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Love Bounty? Morrisons now sells it in ice cream form

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Everyone knows that Bountys are a bit like marmite.

They’re either the first to go, or the last to be left in a Celebrations tin.

Now the coconutty chocolates come in ice cream form, and they sound like the perfect summer treat.

The Bounty ice creams feature a coconut ice cream, smothered in nutty chocolate on a wooden stick.

3-packs of the ice creams are currently available in Morrisons on a two boxes for £3 deal. That’s 50p per ice cream, people.

Straight women explain what sex feels like when you have a vagina

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We brought you some interesting descriptions of what it feels like to have sex when you have a penis.

The jam doughnut comparison was a particular favourite.

So we’d feel a bit silly if we didn’t return the favour and get some straight women to describe penetrative sex from their perspective.

People with penises, this is the closest you’re going to get to understanding what it’s like to have sex when you have a vagina… without actually getting a vagina.

Names have been changed, because not everyone wants to publicly share their vaginal feelings.

Let’s find out what it feels like to have a penis in your vagina.

Heather, 24

‘First you… Read the full story

Costa will now serve iced drinks in glassware to cut down on plastic

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Iced flat white, iced cold brew and iced cappuccino (Picture: Costa)

Remember that brief three day summer we had recently?

One of the best things about the warmer months (days) is ordering your favourite caffeinated beverage on ice – ice latte, iced tea, iced chocolate milk, we love them all.

However, it’s always bothered me that even when you order an iced drink to have in, it still comes in a disposable plastic cup.

That’s all set to change as Costa Coffee will now serve their iced drinks in glassware, when customers drink in store.

The coffee shop chain also recently made the switch from plastic to paper… Read the full story

British festivals ban single-use plastic – including glitter

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That glitter better be biodegradable, pals (Photo by Gary Wolstenholme/Redferns via Getty Images)

A huge number of independent British festivals have pledged to ban single-use plastic on their sites.

The Drastic on Plastic initiative is led by the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) and all 61 of their members have signed up.

Festivals are known for their huge waste output, but the project will eliminate plastic drinks bottles, straws, food trays, cable ties, toiletry bottles and glitter from all sites by 2021.

Popular festivals involved include Bestival, Boardmasters and Shambala.

These festivals will all be banning single-use plastic by 2021

  • 2000trees
  • Ampthill Festival
  • ArcTanGent
  • Barn on the Farm
  • Beat-Herder Festival
  • Belladrum Tartan… Read the full story

Woman undergoes hysterectomy after endometriosis was dismissed for mental illness

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A mum has undergone a hysterectomy in her 30s to beat the ‘living hell’ caused by endometriosis and PMDD, that left her suicidal, unable to work, and bleeding so heavily she was hospitalised.

Sophie Passmore, 32, from Bedfordshire, is relieved to have her life back after opting to start early menopause following her 16-year battle with chronic pain and PMDD, a debilitating form of severe PMS.

She suffered such heavy periods that in the past she required an ambulance four times, later was left unable to work two weeks out of every month and ‘put her own life at risk’.

During her teens and early twenties, Sophie’s conditions meant… Read the full story

Woman spends a month documenting what it’s like to live with one hand

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This heartwarming video diary shows how a one-handed dancer tackles everyday challenges, including painting her nails, tying her laces and doing push-ups.

23-year-old Ashley Sherman was born missing her right hand due to a suspected blood clot, but has smaller fingers at the end of her elbow, which she uses to grip.

Because of her limb difference, Ashley, from Ovledo, Florida, has had to come up with different ways of doing day-to-day tasks that most people do without thinking.

Dreamy £1.7million home has two-storey walk-in wardrobes

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30 Bridgeview Circuit Bella Vista NSW 2153 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 5 Car Spaces 3 House Expressions of Interest30 Bridgeview Circuit Bella Vista Timeless Luxury Utterly Without Compromise Exquisitely finished and show-stopping in scale, this award winning home truly rests in a class of its own. Its magnificence is best reflected by the vast scope of inclusions - from a bespoke home theatre to the spectacular chef's kitchen and grand European chandeliers. Setting a high new benchmark for comfort, opulence and classic architectural style, it takes executive living to the ultimate level. Four superb living areas over flowing dual levels In/outdoor alfresco entertaining with heated pool Two studies plus sleek fitted joinery throughout… <a href=Read the full story

‘It felt like everyone else was at a party I wasn’t invited to’: The growing threat of loneliness to young adults

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‘It became a vicious circle of anxiety, depression, self-doubt and isolation’ (Picture: Irene Palacio for Metro.co.uk)

Research published from King’s College London shows that young adults who are lonely are more likely to suffer mental health problems than their peers.

With levels of mental illness and low well-being increasing across the UK, and about 75% of adults with a mental illness first experiencing symptoms before the age of 25, if loneliness is a key contributor then more needs to be done to tackle it.

I spoke to 25-year-old Adam Bradford, about his experiences.

‘I have Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism,’ he says. ‘Therefore, I don’t make friends as… Read the full story

Plus-size model opens up about how she achieved pre-wedding body confidence

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There’s always been a lot of pressure on brides to slim down before their weddings.

These days, however, that expectation seems to start even before the initial question’s been popped – with many couples feeling the need to get into ‘proposal shape’.

But one model, Caralyn Mirand, has been sharing how she managed to achieve pre-wedding body confidence in a bid to help other women find theirs.

Caralyn’s a plus-size model whose job success rate, she says, depends on her looks.

‘I’ll be the first to admit that I can be incredibly hard on myself, setting high and sometimes even unattainable standards,’ she tells Martha Stewart Weddings.

‘When it comes to… Read the full story

What it’s like to work at a foot fetish party

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‘I haven’t eaten tonight – well I have, but I haven’t digested anything!’

I’m talking to Clive*, a TEFL teacher in his 30s who does a funny little laugh at this point.

The joke is that Clive has spent the evening ‘eating’ women’s feet, at an event where men with a foot fetish can taste the toes of multiple women in one night.

‘I’ve had a few foot sessions with escorts,’ says Clive, ‘but these parties are much more fun.’

At the event undercover, I’m standing with Clive at the nibbles counter, where there’s a strong smell of cheesy Doritos, only I’m not sure it’s coming from the crisps.

On sofas all over the room, men are ‘worshipping’ the feet of women who call themselves ‘femdoms’ and ‘foot goddesses.’ Having paid up to £70 to attend the party, the men then pay £20 for every ten minutes they spend kissing, licking and sucking the feet of the ‘foot models.’

It’s not just the sofas that are… Read the full story

Magnum the cat has been looking for a home for two years – can you help?

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This is Magnum.

He’s a four-year-old stray who has been waiting for a home for over two years.

He currently lives with a foster family found for him by the animal welfare charity Mayhew, where he arrived in 2016, after a member of the public found him near Willesden Green, struggling with an abscess on his front paw.

‘When Magnum first arrived he had an abscess on his front paw, which required medical treatment and wound flushing,’ says Mayhew’s vet, Dr Emily Richardson.

‘After… Read the full story

Gigi Hadid accused of purposely looking ‘ethnic’ on the cover of Vogue Italia

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Gigi Hadid took to Instagram yesterday to share an image of her new Vogue Italia cover.

It’s Gigi’s 27th Vogue cover, and she’s seen sitting on model Justin Martin’s lap, clad in a Dolce & Gabanna jumpsuit and crown.

But it’s not the fashion that’s been dividing fans – it’s Gigi’s tan.

Her skin appears to be darker than usual and people have been quick to question why Vogue Italia felt the need to tan her up so heavily.

Some have accused the magazine of trying to ‘turn her black’, while others have been asking why Gigi didn’t object to having her image so radically altered.

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That gut feeling: Would you have a poo transplant to make you happy?

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It’s been emotional (Picture: Getty, Metro.co.uk)

Scientists think they know the secret to making you happy and healthy. They have discovered the way to cure cancer, depression, Parkinson’s, and autism. The magic bullet to cure all ills? Poo.

It may not be that surprising to hear that when scientists ‘transplanted’ the poo of a depressed person into a rat, the rat became depressed. Scientists at the APC Microbiome centre, at University College Cork, call it a trans-poo-sion.

The new robots that will replace babysitters, surgeons and pets this year

It showed that if you transfer the bacteria, you transfer the behaviour, too.… Read the full story

What does IMHO mean?

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Good morning, my entire belief system has just been shattered.

Today – during some inane office chatter – I learned that the H in IMHO doesn’t actually stand for humble.

I know, it’s a shock. Please try to remain calm.

(Picture: Giphy)

Before I became woke, I thought IMHO meant in my humble opinion. I used it freely in discussions with eggs on Twitter.

It… Read the full story

H&M launches its first modest clothing collection

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H&M is releasing a new modest clothing range today, just in time for summer.

In a bid to appeal to a wider global consumer, the high street brand is bringing out a two-part collection of long-sleeved, long-hemmed clothes.

It’s going to be called the LTD Collection, and it’s being launched in response to a customer-led increase of interest in modest clothing.

‘Today H&M is present in 69 markets, and we want to be diverse and inclusive to all the markets where we operate,’ H&M’s head of design, Pernilla Wohlfahrt, tells Glamour.

‘We want to be able to offer something for everyone.’

Marmite launches new reduced salt version and people aren’t happy

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Get out of my cupboard, imposter (Picture: Marmite)

The nation’s most divided spread has released a new version and its fans are freaking out.

The makers of everyone’s favourite/least favourite yeast extract has just released a reduced salt version, with 25% less salt than the original.

This is confusing times for those of us with a penchant for all things savoury, as it’s the salt that has us spreading this all over our crumpets (not a euphemism) every morning.

However, the brand has said it’s due to demand from their ‘growing number of consumers seeking a low sodium diet’.

Fair enough.

The news was announced on Twitter yesterday and Marmite followers were divided.

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These are the weirdest baby names of 2018 so far

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A trip to A&E: The one first no parent prepares for Baby parent crying sad child children unwell sick ill (Picture: Erin Aniker for Metro.co.uk)
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When you’re naming your special, one-of-a-kind child, you want a special, one-of-a-kind name.

It’s pretty annoying to give your kid a name you love, only to find out there are four more Arias in their school class.

Naturally that pushes some parents to search for the most out-there names possible, getting creative with spelling and pronunciation to make sure their baby will be different.

Take the Ikea name trend, or the rise in food names. Those aren’t exactly… Read the full story

Is getting semi-permanent eyebrows – also known as microblading – worth the faff?

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Is it worth the faff: microblading
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The ‘10s are the decade for brows. You can thank Cara Delevingne, you can thank Lily Collins, you can thank throwback pictures of Brooke Shields – bold, bushy yet perfectly shaped brows are all you need to frame your face.

This is terrible news for those of us who, like me, grew up in the 1990s and, like me, tweezed and waxed our eyebrows to be as thin as possible and ruined them forever.

Thankfully, there are countless products on the market to help us tweezer victims rebuild our brows, from pencils to powders and gels. But if you’re like me and are absolutely… Read the full story

9 signs the guy you’re dating is already taken

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Not everyone who is dating is single (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)

Dating apps have made it easier to meet new people than ever before.

And while that’s great for some single folk, the downside is that it’s never been easier for people who are already in a relationship to cheat.

After all, why have a high-risk affair with the woman next door when you can swipe right on a stranger?

A study by research firm GlobalWebIndex found that 42% of people using Tinder already have a partner, so if you’re going to date using apps, it’s essential to keep your wits about you.

Here are nine… Read the full story

If you think foxes are just grim bin raiders, check out these stunning portraits

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(Picture: Ossi Saarinen/Instagram)

Living in a city, it can be easy to think of foxes as pests.

They knock over bins and strew your rubbish all over the road. They frighten cats. They can startle drivers.

But foxes are really quite magical creatures – as photographer Ossi Saarinen is illustrating.

Ossi is a Finnish photographer who has been snapping wild foxes since last summer.

He wanders around the countryside in the early morning looking for fox cubs and they’re so tame that he’s managed to take a load of pictures of them playing with each other.

These cubs are like something straight out of a fairytale – whether they’re creeping through snowy landscapes or curled up… Read the full story

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