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The cost of childcare is enough to give anyone a tantrum | Eva Wiseman
Extra childcare won’t work without the right funding. And without childcare it will be parents throwing toys out of the pram

Eva Wiseman

26, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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There’s a perfect pink for every look | Funmi Fetto
There isn’t a single shade of pink that works for every style and every occasion, but there is an easy fix…

Funmi Fetto

26, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Cereal thrillers: the fans still in search of those little plastic toys
Remember the days when a box of cereal rattled with a plastic toy? Amelia Tait hears how they got there and where they went – and meets the enthusiasts still tracking down these elusive treasures

Amelia Tait

26, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Sunday with Marcus Brigstocke: ‘Nothing beats watching an old musical’
The comedian discusses 16-hour fasts, sweetcorn fritters with halloumi, large family gatherings and the right way to load a dishwasher

Rich Pelley

26, Mar, 2023 @5:45 AM

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Marvelling at Madeira’s natural bounty
A nostalgic trip to the island of Madeira leaves us inspired and also envious of the soil, flowers and incredible vistas

Allan Jenkins

26, Mar, 2023 @5:15 AM

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I am worried that my introvert teenage son is missing out | Ask Philippa
He needs to find his own way in the world – not replicate yours, says Philippa Perry. Accepting him exactly as he is will give him confidence

Philippa Perry

26, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Jay Blades looks back: ‘The boy in that photo would be amazed if he knew what my life was like today’
The Repair Shop presenter reflects on growing up poor, discovering fashion, and why fame will never go to his head

Harriet Gibsone

25, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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John Lewis must regain its ‘soul’ to survive, says Mary Portas
Retail expert urges troubled UK company not to lose sight of its values amid proposal to welcome outside investment

Harry Taylor

25, Mar, 2023 @9:41 AM

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Your garden should be a multilayer food forest, says RHS horticulturist
Tom Massey promotes natural ‘forest gardens’ with biodiverse planting to create wildlife havens

Helena Horton Environment reporter

25, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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What links Oscar Wilde and Johnny Depp? The Saturday quiz
From fire-coloured cats to Roger Kingdom, test your knowledge with the Saturday quiz

Thomas Eaton

25, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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How do ants communicate and why were whale bones used in corsets? Try our kids’ quiz
Five multiple-choice questions – set by children – to test your knowledge, and a chance to submit your own junior brainteasers for future quizzesSubmit a question

Molly Oldfield

25, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bagging a table at a walk-in-only restaurant – the Edith Pritchett cartoon
Join the queue …

Edith Pritchett

25, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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