WATCH – 94-year-old pianist with dementia plays wife’s favourite song on 75th wedding anniversary

A 94-year-old pianist with dementia celebrated 75 years of marriage - with a rendition of his wife's favourite song which he has never forgotten. Former soldier Edward Hardy struggles to remember a lot of things because of his disabling illness. But he has never lost his playing ability and could still serenade wife Betty, 92, with 50s jazz classic Misty to mark the milestone on Thursday (Sep 21). The couple married as teenagers before Ed served with The Musical Corp...

Millions of Brits would celebrate a lottery win by…. ditching their other half

Millions of Brits would happily celebrate a big windfall – by ditching their other half, a study has revealed. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found more than one in four would leave their partner, with some blokes admitting as little as £100k would be enough for them to walk away. One in 50 would even be willing to cut ties with their spouse for less than £50,000. It also emerged men would be more likely to be tempted...

Couple marry 40 years after first meeting as kids on French exchange trip

A middle-aged couple who first met during a French exchange trip as children have got married - 41 YEARS later. Emma van Laun admits she "developed a crush" on Vincent Valbret when he travelled to her village in the summer of 1976. At the end of his trip, Vincent, who was 15, asked the 11-year-old Emma if she would like to become penpals with his sister who was the same age as her. When Vincent returned to Paris, Emma, from...

The top 30 signs you are definitely in the doghouse

No kisses on text messages, women saying 'I'm fine' and locking the bathroom door when showering are all signs men are in the doghouse, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 women has given men a helpful insight into how they can tell if their partner is cross with them, without her having to utter a single word. Going to bed early to read and not making their partner a cup of tea when they make themselves one are...

Dating gets better as you get older: FLIRTY AT 50

Dating becomes more fun as you get older, a study has revealed. Researchers found looking for love when you are more mature and worldly-wise is far less stressful than courting during your 20s and 30s. Experts found older singletons are more relaxed and comfortable in their own skin than image-conscious teens, while 20 and 30-somethings are under huge pressure from peers and social media stereotypes. The study, carried out among 1,000 over 50s and 1,000 under 50s by Saga's dating...

Hindu and Jewish women marry in Britain’s first interfaith lesbian wedding

A Hindu and a Jewish woman have made history by tying the knot in what is believed to be Britain's first interfaith lesbian wedding. Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson married on Saturday (12/8) 20 years after falling for each other on a training course. During the emotional Hindu ceremony, the brides both wore traditional red and white bridal colours, fresh garlands, and 'mangala sutra' necklaces to show they had wed. Kalavati had kept her sexuality secret most of her life...

New dating app launched for people with a blue tick on Twitter

A new dating app has been launched for people who have verified accounts on Twitter. From now on those important enough to have a blue tick after their name will be able to access LoveFlutter's premium version called BLUE - which matches up verified Twitter people with other verified Twitter people. The dating app has been around since 2013 and uses your tweets to find love. According to their website they are the first app to team up with "the best platform for...

A handsome husband is bad for a women’s health

A handsome husband can be bad for women's health by triggering dangerous dieting, according to new research. Yet unsurprisingly the same does not apply to men. Even if their wife is a stunner, they feel no pressure to look after themselves. The findings show a partner's looks can be a driving force behind the desire to seek a slim body - but only for women. Psychologist Tania Reynolds, of Florida State University, said: "The results reveal having a physically attractive...

Couple get married in first ever wedding in British Antarctic Territory

A British couple have got married in one of the most remote places on Earth in the first wedding in the British Antarctic Territory. Polar field guides Julie Baum and Tom Sylvester tied the knot in sub-zero temperatures surrounded by the continent's beautiful snowy mountains. They shared their special day with 18 colleagues living and working at the British Antarctic Survey's (BAS) largest research station. It was the first official wedding on the territory in Adelaide Island with magistrate and...

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