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Recent articles by Sarah:

The best bridal trends for autumn/winter 2019 from statement sleeves to classy capes

While spring and summer might seem like an obvious choice when it comes to booking a date for your big day, more and more brides-to-be are choosing to say “I do” in the golden months of autumn. → Read More

Australian water park accused of sexism following ban on 'cheeky' bikini bottoms

A water park in Australia has been called sexist after implementing a ban on “cheeky” bikini bottoms. → Read More

Carlsberg reveals prototype for 'world's first' beer bottle made from paper

Beer brand Carlsberg is in the development stages of creating a range of beer bottles made from paper. On Thursday, the Danish beer company unveiled two prototypes for what it claims will be the world’s first paper beer bottle. The prototypes for its Green Fibre Bottle are made from sustainably-sourced wood fibre and feature an inner barrier that allows them to contain liquid. → Read More

The best new beauty products launching this October, from Fenty Beauty to Benefit

Our beauty roundups are unbiased. On some occasions, we earn revenue if you click the links and buy the products, but we never allow this to affect our coverage. → Read More

Severe obesity among children aged 10 to 11 hits record high

A record number of children are severely obese by their final year of primary school, new figures show. → Read More

Baby Loss Awareness Week: 20 celebrities who have opened up about going through miscarriage

One in four pregnancies will end in miscarriage and nine babies are stillborn every day in the UK, yet there is still enormous taboo around speaking openly about experiencing pregnancy loss. Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019 takes place from Wednesday 9 October to Tuesday 15 October. → Read More

Oprah says she has 'no regrets' for choosing not to marry or have children

Oprah Winfrey says she does not have any regrets over deciding to not marry or have children. The 65-year-old talk show host has been in a relationship with long-time partner Stedman Graham for 33 years. → Read More

Demi Lovato says she's 'devastated' following the death of her friend: 'Addiction is no joke'

Demi Lovato is mourning the death of a close friend who struggled with addiction. On Wednesday, the “Sober” singer revealed on her Instagram Stories that her friend Thomas had passed away on Tuesday night, following a battle with addiction. → Read More

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy: Who are the footballers' wives embroiled in social media feud?

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy are in the midst of a social media feud regarding the sale of fake stories to the press. → Read More

High-end sushi restaurant The Araki has lost of all three of its Michelin stars

A high-end sushi restaurant in Mayfair has been stripped of all three of its Michelin stars. The Araki, which was founded by Japanese chef Mitsuhiro Araki in 2014, boasts just nine seats and charges a minimum of £310 per cover. The eatery was awarded two Michelin stars in 2016 and earned its third start wo years later, becoming the first Japanese restaurant in the UK to do so. → Read More

Tomatoes could improve sperm quality and help fight male infertility, scientists claim

A compound found in tomatoes could help tackle fertility problems in men, scientists claim. A new study of a small cohort of men has found that the pigment which gives the fruit its red colour, known as lycopene, could boost sperm quality, specifically around size and swimming capabilities. → Read More

Natalie Imbruglia welcomes first child from IVF with a sperm donor and reveals baby's romantic name

Natalie Imbruglia has given birth to her first child. On Tuesday, the Australian singer announced the news on Instagram with her 322,000 followers, sharing a photograph of herself holding the newborn’s hand. Imbruglia told her fans that her “heart is bursting” before sharing the baby boy’s name in the caption. “Welcome to the world...Max Valentine Imbruglia,” the 44-year-old → Read More

Priyanka Chopra reveals why she used to 'wake up in the middle of the night' to check on Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra has opened up about what it is like for Nick Jonas to live with Type 1 diabetes – a condition that causes the level of glucose in your blood to become too high. → Read More

Ellen DeGeneres defends friendship with George W. Bush: ‘We’re all different’

Ellen DeGeneres has defended her friendship with George W. Bush, telling confused fans that it’s “okay we’re all different”. → Read More

Antidepressant use in over 65s has more than doubled in 20 years, study finds

The number of older people taking antidepressants has more than doubled in 20 years, according to new research. Scientists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) interviewed more than 15,000 over-65s in England and Wales between 1990-1993 and 2008-2011 as part of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. → Read More

NHS app will allow pregnant women to monitor baby's movements from home

The NHS has launched a new maternity app that allows women to manage their pregnancy from home. Last year, health officials announced that more than 100,000 women were offered the digital maternity app under a pilot scheme. → Read More

Britain's Got Talent: Viewers praise show as Ant and Dec interrupt final to launch mental health campaign

Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have beeb praising after halting the final of Britain's Got Talent to a halt to make a statement about mental health. The presenters stopped the Saturday night show halfway through, announcing they were going to “pause” proceedings for a moment. → Read More

Nadiya Hussain reveals she was sexually abused as a child

Nadiya Hussain has revealed she was a victim of sexual abuse as a child. The Great British Bake Off winner said she was sexually assaulted by a relative at the age of five while living in Bangladesh. → Read More

Miley Cyrus highlights double standards of critics who say she's dating too fast in Twitter thread

Miley Cyrus has responded to critics who say she is moving on too fast following her separation from husband Liam Hemsworth. → Read More

Newlywed couple criticised for 'tone deaf' wedding photograph inspired by The Handmaid's Tale

A newlywed couple have been criticised online after posing for wedding photographs in front of a replica of the ‘hanging wall’ from hit television show The Handmaid’s Tale. The controversial image features Kendra Munro and Torsten Mueller kissing in front of the wall in Cambridge, Canada, alongside photoshopped images of women wearing the iconic red robes and white bonnets → Read More