Rachael Spelling becomes youngest in Britain to fly an aeroplane solo after flying on her 16th birthday

Schoolgirl pilot becomes youngest in Britain to fly an aeroplane solo after taking to the skies on her 16th birthday | UPDATED: 15:06 GMT, 12 November 2012 She may have another year to wait before she can drive a car, but this teenager has become the youngest girl in Britain to pilot an aeroplane solo after taking to the skies on her 16th birthday.

Al Pacino greets fans outside a New York theatre wearing a scruffy outfit

And the Oscar for most scruffy costume goes to: A shabbily dressed and bleary eyed Al Pacino greets fans outside theatre | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 26 October 2012 He's one of Hollywood's most iconic actors, and he's known for immersing himself into his roles. And you'd be forgiven for thinking Al Pacino's next character was a tramp after the 72-year-old actor stepped out to greet fans in a very dressed down outfit. The screen legend greeted fans outside New York's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre after finishing a performance of Glengarry Glen Ross.

Great British Bake Off inspires competitiveness at mothers" coffee mornings as all want to be Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood

Posh biscuits, fresh flowers and banning the children: How the Great British Bake-Off made mothers' coffee mornings competitive TV shows such as Come Dine With Me have led to home entertaining boomMothers admit buying new clothes and make-up before coffee mornings……and cleaning the house for three hours40% of women admit there is competition within their coffee morning circle | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 24 October 2012 Modern mothers are pulling out more stops than ever when it comes to coffee mornings, all in aid of ensuring they are considered the best hostess within the group. And it seems Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry are at least partially to blame.

Anderson Cooper reveals restaurants" horrifying hidden germs

Bacteria-infested lemon wedges and fly eggs on salt dispensers: Anderson Cooper reveals restaurants' horrifying hidden germs | UPDATED: 16:47 GMT, 19 October 2012 The biggest germ traps found in restaurants have nothing to do with undercooked meat or day-old seafood. It's the iceberg lettuce you should be worrying about

Nigella"s "all you can tweet" diet: How TV-chef ate to lose weight – as revealed in her fabulously sensual Twitter food diary

Nigella's 'all you can tweet' diet: How TV-chef ate to lose weight – as revealed in her fabulously sensual Twitter food diary | UPDATED: 22:56 GMT, 6 October 2012 She was once as well known for her curves as her calorie-laden recipes and famously claimed to ‘never deprive herself’ of food, so when Nigella Lawson slimmed from a size 16 to a size 12, many wondered how she had managed it. Now, in a series of photographs the celebrity chef has shared on Twitter, her secret is revealed – the simple but effective formula of limiting herself to smaller portions.

100 orgasms a day: Woman"s rare disorder sees her climax for up to eight hours a day

'I climax every 30 seconds': Woman's rare disorder sees her experience constant orgasms for up to eight hours a day Rachel, from Atlanta, Georgia, suffers from persistent sexual arousal syndrome, which means she climaxes hundreds of times a day | UPDATED: 18:26 GMT, 27 September 2012 A woman who experiences multiple orgasms for up to eight hours a day has opened up for the first time about her rare condition. Rachel, from Atlanta, Georgia, suffers from persistent sexual arousal syndrome, also known as persistent genital arousal disorder, which means she climaxes hundreds of times a day.

Victoria Beckham effect: Male fashion crimes we women wish to banish

Victoria Beckham effect Women secretly BINNING the clothes they hate from their men’s wardrobe to make them more stylish Budgie-smugglers, socks with sandals, high waistbands and stone-wash denim are main culprits | UPDATED: 16:27 GMT, 20 September 2012 We all have one. An item of clothing belonging to our beloved that we wish they would just leave on the bus or drop into a puddle of tar. And some of us go further than simple hoping.

Career control: Top 10 tips to maximise your interview impact from best-selling author and psychologist Sarah Rozenthuler

Career control: Top 10 tips to maximise your interview impact from best-selling author and psychologist Sarah Rozenthuler | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 27 August 2012 So you’ve scanned the job market, submitted your application form and been invited to the next stage. Preparing well for an interview will pay dividends. You’ll walk into the room with a confidence and competence that will set you apart from other candidates.

The 10-second life coach: A new series that could transform the way you live

The 10-second life coachA new series that could transform the way you live | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 27 August 2012 People who are highly motivated often tense their muscles as they get ready to spring into action. Amazingly, you can also boost willpower by tensing your muscles. Ris Hung from the National University of Singapore asked groups of participants to do various tasks that involved steely resolve: keep their hands submerged in an ice bucket for as long as possible; consume a healthy, but terrible-tasting vinegar drink; or visit a local cafeteria and buy healthy food rather than sugary snacks.