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London's Best Burger Restaurants

(12) Comments | Posted 26 November 2015 | (18:09)

Once synonymous with soggy buns and grey meat patties, London's burger restaurants have shed their greasy reputation.

Now they're serving everything from lobster and rosemary-infused fries to tarragon mayonnaise and braised field mushroom. Oo-er.

(Not that we're complaining, of course.)

From Burger and Lobster's posh twist to Honest Burgers...

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Woman Receives Online Abuse For Saying She Doesn't Want To Have Children, But She's Fighting Back 👊

(5) Comments | Posted 26 November 2015 | (16:21)

When Holly Brockwell wrote about the fact that she doesn't want to have children, she knew her stance was controversial. But she never expected the sheer volume of backlash and abuse that would force her offline.

After 36 hours, she's back online and set on fighting the trolls for...

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Gay Man Writes Heart-Wrenching Letter To Parents Who Refused To Go To His Wedding

(3) Comments | Posted 25 November 2015 | (23:03)

A gay man has penned an emotional letter to his parents, after they refused to attend his wedding on religious grounds.

Patrick Bradley, who is a food writer and founder of , has broken his three-year silence on the issue to finally tell "his side...

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'It's A Match': Woman Donates Kidney To Girlfriend, Who She Met On Tinder, As Adorable Birthday Surprise

(3) Comments | Posted 25 November 2015 | (15:20)

When Alana Duran swiped right on Tinder, she had no idea she was going to find much more than a love match.

At just 12, Duran was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune condition affects multiple parts of the body and can be life-threatening.

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Don't Criticise Janet Street-Porter For Saying What Everybody's Thinking, Child-Free Spaces Are Sacred

(110) Comments | Posted 24 November 2015 | (14:10)

It's not everyday that I agree with an article in the Daily Mail (read: almost never) but I'm planning on printing hundreds of copies of Janet Street-Porter's latest column and flyering them around Yummy Mummy HQ, AKA north London.

JSP has penned a somewhat divisive article calling for...

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Selfridges Are Selling A £2000 Bottle Of Gin (That's £56 For A Double)

(1) Comments | Posted 23 November 2015 | (19:52)

Ladies and gentlemen, we've officially reached peak gin.

Selfridges are selling a 70cl bottle of gin for £2000. Yes, really.

In case maths isn't your strong point that's £56 for a 50ml double. And that's before you've even bought the tonic and lime.

Take a look...


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Here's What Would Happen If You Stopped Bathing

(8) Comments | Posted 23 November 2015 | (15:50)

For most of us showering is part of our daily routine. But have you ever wondered what would happen if you stopped bathing altogether? That means no soap, no water, no loofah.

Rather than try this out for yourself (because, let's face it, you'd stink), HuffPost have produced...

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People Are Sharing The Most Awful Thing Their Exes Ever Did To Them - And The Stories Are Pretty Harrowing

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (20:17)

There's a reason exes are exes. Whether they're thoughtless, weird or just plain mean, it's often best to leave them in the past and move on to better things.

But while we all think we've had the "worst" ex, it turns out the grass isn't always greener.


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This Piñata Cake Filled With Sweets Is The Only Birthday Cake We'll Accept From Now On

(0) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (17:07)

Forget traditional birthday cakes, this piñata creation is the only one worth living for.

Shaped like an animal, filled with sweets and covered in buttercream, we give this culinary masterpiece a solid 10 out of 10.

The cake was created by Imgur user megpi, who saw a gap...

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Vogue Wants You To Start A 'Pre-Festive Cleanse', To Make Up For Holiday Season Indulgence Ahead Of Time

(0) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (21:30)

Vogue have well and truly rained on the Christmas parade, by suggesting its readers go on a cleanse before the holiday season arrives - and Twitter are far from happy about it.

The article, titled 'Why You Should Start Your Post-Thanksgiving Detox Now', explores the idea of trying...

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Adele: 'I Do Have Body Image Problems, But I Don't Let Them Rule My Life '

(2) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (19:25)

Adele has never been one to mince her words.

Now, the star has spoken candidly about body image, saying that there are bigger things to worry about in the world.

"I do have body image problems, for sure, but I don’t let them rule my life at all,"...

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This 25-Year-Old Landed A Modelling Contract, Despite Battling Stage Four Cancer

(0) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (16:53)

Dayna Christison was just 22 when she received a devastating cancer diagnosis that would change her life forever.

According to Buzzfeed, she had been diagnosed with Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, which is now in stage four.

For three years she has undergone intensive treatment, including chemotherapy, stem...

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'Domestic Violence Is No Laughing Matter': Couple From Viral 'Nurse Hero' Facebook Post Slammed For 'Funny' Knife Video

(5) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (19:44)

When Bobby Wesson shared a photo of his wife, calling her a "hero" for her hard work and long hours as a nurse, he melted hearts across the world wide web.

The post quickly went viral, with more than 700,000 likes (and counting), and Wesson says he has...

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Women Prefer Intellectual, Shy And Calm Men When Looking For Sperm Donor, Study Reveals

(0) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (17:02)

Women prefer intellectual, shy and calm men when looking for a sperm donor, a study has revealed.

The study, conducted by the Queensland University of Technology, revealed that women prefer methodical, geeky types over extroverted alpha males.

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Co-author of the study...

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Drinking Coffee 'May Make You Live Longer', Study Reveals

(0) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (15:20)

Drinking three to five cups per of coffee per day may reduce risk of premature death from serious illness, scientists have revealed.

Moderate coffee consumption - yes, three to five cups is considered "moderate" - may reduce risk of a whole host of health conditions including heart disease,...

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Male Sexual Assault And Rape: Survivors Reveal Why So Few Victims Come Forward

(8) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (00:00)

"I had my dressing gown and slippers on when he told me he was going to rape me. I have no idea why he did it, he was really angry."

Five years ago, John Lennon, a 46-year-old dog groomer from Manchester,...

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Woman Complains About Gay-Friendly Campbell's Soup Advert, Gets A Taste Of Her Own Medicine

(0) Comments | Posted 13 November 2015 | (20:09)

A woman who trolled Campbell's soup for their advert featuring same sex parents, got exactly what she deserved.

The gay-friendly advert, which marks the limited edition Campbell's soup for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', shows two dads performing Darth Vader's famous "I am your father", while feeding their son.


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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Brits Could Be Affected By Symptomless STI, Mycoplasma Genitalium (MG), Researchers Warn

(2) Comments | Posted 13 November 2015 | (19:13)

Hundreds of thousands of Brits could be unknowingly affected by a symptomless STI, a recent study has revealed.

Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is a bacterium that was first recorded in the 1980s, but it is now known to be transmitted through sexual activity.

According to researchers, it is estimated...

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Yoga Fails Compilation Video Is Making Us Laugh Out Loud

(0) Comments | Posted 13 November 2015 | (16:00)

Yoga is supposed to be a spiritual practice that challenges and improves the mind and body. But, thanks to the likes of Instagram, it's also become the perfect way to show off.

The internet is flooded with photos of yogis performing impressive handstands and complex backbends, but thankfully (for the...

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Revamped Playboy Magazine Will Help 'Understanding Of Sex Between Men And Women', Says CEO

(0) Comments | Posted 12 November 2015 | (16:48)

Playboy made history last month when it announced it would be removing images of naked women from its print magazine.

The company's CEO, Scott Flanders, said at the time that featuring naked women is "passé" because of the accessibility of pornography.

Now, he's taken things a step...

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