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Socks and sandals, streaky fake tan – the fashion faux pas for Summer

Socks and sandals, streaky fake tan and swimwear a size too small have been named on a list of the most common fashion faux pas. Researchers who polled 2,000 Brits to uncover the top summer no-no’s for both men and women found beer bellies, union jack shorts and thongs on the beach also on the [...]


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Green-fingered Brits managed 154 hours working on their gardens this Summer

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The nation’s gardens now look better than ever – thanks to the typical green-fingered Brit spending the equivalent of 19 working days toiling away during this year’s scorching summer, it has emerged. A study found the sunny days were put to good use – with the typical gardener working for a staggering 154 hours. The [...]


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73% of parents wish for a shorter summer break

Parents would prefer the school holidays to last four weeks instead of six, research has revealed. A study carried out among 2,000 parents found most find the tail end of the summer break a slog after weeks of entertaining the children at home. As many as 73% of those who were polled said they would [...]


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Summer fashion faux pas – thong bikinis for women, socks and sandals for men

The biggest summer fashion faux pas have been revealed in a poll – topped by thong bikinis, socks with sandals and tight swimming trunks. Researchers quizzed 2,000 Brits to uncover the top beach no-no’s for both men and women with muffin tops, saggy swimsuits and sun burn also among the list. Barely-there string bikini bottoms [...]


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