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What you missed this week


Been hiding in a dark hole over the past seven days and struggled to catch up with family and friends, let alone the news?

Luckily, help is at hand with our guide to the best stories on Stylist.co.uk, and beyond, this week.

1. Turns out the Downton Abbey cast are found of an egg sandwich or several. But because of the penchant for eating the snack, Julian Fellowes, the creator of the award-winning show, has asked the actors to cut back for fear of them getting a bit porky. Read more here.

2. This gif is the only Game of Thrones meets Labyrinth you'll ever need.

3. We discovered the most amazing invention this week: the edible white chocolate popcorn bowl. You can even learn how to make it here.

4. Got any plans for the weekend? How about deciding to declutter your life? We discovered 10 easy and simple ways to help you get through the mess.

5. Want to see Halle Berry do a weird human roll thing with Jimmy Fallon? GO ON THEN.

6. The most popular story on Stylist.co.uk this week was the gothic queen of baking whose creepy cakes are taking Instagram by storm. Strangely enough, we'd still eat these.

7. How do celebrities stay looking so amazing? We discover 10 beauty secrets that the A-list swear by.

8. Would you be woman enough to eat bee pollen à la Victoria Beckham? That's exactly what she does regularly, find out why.

9. You know how The Grand Budapest Hotel isn't actually a real-life hotel? Well, some people clearly don't know this and have been giving it reviews on Trip Advisor. No, seriously.

10. What's the worst thing about a first date? The jitters? The awkward conversation? Or how about your date having a heart attack?



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Our kind of cauldron: darkly delicious Halloween cocktail recipes

Jacked-up Negronis and chilli-laced concoctions

by Amy Swales
25 Oct 2016

“Why we need to remove the term Essex Girl from the dictionary”

It's time to reclaim the term once and for all

by Sarah Biddlecombe
25 Oct 2016

Revealed: the 20 most fashionable baby names in France

These melodic French baby names are très bien

by Kayleigh Dray
25 Oct 2016

Small fibs could turn you into a full-blown liar, study finds

“What a tangled web we weave...”

by Anna Pollitt
25 Oct 2016

Bake Off’s Mary Berry confirmed for brand-new cooking show

And it’s hitting our screens in time for a very Berry Christmas…

by Kayleigh Dray
25 Oct 2016

This 'Very British Problems' Twitter account is all of us

"Best weekend activity: a really nice sitdown"

by Sarah Biddlecombe
24 Oct 2016

13 Going on 30 is the latest film to get a musical makeover

by Amy Swales
24 Oct 2016

This streaming service is so boring it will send you to sleep

Forget Netflix and chill

by Harriet Hall
24 Oct 2016

Poldark slammed by women’s rights campaigners as “romanticising rape”

“It’s worse than if it had been a straightforward rape scene”

by Kayleigh Dray
24 Oct 2016

The selfie vs. the group photo: which actually makes us happier?

Time for an Instagram break?

by Moya Crockett
24 Oct 2016