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5 times socks made history

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Discover how some plucky pairs of socks have made their mark on the world.

5 times socks made history

Which sock type matches your personality?

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There’s a sock for everyone.

Which sock type matches your personality?

5 console games to enjoy with all the family

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Ditch the board games and go digital with your next family bonding session.

5 console games to enjoy with all the family

Mardi Gras celebrations around the world

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Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Pancake Day. However you know it the public holiday throws up some interesting traditions around the world…

Mardi Gras celebrations around the world

The ultimate Halloween playlist

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Let us help make your Spotify a little bit spookier.

The ultimate Halloween playlist

The UK’s most picturesque beaches

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Grab your bucket and spade and get ready to make your Instagram followers jealous with these picture-perfect UK beaches.

The UK’s most picturesque beaches

The greatest summer anthems of all time

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Everyone loves a good summer tune, but which one’s your favourite?

The greatest summer anthems of all time

10 best Eurovision songs of all time

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Get ready for Eurovision with this nostalgia-drenched look back at the contest’s greatest ever songs...

10 best Eurovision songs of all time

Top tips to keep your socks in pairs

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Lost Sock Memorial Day is on May 9th, so we’re helping you avoid the pain of a lost sock with these tips to keep them together, forever…

Top tips to keep your socks in pairs

Weird and wonderful Easter traditions from around the world

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From Spain to Sweden, check out these curious Easter traditions you might want to try yourself this year…

Weird and wonderful Easter traditions from around the world

St Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world

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The Irish definitely know how to have a good time, so join them in celebrating St Patrick’s Day, the country’s national day…

St Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world

7 kid-friendly recipe ideas for Pancake Day

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Get some inspiration for Pancake Day with these awesome child-proof recipe ideas.

7 kid-friendly recipe ideas for Pancake Day

Iconic Love Stories in Cinema

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It’s Valentine’s Day, so celebrate all things romantic with a magical movie moment…

Iconic Love Stories in Cinema

7 fantastic festive flicks

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Get in the Christmas spirit by sitting down in front of one of these holiday classics…

7 fantastic festive flicks

Christmas food from around the world

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Create new Christmas traditions by introducing some of these international treats to your festivities…

Christmas food from around the world

Everything you need to know about Aquaman

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Jason Momoa stars as the latest DC hero to get the big screen treatment in this Christmas's superhero smash hit.

Everything you need to know about Aquaman

Everything you need to know about: The Grinch

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The festive classic from Dr Seuss is back on the big screen with this year’s computer-generated adaptation.

Everything you need to know about: The Grinch

7 frightening flicks for Halloween

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Get in the Halloween spirit by sitting down with one of these macabre movies…

7 frightening flicks for Halloween

5 seasonal superfoods to boost your winter

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Keep yourself healthy during the cold weather by introducing some of these winter superfoods into your diet.

5 seasonal superfoods to boost your winter

5 best ballroom dances for beginners

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With Strictly back on TV, it’s the time of year when we all become aspiring dancers. Here are five of the best dances to get your toes tapping.

5 best ballroom dances for beginners

Best countryside walks in the UK

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If you’re searching for a great hike, the UK has some world-beating options no matter what level you’re at. Check out these great British walks for inspiration…

Best countryside walks in the UK

Everything you need to know about: Christopher Robin

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We take a look at this summer’s family blockbuster from Disney, hitting UK cinemas Friday 17th August in time for the summer holidays.

Everything you need to know about: Christopher Robin

5 alternative European coastal destinations for this summer

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These days there are options aplenty for the more adventurous traveller looking for a European coastal holiday. Here are our top 5 picks.

5 alternative European coastal destinations for this summer

Everything you need to know about: Ant-Man and The Wasp

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We take a look at the latest Marvel masterpiece hitting our cinema screens this summer, set for UK release Friday 3rd August.

Everything you need to know about: Ant-Man and The Wasp

These celebs used to work in construction

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When it comes to celebrity's previous jobs, construction work comes top of the list…

These celebs used to work in construction

How many steps a day do we really need to take?

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Are you getting your 10,000 steps a day – and is that all you really need?

How many steps a day do we really need to take?

The best walking routes in the country

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Don your walking boots and head out into the countryside with our round-up of the best routes in the UK...

The best walking routes in the country

The most inspiring London Marathon stories

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Need a reason to get your sports socks on this marathon season? Try these inspiring stories on for size…

The most inspiring London Marathon stories

Everything you need to know about Avengers: Infinity War

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We take a brief look at what to expect from Marvel’s massive (and most ambitious) crossover of its cinematic universe, set for release in the UK on April 26th.

Everything you need to know about Avengers: Infinity War

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

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The no-socks ban is one of the newest rules to come out of the famously strict dress code.

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

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