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Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Week 6 Workout

The last workout of the Summer Body Challenge! Each week has been increasing in intensity, so this is a pretty tough one. But the time limits are short so the workout will fly over.

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Planning your meals can help you stay on track.

Plan your meals to stay on track for Summer Body Challenge

This is the last week of the Summer Body Challenge and if you’ve been following along with the meal plans and workouts, then you’ll be experiencing some great changes to your body.

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Spicy beef stir fry.

Recipe of the week: Spicy beef stir fry

This quick and easy Asian-style recipe is one which always prove popular.

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Can I appeal a medical decision which affects my benefits?

Can I appeal a medical decision which affects my benefits?

Q. I have been claiming Employment and Support Allowance for three years and I have always been in the Support Group.

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The Working Wetlands Garden at Washington Wetland Centre. Picture by Ian Henderson

Gardening: How creating a ‘rain garden’ can help tackle climate change

Gardeners are being encouraged to try ‘rain gardening’ as a way of coping with the effects of climate change at a new WWT Washington Wetland Centre garden exhibit.

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Firefighters who bravely tackled the Grenfell Tower blaze have been handed free holidays, with one man and his family coming up to Yorkshire.

Stephen Hepburn MP: Tories are stripping services to the bone

I’ll never forget how gut-wrenching it was to see Conservative MPs cheering a cut in the living standards of NHS and council workers, teachers and the armed forces, firefighters and police officers and everybody else working in public services.

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Insomnia regularly affects one in three adults in the UK.

Having trouble sleeping this summer? Here's what you can do

In the UK it is estimated that insomnia regularly affects one in three adults and can be caused by a range of different issues.

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Being burgled is the last thing you want while on holiday.

Will your home be secure enough when you head off on holiday?

So the suitcases are packed, tickets and passports are ready, your wallet is bursting with foreign currency and you’re ready for the off - summer holiday here you come!

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Hiring a car on holiday can be a whole lot of trouble if you are not careful.

Five ways to steer clear of car-hire problems on holiday

Every summer millions of Brits sit behind the wheel on far-flung destinations across the world.
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Richard Ord: Achtung! Time for a Nazi Doctor Who?

Richard Ord: Achtung! Time for a Nazi Doctor Who?

History can do funny things to people.

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Legal Eagle: Reform of Mental Health Act

The Government announced its intention to reform mental health legislation in England and Wales in the Queen’s Speech on 21 June. This comes after Prime Minister Theresa May has made clear that she intends to prioritise mental illness, giving it parity with physical health.

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Clumping yellow bamboo ... Fargesia robusta Pingwu.

Gardening: Getting the right bamboo plants for your garden

Bamboo is big at the moment – quite literally – don’t fall for the massive varieties that can be an invasive pest.

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Your questions, answered.

Will taking a part-time job affect my housing benefit?

Q. I have a single claim for Jobseeker’s Allowance of £73.10 per week. I’ve had the offer of some part-time work. Will this affect my Housing Benefit?

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A good night's sleep can help you lose weight.

Why a good night's sleep can help you lose weight

Do you struggle to maintain your focus when trying to lose weight?

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Graham Low demonstrates an exercise from the workout.

Shaping Up Summer Body Challenge: Week 5 Workout

The workouts are starting to really increase in intensity now.

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A peanut butter and apple snack.

Recipe of the week: Peanut butter and apple sandwich

This is a great little snack to have on the go. It takes seconds to prepare and tastes great.

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Even 10 minutes of physical exercise, such as going for a walk, is good for you.

Has the summer of sport inspired you to get active?

Whether it’s Wimbledon, rugby, or boxing, the so-called ‘Summer of Sport’ should be inspiring us all not just to be a spectator, but to get off the sofa and do something active.
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Doing housework can be good for you - though you don't need to enjoy it as much as this lady!

Seven tips from grandma's generation on how to improve your wellbeing

Stereotypical grandmothers probably no longer exist.

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Make sure that everything is included in your all-inclusive holiday.

Does your 'all-inclusive' holiday have hidden costs?

The prospect of an all-inclusive holiday where everything is laid on – and “free” – when you arrive at your destination, is for many, the ultimate in relaxation.
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Waiter, there's a fly in my soup.

Do you know how to deal with a dining out disaster?

Here at Resolver we get loads of complaints about food-related problems.

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