Travel: Going skiing in 2019? Here’s the hotel you should be booking 

Zermatt’s historic Hotel Schweizerhof reopened in December 2018 following an intensive six-month upgrade – and the results are terrific. The Location  The mountain village of Zermatt The magnificent Matterhorn looms over the mountain village of Zermatt, one of Switzerland’s oldest, best-beloved resorts that attracts keen skiers, gourmands and mini-breakers alike – and all its best … Read more

Travel: All-inclusive but not as you know it, Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi 

Travel: All-inclusive but not as you know it, Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi By Lucy Coghlan For You Magazine Published: 00:02 GMT, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 02:08 GMT, 7 April 2019 It’s well acknowledged that all-inclusive holiday options can divide traveller opinions rather radically. For some triggering traumatic flashbacks to sad looking warming trays … Read more

The paws behind the power: History’s top dogs

Ideal for intimidating political opponents, keeping you calm when on the brink of war and, of course, adding the charisma-boosting factor, too… Susan Hope goes for walkies down the corridors of power with history’s top dogs Winston Churchill with Rufus II Winston Churchill  He may have been famous for his bulldog spirit but Churchill had a … Read more

MC Beaton speaks to Event about her army of loyal fans and being called ‘cosy’

Best-selling author MC Beaton is often described as the ‘queen of cosy crime’. Her army of devoted fans can’t get enough of the quirky, gently amusing mystery stories about her two beloved characters, Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin, whose battles with poisoned quiches and despicable dustmen have made her one of the top ten most … Read more

Shepherd’s pie | Daily Mail Online

Shepherd’s pie By Bosh! Published: 00:01 GMT, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 01:17 GMT, 7 April 2019 You can prepare the filling and mash the day before and keep them in separate airtight containers in the fridge Shepherd’s pie SERVES 4-6 2 medium red onions 1 celery stick 3 garlic cloves 4 sun-dried tomatoes, plus … Read more

Can you spot my owner?

Can you spot my owner? Is it really true that people choose dogs that look like them? By Miranda Thompson Published: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 Is it really true that people choose dogs that look like them? We’re putting the theory to the test with nine dogs … Read more

Emotional ties with Robert Elms

Emotional ties with Robert Elms By Charlotte Pearson Methven Published: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 Robert Elms The writer and broadcaster on Crombies, cool tunes and the photo that pulls on his ‘brash boy’ heartstrings  I’ve always loved bikes and have quite a collection of them. This one … Read more

LIFESTYLE: In the dog house

Muddy paw prints? They’re welcome in the ultra-stylish homes of these top interior designers Designer Carolyne Roehm, who has six dogs – Beethoven, Dusty, Baby Monkey, Lucky, Trollop and Teddy Bear – has a clever idea for protecting soft furnishings. ‘When I’m covering sofas and chairs, I buy extra fabric to make dog covers. Then … Read more

HOROSCOPES: Your patience will be rewarded, Aries

HOROSCOPES: Your patience will be rewarded, Aries By Sally Brompton for The Mail on Sunday Published: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 00:03 GMT, 7 April 2019 Aries 21 March-20 April If employers or other authority figures are dragging their feet over something that is important to you, you will just have to grin and … Read more

Why don’t YOU try…   | Daily Mail Online

Why don’t YOU try… By Joanne Toolan For You Magazine Published: 00:03 BST, 7 April 2019 | Updated: 00:03 BST, 7 April 2019 … being prepared, whatever the April weather   Compiled by Joanne Toolan. Rejina Pyo catwalk photographer: Antonio Salgado   Skirt, £240, self-portraitstudio.com Jacket, £30, Tu, sainsburys.co.uk Hat, £24.99, reserved.com Blouse, £85, kitristudio.com Dress, … Read more