Stamp duty holiday sees landlords treble appetite for extra buy-to-lets

Stamp duty holiday prompts the number of landlords wanting to buy more buy-to-let properties to treble One in 10 property investors said they were looking to expand their portfolios Landlords can make use of the stamp duty holiday but still pay a 3% surcharge By Myra Butterworth For MailOnline Published: 07:44 GMT, 26 October 2020 … Read more Stamp duty holiday sees landlords treble appetite for extra buy-to-lets

A dash of Autumn colour: Red, pink and gold – bulbs to brighten up the dullest of spaces 

A dash of Autumn colour: Red, pink and gold — bulbs to brighten up the dullest of spaces Nigel Colborn shared advice for brightening up dull spaces with Autumn colours British gardening expert said small trees and shrubs can brighten a garden up Autumn is short-lived so the smaller the working space, the more selective … Read more A dash of Autumn colour: Red, pink and gold – bulbs to brighten up the dullest of spaces 

Rene Macdonald: The designer making happy clothes cool again

With a roll call of celebrity fans, upbeat label Lisou is a cheery antidote to our times. Designer Rene Macdonald tells Laura Craik why her clothes have the ultimate feelgood factor Rene wearing her own design, the Alina silk shirtdress With winter drawing ever closer, few of us would disagree that we could do with a fresh … Read more Rene Macdonald: The designer making happy clothes cool again

‘When Brooke laughs, it’s as if her dad is still alive’

A widow at just 28 when her soldier husband was killed in action, Nikki Scott was blindsided by grief and loss. But she knew she had to carry on living for her baby daughter Brooke   Nikki and Brooke today. Their charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers helps children who have lost a forces parent   Nikki’s story … Read more ‘When Brooke laughs, it’s as if her dad is still alive’

Horoscopes: Put your own needs first this week, Scorpio

Horoscopes: Put your own needs first this week, Scorpio By Sally Brompton for The Mail on Sunday Published: 00:02 BST, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 25 October 2020 Scorpio 24 Oct-22 Nov Put your own needs first this week, even if it means losing a few friends. The Sun in your sign makes … Read more Horoscopes: Put your own needs first this week, Scorpio

Elizabeth Day: This is the trashiest show on TV – and I love it!

Elizabeth Day: This is the trashiest show on TV – and I love it! By Elizabeth Day for You Magazine Published: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 Portrait: Dan Kennedy. Styling: Holly Elgeti. Make-up: Nicky Weir using Hourglass Beauty. Hair: Alex Szabo at Carol Hayes using T3 Haircare. Dress, … Read more Elizabeth Day: This is the trashiest show on TV – and I love it!

Great British Bake Off special: Pina Colada roulade 

Great British Bake Off special: Pina Colada roulade By Ruby Bhogal Published: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 RUBY BHOGAL, finalist 2018  SERVES 10 FOR THE MERINGUE 4 large egg whites 225g caster sugar 1 tsp white wine vinegar 50g sweetened desiccated coconut icing sugar, for dusting gold shimmer … Read more Great British Bake Off special: Pina Colada roulade