Hacks for grabbing the best Black Friday bargains – savvy bloggers share their tips

It’s all in the preparation, Jenny Stallard discovers.

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Making Cents: Tips on how to stay out of the red this Black Friday

I doubt you need me to tell you that Black Friday is taking place at the end of this week.

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro: What would a real mate do?

Leaving the tech speak to the geeks, Esther N McCarthy says the HuaweiMate 20 Pro has some pretty nifty features, not least its cool camera.

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Are ceramides the key to younger looking skin? An expert explains

Topping up on this skincare component could help prevent the signs of ageing, Katie Wright discovers.

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How the Spice Girls’ hair has evolved, according to Mel C’s hairdresser

From the Nineties to now, Katie Wright talks to John Vial about the pop stars’ tresses over the years.

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Tulle is the latest red carpet trend just in time for party season

Maya Jama, Janelle Monae and Busy Philipps are just some of the celebs embracing the frills.

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Champagne: 6 things you need know to get the best from your glass of bubbles

…And why champagne flutes are no longer in vogue, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Cookbook review: Jamie’s Friday Night Feast Cookbook by Jamie Oliver

Ella Walker takes a look at a cookbook filled with celebrity names.

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Restaurant review: Del-Fino Restaurant, Dublin

Dublin's dining scene seems to be having a bit of a boom, by Christmas we will have had 35 new restaurant openings since summer and I’m told the Christmas ...

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7 surprising things that might be hitting your sex drive

We all experience low sex drive at some point in our lives – and it might not be for the reasons you think.

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Ask a counsellor: How can I get my colleagues to stop teasing me about my height?

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a woman who’s unsure how best to deal with unwelcome ‘jokes’ in the workplace.

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As Anne Hegerty says she’s ‘ready to go’ from I’m A Celeb – how to cope with adult homesickness

Experts reveal tips on how to manage your anxiety in a new and unfamiliar environment.

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Staying in is the new going out: How to make your home a cosy social sanctuary

People now want to come home after work to the plush cosiness they would get if they went out for drinks or food, writes Denise O’Donoghue

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Significant winter auctions of Irish art are under way

Des O’Sullivan previews major sales of classic and modern art in London and Dublin.

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Interiors are brought back to book

From the magic of tidying to classic English styling and the Guinness family’s great mansion, Carol O’Callaghan looks at some of the best recent publications. ...

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Greece is open for winter business and this is why you should go

Avoid the crowds and enjoy the history and scenery all year round, says Sarah Marshall.

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Enjoy some festive fun in the sun

With Christmas just weeks away, it’s still possible to have some festive fun in the sun, says Ciara McDonnell.

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Underground art, gold mosques and soothing sewing lessons – Uzbekistan is full of surprises

A former trading centre on the Great Silk Road, the Central Asian country is now an exciting holiday destination, says Katie Wright.

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9 top authors reveal the titles on their Christmas wish lists

After book recommendations for this festive season? Hannah Stephenson asks some bestselling writers to share their top picks.

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Watching violence on screens makes children more emotionally distressed

Children exposed to scenes of violence may develop a view that the world is more dangerous than it actually is.

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Moneyball author Michael Lewis examines the dangers of Trump in new book

Michael Lewis's latest book on America again produces a riveting read on what could be such a dry subject, writes Richard Fitzpatrick.

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Kokedama is the latest plant craze from Japan – here’s how to create your own display

It’s the art of creating hanging displays with moss-covered root balls – and they can look stunning. Hannah Stephenson asks an expert how it’s ...

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Richard Collins: Wildlife films have a very rich pedigree

The 1902 film Birth of a Flower showed hyacinths, crocuses and roses opening their petals.

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Following in Darwin’s footsteps in the Galapágos

"Sea lions literally everywhere, you’ve to be careful not to step on them, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, sea turtles.”

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