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 

Great British Bake Off special: Sticky gingerbread loaf 

Great British Bake Off special: Sticky gingerbread loaf By Michael Chakraverty Published: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 25 October 2020 MICHAEL CHAKRAVERTY, contestant 2019  SERVES 12 250g plain flour 4 tsp ground ginger 140ml whole milk 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 100g sunflower spread 100g dark muscovado sugar 100g golden syrup 100g … Read more Great British Bake Off special: Sticky gingerbread loaf