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Top Tips for Choosing a Trading Platform

Top Tips for Choosing a Trading Platform

Featured Article Are you new to trading? Choosing a trading platform is one of the first steps you’ll take. In fact, signing up for a platform is essential for anyone looking to dip their toes into the world of trading and investing. But there are many platforms available, each offering a range of attractive features […]

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Driving Lesson Tips

Driving Lesson Tips

Featured Article Learning to drive opens you up to a world of possibilities, but it can also feel daunting at first. However, there are many steps you can take to ensure that your experience as a learner driver goes as smoothly as possible. In this article, we’ll share some top tips for people learning how […]

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How to get your tech start-up off the ground

How to get your tech start-up off the ground

Featured Article Launching a new business can be an exciting prospect, but it can also be stressful and challenging. You will need to be resilient and pragmatic to go through this experience. The technology industry is a rapidly growing space, especially in the UK. Recently, the UK tech industry surpassed a valuation of $1 trillion, […]

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Golden Rules of Good Hair Care

Golden Rules of Good Hair Care

Featured Article If you look after your hair properly, it’ll look fantastic for years. In most cases, good hair care means forming the right habits, investing in the right products, and apply those habits and products consistently. Let’s take a look at some rules to live by if you want amazing-looking hair! Always Use Protection […]

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The importance of high-quality tools

The importance of high-quality tools

Featured Article Whether you’re a trades professional or a DIY enthusiast, your tools have a significant influence on the standard of your work. Investing in high-quality power tools isn’t just about having the ‘right’ tool for the job – it’s about safety, efficiency, control, and ultimately, the longevity of both your tools and your finished […]

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How to get date night right in Reading

How to get date night right in Reading

Featured Article Paris, Rome, Vienna… Reading. What do each of these cities have in common? Why it’s romance, of course. Local couples rejoice, Reading might not have the timeless charm and allure of Europe’s fairytale cities, but there are plenty of romantic nights to be had if you only know where to look. So, next […]

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All you need to know about preparing for a spa weekend

All you need to know about preparing for a spa weekend

Featured Article A spa weekend is the perfect way to wind down and relax, especially if you’ve been feeling stressed or overworked. You’ll find dozens of different treatments to suit all budgets, and spa facilities everywhere from old stately homes to modern leisure centres. Yet if you really want to get the most out of […]

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Why Women Are Buying More Expensive Watches Than Men

Why Women Are Buying More Expensive Watches Than Men

Featured Article Traditionally, the watch collecting market is one that is dominated by men with men both purchasing luxury watches to wear as well as investing in timepieces that could be sold for greater value down the line. While men are still buying a lot of watches, there has been a noticeable shift in recent […]

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4 luxury home additions that will make any renovation worthwhile

4 luxury home additions that will make any renovation worthwhile

Featured Article Although many home renovations are undertaken for the sake of functionality, there’s something exciting about a project pursued for pure enjoyment. When you use the best available materials, products, and technology, you’re able to create the home you always dreamed of. To give you some inspiration, here are a few of our favourite […]

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The most prestigious places to live in the UK

The most prestigious places to live in the UK

Featured Article The United Kingdom regularly ranks highly amongst the wealthiest countries in the world, so it’s no surprise that Britain is packed with prestigious places to live. Whether you’re looking to upscale your property due to a growing family, start an adventure in a new city or make the most of a promotion or […]

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No More Merlot: Red wines that will make you seem knowledgeable

No More Merlot: Red wines that will make you seem knowledgeable

Featured Article If you’ve felt the flush of embarrassment when ordering and tasting wine, you’re certainly not alone. Even those more familiar with the world of vinology will admit to leaning on the odd buzzword. As with most topics, the key to becoming truly informed often boils down to time, energy, and practice. In other […]

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How to create and run a wedding fair

How to create and run a wedding fair

Featured Article Weddings are some of the most important days in anyone’s life which is why they’ll want to make sure everything is perfect for it. Part of the planning for this big day involves going to wedding fairs which is an event that invites local and national businesses from the wedding industry to showcase […]

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Football collectibles: Which ones should you invest in?

Football collectibles: Which ones should you invest in?

Featured Article  The sports memorabilia market is estimated to be worth £3.7 billion, and although the majority of this is made up of US sports, football owns a big chunk of the industry too. With fans being so passionate about their clubs, sentimentality inspires big purchases, while avid collectors are spotting new trends and waves […]

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Five ways to live a greener life in 2021

Five ways to live a greener life in 2021

| Featured Article | In 2020, we saw just how impactful global lockdowns were for the environment, with canals in Venice clearer than ever and wild animals roaming freely in locked-down cities. Climate change is still very much on our radars, even more so now that we’ve seen how directly our lifestyles impact the environment. But there […]

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How to choose the right frame for your artwork

How to choose the right frame for your artwork

| Featured Article | Buying posters and artwork is one of the most common ways that property owners and renters decorate their homes, allowing them to customise their living space and put their own stamp on a property. However, there is more to displaying artwork in your home than simply picking up a print and working out […]

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3 of the oldest bottled whiskies ever released

3 of the oldest bottled whiskies ever released

| Featured Article | For whisky connoisseurs, it’s not enough to have a favourite distillery or brand. Much like oenophiles, those who love a dram will often go the extra mile, and insist upon a specific vintage. However, unlike fine wine, the age of a whisky is determined by the time between when the drink […]

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How to Get the Perfect Manicure at Home

How to Get the Perfect Manicure at Home

| Featured Article | With the salons still shut, you and your nails must be missing the regular pamper session. However, you can give yourself a great manicure from the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s your first time trying your hand at a manicure, or you’re looking for some top tips, we’ve got you covered. […]

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Property In France & Monaco: The Finest Apartments For Sale

Property In France & Monaco: The Finest Apartments For Sale

Featured Article If you are searching for an apartment in France or Monaco, look no further than our pick of four of the finest properties currently on the market. The French Riviera boasts consistently high-quality apartments ideal for everything from a family home to an investment property. Below, browse the finest apartments for sale right […]

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Miss travelling? Satisfy your wanderlust at home with these cookbooks

Miss travelling? Satisfy your wanderlust at home with these cookbooks

¦ Featured Article ¦ Cancelling travel plans has become the norm this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Although some flights are now departing, it’s understandable that many people still don’t feel safe venturing abroad. As well as putting a damper on your sense of adventure and the chance for much needed rest and relaxation, […]

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How This Christmas Can Still be Made Special

How This Christmas Can Still be Made Special

Featured Article It is clear that this Christmas will not be the one that everyone was hoping for due to the coronavirus and this will certainly dampen people’s festive spirit, especially after such a difficult year. While it may not be a typical Christmas, there are still ways that you can make this year special […]

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Things to Consider When Renting A Flat in London

Things to Consider When Renting A Flat in London

Featured Article London is a city that offers plenty of opportunities, particularly for young professionals. With that said, those opportunities come at a significant cost: the city is among the most expensive in Europe in terms of living costs, and this extends to rental prices, too, according to research released in June. The average monthly […]

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The best parks to visit in London

The best parks to visit in London

Featured Article When you’re in London, whether it’s seeing a show, seeing a friend, working or travelling from Gatwick airport or Euston station after a trip of a lifetime, you can often forget to check out some of the best areas of this simply amazing city. But, aside from the cultural landmarks like Big Ben, […]

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French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

Featured Article Visitors to France and Monaco who love dining out will be delighted to know that a selection of cafes and restaurants are opening again as of June 2nd. These eateries will be adhering to a strict health protocol to ensure they are safe to visit – let’s look at the new rules for […]

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Why Choose a Real Estate Agency that Belongs to the Chambre Immobilière de Monaco

Why Choose a Real Estate Agency that Belongs to the Chambre Immobilière de Monaco

Featured Article As with most aspects of the tiny sovereign state of Monaco, its real estate market is highly unusual and uses its very own regulatory body called the Chambre Immobilière Monégasque. With more than 140 real estate agents operating within the same surface area of New York’s Central Park, Monaco is home to some […]

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Why diamonds might not be a girl’s best friend

Why diamonds might not be a girl’s best friend

Featured Article Marilyn Monroe famously led us to believe that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but the once-coveted gemstone may need to find a new amigo amid growing consumer concern around ethical and sustainable practices. 42% of consumers have admitted to changing their buying habits as a direct response to such concerns, and the […]

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Why You Should Consider Investing in a Holiday Home

Why You Should Consider Investing in a Holiday Home

Featured Article There can be a surprising amount of stress when it comes to booking a holiday. There is so much to organise: deciding the destination, how to get there, where to stay, and how long for. Not to mention trying to think about what to do when you get there. It can get to […]

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Could The Wing’s first London branch help women in the city thrive?

Could The Wing’s first London branch help women in the city thrive?

Featured Article US women’s workspace giant The Wing has gained huge traction since its formation in 2016. With around 10,000 members, it is noted for its string of high-profile supporters including the likes of Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Marketed as “a space designed for women with a women’s focused mission”, The Wing […]

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The best destinations for wine tasting connoisseurs

The best destinations for wine tasting connoisseurs

Featured Article Robbie Fowle, Head of Marketing at travel money providers H&T, shares four luxurious locations for a wine tasting holiday. What’s better than a luxury holiday? A wine-tasting holiday, of course. Not only do you get to spend all day, every day sampling the most delicious vintages right where they were produced, but it’s […]

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How to back a winner at Cheltenham Festival 2020

How to back a winner at Cheltenham Festival 2020

Featured Article In this article, Peter Watton from matched betting specialists OddsMonkey shares his top tips for picking a winner at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The Cheltenham Festival is one of the most prestigious events in the racing calendar, with interest in both the social and sporting side of the meet. And, whether you’re attending […]

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How to Add Value to Your Home

How to Add Value to Your Home

Featured Article As London house prices continue to soar, improving our existing homes has become a popular option for many homeowners. Making the necessary structural and design improvements are often the most cost-effective long-term option and can add significant value to our homes, not to mention overcoming the stress and hassle that comes with selling […]

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas for all relationship statuses

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for all relationship statuses

Featured Article There are many debates as to why Valentine’s Day first came about. Some say its based on the fact that two men were executed on February 14th by Emperor Claudius II, and consequently were honoured in this way, while others believe that poet Geoffrey Chaucer linked love with St. Valentine for the first […]

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Top 5 things to think of when booking a holiday

Top 5 things to think of when booking a holiday

Featured Article Whether you’re thinking of holidaying abroad this year or planning on a stay-cation, January and February are purported to be the best months to book a summer holiday. But there are certain things you should look out for and consider before booking. Check your passports It might sound obvious but checking your passport […]

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

How to Spend 48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Featured Article Any traveller looking for a hidden gem of a destination should seriously consider visiting the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumper. Despite being an incredibly beautiful, diverse and modern city with shades of its fascinating past throughout, Kuala Lumpur is often overlooked which is a real shame but great news for any traveller seeking […]

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An exclusive review of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Monaco

An exclusive review of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Monaco

Featured Article If you’re looking to ring in the New Year in spectacular style, then there is no better place than Monaco, one of the world’s most glamorous destinations. And boasting some of the finest Champagnes on tap, lavish surroundings, superb fireworks, and the world’s best DJs, last year’s New Year’s Eve parties in Monaco […]

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Which wool for a winter wardrobe? A guide to wearing knitwear this season

Which wool for a winter wardrobe? A guide to wearing knitwear this season

Featured Article Nothing quite compares to the enjoyment of wrapping up warm to beat the winter chill. Whether you’re an embracer of hygge with cosy nights in by the fire or a party animal braving the cold to dance all night long, layering up is essential. Knitwear is the perfect way to do just that, […]

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Secure Your Place As Cheeseboard Champion This Christmas

Secure Your Place As Cheeseboard Champion This Christmas

Featured Article December is a month of non-stop partying with massive meals often at the centre of the celebrations, so it’s no wonder we’re already counting down the days until Christmas. And what better represents these two luxuries than a festive cheeseboard? Though we enjoy cheese, no matter what time of year it is, the […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Brighton

Top 5 Things to Do in Brighton

Featured Article Planning a long weekend down in Brighton? There is a huge amount to keep you busy in this cool, charming and fun coastal town so it should provide you with everything that you need for a fantastic weekend. Here are 5 of the best highlights to consider. 1. Brighton Pier The iconic Brighton […]

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Fake Or Fortune?: Five tips for art buyers to find the real deal

Fake Or Fortune?: Five tips for art buyers to find the real deal

Featured Article As seen in the 2018 Oscar-nominated movie Can You Ever Forgive Me?, even experts can be fooled by a convincing creative forgery. In the film, Melissa McCarthy plays real-life author Lee Israel, who faked a series of letters from literary celebrities, selling them for high prices. With this year’s movie adaptation of Donna […]

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Perfectly Personalised Engagement Gifts

Perfectly Personalised Engagement Gifts

Featured Article There is nothing more romantic than a wedding – except maybe an engagement. When a couple becomes engaged, they are making the biggest commitment of their lives, making that promise to marry and stay together, come what may. If you are looking for a special way t congratulate a couple on their upcoming […]

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Retake Control of Your Weight Gain After the Summer Holidays

Retake Control of Your Weight Gain After the Summer Holidays

Featured Article Have you lost control of your diet and indeed your weight through the summer period? That’s quite common and things often begin to slip through the summer. We can become lazy which means lower levels of exercise while we often also indulge in delicious treats. If you’re on holiday, it’s difficult to avoid […]

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