Having five drinks on a first date maximises your chances of a romp

DOWNING five drinks on a first date maximises your chances of having a romp, a sex survey shows. But it also increases the chances your lover will never want to see you again. Getty – Contributor Alcohol can help with first-date nerves and loosen couples up, but going too far could be dangerous Experts say …

BBC podcast that ‘talks about cancer like it’s Eastenders’ to show you CAN live with disease is back for second series -starring The Sun’s Deborah James

A PODCAST that lays bare the reality of living with cancer is back – starring The Sun’s columnist Deborah James. The 36-year-old, who was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer last year, presents You, Me And The Big C alongside fellow patients Rachael Bland and Lauren Mahon. BBC The Sun’s Deborah James, right, and co-hosts …

The poignant reason Meghan Markle didn’t throw her wedding bouquet

MEGHAN Markle chose to forgo one of the highlights of any wedding – the throwing of the bouquet – for a very poignant reason. The 37-year-old followed in the tradition of fellow royal brides The Queen, Princess Diana and Kate Middleton and instead sent her stunning flowers to Westminster Abbey, where they were laid on …

What is the Matilda Challenge, how do you do it and what has Mara Wilson said about it?

IF you loved Matilda as much as we did, we’ve got some great news. Fans of the iconic movie are taking to Twitter to take part in the “Matilda Challenge” – a new social media trend inspired by one of the film’s most-loved scenes. Sky Fans are going wild for the Matilda Challenge What is …

Bride embarrassed by her ‘masculine’ hands in her wedding photos spends £1k on fillers to fix wrinkles

BOTOX and lip fillers are now common treatments but one woman has revealed the results of having her hands injected with filler to stave off the effects of ageing. The 28-year-old bride paid £1,000 for the treatment after deciding that her hands looked “masculine” in her wedding photos. Getty – Contributor The woman decided her …

Repairman who couldn’t draw wakes up after a stroke with a talent for painting — and now makes money off his quirky works of art

A REPAIRMAN who could not draw the simplest shapes woke from a stroke with a talent for painting. Wayne Sheppard now spends ten hours a day creating quirky works of art. SWNS:South West News Service Wayne Sheppard, 47, woke up after suffering a stroke with a talent for painting SWNS:South West News Service Wayne couldn’t …

Woman’s summer dress becomes butt of joke thanks to rude-looking flower design

A MAN has shared an embarrassing photo of his girlfriend’s summer dress – and its rather unfortunately placed floral print. The unnamed boyfriend posted the snap on Reddit, along with the message: “I couldn’t stop giggling at her new ‘flower’ dress.” Reddit A man shared a snap of his girlfriend’s rude-looking frock on Reddit The …

Take our quiz to see if you and your other half are loyal — or set to have your heads turned

Kate says: “The romantic equivalent of a Stannah Stairlift: secure and comfortable, but going nowhere. Next stop: Dullsville; population, you two. “You might enjoy having someone to sit on the fence with, but it’s a false sense of security. “At the first sniff of someone more exciting, you or your partner will be off. “If …

Can eating poppy seeds really trigger a positive drug test result, what are the health benefits and where are they banned?

A MUM in the US state of Maryland almost lost custody of her child after a poppy seed breakfast bagel resulted in a positive test for opiates. But just why could a simple breakfast cause such a massive issue? We take a look at poppy seeds in a bit more depth. Getty – Contributor A …

A floral skirt and a bluetooth speaker… here’s what we’re lusting after today

FRIDAY is here and we are set for a spot of shopping over the weekend. Here are a few things we have got out eye on today. On Trend   The floral dress in this fabric has been one of Topshop’s biggest sellers this summer. So they’ve decided to mix it up with a skirt …