UK Summer

Getting Fit for Summer Means More Than Just a Beach Body

Daria Kantor | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Daria Kantor

With summer 2016 just around the corner, it's hard to imagine almost a year's sailed by since the hubbub surrounding Protein World's infamous 'beach b...

Three Things I Want to Try This Summer

Debz Aiken | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Debz Aiken

With summer fast approaching I am starting to think about how I would like to spend my time. Seeing as we get about 5 weeks of sunshine a year I am determined to make 2016 the year I make the most of the sunny days!

11 Tips to Get Yourself Ready for Summer Lovin'

Jonathan Bird | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Bird

Take off your winter coats and get swimsuit season ready! Summer is only around the corner! In fact, the first day of summer is June 21st which doesn't give you long to prep yourself ready for those perfect summer dates.

How Not Being 'Summer Bikini Body' Ready Can Give You a New Sense of Confidence

Tasha Okeke | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Okeke

I know I'll get the weight off eventually and I may not look as good as I did before and feel as confident when I look in the mirror but I'm more than enough. I'm trying to embrace I just look a bit more curvier and bottom heavy right now. I'm still worthy of self love, acceptance and to still feel truly content within even I'm a few pounds heavier that doesn't take away my worth. And it shouldn't take away yours either.

Why You Need to Be 'Mole' Aware This Summer for Early Detection of Skin Cancer

Diane Knox | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Knox

I'll never forget sitting with my friend in the hospital and being told that it was cancer. Being diagnosed was the scariest experience of my life. Still, to this day I really find it difficult to express how much of a shock it was, just because you hear stories all the time and the word 'cancer' fills you with fear. You think, 'it won't happen to me'.

The Girl's Guide to Surviving Your Summer Road Trip

Fleur Rollet-Manus | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Fleur Rollet-Manus

So I've put together a guide that will ensure you have everything you need to deal with every kind of emergency and how to survive the sweltering car temperatures, the karaoke singing and just how to tackle those tolls...

Spring '16 Fashion: Stand Out By Blending In

Bwoywonder | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Style
Bwoywonder

It's that time to give your wardrobe that seasonal spring clean and load it up with the latest prints, fabrics and colours. This spring and summer print for many brands is the very practical camouflage print.

Unique Experiences in the Northwest Territories

Black Tomato | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Rugged and unspoilt, the Northwest Territories of Canada boast some of the most picturesque vistas in the world. As you'd expect from a land that's swathed in forests and rocky terrain, there are endless opportunities to get closer to the natural beauty of this incredible province.

Christmas in August!

Naomi Hefter | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

So call me the Grinch if you enjoy being around people in the festive periods. Call me Victor Meldrew if you are one of those overly happy people who just LOVE Christmas. Call me a miserable old bitter Scrooge if are one of those people who are always so chirpy, you almost scare people.

Summer in Wales

Gwen Potter | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gwen Potter

The weather also helped birds - some of our nuthatches even managed to have a second brood at Llanerchaeron, while in late August some of our swallows in the barns still hadn't fledged, having arrived right on cue in the second week of April, exactly the same date as last year.

Can You Really Burn When It's Cloudy?

Seena Seka | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Most people think they know about sun protection but there are myths and we receive questions on a near daily basis from different brand loyal consumers who want to better understand the implications of poor sun protection.

The Summer We Said Yes

Kiran Chug | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Parents
Kiran Chug

We said yes to breaking the rules, to late nights, to doing whatever we felt like despite the long list of errands that piled up. They might have been small acts of rebellion - going out on cool mornings without socks, walks in the rain without umbrellas, frivolous presents bought on a whim with little thought of our family budget.

15 Reasons to Avoid London in Summer at All Costs

Charo Merida | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Charo Merida

London rocks any single day of the year, but in summer it gets even better...! The city has an amazing urban summer with lots of warm sunny days and tones of cool stuff to do, visit, explore, eat, listen to and a very very very long etcetera...

How To Deal With Red, Itchy Sunburn

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you caught a little too much sun this summer then fear not, even the most sunscreen-savvy among us can get sunburnt every now and then. Sunburn ...

Mums Create 'Safe Way' To Put Suncream On Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

Solar Buddies is a new product deemed to be the "safe" way for teachers to put suncream on a child because it involves "no-touch". The gadget has a...

Photo Of Blistered Boy's Back After A Day In Nursery Horrifies The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has shared a graphic photo of her sons' sunburn after allegedly being at nursery for a day. Shaunna Broadway's sons, ages five and seven, ...

Taking A Dip In The British Seaside This Summer? Here's How To Make Sure You're Swimming In Clean Water

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

If you're "going British" for your summer holiday and heading to the lovely English seaside, then you're going to want to know you're dipping your toe...

Entire Nation In Shock As It Gets Caught In Exactly The Same Traffic Jam As Last Year

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Holidaymakers around Britain are in shock after thousands got stuck in traffic jams and airport queues they were in at exactly the same time as last y...

Eats Shoots and Leaves

Linda Duffin | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

You'd have to be colour blind not to notice the current fashion for edible flowers and micro greens. They appear in almost every posh restaurant and glossy magazine photo-shoot. And they are very enticing: the bright colours of the flowers and the tiny, delicate but sometimes pungent shoots.

Mum Whose Son Got Severely Burnt On School Trip: 'Teachers Are Not To Blame'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents

The mother of a 13-year-old boy who suffered severe sunburn while on a school trip to Spain has said it was her own son's fault, not the teachers'. ...

Ofsted Chief Calls For Bigger Fines For Term-Time Holidays

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents

Parents who take their children out of school for term-time holidays should face larger fines, says Ofsted's chief inspector. Sir Michael Wilshaw s...

A Night in a Hotel With Kids: The Dream Versus the Reality

Emma Conway | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Conway

You get an invitation. It may be to a wedding. Or you may have to stay over somewhere the night before a flight. Or perhaps you throw caution into the wind and decide to take your small children away for a mini-break. Yeah sure in the past being confined in a hotel room overnight with two tots was pure hell on earth. But this time. This time? It will be different...

Adults Try Hot Car Challenge For Very Important Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know how cars are capable of morphing into portable ovens on a hot, summer's day. Often, we're told the importance of not leaving dogs in ho...

Anti-Stress Rituals for Upcoming Brides

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Tolentino

Planning a wedding can be mega stressful. Whilst a little bit of stress can get you acting in a productive manner, a lot of stress will only wreak havoc on your appearance for the big day and take a toll on your health. Here are some rituals that you can incorporate into your wedding planning lifestyle to control your stress levels.

Travels Across the States to Wind Up in a State of Hocus Pocus

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

A heatwave had descended on Portland and the irony that I left NYC to escape its steaming sidewalks did not elude me. But here we were with a real bed to sleep in, a kitchen in which to cook our 89 cent broccoli rice and a shower heaving under the weight of copious bottles of shampoo and conditioner..score!