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Plan UK

There Is Now An App To Champion Girls' Rights

Natalie Dormer and Beverley Knight have lent their faces to Plan UK's new 'Face Up' app, which launches today as part of the charity's Because I Am A Girl campaign.


Easy Escapes: Swedish Lapland

Kelly Preedy heads to Luleå in search of the Northern Lights – and some memorable photos to bring home

Hixter Bankside

Hixter Bankside, Southwark

We get pretty excited when a super chef moves into SE1, especially opposite MC HQ. So, when Hixter Bankside opened its doors in August we sent PA to our editor-in-chief over to find out what it had to offer.

The Oxo Tower

The Oxo Tower, Southbank

Features Director Andrea Thompson visits London’s ultimate riverside brasserie with a view, The Oxo Tower.

Trader Vic's

Trader Vic's, Park Lane

Features Director Andrea Thompson, visits the newly renovated Trader Vic’s, on London’s Park Lane.

Figleaes Boudoir Obsession Basque

Pay Day Splash Out

It’s our favourite time of the month – pay day! So what better excuse to treat yourself to the ultimate pick-me-up in the shape of some luxe new lingerie? Fabulous lingerie always makes you feel like you're spoiling yourself. Our secret beauty tip to make you feel even better? Slip on an Always Dailies Pantyliner to keep you fresh and comfortable all day. It will protect your new underwear by absorbing moisture, so you can wear your beautiful buys every day, instead of just saving them for special occasions. That great pay day feeling will last even longer! See our picks of the most indulgent lingerie sets to feel lovely in from Figleaves. Ready, steady, shop...

Gold Necklace

Get Your Glamour On

When it comes to date night, you'll want to make sure you're catching his eye for all the right reasons. So dial up the glamour to help you feel your most gorgeous, confident self. Beneath every great outfit is a set of fabulous lingerie that makes you feel extra special. Our secret tip to give you an extra boost of confidence? Slip on an Always Dailies Pantyliner to keep you and your underwear feeling fresh and comfortable all evening. So all you’ll have to worry about is whether or not he's next date material... To claim your 10% off and free delivery at, simply enter code ALWAYSL at the checkout. Sponsored by Always Dailies Pantyliners. Keep that fresh knicker feeling all day long.

After Eden Cadillac Lace Push Up Bra, set from £48

Pretty In Pink

Refresh your summer look with the prettiest pieces that fuse soft and feminine detailing with impeccable fit and superior comfort.

Mother's Day Gifts

50 Amazing Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day gifts are one some of the most special things you'll buy all year. Whether you know her taste to a 't' or you're totally stuck searching for something she'll love, our handy gift guide is here to help.


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