What Zammo did next: Lee MacDonald on life after Grange Hill What Zammo did next: Lee MacDonald on life after Grange Hill

He found fame playing a schoolboy heroin addict, started a second career as a boxer … then lost it all in a car crash. Now he’s heading back to our TV screens with a role in EastEndersGoing to meet Lee MacDonald feels more like a reunion with an old schoolmate than an interview. He is an old schoolmate not just to me but to a generation. Actually, I’m a bit older: my gang was Tucker...

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Tattoos without borders: the Ukrainian artist mapping migration Tattoos without borders: the Ukrainian artist mapping migration

She’s inked Florence Welch and her work features in Chanel ads. But for Stanislava Pinchuk, body art is an intimate story of identityIn Ukraine there is a tradition before embarking on a journey. Once all the bags are packed and the last-minute checks are complete, someone will suggest, “Shall we sit?” Those gathered will pause for a moment in silence, heads bowed, to acknowledge the...

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Five ways to manage travel sickness Five ways to manage travel sickness

Focus on your breathing, stay still – and keep your eyes on the horizonDon’t travel on small planes, which tend to be worse than larger jets. If you are on a boat, keep towards the centre, where there is less movement. In a car, being the driver helps; the worst place to sit is in the back seat, because it is harder to see out the window. Unfortunately, this is where children typically sit...

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Happy ever after: 25 ways to live well into old age Happy ever after: 25 ways to live well into old age

Determined to enjoy longer and healthier lives, two women researched the science to find the key. Here, they share what they discoveredWhen Susan Saunders was 36, her mother was diagnosed with severe dementia. “I had a toddler, a newborn, a full-time job as a TV producer – and I became a carer as well.” As a teenager, she had watched her mum care for her own mother, who had the same...

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Equator from the Air review – the havoc humans wreak on nature, seen from the sky Equator from the Air review – the havoc humans wreak on nature, seen from the sky

Gordon Buchanan is an affable but irritating guide – there are too many shots of him rather than the spectacular scenery he is viewingDid Gordon Buchanan just lick whale snot off his face? I think he did. Yummy. In (BBC Two), the wildlife-cameraman-turned-TV presenter is on a journey around the equator, swooping down from whatever propeller plane/helicopter/hot-air balloon he happens to be on...

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Michael Gove: 'I've evolved as politician and can lead Tories' Michael Gove: 'I've evolved as politician and can lead Tories'

Minister who once said he was incapable of being leader now says he has required ‘conviction’ , who once said he was incapable of being Tory leader, has spoken of evolving as a politician and said he had the required “eye for detail” and “conviction” to become prime minister and take Britain out of the EU.In a wide-ranging BBC interview at , Gove spoke not just of his politics, but...

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Sudoku 4,403 easy Sudoku 4,403 easy

.Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9.

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How taking up boxing helped me beat anxiety – and regain control of my life How taking up boxing helped me beat anxiety – and regain control of my life

On my first session, my fist made a loud and satisfying thunk on the pad, and I was hookedA couple of years ago, the idea of putting on a pair of boxing gloves and attempting to bob and hook would have had me (and anyone who knows me) weeping with laughter. I was always the girl with two left feet; more likely to accidentally smack myself in the face than accurately punch a boxing pad. Despite...

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How to get rid of blackheads How to get rid of blackheads

Don’t try to remove the greasy spots with your hands – the best approach is washing with peroxide then applying a retinoic acid creamBlackheads are . (Others include pus-filled spots called whiteheads, or closed comedones, and small red bumps called papules.) As dermatologists, we aren’t big fans of people trying to remove blackheads using their hands or shop-bought extractors because of...

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