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Food

The alcoholic drinks that are most and least likely to give you a hangover

For New Year partying minus the excess pain and baggage.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

A simple gaze is more effective than whining or barking, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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This is how much sleep deprivation is really affecting our health

Stylist's Alix Walker goes off to bed to find out how lack of sleep is affecting her life in real terms.

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Alix Walker
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Life

The cheap wine hack that could save you bundles of cash

Make your cheap red plonk taste like a premium vintage this Christmas.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Alexandra Jones
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This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

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Food

An ode to the humble mashed potato

Why the beige, budget food is the comforting cuddle in a bowl that we all need right now.

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Penny East
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Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

There are 3 types of drinking personalities, and this one’s the most likely to binge

Your alcohol habits might be more predictable than you think.

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Living with impostor syndrome: “I thought they were going to take away my promotion”

3 women on what it's really like to feel like a “fake”.

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Susan Devaney
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Stress: new research suggests your biology could decide how good you are at handling stress.
Life

Terrible at coping with stress? Your biology could be to blame

It’s all about what’s going on inside your brain.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Losing sleep? It could be down to the way you’re using social media

Are you losing sleep over social media, literally?

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Jessica Rapana
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Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
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How to recover from burnout: why you should try the 42% rule

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? This scientifically approved formula could be the solution.

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Life

Science has revealed the surprise truth about “narcissistic” only children

New study probes our beliefs around selfish solo offspring

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Anna Brech
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Life

New study reveals the toxic effect that bedtime phone use has on our closest relationships

Eye-opening new data illuminates how tech is eroding our sex lives

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Anna Brech
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People

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop faces fresh criticism for “leanest livable weight" advice

Dr Giles Yeo says piece about diets is misleading and dangerous

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Anna Brech
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Simone Biles becomes the most decorated world championship gymnast
Life

Simone Biles just broke a 29-year-old record in serious style

Plus, four more good news stories that went viral this week.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Ada Lovelace Day: how her legacy is helping to close the gender pay gap

Meet the new generation of women making waves in STEM.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

There’s a very scientific reason why helping people feels so good

Being more compassionate is one of the ways you can live a happier life.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Rachel Kelly
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Feeling stressed and anxious before bed? These yoga poses will help you get to sleep

Drift off with these simple moves.

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Long Reads

The surprising reason we are so obsessed with true crime

True crime fans, rejoice: a brand new true crime channel has just launched in the UK...

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Hanna Jameson
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