You're not as clever as you think you are so here's why… Do you believe your horoscope | UPDATED: 01:41 GMT, 26 November 2012 You might think your horoscope is, at times, uncannily accurate about the 'real' you – but check the others. Although we all like to think we're unique, the choice words for other stars can just as easily apply
Retire now, work later: Like many in her mid-thirties FELICIA BROMFIELD felt there must be more to life than 12-hour days at the office – her solution will tantalise you | UPDATED: 08:47 GMT, 23 November 2012 The way a wood-burning stove explodes into life when you place a log just so. Or how once vivid green vines become brittle and buckled like barbed wire as autumn tightens its grip. These are among many simple pleasures I’ve come to cherish of late
'Are Girls Aloud doing a tour I didn't realise': Rebecca Ferguson on life after X Factor, her relationship with Cheryl Cole and plans to pen a novel | UPDATED: 13:42 GMT, 14 November 2012 Although she narrowly missed out on the much coveted 2010 X Factor title to Matt Cardle that hasn't stopped Rebecca Ferguson from conquering her dreams. The modest single mother from Liverpool has earned herself a 1 million record deal, has been the face of Nescafe and Walkers and was nominated for two MOBO awards and a MTV Europe award this year. But despite the bright lights of fame and fortune, the 26-year-old singer has only one priority: her two children
Isn't it all pants One in six superstitious Brits refuse to walk under ladders, while over 800,000 admit to having lucky underwear 5.8 million people admit to being superstitiousSeven is Britain's luckiest numberBiggest superstition is a fear of walking under laddersOver 800,000 people have lucky underpants | UPDATED: 12:59 GMT, 9 November 2012 Are you the sort of character who avoids wandering under ladders Do you salute any magpie that crosses your path You're not alone, as 5.8 million people admit to being superstitious. The new research, conducted by The Betway Group, revealed that over ten million people won't walk under ladders for fear that it will bring them bad luck, while a further nine million people believe that breaking a mirror will bring seven years bad fortune. 5.8 million people admit to being superstitious And it seems people are just as superstitious when it comes to bringing about good luck too.
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer back at work full time just two weeks after giving birth to her first child The 37-year-old mother had a baby boy on September 30 | UPDATED: 22:33 GMT, 15 October 2012 Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has made good on her promise to take just a 'few weeks'' maternity leave and is already back at her desk. A tweet from the 37-year-old mother today confirmed that she was back in the office just two weeks after giving birth to her first child. Mayer tweeted: 'My first full day back in the office, and I'm excited to kick it off by announcing my new COO, Henrique de Castro.' Social symbol: Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has returned to work two weeks after giving birth to her first child, a baby boy Drive: Marissa Mayer tweeted her latest business news to followers today as she was back at the helm of Yahoo two weeks after giving birth The self-described geek, who is married to San Francisco investor Zachary Bogue, has never expressed doubt she that she can't 'have it all'.
Is Marisa Mayer proving that women CAN have it all | UPDATED: 20:02 GMT, 8 October 2012 Marissa Mayer's decision to take just a 'few weeks'' maternity leave, and to work throughout has divided opinion among feminists, mothers and working women. However, the new mother's silence on the subject is disproving the commonly-held belief that women cannot have it all, an article has suggested today.
It’s no picnic putting the BBC’s Merlin together, as David Wigg discovered when he met the stars on set in the soggy Welsh countryside | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 5 October 2012 The legendary kingdom of Camelot has undoubtedly seen darker days, but probably not wetter. We are on location in Wales, filming scenes for BBC1’s Merlin, which returns for a fifth series tonight, and the cast is ankle-deep in swamp water, slogging and sliding through thick mud. It can only be a matter of minutes before the chain mail armour, worn in such proud defiance by King Arthur’s brave knights, turns to rust.
Never marry an older man. You'll end up childless, sex starved and cutting his toenails: Bride whose husband was 22 years older confesses about their relationship | UPDATED: 00:56 GMT, 28 September 2012 Maria-Louise Warne at her home in France: She spent 26 years in a relationship with a man 22 years her senior – and has come to regret her decision From the outside it was an idyllic scene — one I can still conjure up to this day. Sun flooded the terrace of our detached house in rural France, and the champagne flowed freely as my husband and I hosted a barbecue at our new home.
Downton's back! And they've got a lot to reveal… Ten million will tune in to see if Lady Mary makes it to the altar with her cousin Matthew By Chris Hastings PUBLISHED: 03:39 GMT, 16 September 2012 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 16 September 2012 Back in time: Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary The course of their love didn’t exactly run smoothly.
Marriage to Matthew would secure Lady Mary’s future – and that of her beloved Downton too. But he’s about to shock her to the core… | UPDATED: 23:35 GMT, 7 September 2012 When we met Mary in the first series of Downton Abbey, she appeared to be a cold and ambitious elder daughter of an earl.