A dog sitter narrowly avoided jail after leaving eight pets locked in the back of a hot van, leading to the death of two dogs. Helen Campbell, 59, owner of Nose2tail-K9Care, left the animals in the back of the vehicle after she "lost track
Summer has officially arrived in the UK and with it, a whole lot of moaning. With temperatures set to hit 37 degrees – the highest temperature in recorded history – this week, it’s not uncommon to suffer from a sleepless night.Fans are rendered useless, an open window can cause allergy sufferers mayhem and then there’s the issue of what to wear for a night of discomfort.We got some expert advice to find out just how to survive the night without crying yourself to sleep.READ MORE: Soaking in the bath before bedtime helps you sleep better“The ideal temperature for your bedroom is around 18 degrees,” Professor Colin Espie, co-founder of Big Health, creator of Sleepio, and professor of sleep medicine at the University of Oxford commented. “If you get too hot, you may get restless. Too cold and you may struggle to drop off or have bad dreams.”“Air the room by opening a window before going to bed: fresh air will help you sleep because it contains about 20% oxygen, and that’s what we survive on. If a room is stuffy and there is no influx of fresh air, we end up re-breathing our own exhaled air which has reduced oxygen content.”READ MORE: Three in four adults not getting enough sleepFrom eating spicy food (makes no sense, we know) to slathering yourself in aloe vera, here’s a few other options you’d never have thought of.Article updated from a piece previously published in October 2017.
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For most parents, the sun getting his hat on is the cue to slather the kids in factor 50 suncream.We all know the dangers of sun exposure and the fact that sunburn in childhood has been strongly linked to the development of skin cancer in later years.But there’s much more to sun protection than just slapping on the sun screen and it turns out there are a few skincare gaffes we’re all making when it comes to keeping our kids sun safe.So as the school holidays are almost upon us, we spoke to the experts to sort through the six most common suncream mistakes parents are making and how to become more sun savvy this summer.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Why it’s normal to feel grumpy in the heatThe big-brand suncream not living up to its SPF claimsWhat does the SPF number on your sun cream actually mean?
With the first heatwave of the year well underway, it’s guaranteed that a good portion of us are already burnt.For no matter how many times someone lectures you on wearing suncream, you will ignore them in an effort to get a tan. And thus face the consequences.While most of us are used to the odd shoulder, nose and back burn, some people are taking sunburn to the next level.From insanely red faces to truly disgusting blisters along with the weirdest tan lines you will ever see, here are 15 reasons why you should slather yourself in cream right now.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:12 hot weather hacks from people used to the heatWhy do I swell up in the heat? 5 ways to reduce heat oedema this summerHeatwave essentials: 9 products you need to survive the sun
You can’t fail to have noticed that the UK is currently in the grip of a heatwave.But while the hot weather is much longed-for, it’s fair to say the 34 degrees plus temperatures we’ve been sweltering in for the last few days have posed some very real struggles for us Brits.The sweat-soaked commutes to work, those too-hot-to-sleep nights, humidity hair, swollen everything!It needn’t be this way, though. People who live in hot countries seem to go about their business perfectly stress and sweat-free, so we asked the hot-weather pros for their very best tips on staying chill, when the temperature is rising.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Heatwave essentials: 9 products you need to survive the sunBoozy ice lolly recipes to try this summerWhy it’s normal to feel grumpy in the heat
When it’s far too hot to be outside, the first thing to do is take shelter. But sometimes even your home is absolutely sweltering too, made even worse if you don’t have air conditioning.Fear not, however - there are ways to keep your house or flat cool even without the aid of technology. 13 Boozy Ice Lolly Recipes That You Need To Try This Summer How Long It Really Takes To Get Over A Hangover
The weather is getting warmer and the days lasting longer – for many of us it's the perfect time to dust off the driving gloves and hit those favourite stretches of twisty B-road. For others, however, summertime driving can be a