'I keep bursting in to tears of joy in the changing rooms!': Stunning mother-of-three is hitting the sales for the first time in fifteen years after losing nine stone | UPDATED: 11:37 GMT, 27 December 2012 A mother-of-three from Essex is celebrating hitting the shops for the first time in 15 years – after shedding over nine stone.
A 1m fiasco by Ed, and the joke's on us! | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 24 December 2012 The waiting game: Miliband's long-awaited policy review to draw up a new manifesto is a laughing stock at Westminster Red Ed Miliband’s long-awaited policy review to draw up a new manifesto is a laughing stock at Westminster. Two years on and Miliband, who announced he was starting the process with a blank sheet of paper, has still not put anything on the page. And his procrastination is being funded by all of us
Can you believe she's 107 The incredible centenarian who looks better now than she did when she was 100Mary Snelling was born on December 17 1905 and married exactly a month before the Second World War startedThe pensioner says the first thing she does every day is eat an appleNever smoking and plenty of exercise has helped her too, she saysLong-life runs in the family as her sister Keeny lived to 102 | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 20 December 2012 Mary Snelling has celebrated her 107th birthday and swears the secret to long life is simple – just start the day by eating an apple. The extraordinary woman was born on December 17, 1905 – nine years before the Great War broke out in August 1914.
Take it a bit easier in the gym: Too much exercise can wear out your heartModerate, regular exercise is beneficial but it is possible to do too muchExercising intensely for more than an hour can cause heart tissue to stretchRunning between two and five times a week is better than going every dayAnd, marathons should not be a regular challenge, rather done occasionally | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 29 November 2012 While moderate exercise like jogging is good for you, too much is bad for your heart It is the news that couch potatoes have been waiting for: too much exercise is bad for your heart.
Shot down today… a most novel experience: What Battle of Britain hero wrote in extraordinary diary George Barclay wrote it despite MoD's security ban on such journals He joined RAF aged 20 and survived being shot down THREE times Airman escaped occupied France by turning his uniform inside outKilled in action, aged 22, commanding Hurricane squadron at El AlameinHis family unaware of diary, which has now been published, until recently | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 28 November 2012 In his short career, he survived being shot down from the sky three times and escaped from the Nazis in occupied France
Doing the garden or going for a walk is better for your health than relying on statins, study saysBeing physically fit reduces the risk of dying by two-thirds, US research says But combining statins with better fitness may improve survival rates still further | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 28 November 2012 Findings from US research suggest that doing more walking and gardening could help individuals with high cholesterol as much, if not more, than drugs Unfit people with high cholesterol levels would be better off gardening or going for a walk than taking pills, says a study.