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Jade Mountain

Holiday Destinations - Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia, was formed on a volcanic eruption millions of years ago but it offers a rare type of tranquillity

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Winston Churchill

70 years ago today: June 6th 1944

On 6 June 1944, Winston Churchill announced the landings in France – news of the biggest invasion and largest military campaign the world had seen thus far

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Hidden Gems Around England

Top 10 travel tips - Hidden Gems Around England

Randomly stick a pin into a map of the England and chances are you will hit on somewhere, or something of interest. Our little Island nation is steeped in history and choc-full of treasures. Here are 10 hidden gems from our personal favourites list.

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The Production Studio

AniMotion show at Durham Cathedral

The AniMotion Show is set to transform Durham Cathedral Cloisters on Easter Monday 8.30 pm, Easter Monday the 21st of April 2014.

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Food and Drink

Christmas drinks

7 drinks to enjoy on Christmas Day

Everyone loves a Christmas tipple, after all there are few other times of the year where it is acceptable to open a bottle early in the morning.

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Lamb Chilli con Carne

Lamb Chilli con Carne Recipe

Wholegrain Basmati is a world apart from Pure Basmati in terms of flavour and texture.

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Giant Wild Rice Medley

Giant Wild Rice Medley Recipe

The nuttiness and texture from the Giant Wild Rice needs something with similar properties from the spice world - and that something has to be mustard seeds.

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People

Lewis Gray of Gateshead pays a visit and helps open the new 'LEGO' store at the Metro Centre Photo by Dave Charlton

The North East’s ‘Biggest Lego Fan’ opens new Metrocentre store

The LEGO Group has officially opened it’s brand new store in the Gateshead’s intu Metrocentre.

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Home and Gardens

Gifts for the person who has everything

Gifts for the person who has everything

We all have that one person who already has everything they want or need. So branch out and give them something they didn’t even know they wanted!

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Starry starry night
Every home should feature at least one star decoration at Christmas, as perhaps the most important symbol of the season. You might prefer a shimmering antique gold, but for a rustic look, this twiggy star is a lovely alternative.
Twig star, £6, Neptune

Christmas Decorations - Vintage Style

Vintage ideas for your house for the festive period.

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Ooh la la!
Theres something a little&je ne sais quoi about this pretty golden chandelier.
Temperance Six Arm Gold Chandelier £255
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6 of the best chandelier style lightings

Chandeliers are a trend that’s never gone away, but has evolved to meet our twenty-first century style expectations. Add a little light fantastic to your home this dull winter season.

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Statues & Sculptures large garden sculpture worth £99

Win a large Statues & Sculptures garden statue worth £99

The Great British Life Shop has teamed up with Statues & Scultpures to offer one lucky competition winner a garden statue worth £99.

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Competitions

Statues & Sculptures large garden sculpture worth £99

Win a large Statues & Sculptures garden statue worth £99

The Great British Life Shop has teamed up with Statues & Scultpures to offer one lucky competition winner a garden statue worth £99.

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Josef Seibel

Win a pair of Josef Seibel Footwear worth £120

Win a pair of outlandishly stylish and outrageously comfortable boots worth £120!

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Gardens

Statues & Sculptures large garden sculpture worth £99

Win a large Statues & Sculptures garden statue worth £99

The Great British Life Shop has teamed up with Statues & Scultpures to offer one lucky competition winner a garden statue worth £99.

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A Life with a View Fragrances

20% OFF A Life with a View fragrances and candles

Save 20% off all purchases of candles and fragrances by A Life with a View on the Great British Life Shop

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