• How slime toys could make your children ill

    Slime has been a huge playground craze for the past year, with everyone from Holly Willoughby to Kate Garraway getting involved with making and buying slime toys with their children. However, new research has found that slime toys contain dangerous levels of a chemical that can not only make children unwell, but also potentially harm unborn children and affect fertility. The toxin in question is boron, found in borax, which is a common ingredient found in slime and helps to create its sticky texture. The EU safe limit of the chemical is 300mg/kg, but a new investigation has found that

  • Eight hacks for sleeping in a heat wave

    Ahhhhh, heatwaves – what's not to like about BBQs, terrace drinks and the chance to wear our favourite sundresses and strappy sandals for days on end? Well, it's all fun and games until we try to settle down for a good night's sleep. Suddenly we're a hot sweaty mess, tossing and turning under the sheets as we desperately try to cool down and catch some rest. But don't worry, there are a few tricks you can employ in order to lower the temperature and sleep soundly. Here are eight tips for sleeping in a heat wave. Too-hot nights can suck

  • Andrea McLean reveals traumatic experience that stopped her presenting Loose Women

    Andrea McLean has been incredibly open over the past few years about her battle with anxiety - and has even written about her struggles in her new book Confessions of a Menopausal Woman - but recently her condition got so bad that it stopped her from undertaking her presenting duties on Loose Women. Talking to HELLO!, the mother-of-two recalled the time that she had a panic attack on the train during her commute to work. "In November last year I was on the train on the way to work and I had not felt right for a couple of