This is about so much more than losing weight – it was time to make a change

From a life-changing commitment to a confidence-booster like no other, here’s what happened when these reluctant dieters lost 20 stone between them…  ‘Doing this together has made us closer’ Andri Ford, 31, and Mo Osman, 33, live in Essex and both work in secondary schools. They’ve been together for 16 years and chart their weight … Read more

ROSEMARY, GOAT’S CHEESE & MUSHROOM TART WITH PINK PEPPERCORNS 

ROSEMARY, GOAT’S CHEESE & MUSHROOM TART WITH PINK PEPPERCORNS By Rukmini Iyer Published: 00:02 GMT, 5 January 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 5 January 2020 CHANGE IT UP If you have friends round and are looking for an easy starter, you can make this as four individual tarts by cutting the pastry into smaller rectangles … Read more

ROSEMARY & GARLIC ROASTED LAMB WITH ARTICHOKES & OLIVES 

ROSEMARY & GARLIC ROASTED LAMB WITH ARTICHOKES & OLIVES By Rukmini Iyer Published: 00:02 GMT, 5 January 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 5 January 2020 CHANGE IT UP Think your guests won’t like lamb? Follow the recipe above but with chicken breasts, leaving them in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until cooked through This stunning … Read more

SAUSAGE TRAYBAKE WITH LONG-STEM BROCCOLI & CHERRY TOMATOES 

SAUSAGE TRAYBAKE WITH LONG-STEM BROCCOLI & CHERRY TOMATOES By Rukmini Iyer Published: 00:02 BST, 5 January 2020 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 5 January 2020 Sausage bakes work well with fresh courgettes, tomatoes and broccoli for a light dinner. Sausage bakes work well with fresh courgettes, tomatoes and broccoli for a light dinner.  Serves 2 adults … Read more

CRISPY BAKED COD WITH HERBY BROCCOLI, PEAS & BEANS 

CRISPY BAKED COD WITH HERBY BROCCOLI, PEAS & BEANS By Rukmini Iyer Published: 00:02 BST, 5 January 2020 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 5 January 2020 Serve with crusty bread for an additional carbs This is such an easy weeknight dish, with mostly store-cupboard ingredients: pesto, breadcrumbs, frozen peas. Adding a tin of butter beans (by … Read more

Caroline Flack edited out of existing Love Island promo

Caroline Flack has been edited out of the latest Love Island trailer, two weeks after stepping down from the show following her assault charge. The presenter, 40, has fled to LA after she was charged with assaulting her boyfriend Lewis Burton, 27 on December 12.   The initial trailer for the show, which kicks off in … Read more

Debenhams to axe 19 sites ‘within weeks’ as it begins store closures

Debenhams faces a make-or-break year as it begins a massive programme of store closures. Three stores closed last year, 19 shops will shut their doors between January 11 and 25, and a further 28 will follow next year. The list of 19 includes stores in Eastbourne, Guildford, Wolverhampton and Canterbury. It is part of a … Read more

Monty Don has travelled the States in search of its greatest gardens for his new TV show

Last year I visited the United States three times, filming for my American Gardens series, which starts this Friday on BBC2. I crammed in as many gardens as possible in that enormous country in my total of six weeks there.  But it’s not until you start to really travel around the States that you appreciate … Read more

PUNT OF THE WEEK: Video game maker Codemasters

PUNT OF THE WEEK: Video game maker Codemasters has been hired by the Fast & Furious movie franchise By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 3 January 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 3 January 2020 Game on: Codemasters joined London’s junior market, AIM, in June 2018 and is worth £430m What is … Read more