The busiest RNLI station in Britain in pictures

Few in the capital are aware that it even exists, yet Tower Lifeboat on the Thames saves far more lives than any other RNLI station in the British Isles. Jason Orton photographs the lifeboat and the river for the Telegraph Magazine

The bitter truth about sugar

It's addictive, potentially harmful and absolutely everywhere. But is sugar really a poison that should be kept out of vulnerable hands?

62 guinea pigs, and counting

There’s been an explosion in the number of abandoned pets. One woman is helping to save them.

The romance of a railway home

For one couple renovating a train station was a labour of love, finds Jake Wallis Simons.

Mystery over £51m sale of Chinese vase

The £51m sale of a Chinese vase discovered in Pinner sparked headlines around the world. But nearly 16 months on the seller has yet to receive a penny.

Homes in search of a character

Your house is in the perfect location, but it’s as ugly as sin. Fear not. A growing number of people are turning to cosmetic surgery to rejuvenate their homes.

Brooklyn heights: house renovation

A graphic designer and her architect husband pooled their creative resources to resuscitate a semi-derelict 1830s house in New York. By Dominic Bradbury. Photographs by Mark Luscombe-Whyte.

Toby Nwazor: The Elements That Make Up a Good Ceiling Fan

You don't want to tear apart your Craftsman home, but you also don't want to endure another hot summer and freezing winter. Is there any relief from this torture?! There is. All your troubles can be solved with a well-placed ceiling fan.

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Houzz: 12 Ways To Style A Coffee Table

By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor
A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and — of cour...

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Houzz: 8 Ways To Work With What You Already Have At Home

Sometimes it can seem as if designers want you to replace everything you have and start fresh with each design season. In reality, a lot of good home basics just need a little building up to go from acceptable to exceptional. Here are some ways to give your rooms an impressive update by working with what you already have.

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6 Easy Ways To Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

First time home owners know that buying a home is one of the most important investments that you can make. And while signing the papers on your first ...

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LifeCoach: how to tone the upper arms

Our panel of experts answers your questions on everything from how to tone the upper arms to caring for pets during the fireworks season