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It's a well-known fact that kids have no filter when they speak, just ask these mortified parents. Parents have shared the most embarrassing things their children have ever said in public.

Liz Hodgkinson says at 71 she's becoming well seasoned in the death of friends and a year ago, for instance, a former boyfriend died.

The 68-year-old broke into laughter as he admired the rather zany-looking stuffed animals, which were made by the luxury London Sock Company for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

Helen McGinn's bargain of the week is an Exquisite Collection Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Fresh, crisp and nectarine-scented, it's a real fridge-door banker.

There are gifts to suit everyone, from globetrotters to beauty lovers and fashionistas. Some of the items have had their price tags slashed by more than half.


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Potato-only diet sees astonishing weight loss

Melbourne man Andrew Taylor turned to a potato-only diet (inset) after realising he had a food addiction. In little under a year of eating nothing but spuds, he has gone from 151 kilos (left) to an astonishing 99 kilos (right). Mr Taylor said his diet consisted purely of baked potatoes, mashed potatoes and boiled potatoes. 'I've not had a single slip up.  It's been quite amazing to me as well. It'll be a year on January 1,' he told Daily Mail Australia.

Lorraine Burnett, 37, from Dunfermline, danced all night in heels, which doctors believe led to a devastating heel infection. Two years later, she was advised she would need a lower leg amputation

Lizzie Velasquez, 27, from Texas, called on people to 'spread love, not hateful words via a screen', in a moving post on Instagram. She's since been flooded with messages of support from around the world.

Sex expert Tracey Cox has revealed how music can improve your love life by boosting your libido, rekindling attraction with a partner and even giving you what's called a 'skin orgasm'.

New footage of Prince Harry shows him joining a major disaster simulation exercise in Norway to see how aid workers coped with a country being hit by a tornado.

Aleigha Hawley, 21, from Nuthall, Nottingham, ballooned to 17st thanks to her diet of takeaways and chocolate. After being compared to Adele the receptionist has lost seven stone.



Lucy worked the trend for colourful fur this weekend while she attended The Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse. While her Paul and Joe jacket costs an eye-watering £1552, we show you where you can bag an almost identical one for £20...

Lucy Mecklenburgh showcased her eye for good style at Newbury Racecourse Lucy Mecklenburgh showcased her eye for good style at Newbury Racecourse

The ‘perfect’ female body type revealed

Men and women were asked to picked out the stars with the most desirable body parts, with Hollywood hunks including George Clooney and Chris Hemsworth scoring highly. Pictured: Women opted for Gigi Hadid's eyebrows, Jennifer Aniston's hair and Chrissy Teigen's legs while men cited Chris Pratt's nose, George Clooney's teeth and Gareth Bale's legs.

Casey, 32, from Essex, had her chest reduced from 32GG to 32EE in 2014. Now two years later it appears her breasts have grown and a plastic surgeon suggests that they may have grown back.

According to one expert we should be washing our bras after every three to six wears. Putting off the laundry any longer than this will allow bacteria to build up, potentially causing acne breakouts.

The antiques expert posted an image of his 32-year-old daughter Clementine at the height of her battle with anorexia four years ago. He said he was 'very proud' of her recovery back to health.

Jodie Duncan, 16, from Scotland, shared her drunken boyfriend Kieron's hilarious attempts at apologising on Twitter and his 'r u angry' messages and £10 gift voucher have gone viral.

One concerned future parent has taken to parenting forum Mumsnet to say that she doesn't want to lie to her children about Santa. She has since received a barrage of abuse for her question.

The woman wrote on Mumsnet that her in-laws walk around her house in their 'dirty' shoes - while her own parents bring slippers. Some mums agreed, but others said the attitude was 'suburban'.

Deconstructing food is a restaurant trend where classics are reinvented, usually by taking apart the individual components. But these 17 photos prove it doesn't always make for a delicious meal.

Google has released a list of the top 10 most searched for recipes online. Mid-week meals and tempting side dishes feature heavily while trendy foods don't rank at all.

The latest 'Where's Wally' style challenge involves finding the toy robot hidden in the workshop where the elves are hard at work on the production line - but it's a lot harder than it sounds.

A woman whose two best friends are attending the wedding of her cheating ex-husband turned to Mumsnet for advice, admitting she felt betrayed as they'd witnessed her heartbreak when he left.

Mother-of-three Amy Kelly, 36, from Whitby, blogs about money-saving recipes for cash-strapped families and even says you can feed an entire family of six for just £18 at Christmas.

Father-of-the-bride wows wedding guests by performing routine with daughter

When father and daughter Rick Harnsberger and Holly Wolff, from Ohio, took to the dancefloor on her wedding day, guests might have expected an emotional dance. What they actually got was a barnstorming, pre-planned whirl through a string of popular hits... with dad Harnsberger showing off some seriously impressive moves on the floor. (Pictured: Rick Harnsberger and Holly Wolff show off their dad and daughter dance routine)

For these festive enthusiasts when it comes to Christmas jumpers the busier the better as they share photos of their outlandish sweaters.

Gold Coast personal trainer Holly Louise never deprives herself when it comes to food. The blonde beauty follows a 'flexible dieting' approach, that allows you to make your own food choices.

The first episode saw a storm of angry comments on Twitter. The show, which sees ten Muslims sharing a house, was largely slammed, with many saying that those involved has 'sold out'.

Tannins, sugar and histamines are the cause of wine headaches, say experts. We share some tips on how best to prevent them, including drinking two cups of coffee before you start on wine.

A fed-up Mumsnet user said their sons were given blue payment cards ahead of their first residential trip, while girls were given pink ones. Baffled parents called it 'tiresome' gender stereotyping.

In the expert hands of a cosmetic doctor, facial fillers simply replace lost volume and restore the face back to where it once was, with no other telltale evidence of treatment.

Sydney woman Casey Beros did not say 'till death do us part' in her wedding vows. Instead she wrote her own, and focused on making her relationship as good as it could be. And she's not alone.

Luke, 21, wanted his terrible tattoo covered up by the E4 Tattoo Fixers team but viewers shamed him for choosing a portrait of his wife Nikki. They were both delighted with the results.

Mark 'The Beast' Labbett was seen leaving the general knowledge based quiz show and even punching the wall en route after Michael, Trish and Terry beat the chaser and snared £60,000.

Last year MailOnline told the story of Sylvia Kalibeera, 31, from Masindi, Uganda, went blind overnight and was banned from seeing her children. She has recently been reunited with them.

Are these the most awkward Christmas photos ever? 

It's a special time of year but getting your brood to pose for the perfect family festive photograph can be a nerve-shredding experience. As this comedy collection of Christmas snaps prove, it's notoriously difficult to get everyone to just stand and smile...especially if they're under two and you've dressed them in a ridiculous outfit. Left: Someone in this 2.4 family decided that bath towels in matching red and green might make a great seasonal snap. Bottom right: A couple of over-zealous parents almost squash their young son in a bid to create a memorable image. Top right: A small child doesn't even pretend they're angelic, huffing and puffing through their moment in front of the camera.

Madison Cobb, from NSW, has a number of conditions including a rare blood disorder and a brain disease. The eight-year-old met Eliza Hazlewood, seven, at kindergarten three years ago.

When Jan Fursier, from Powys, Wales, discovered detailed plans her father had made during his time in a WWII Japanese prison camp, she set about bringing the drawings of the 1930s caravan to life.

Katy Harris, 45, from Middlewich, Cheshire, splashes out hundreds of pounds every month on her three Boston terriers - and December is even more extravagant than usual.

Queen Mathilde, 43, wore a yellow pussybow blouse with a printed knee-length skirt and black patent heels to visit Antwerp's Royal Conservatoire, where she met with young musicians today.

Shannen Roan, 24, from Birmingham, was told her baby was dead after her bulging belly hid his heartbeat has dropped eight stone. She has since gone on to lose eight stone in six months.

Men have revealed their partners' most cringeworthy tendencies on Reddit, accusing them of everything from telling 'boring' stories to singing in public and leaving the shower curtain open.

Harry, 32, met the songstress at an event marking 50 years of the country's independence on Wednseday. He earlier visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown - six years after his first visit.

A handwritten letter believed to have been given to a young Prince William by the Queen is among several pieces of unique royal memorabilia set to fetch thousands of pounds at auction.

When Jasmine Overton's sister complained that she was throwing away excess breast milk, the 37-year-old, from Queensland, decided to use it in soap - and her sibling now won't use any other detergent.