen opens up about body transformation as she's accused of 'editing' photos

"No, hun"


Retiring on a budget: 20 tips to make it work and have fun

Don’t panic if you’re not retiring with a golden parachute—most of us aren’t. While it’s important to save, it can be equally important to get creative and find fun ways to live out your golden years on a realistic budget. Here are 20 tips to help you do just that.


Dream house untouched by time since the 1970s with breathtaking views of the Welsh coast

This hidden gem is like walking back in time


The best road trip route through the Southern United States

Friendly faces, comfort food, and views that go for miles are just the start of what makes the South an incredible region to explore. Grab your cowboy hat, put the top down, and follow this guide to the ultimate southern road trip.


The best book subscriptions to gift yourself or a friend

Literary editor Sarra Manning shares the best book subscriptions


Small Ways to Make 2021 Feel Like a Clean Slate

Small ways to make 2021 feel like a clean slate.


Young couple explain how they saved £20,000 in just 12 months and how you could too

With millions more people working from home, restaurants, gyms and more closed, one couple challenged each other to see how much they could save in 12 months