Sally Newall

Sally Newall is IndyBest editor. When she’s not scouting out the best consumer products on the market, she's a lifestyle writer covering anything from food to fitness trends.

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Mad Men season seven

Mad Men season 7: The seven questions we want answered in the final series

After seven years, Matthew Weiner’s award-winning advertising drama is coming to an end. But there’s still a lot to happen before the final credits roll

Chick chic: 8 best Easter decorations

There's less than a week until Easter. If you're planning a party, egg hunt, or just want a pretty table on the day, try this selection of decs

Catch some rays: 9 best deckchairs

Be your choice striped, bright, arty-looking or all three, make sure you’re ready for some serious lounging in the sun (when it makes an appearance) with one of these funky deckchairs

No sweat: 10 best running tops

Quick 5km round the block or a marathon effort?  Either way, we’ve found gear that will help you follow  in Mo Farah’s footsteps. Maybe…

Good times: 10 best wall clocks

Don’t forget to put your clocks forward this Sunday. We’ve rounded up the best timepieces to say a stylish hello to British Summertime

Hair to stay: 10 best beard grooming products

Are you growing it like Ryan Gosling, George Clooney or Ben Affleck?  Keep your facial hair in tip-top condition with these luxury tools and toiletries

Darn good: 6 best sewing machines for beginners

Feeling inspired by BBC Two's The Great British Sewing Bee? Don't get stitched up when choosing a machine. Here are six bits of kit to get you started

Pot it: 10 best planters

The sun’s finally out. Pep up your garden or balcony with these pots and containers

'Birds of a Feather' is back on television after a 15-year hiatus

Birds of a Feather, TV review: 15 years on the show still resonates

Cultural references may seem cringe, but show still has warm familiarity

Pets at play: 10 best dog toys

Whether your pooch is a showing supremo or more of a mischievous mutt, try one of these toys to keep them busy

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How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe: Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC

How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe

Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC
Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'

British Muslims's Happy video attacked as 'sinful'

The four-minute clip by Honesty Policy has had more than 300,000 hits on YouTube
Church of England-raised Michael Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith

Michael Williams: Do as I do, not as I pray

Church of England-raised Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife
Comedian Jenny Collier: 'Sexism I experienced on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

Jenny Collier: 'Sexism on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

The comedian's appearance at a show on the eve of International Women's Day was cancelled because they had "too many women" on the bill
Cannes Film Festival: Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or

Cannes Film Festival

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or
The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

The concept album makes surprise top ten return

Neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson is unexpected success
Lichen is the surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus, thanks to our love of Scandinavian and Indian cuisines

Lichen is surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus

Emily Jupp discovers how it can give a unique, smoky flavour to our cooking
10 best baking books

10 best baking books

Planning a spot of baking this bank holiday weekend? From old favourites to new releases, here’s ten cookbooks for you
Jury still out on Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini

Jury still out on Pellegrini

Draw with Sunderland raises questions over Manchester City manager's ability to motivate and unify his players
Ben Stokes: 'Punching lockers isn't way forward'

Ben Stokes: 'Punching lockers isn't way forward'

The all-rounder has been hailed as future star after Ashes debut but incident in Caribbean added to doubts about discipline. Jon Culley meets a man looking to control his emotions
Mark Johnston: First £1 million jackpot spurs him on

Mark Johnston: First £1 million jackpot spurs him on

The most prize money ever at an All-Weather race day is up for grabs at Lingfield on Friday, and the record-breaking trainer tells Jon Freeman how times have changed
Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work
Mad Men series 7, TV review: The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge

Mad Men returns for a final fling

The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge
Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground as there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit

Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground

Technology giant’s scientists say there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit