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Missguided and Pretty Little Thing now have an airport outfits category

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People really care about what they look like at the airport.

While some of us simply shove on our comfiest pair of joggers, put up our hair and slip into a cosy jumper, others are a little bit more conscious about what they wear when boarding a plane.

Which is totally cool, each to their own. There’s no harm in wanting to look both chic and comfy.

If this is something you care about, you’ll be happy to know that several online stores now have actual categories for airport outifts.

Yes, this is a thing.

Asda is selling a Maltesers cupcake platter and it looks delicious

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Chocolate Lovers Listen Up: Asda Is Selling Maltesers Double Chocolate Cupcakes
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Maltesers are our go-to snack for a Friday night in with a movie. So we’re very happy to discover that Asda has a new cupcake range, and it includes a platter of Maltesers cupcakes, which looks delicious.

The cupcakes are made up of chocolate sponge, topped with a chocolate flavour frosting and decorated with Maltesers.

They come in packs of 12, and cost £8.

Oh, and good news people: they’re also suitable for vegetarians.

This super cool East London café sells epic vegan croissants

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Vegan pastries in Benk + Bo cafe in Aldgate, East London
*empties cabinet* (Picture: Benk + Bo)

Benk + Bo is a new design-led café-bakery, yoga studio and shared workspace that’s just opened in East London.

You can grab food and coffee, stretch your limbs at yoga, and catch up on your emails, all in the same building.

It’s in a great location – moments from Liverpool Street station and Spitalfields Market – but the best bit is the abundance of vegan pastries.

Just as Feargal Sharkey struggled to find a good heart in the 80s, we’re over here struggling to find a good vegan croissant.

Sure, we’ve had a few – and don’t think we… Read the full story

Being cheated on is never a reflection of you

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(Picture: Getty Images)

Whether you’re a Kardashian fan, or whether you think that they’re a waste of space, you’d have to be utterly heartless not to feel for Khloe Kardashian, who was nine months pregnant when her partner allegedly cheated on her. 

Being cheated on is the worst. The absolute worst. It makes you feel like you’re worthless, like there’s something wrong with you and more than anything else it makes you feel utterly stupid. Why didn’t you see the signs? Could you have stopped it?

And you know what doesn’t help? The sentiment that you, your behaviour and your looks has anything to do with getting cheated on.

After the… Read the full story

The Lazy Oaf x Vans collaboration is as cool as expected

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Lazy x Vans collection
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Skate shoe legend Vans have teamed up with purveyors of weird Lazy Oaf to bless us with a super cool collection.

The collaboration showcases both brands’ styles perfectly, and features, shoes, clothes and accessories.

We’re loving the pink and black aesthetic and are particularly enjoying the checked bow on the back of the baseball cap.

Here are some of our faves.

Vans x Lazy Oaf Off The Wall lazy hoodie, Lazy Oaf, £85

Amazon Echo: The Alexa commands that all parents need to know

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Caption: I’m a parent and this is what I really want to ask Alexa to do

Amazon Echo is a new addition to my house.

The kids have been asking for one for months because they loved chatting with Alexa at our friends’ homes.

Their favourite questions are things like ‘Alexa, can you make fart noises’ and ‘Alexa, how are you today?’

They are still young, but it is just a matter of time before they become more tuned in to the incredible things Alexa can do.

Meanwhile, for all the parents out there who are home alone and need a hand with the kids, here are some useful commands for Alexa.

Alexa, ask Silly… Read the full story

How to be a better boss if you have an employee with Borderline Personality Disorder

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People tell us what it?s like to work in mental health while suffering from a mental health issue (1,000 word) Picture: Ph?be Lou Morson Phebe

If possible, allow your employee the opportunity to speak openly about their concerns (Picture: Phébe Lou Morson)

Work life in general can sometimes be stressful. When you’re a person with one of the most stigmatised mental health conditions it can be even harder.

I have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

How to be a better boss if you have an employee with Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD is a psychological illness that, among other things, causes the sufferer to… Read the full story

Student brings record player into his exam, teacher can’t fight him on it

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Student brings record player into exam
(Picture: @esaueracker)

Exams are a bit overwhelming.

You find yourself stressing out and panicking before you even get to sit down in front of your paper, and the silent environment can be somewhat uncomfortable – especially as you see everyone else around you start writing as you’re still struggling to put your pen to the page.

One student who was taking his exams tried to make himself a bit more comfortable. And no, we’re not talking putting on a pair of joggers.

Eric Saueracker recently tweeted a photo of one of his students, who had taken his record player into his exam.

He wrote: ‘Students are taking their Physics… Read the full story

Yankee Candle is selling a salted caramel scented candle

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Yankee Candle is selling a salted caramel scented candle and we need to add it to our candle collection immediately.

We’re huge fans of Yankee, even if their candles are a little over-priced.

Most recently, we’ve got out eyes on Yankee Candle’s salted caramel scent – which isn’t new, but has recently been a firm favourite with customers.

The caramel-coloured wax candle is said to smell like a mix of burnt sugar, sea salt and smooth vanilla caramel.

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The product description reads: ‘Sweet surrender is yours with Yankee’s luscious gourmand confection of burnt sugar, sea salt and smooth vanilla caramel.

‘The traditional design… Read the full story

Someone took photos of dogs and all their proudest possessions

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Photos of dogs possessions
Hi guys, can we take a look at your stuff please? (Picture: Alicia Rius Photography)

A photographer has taken portraits of six dogs and all their belongings.

Animal photographer Alicia Rius took pics of a variety of different canines from the States – including a stray, a young show dog and an older, wiser dog – to show what makes them proud and happy, and give us lowly humans a deeper understanding of their psyche.

‘Just like humans, dogs form attachments to their personal possessions and can give the viewer deeper insight into their identity,’ writes Rius on Bored Panda.

‘The items that shape… Read the full story

Cats keep bringing gifts to their beloved automatic feeder instead of their human

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When you hang out with a cat, there’s always the suspicion, nestled in the back of your mind, that they’re using you.

They’ll be all sweet and cuddly, then suddenly get up and decide to deliberately knock over all your mugs. They’ll miaow at you until you give them food, only to turn their nose up at the dry biscuits.

Cats are dicks. Do they even love us? Or are we just idiot humans they put up with for food and the occasional stroke?

Cee Webster has had that fear realised.

After they bought their cats, Tucker and Finley, an automatic feeder, they noticed that the kitties stopped bringing… Read the full story

Meet the grandma in the running for the Miss Maxim crown

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Gina Stewart is one of the finalists in the running for the crown of Miss Maxim Australia 2018.

She’s blonde, she’s pretty, she embraces her body. So far, so standard for a Maxim’s Finest contestant.

The thing that makes Gina a little different? Her age. Gina is a 47-year-old grandmother who’s competing against 18-year-olds.

Gina has four children, aged 27, 25, 23, and four, and one granddaughter who’s just ten months old.

McDonald’s is now selling halloumi McMuffins on the breakfast menu

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Halloumi breakfast McMuffin from McDonald's Arabia
Hello, is it my mouth you’re looking for? (Picture: McDonald’s)

We’ve just discovered that McDonald’s has been selling a halloumi McMuffin and we’re fuming that no-one told us about it.

The veggie breakfast item contains grilled halloumi with crisp, shredded lettuce, a juicy tomato slice and flavoursome olive paste, which sounds downright delicious.

However, in a case of ‘Ronald McDonald giveth, and he taketh away’, the drool-inducing product is only available at McDonald’s Arabia, and isn’t currently available in the UK.

While we imagine the olive element isn’t for everyone, we’re sure you can omit the paste and replace it with your fave condiment –… Read the full story

Desperados now comes in a five litre keg so that’s your weekend sorted

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Desperados now comes in a five litre keg so that's your weekend sorted
Is it barbecue season yet? (Pictures: Getty/Morrisons Facebook)

Desperados has launched a five litre keg, which is going to make its fans very, very happy.

The iconic tequila-flavoured beer is a favourite at student unions, house parties, and all good boozers, as well being readily available in any self-respecting corner shop.

Until now, the refreshing drink was only available in 330ml and 650ml bottles, and 500ml cans – but now it’s in a five litre keg form, with a dispenser.

Kegs last for 30 days after opening, so you could even treat your bedroom bar to one of these… Read the full story

What do royal babies eat? Here’s what you need to know

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What do royal babies eat?
All organic, obviously (Pictures: Getty)

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is about to give birth any day now.

There’ll be afternoon tea and bubbly laid out in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s in Paddington for the new parents – but what about the newborn?

We all know that royal babies are born with a silver spoon in their mouth – but what’s in that spoon?

Ever troubled yourself with the burning question of what do royal babies eat?

Here’s what the royal baby can expect:

Breast is best?

Not for royalty – or at least not until the 20th century. Breastfeeding was taboo, and was seen as repulsive, inconvenient and downright dangerous.

Upper… Read the full story

You’re more likely to die from accidentally strangling yourself in your sleep than from a plane crash

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Woman sleeping in a bed with a duvet
Careful… (Picture: Getty)

It’s not unusual to be afraid of flying.

After all, it’s easy to feel freaked out about being in what’s essentially a metal tube, flying through the air, surrounded by strangers.

Plane crashes are rare, but when they do happen, the catastrophic details are often seared on our memory, and decide to pop up just as we start boarding the aircraft.

While we already knew that statistically you’re more likely to die in a road traffic accident than a plane crash, we had no idea that there’s more chance of dying from accidental strangulation in bed than there is of… Read the full story

6 people with a mental health condition on how they found ‘the one’

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Having a mental health difficulties doesn’t mean you can’t find a great partner (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)

Dating is hard. But dating while living with a mental health condition can feel impossible.

We are the Tinder generation and taking that perfect selfie can be a stress for anybody.

But, for those with mental illness, being swiped left is not the only worry.

There are so many added uncertainties and hurdles to overcome, and it can feel like romantic love is off limits, but it isn’t.

Although mental illness is more talked about now, there is still a level of stigma attached, which can make confiding in someone very daunting.

It’s difficult to know… Read the full story

These are the terrible passwords you should never use

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(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)

With all the chat going on about data theft and online privacy, it’s probably a good time to think about your passwords.

We know, we know: Your password is genius. It’s a special code that only you could understand. There’s no way you’re one of the silly people whose password is ‘password’ or their birthday.

But apparently there are still people using those easily cracked passwords. So we have to address the issue.

A statement from Queensland police warns that if you’re using one of these easily figured out passwords, you need to change it, asap.

The worst passwords of 2017:

Read the full story

5 reasons why Manchester should be your next city break

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Admire the architecture (Picture: Steven Tomlinson / EyeEm/Getty)

Manchester’s diversity, growing city centre and musical history are just part of what make it so desirable to visitors from around the globe.

If you’re looking a city break destination, it should be a top contender.

Here are five reasons to give it a go.

The grand hotels

Booking where to stay is usually the first thing on the minds of those looking for a city getaway.

After a recent trip to Manchester, I can confirm that you’ll be spoiled for choice.

All needs, tastes and budgets are catered for.

There are luxury options, such as the Lowry and Midland hotel, stylish boutique hotels, including ABode Manchester,… Read the full story

Model with psoriasis wants to inspire people to love their skin

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*** EXCLUSIVE - VIDEO AVAILABLE *** GUADIX, SPAIN - JANUARY 16: Celia Martinez modelling and showing off her psoriasis on her body on January 16, 2018 in Guadix, Spain. A YOUNG model is spreading a message of body positivity by embracing the severe skin condition that at one point left 90% of her entire body covered with painful scabs. Celia Martinez from Guadix, Spain, was diagnosed with psoriasis aged 16 when she discovered small red dots on her stomach that eventually spread everywhere, including parts of her face. But rather than airbrushing or Photoshopping away her imperfections, Celia has amassed an online following of more than 10,000 followers on Instagram by confidently… <a href=Read the full story
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