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LEISURE: Sunscreen advice still ignored

Britain's sun worshippers are exposing themselves to serious health risks because they do not use sunscreens, according to a report yesterday.

Health: Macho Britons ignore burning issue

Stubborn British men are running a high risk of skin cancer because they believe, wrongly, that they rarely burn.

Don't junk it ... use it How to strings your ideas together without string

Have you arrived at that moment in gift-wrapping something when you have neatly folded the wrapping paper around the gift, then realise you have no string with which to tie it? (Sticky tape is so tacky, don't you think?) Here is the solution: do-it-yourself string.

Sun tan is the new vogue for children

Youngsters in an adult world: Unseen risk of cancer and alcohol

The teenage girl who died trying to cure her acne

A teenager trying to cure her acne died from a blood clot after taking prescription skin-care pills which also work as oral contraceptives, an inquest heard yesterday.

Miracle skin cream suffers loss of face

An expensive skin cream, hailed as a breakthrough in anti-ageing treatments and apparently backed by medical research, may be no more effective than cheap moisturisers, it was claimed yesterday.

The doctor, the face-cream and the secret of eternal hype

Why has a respected NHS hospital been testing a `miracle' beauty aid in its research unit? Hester Lacey reports

Leading Article: Fighting on the beaches

What lengths a woman will go for one red rose. Glenda Jackson has gone all they way to Benidorm - which, let's face it, is a long way from her Hampstead constituency - pursuing suncream-lathered young voters.

Looking at suncream in a new light

Sanjida O'Connell reports on research which suggests that preparations made to protect us from burning may actually damage the skin

Labour claims sunscreen rip-off

A family of four could spend pounds 313.74p on sunscreen in a two-week holiday, Labour's consumer affairs spokesman, Nigel Griffiths said yesterday. He protested that because of the "high price" of these products and "confusing information" on labels, Britons were being put at risk.

the thing about... Clinique products

There is a fear which plagues humanity and it is the fear of death. And because old age brings us closer to the grim reaper, we fear old age. It may be a fear we despise and one we want to deny, but most women, when they talk about growing old gracefully, actually mean growing old as slowly as possible.

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Anita and the iffy Stiffy

bodylines: Lip service

Lip service

... and then I put sun cream on the goldfish

Kindness to animals was yesterday added to John Major's list of attributes with the revelation that he saved a pet goldfish from sunstroke with emergency medical treatment.

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Wilko Johnson, now the bad news: musician splits with manager after police investigate assault claims

Wilko Johnson, now the bad news

Former Dr Feelgood splits with manager after police investigate assault claims
Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands ahead of the US midterm elections

Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of Dylan Thomas

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone

Handy hacks that make life easier

New book reveals how to rid your email inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone with a loo-roll
KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker