Experts fear ‘healthy’ foods are being exaggerated by sponsored research

For such a small fruit the humble cranberry seems to have an awful lot to offer. In just the past four months alone studies have suggested that cranberries in various forms can improve our memory, lower levels of harmful cholesterol and potentially reduce the risk of heart disease. If that wasn’t enough, another study, published … Read more

Saunter through Spain and potter through Provence: Last-minute walking holidays available in Europe

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don’t have to. This week: Last-minute walking holidays. Fresh air and fantastic views await on a host of last-minute walking holidays that are still available around Europe. And you don’t need to lug … Read more

Huge airport queues spark fears of holiday meltdown as ministers are told to ‘get a grip’

Huge airport queues spark fears of holiday meltdown as ministers are told to ‘get a grip’ before schools break up in two weeks Yet more airport chaos is expected over coming weeks as summer holidays near Schools in England and Wales are set to break up, spawning a travel stampede Labor yesterday demanded Transport Secretary … Read more

Woman, 32, is determined to make the most of her time despite having terminal cancer  

A woman with terminal cancer says she is determined to make the most of her life after being given just a few years to live.  Vicky McDowell, 32, from Manchester, has secondary breast cancer, which describes when a cancer first found in the breast has now spread elsewhere. In Vicky’s case, tumours are now in her … Read more

Aussie company Soup Agency flies entire team to Bali for ‘working holiday’ at lavish villa in Ubud

Inside the lavish ‘working holiday’ where an Aussie company took its ENTIRE team to Bali for two weeks at a resort with waterfalls, yoga and cocktails by the pool all included – and you could work there too Aussie marketing company took its entire team to Bali for a ‘working holiday’ Colleagues enjoyed picturesque waterfalls, … Read more

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox due to lack of testing and limited access to vaccines Some experts are warning the monkeypox could get out of control due to failures by health officials Testing capacity in America is still limited even over a month after the outbreak began in late … Read more

Male dogs more likely to develop cancer because they spend more time sniffing other pups’ genitalia

Male dogs are FOUR TIMES more likely to develop cancer on the nose or mouth because they spend more time sniffing and licking other pups’ genitalia than females, study reveals Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor (CTVT) is a contagious form of cancer It spreads between dogs when they come into contact with an infected dog Researchers … Read more

Discovering why Madrid matches Barcelona as a city-break destination

There’s grandeur at every turn in Madrid. From my hotel’s rooftop, the neoclassical facade of Teatro Real, one of Europe’s finest opera houses, is straight ahead. And just behind it is the Royal Palace, the elaborate 3,400-room jewel of the Bourbon dynasty. To the west is Plaza Mayor. The square has a macabre past, having … Read more

Stansted: Train strike hangover causes fresh chaos for passengers as Heathrow issues continue

Hundreds of passengers heading to Stansted Airport were faced with a hangover from the train strike yesterday as they tried to check-in while at Heathrow bags and people are said to be abandoned on runways.  The ASLEF union strike which caused headaches for travellers yesterday across Greater Anglia services continued to create huge queues into departures from … Read more