The structures sit flush against the windows of care homes, creating a safe place for relatives to communicate via intercom with residents on the other side of the glass.
Designer Tommy McLoughlin - who says he hopes the cup will 'lift the lid on the eco disaster' - is in talks with several major UK coffee chains about making use of the cup.
Sonia Horvath, 22, from Chicago, was filming herself cuddling her dog Walter when she stuck out her tongue for the camera.
The Australian man was seen travelling slowly through water on his nifty creation, to the amusement of other fisherman.
Thanks to the work of conservationists, Vancouver Island marmots, a chunky relative of the common squirrel, have seen their numbers grow from barely two dozen to nearly 200.
Here's our pick of Britain's best waterfalls to discover on foot. There's a plunging torrent in Scotland that's four times the height of Niagara Falls, plus a haven for wild-swimmers in Northumbe...
During the year, thousands of social media users have been left impressed with several kitchen hacks that aim to make life easier. FEMAIL reveals the top four, including the correct way to strain...
The list of top 20 places where first-time buyers are searching for homes has been identified by property website Zoopla.
Book When We Were Young records memories of growing up in yesteryear Britain, drawing on a collection of 800,000 slides from members of the public amassed by filmmaker Lee Shulman.
Carrots, a four-year-old ginger and white cat and the UK's only blind therapy cat, has won the Blue Cross Medal in recognition of his work helping hospice patients in Bradford.
Maggie McGaugh, 25, from Texas, began transforming old furniture just a few weeks after giving birth.
The hollow implant, made of plastic mesh and metal and about the width of a straw, is packed with cells capable of growing into healthy endothelial tissue - the kind that makes up blood vessels.
A stubborn Queensland pooch who went viral for playing dead on a walk with her ever-patient owner had attempted the trick years earlier new footage shows.
Owners from around the world took to social media to share photographs of their animals pulling very cute expressions after being caught misbehaving.
An eight-mile wall of prehistoric rock art featuring animals and humans, which is now being called the 'Sistine Chapel of the ancients', has been discovered in the Amazon rainforest.
Poignant, funny, life-affirming… handwritten boards like this one have brightened the days for millions of London commuters and are now world-famous - even Michelle Obama is a fan.
A grandmother, from Florida, left Twitter users in hysterics after revealing she let her young granddaughter decorate her Christmas tree - but she could only reach the bottom branches
From emerald to khaki, jade to lime, there's a shade that's good for you
Reservoir House sits in 12 acres on the edge of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire and is currently for sale with a price tag of £3m.
Rescuers used two diggers to create a slope for the elephants which were stuck in a swampy pond in Lakhipur of Goalpara, northeastern India on Wednesday.
Social media users from the US and the UK have shared hilarious examples of people who could not quite find the words to express what they meant, and instead penned knee-slapping mistakes.
Signature Staff, a UK company providing exclusive household staff to some of the most prominent royal and celebrity families across the globe, shared their top tips with Femail.
The animals, which constructed it at the Holnicote Estate near Minehead, are the first to be released into the wild by the trust in its 125-year history.
Nigel Colborn shares his advice for nurturing hollies ahead of Christmas. The British gardening expert says in cold conditions holly should stay fresh until needed for decking the halls.
Grief has left me unable to see a future
I took David's wretched, left-behind iPad to the Post Office.
As a child, I spent a lot of my time feeling apprehensive. My apprehension was sometimes vague and unfocused - a generalised sense of impending dread
Empty diary, face masks in public… if you're considering cosmetic surgery, it's the perfect opportunity!
And that's just on her days off. Prue Leith tells Cole Moreton why age is just a number and she's nowhere near ready to slow down
It's 3am. Your heart is pounding and the woes of the world are running through your mind like a Mad Hatter's tea party. Sound familiar?
Sagittarius 23 Nov-21 Dec A relationship issue will come to a head this week and this time there can be no pretending it doesn't exist.
Dating apps, easy availability of drugs and internet porn have all contributed to a 150 per cent increase in reported date rape assaults - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
A heartfelt plea on Instagram by the Duchess of Cambridge resulted in more than half a million responses to her Early Years survey
Publicly, she was the embodiment of Girl Power. Privately, she was battling depression, anorexia and imposter syndrome.
The products I love at an amazing price! Introducing the new YOU Beauty Box
Tom celebrates a West Country eaterie worth visiting after lockdown, and suggests ways to help others get through a very tough year
Artichoke and truffle pesto makes for a stylish cocktail muffin come Christmas, but any pesto can be used and there are plenty of jazzy takes.
This mince-pie meringue Breton gâteau is a melange of three of my favourite treats. It can be cut any size you want like brownies, is divinely fudgy and even better with a spoonful of boozy crea...
…pull off a statement knit. Shelly Vella shows you how
These straws come with a hint of cumin which is especially good with the parmesan.
These are on repeat order in our house. Christmas wouldn't be the same without at least one batch to savour with a glass of fizz.
Divine little crisp chocolate shells with soft amaretti centres.
These deliciously sticky nuts take in two of my favourite varieties that we all too rarely come across. Plus, with a hint of ginger in there, they are the pinnacle of Christmas cocktail nuts.
…supporting small businesses with Stephanie Sofokleous's chich and cheerful Christmas gift ideas
Bresaola makes for a suave rollito and any soft cheese can be used - there are some delicious cream cheeses to choose from.
Hot lips, bright eyes and bonkers wigs - Schitt's Creek star Catherine O'Hara is our new beauty icon
From bargain to blow-out, Olly picks his hottest festive bottles from the high street and online
The GQ Men Of The Year Awards have always been a double-edged sword for me.
Amid a blizzard of dystopian fiction, Alam's novel stands out for its eerily languid shift from canny social drama to apocalyptic disaster fiction.
But was he successful? Was he any good?
Annus horribilis? Not for pop. This has been a year when music has meant more than ever.
Six-part psychological drama in which top psychotherapist Grace Fraser (Nicole Kidman) initially appears to have the perfect life.
Saint-Saëns would have hated this album. He thought Carnival Of The Animals (1886) threatened his reputation as a serious composer and refused to have it published during his lifetime.
A couple of years ago, Channel 5 gave us the lavish historical reconstruction Anne Boleyn: Queen For A Thousand Days.
The career-change company, Escape the City, claims 51 per cent of its new clients want to leave London compared with 20 per cent in 2019. A few of these buyers are perfectly happy with rural isol...
Think Christmas decorations are on display earlier each year? Well, in 2020 they certainly are. It's not even December, but already they're twinkling here and twinkling there.
British gardening expert Monty Don explains that the number of birds in your garden is a good measure of its health.
Margaret Seamon, 91, from Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, has created an impressive knitted replica of Sandringham's St Mary Magdalena Church, where the royal family attends the Christmas Day service,
Western Australian Museum researchers borrowed a UV light to shine on different creatures in response to an earlier US study that found platypus are biofluorescent.
Guide Jimmy Patino filmed the penguin at the Punta Vicente Roca site on Isabela Island while he was giving a tour to two tourists earlier this month. The bird is believed to be a Galapagos peng...
Binta, a six-month-old lion cub, is best friends with Limbani, a three-year-old chimpanzee. The were born in the same park, in Zoological Wildlife Foundation in Miami, Florida.
The three-year-old German shepherd in China, named 'Happy', was filmed scurrying for cover while having a scary encounter - with a mob of Corgi puppies.
British literary critics Constance Craig Smith and Ysenda Maxtone-Graham rounded up a selection of this year's best books with categories including cooking, gardening and royals.
In a review study, experts from Belfast used the example of animal contests - for limited resources, or mates - to argue that emotion affects animal behaviour.
The walker stood stock still as the deer intercepted her in a car park in Glen Coe - an area known for waterfalls and trails that climb peaks such as Buachaille Etive Mor and Bidean nam Bian.
Four women realised they were stood in the queue at a coffee shop in Sherborne, Dorset, in near-identical yellow puffer jackets.
One-year-old Olive and rescue monkey Bobo are best friends and enjoy playing together at the family home in Texas. Mother Beth Ann Loftin caught the moment they play fight over a cuddly toy
Funny footage shows the cheeky animals following behind an aquarium diver who was trying to clean the giant water tank at the Longgong Great White Whale World in eastern China's Jiangsu Province
The key element for leaseholders unable to move due to fire safety issues is an EWS1 form.
The Daily Mail's literary critics rounded up a selection of this year's best novels. Their picks include historical, contemporary, debut and sci-fi novels.
In the video, little Delaney says 'so today we're going to be doing some crafts' as she moves the camera into position in her kitchen in Beaverton, Oregon.
Jagger is seen springing around the trampoline with joy at the largest fox rescue in the U.S, SaveAFox in central Minnesota, as its founder Mikayla Raines coaches him.
Mom Hilary Soria took to Facebook earlier this month to share a photo of a mask-wearing elf sitting in a jar equipped with hand sanitizer and disinfectant spray.
Footage posted on YouTube shows the native Australian birds playing the difficult game on a Sydney balcony on November 22.
The advice on 'sedentary behaviour' is increasingly relevant for the millions of Brits stuck at home due to Covid restrictions.
Ketama the two-year-old Spanish greyhound has an unusually long ten-inch (25cm) neck. The 'goofy' dog was rescued by Monique Morsink, 30, and Martijn ten Voorde, 31, in the Netherlands.
A cross-party committee of MPs has made it clear in a new report that leaseholders should not be burdened with the costs to fix historical fire safety issues with their buildings.
UK and US researchers found healthy adults performed better on difficult cognitive tasks if the participants had consumed a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols.
Brittany Kinley, 33, from Texas, shared her five-year-old son Mason's school pictures on Facebook this week, revealing her self-described 'mom fail.'
Champagne aficionados may claim the French brands have a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to flavour and quality. But in blind taste tests, English sparking wine is coming out on top.
Rockefeller the owl, found hiding inside the Christmas tree brought down from upstate New York to Manhattan, was released into the wild on Tuesday evening.
A 350-pound loggerhead turtle was rescued on a Cape Cod beach, after officials found it on its back and unresponsive. This turtle is among 150 others that have been found cold-stunned on the shor...
Two-year-old Noah Alexander Walker, from Atlanta, Georgia, was looking to get some peace and quiet when he took himself down to the basement and set up in a cupboard with his snacks.
This white lion at a lion sanctuary in South Africa clearly takes pride in his fabulous hairstyle, which makes him the mane attraction.
The former fishing community in Cornwall topped the leaderboard - with other coastal and rural areas also scoring highly.
Despite turning her two sons into tennis superstars, JUDY MURRAY has always been dismissed as just a 'momager'.
From It-girls to women on a mission, Tamara Beckwith Veroni and Chloe Delevingne are determined to speak out about gynaecological cancers.
The tree surgeons from Marvan's Tree and Landscape Services, in Ramsey, Essex, decided to create the poses to raise money for the North and Mid Essex branch of the mental health charity Mind.
Nala, a six-month-old black Labrador, got her head stuck in the steering wheel of her owner's buggy in Kensal, North Dakota. She was stuck for 15 mins until her owner Ryan managed to free her.
A squirrel from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, began leaning oddly and staring into space after it accidentally snacked on fermented pears left outside the Morlok's home last Friday
Billie Rea, 11, was out with her mother Abby Gilbert and brother Flin on Wednesday when she saw the stranded draughtboard shark at Kingston Beach, south of Hobart in Tasmania.
Rather than purchasing expensive beauty products, an Australian TikTok user has opted to make her own remedy to boost hair growth and a natural shine.
It's season four of The Crown and everyone is asking: but is it historically accurate? No. It is not.
Cat lovers across the globe have been sharing snaps of their pets misbehaving in the most hilarious ways - and the very best have been collated in a Bored Panda gallery.
Within an hour of signing up to the dating app Badoo on June 13, Nicolette Miles, 47, a travel agent manager from Devon, connected with Tony Jones, 45 - and the pair are now engaged.
People from all over the world and have joined the Pet Shaming Facebook group an to share snaps of their pets' naughtiest antics. Some of the best examples were collated in a Bored Panda gallery.
Eighteen-month-old Theo Rinehart hasn't yet mastered how to blow out a birthday candle. He huffs and puffs in a desperate attempt to extinguish the flame at home in Wayland, Massachusetts.
The video sees the Pomeranian-mix pup named Knut wrapped in a white blanket among brown leaves on an autumnal woodland walk in Hamburg, Germany.
Video footage shows rescue staff and villagers in southern India hoisting the elephant out from the bottom of a 55ft-deep well on November 20.
Australian mums have shared their ideas to keeping Christmas trees and presents looking nice throughout the festive season - and some of the most popular designs will surprise you.
Kaitie Purssell, from Lake Macquarie, lost 21 kilograms through meal prepping and has now revealed the recipe she swears by during busy weeks, and how it can be used three different ways.
Simon and Caroline Hall (pictured) had given up hope of seeing theri dog again, who was stolen from the couple's home in Durham in May 2014. Six years later Bonnie was found in Norfolk.
On July 13, 2019, we published an article headlined "My Dust-Up with Dyson", about Sir James's and Lady Dyson's employment relationship with their former house manager, Mrs Flanders...
British gardening expert Nigel Colborn, says the soils are not yet too cold to plant bare-rooted plants and suggests that although the choice is infinite, always go for top performers.
His perky PE workouts have given us a much-needed lift this year, but life wasn't always so upbeat for fitness superstar JOE WICKS.
It's emerged that England football manager Gareth Southgate tested positive for Covid-19 on October 25 and kept his condition secret as he self-isolated, with 'not pleasant' symptoms, for ten day...
...lounging around with Joanne Toolan's luxe picks
Lounge in style in this season's neutral knits. All the better to stay home for
...wear velvet every day. Shelly Vella shows you how
It's unthinkable today, but as recently as 1990 it was common for hospitals to bury babies who were stillborn or died shortly after birth without their parents' knowledge.
Thousands flock to Reverend Chris Lee's Instagram page - for his sex appeal as much as his 60-second sermons.
Can she ever escape these bullies?
Sagittarius 23 Nov-21 Dec With the Sun in your sign you can focus on the big picture this week.
The best thing about winter? Wearing those oversized, be-ready-for-anything cover-ups, says Kat Brown
There are certain things that you can only fully appreciate as an adult woman. They are the kinds of things you would have found boring and comical in your youth.
A joyful mix of colour and pattern, Margherita Missoni's Italian home is as bright and beautiful as her family's famous fashion brand
On Saturday morning, I retrieved David's iPad from where I'd left it, propped outside my front door, given he drove off after less than four hours, having hurled abuse at me.
The year 2020 certainly has its shortcomings, but the at-home fitness revolution is not one of them.
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Perfect post workout fuel
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A sure-fire winner
Light, fresh and filling
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Tom makes an impassioned plea on behalf of our embattled neighbourhood restaurants and Olly shares his big name bargains
He's helped us stay fit. Now our favourite workout guru is keeping us healthy with this delicious, super-nutritious lockdown menu
High protein, low carb
Perfect for any time of day
A filling meal that can be made a day in advance
A winter warmer
Who needs takeaway?
Even the most devoted reader of Jane Austen might find themselves surprised at the reality of life in Regency Britain.
For some time now, the exclamation mark has been going out of fashion. Perhaps we are all more wary and less excitable than once we were.
Imagine some murky but world-changing event. Here, it's called 'The Arrest', and starts with the death of television and the internet. There's no oil, and guns are useless.
Although we knew Jack Charlton was ill, his death in July at 85 still came as a shock. After all, he was Big Jack, a seemingly indestructible force.
For a musician in a band, going solo is usually a chance to get away from the gang, to do something small and introspective.
Social mobility is a phrase we hear a lot about these days, and quite right too.
With many living rooms now accommodating work, too, items such as sofas, chairs, consoles and tech may well be due an upgrade.
Our selection consists of one and two-bedroom houses that are all terraced properties in the North and Scotland.
For the past half century, suburbs have fallen out of fashion, lacking both the grit of inner-city living and the charms of the countryside. Yet that is changing.
British gardening expert Monty Don has been exploring the delights of celery and its close relative celeriac.
Tiffany Taylor, an accounting director from Pennsylvania, developed the rare skin condition vitiligo when she was just 14 years old.
Bored Panda has gathered a selection of hilarious wedding cake fails shared online by people from around the world that were certainly not a much-admired feature of the big day.
An article in last Wednesday's paper about the impact of gender inequality on pension pots said that the current retirement age is 65. In fact, the minimum retirement age is now 66.
Familiar names are intrinsic to Nicola Upson's crime fiction
Michael Parkinson, 85, has written a sweet, funny and revealing memoir of his beloved father, which doubles as a portrait of his own fathering skills in chapters written by his youngest son.
This much-loved reissued 1966 Dutch classic reads like The Ascent Of Rum Doodle crossed with Touching The Void
Novelist Nicole Krauss heads into emotionally fraught territory