Lockdown

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  • Covid-19 restrictions: the government has removed all restrictions from next week after scrapping “Plan B”
    News

    What the latest changes in the government’s Covid-19 restrictions mean for you

  • A woman in exercise kit outside
    Strength

    Why skipping rest days could be a sign of exercise addiction, according to mental health charities

  • Downing Street partygate: Boris Johnson’s ex-chief aide claims the Prime Minister lied to parliament about the lockdown-breaking garden party
    News

    Boris Johnson’s ex-chief aide claims the PM lied to parliament amid “partygate” scandal

Latest Stories

Pandemic loneliness: “Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”
Mental Health

“Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”

If you still feel withdrawn from the world at times, you’re not alone.

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Amy Beecham
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A woman walking through a city
Wellbeing

Can a city walk really be as good for you as a stroll in nature?

How your body and mind fare when your daily walk is in the concrete jungle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A jigsaw puzzle for adults
Life

15 beautiful jigsaw puzzles for a relaxing evening at home

Everyone’s favourite retro hobby just got a 21st century makeover.

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Lauren Geall
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Downing Street party: Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a Number 10 gathering he insists was a “work event” during lockdown
News

Boris Johnson insists Downing Street party was a “work event” and apologises for attending

The prime minister faced calls to resign in parliament after “over 100 people” were allegedly invited to a government party during lockdown.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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5 women relive the pain of being locked down while Boris Johnson had another party

“They partied it up while my grandmother died.”

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Life

Try something new this January with our pick of the best craft kits for adults

From macramé to pottery.

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Lauren Geall
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2022 travel advice: what you need to know before booking a holiday abroad this year
Travel

The important travel advice you need to know before booking a holiday this year

We asked the experts how to prepare for travelling this year.

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Amy Beecham
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Pandemic mental health: 4 strategies to help you cope with not knowing when the pandemic will end
Mental Health

These 4 steps will help you cope with the changing Covid-19 finish line

The goalposts may feel like they’ve moved (again), but these practices should help you to feel more stable and resilient, according to a psychologist.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Wellbeing

These painfully relatable posts sum up the chaos of Covid Christmas 2021

Bewildered by the lack of testing? You're not alone...

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Anna Brech
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Regent's Canal
Wellbeing

7 winter walk routes in London to inspire daily exercise

You don't have to search too far for a lovely woodland walk.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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love heart shattered to pieces after break up sex with ex-partner
Relationships

“How sleeping with my ex during lockdown helped me finally get over him”

Can sex with your ex close the chapter for good?

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Anonymous
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Amy Beecham
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Brace yourself for the return of whirlwind romance because it’s coming in hot

Dating in 2022 is all about fast-forwarding the early stages.

Cycling in a pack
Workouts

“What riding a fairy-light strewn bike with 170 other cyclists taught me about taking up space”

Representation matters in cycling as in the rest of life.

Posted by
Rachael Revesz
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Downing street garden photo: Boris Johnson defends image of him “working” during the 2020 lockdown
News

Yet another photo has leaked showing Boris Johnson allegedly ‘breaking lockdown rules’

An image of Boris Johnson, his wife and 17 colleagues in the Downing Street garden was taken in May 2020.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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winter walks with friends
Workouts

11 pros and cons of having to meet your mates for a walk

Remember, all good gossip comes out when people are distracted.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman stretching during a home workout
Workouts

7 actually useful tips for getting back into home workouts

Advice from people who love them, for people who don’t.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A letterbox gift
Home and interiors

15 beautiful letterbox gifts that are sure to brighten someone’s day

From eye-catching bouquets to colourful macarons.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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The internet expresses fury as more details are emerging about an alleged 2020 Downing Street Christmas party that broke lockdown rules
News

Pictures have emerged from yet another alleged government lockdown party

“Ordinary people were charged by police for gathering, millions canceled Christmas and some died without family to hold them.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Lauren Geall
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How to tell your friends that you’re anxious about socialising right now

It’s OK to set boundaries.

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Strength

Why are we all feeling so bloated right now?

A gastroenterologist explains how the pandemic might have affected our gut health.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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