The heartbreaking day I put my little boy into careIt’s a decision no mother thinks she’d ever make. But, pushed to the brink, Gemma did — and it’s haunted her ever since | UPDATED: 23:08 GMT, 21 November 2012 The teacup flew across the room, smashing into the wall, and something inside Gemma Devenish finally snapped
James Bond effect sees sales of suits soar 68% at Asda… but would Tom Ford fan 007 wear a 45 tux Sales of men's suits at George up 68% George slim fit grey suit is named top seller, with average sales of five suits an hour online George's 45 tux is cheapest on the High Street Male shoppers vote Daniel Craig most stylish Bond of all time | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 16 October 2012 If there is one thing that Daniel Craig is more famous for than those skimpy blue swimming trunks, it is his sharp suits.
Sales of cookbooks soar but one in ten Brits admit they NEVER even open theirs – and prefer to cook traditional spag bol instead Sales of celebrity cookbooks have risen by 250% this year alone Hairy Bikers knocked E.L James off number one bestsellers lists Jamie Oliver is Britain’s second biggest-selling author since records began – with total book sales of 126m Despite our passion for cookbooks we stick to traditional classics like spaghetti bolognese, 'meat and two veg' roasts and sausage and mash | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 16 October 2012 From Nigella Lawson's food porn bibles to silver fox Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry baking up a storm on The Great British Bake Off, cooking has never been cooler. But while sales of celebrity cookbooks have risen by 250 per cent this year alone, one in 10 Brits admit to never even opening the ones they buy. Half say that they own more than four books but only pull them off the shelf when they need to make ‘something special’.
The hot trend in Buenos Aires LAST season's looks: Luxury labels pull out of Argentina after strict new trading rules prevent import of new collections | UPDATED: 18:25 GMT, 5 October 2012 Adios, Armani. Hasta la vista, Louis Vuitton.
Oh you are offal… but I like you: Cash-strapped shoppers turn to cheap cuts and tripe to make ends meet | UPDATED: 19:10 GMT, 5 October 2012 Cheeks, liver, heart, tongue- no it's not a lesson in anatomy, but some of the most popular cuts of meat flying off the shelves at our butcher's shops. In a bid to make ends meet, shoppers are turning to offal to feed their families.
Crayons at the ready girls – it’s the Ryan Gosling colouring book | UPDATED: 14:36 GMT, 14 August 2012 He is the blonde haired, blue eyed Hollywood actor that makes women worldwide weak at the knees. And now, merchandising for the star has been taken to a whole new level. A Ryan Gosling colouring book has been released and has been flying off the shelves since its launch just a few weeks ago
Six essential beauty tricks | UPDATED: 07:16 GMT, 5 July 2012 What makes some products stand out from the crowd of cosmetics on the shop shelves Here, Jean and Jane Ford (from left above), the now sixtysomething twins who founded cult brand Benefit, share their tips for making every woman look her best. To get fuller lashes THE TRICK: ‘Apply your mascara before any other eye make-up,’ advise Jean and Jane. ‘To really fill out thinning lashes, lift your eyelid right up as you brush your mascara on
Kate-flation: How the price tags on the Duchess of Cambridge’s most iconic pieces are rocketing (and shoppers are paying the price) | UPDATED: 10:41 GMT, 2 July 2012 Anything the Duchess of Cambridge wears flies off the shelves. The young royal has been credited with boosting the British economy by a staggering 1billion – and there are entire websites devoted to her style
Cabbage Patch dolls make a comeback! New generation of 80s toy that had parents fighting in the aisles returns to the shelves | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 19 June 2012 A children's craze from yesteryear is staging a comeback as the Cabbage Patch Kids return to High Street store shelves. This summer will see the revival of the 80s toy craze as a whole new generation of Cabbage Patch children will be born. The dolls, which were firm favourites almost 30 years ago and one of the biggest toy crazes in history, will return to Britain's stores in August accompanied by a major new marketing campaign.
Will the Kardashian juggernaut EVER stop growing Kim, Kourtney and Khloe announce debut make-up line | UPDATED: 21:45 GMT, 7 June 2012 It was only a matter of time before the Kardashians' global domination spread into the world of cosmetics. Kim, 31, Kourtney, 33, and Khloe Kardashian, 27, have announced a forthcoming beauty range titled Khroma Beauty. The line, which is due out in December, will include false eyelashes, a 'suite' of mascaras and 'Kardazzle Compacts', although it is unclear at to what that actually is