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How to have a happy vegan Christmas – and not a nut roast in sight (even carnivores will be jealous)

How to have a happy vegan Christmas – and not a nut roast in sight (even carnivores will be jealous)

If you’re vegan and hosting Christmas day at your house, happy days. Finally, you can cook and eat what you want, after years of being served a plate of potatoes and vegetables without the potatoes because the cook forgot and cooked them in the meat juices
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How to get away with a middle-class Christmas from Lidl or Aldi (no one need ever know but you)

How to get away with a middle-class Christmas from Lidl or Aldi (no one need ever know but you)

A perfect Christmas for a fraction of the price. a small turkey from Lidl costs just £8. 99. A well-heeled gentleman at the deli is ticking off his shopping list on an iPad
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Are you single, 50 and want more sex? Here are ten top tips

Are you single, 50 and want more sex? Here are ten top tips

Nope, she’s not going to drop out of the clear blue sky. You gotta get out there. Photo from Corbis. If you’re single and over 50, finding a new sexual partner can be daunting
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Get meticulously crafted wool suits from £199 and luxury shirts from £17.50 at Savile Row Company

Get meticulously crafted wool suits from £199 and luxury shirts from £17.50 at Savile Row Company

Expires Sunday 11 January 2015. Terms and conditions. Only open to UK residents aged 18-plus. Ends Sunday 11 January 2015
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The top five things men lie to their doctors about: why drinking, exercise and sex are still off the record

The top five things men lie to their doctors about: why drinking, exercise and sex are still off the record

How many units of alcohol they drink is one of British men’s biggest health lies. A generalisation it may be, but an ill man is never a good thing
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The new Fifty Shades of Grey effect: why going grey is sassy, sexy and a political statement

The new Fifty Shades of Grey effect: why going grey is sassy, sexy and a political statement

Kirsten McMenemy (50) was renowned in the 80s and 90s for her androgynous look. She has been letting the grey show since 2010
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Five reasons why a slowdown in the property market could be good news

Five reasons why a slowdown in the property market could be good news

The market could be becoming more realistic for many. Photo from Corbis. Trying to call the property market is a little like describing the weather
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How to do perfect make-up if you’re the mother of the bride

How to do perfect make-up if you’re the mother of the bride

Waterproof mascara (obvs) plus tricks you didn’t know to look groomed all day. Photo from Corbis. Your base
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The world’s first smart ship. Will robots and virtual balconies change your mind about cruises?

The world’s first smart ship. Will robots and virtual balconies change your mind about cruises?

The Bionic Bar on Quantum of the Seas. Choose your favourite cocktail and watch the robots mix your drinks in seconds
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The autumn statement on Wednesday: will the Chancellor be giving us anything?

The autumn statement on Wednesday: will the Chancellor be giving us anything?

A personal finance boost from the Chancellor. that would be nice. Photo by Jas Lehal. The NHS and extra spending on infrastructure projects have dominated the headlines in the run-up to the final autumn statement this side of the general election
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The best-selling celebrity West End shows – and the plays you can’t miss

The best-selling celebrity West End shows – and the plays you can’t miss

If you miss out on Cumberbatch in Hamlet, he’ll be back in 2015 in Sherlock, with Martin Freeman. Benedict Cumberbatch’s starring role as Hamlet at the Barbican has become London’s hottest show yet, with tickets selling out in minutes, according to Viagogo, which called it “the most in-demand theatre event of all time”
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Why bread is making a comeback: the rise of the artisan loaf (and it can even be gluten-free)

Why bread is making a comeback: the rise of the artisan loaf (and it can even be gluten-free)

Gluten-free breads and home baking are big trends for 2015. Photo from Corbis. The British sliced white loaf appeared on shelves in June 1961 and totally changed our approach to bread
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Missouri Travel Tips: The Best Of The State’s Barbecue, Sports, World-Class Art And Fine Dining

Missouri Travel Tips: The Best Of The State’s Barbecue, Sports, World-Class Art And Fine Dining

Bring your golf clubs to the golf courses at Cedar Lodge. Kansas City Travel Tips. Kansas City actually straddles both Missouri and Kansas
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Six fun exercise classes for 2016, from Buti Yoga’s tribal dance to Tough Mudder’s obstacle course

Six fun exercise classes for 2016, from Buti Yoga’s tribal dance to Tough Mudder’s obstacle course

We all need a jumpstart to our exercise routine from time to time to keep the enthusiasm going – especially in the New Year, during the shortest, darkest days of the year
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Ride through the Himalayan mountains by motorbike: hit the road on this epic adventure of a lifetime

Ride through the Himalayan mountains by motorbike: hit the road on this epic adventure of a lifetime

Spiti Valley Mountains. Flickr. Want to challenge yourself. Looking for a new adventure. What about riding through a jaw-dropping mountain valley high in the Himalayas on a motorbike
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Gift a Valentine’s weekend in Prague, Lisbon, Venice or Dublin from £79 (inc flights), plus free chocolates

Gift a Valentine’s weekend in Prague, Lisbon, Venice or Dublin from £79 (inc flights), plus free chocolates

BE MY VALENTINE – THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR AS LITTLE AS £79. Looking to put a little romance into your Christmas gift but stuck beyond the usual perfume or cashmere scarf
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How to do vintage fashion over 50: great expert tips on how to wear it with style

How to do vintage fashion over 50: great expert tips on how to wear it with style

Dawn O’Porter shares her vintage styling tips especially for 50-something women. Now that vintage is simply an alternative to buying new, you may feel hesitant to try it, for fear of looking like you’re stuck in a time warp or dressed in costume
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University: how to help your child choose the right one (without being pushy)

University: how to help your child choose the right one (without being pushy)

If your kids got the exam results they need, don’t deflate them with parental pressure. Photo from Corbis