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Endless peace talks do nothing to ease the chill of an afghan winter

Despite inklings of a US-Taliban truce, the encroaching cold only makes a country frozen by political paralysis feel even more hopeless, Pamela Constable finds

Five items in your wardrobe that can be restyled for winter

You don’t have to buy new clothes to master a new look – Olivia Petter explains how to revive your old favourites

Going without heating is homeowners’ worst winter stress, poll claims

Few set aside money to deal with home emergencies, survey suggests

10 best winter hats for men

You can look good in a hat – we've tried bobble hats, beanies and flat caps to suit all heads this winter

How to spot hypothermia symptoms and the best way to deal with it

Domestic winters can be dangerous for the unprepared – here’s how you can stay one step ahead of the cold

Why is the norovirus such a huge problem for the NHS?

Traditional methods of self-care prove to be the best way to defeat the infuriating virus