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Mother, 24, who left a tampon in for FIVE DAYS reveals she nearly died after contracting toxic shock syndrome



Amy Williams, 24, from Basildon, Essex, pictured left now, centre with boyfriend Samuel and son Archie, three, was left hospitalised (right) and fighting for her life when she accidentally left the sanitary product inside her, causing it to turn black and smell. Toxic shock syndrome can cause the body to go into septic shock, a serious case of sepsis, which can cause multiple organ failure and eventually death if left untreated. The personal assistant is now speaking out to raise awareness of the rare, life-threatening condition in the hope that other women do not experience the same trauma. …read …read
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THE LOBSTER SHED

Rustic outdoor eatery The Lobster Shed at The Pig Hotel with views of the Atlantic, is all about the wood-oven and local charcoal fired grill. We kicked off with a refreshing orange and thyme gin and tonic, before diving into an array of small sharing plates, including sweet and tangy pickled mussels, the juiciest shell-on prawns; accompanied by possibly the best chilli mayo we have ever tasted, and the smooth mackerel pate. For our mains, we had the lobster thermidor made with vintage Cornish gouda; paired with a light and fruity Rioja. Followed by an 8oz rump steak cooked pink on the grill, and the shed¿s signature ¿Lobster & Camel¿ consisting of the lighter, but equally delicious, lobster classic, cooked in foragers butter and washed down with a crisp Pinot Noir Rose Brut. We finished the evening with the old school knickerbocker glory and chocolate sundae; both wickedly indulgent, warm and gooey with all the trimmings.

WHERE TO EAT & DRINK THIS MONTH

SAFE SHOPPING SPREE

Shopping is one of the myriad of experiences that has changed since lockdown restrictions eased, and sometimes different can be better as a trip to Canary Wharf’s shopping malls pleasantly proves. Incredibly well organised, most if not all stores have hand sanitiser on the door and the one way system that often seems tricky to navigate elsewhere works seamlessly. It’s a great option for higher end of the high street brands such as The Kooples, Maje and Reiss but with options such as Zara and Mango too, there’s a decent mix. Naturally it’s a lot quieter than usual because of fewer office workers, and that’s always a bonus for retail therapy. But since there’s so many restaurants and bars on the estate there’s enough visitors around to ensure an atmosphere that makes for a fuss-free and easy to navigate day out.

FASHION AND BEAUTY FAVOURITES

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CELEBRITY STYLE WATCH… AMANDA HOLDEN

CELEBRITY STYLE WATCH… AMANDA HOLDEN

Amanda Holden nailed her neutrals as she exited Heart Radio after presenting her show in London.Here’s how to get her understated look for less…

Amanda Holden nailed her neutrals as she exited Heart Radio

Amanda Holden nailed her neutrals as she exited Heart Radio

Finding a sports bra that fits well but still lets you breathe, can be a tricky pursuit. But this classic v-shaped design by Lululemon is comfortable with the quick-drying fabric offering support and stretch. The front features a flattering plunge neck while there are intricate straps showcasing the back. It can be worn with or without padding. Fit for yoga, running and other sports, it’s the perfect staple item for your gym bag. It comes in three colour ways including black, a snazzy multi-pink print and violetta.”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/09_03/woman_204x216.jpg”,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/09_03/woman_130x140.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/09_03/woman_204x216.jpg”,”altTag”:”BRA BEAUTY”},”newWindow”:true,”url”:”https://www.lululemon.co.uk/p/women-sports-bras/Uncaged-Bra/_/prod12200045?rcnt=9&N=7t9&cnt=20&color=LW2ARNS_0001″,”urlCaption”:”Buy here”,”voteFollow”:false},{“animatedPreview”:false,”article”:null,”articleId”:null,”articleLargeDouble”:null,”caption”:”SYMPROVE
Containing multi-strain, live and active bacteria based on an extract of germinated barley, Symprove is a water-based probiotic that really works. Four varieties of probiotic bacteria are added to the extract which provides the perfect food for the bacteria to thrive. Unlike other probiotics, Symprove does not trigger digestion which allows bacteria to pass through the stomach and get to work. As the bacteria are already active and growing in the water based formula, they can immediately start to colonise and multiply in the intestine. As fitness fanatics become ever more interested in gut health, Symprove is leading the way.”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/04_03/hairtransplant204x216.jpg”,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/04_03/hairtransplant130x140.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/04_03/hairtransplant204x216.jpg”,”altTag”:”SYMPROVE”},”newWindow”:true,”url”:”https://www.symprove.com/”,”urlCaption”:”Buy here”,”voteFollow”:false},{“animatedPreview”:false,”article”:null,”articleId”:null,”articleLargeDouble”:null,”caption”:”FIGURE HUGGER
Layer on this warm, lightweight Define Jacket from Lululemon before you hit the hiking trails or head to the gym studio (it also wouldn¿t look out of place on a lunch date!)The stylish piece of outerwear is made from specialised fabric that is soft, sweat-absorbing, and super stretchable. Its fitted design helps show off the wearer¿s figure. It¿s the kind of wardrobe item that you¿ll want more than one of and conveniently, it comes in 17 different colourways so you can mix things up. Shades include ¿teal¿, ¿porcelain pink¿ and ¿quicksand¿.rnTo keep your hands warm, the jacket features thumb holes and pieces of fabric around the cuffs that can be folded over in cooler weather. In warmer weather, there is a flap on the back panel to allow for a bit of ventilation. A good year-round piece!”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/09_04/girlsportsoutfit_130x140.jpg”,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/09_04/girlsportsoutfit_204x216.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/09_04/girlsportsoutfit_130x140.jpg”,”altTag”:”FIGURE HUGGER”},”newWindow”:true,”url”:”https://www.lululemon.co.uk/p/womens-jackets/Define-Jacket-Full-On-Luon/_/prod2910021?rcnt=1&N=7vb&cnt=12&color=LW4ADTS_031775″,”urlCaption”:”Buy here”,”voteFollow”:false},{“animatedPreview”:false,”article”:null,”articleId”:null,”articleLargeDouble”:null,”caption”:”TOP IN-VEST-MENT
The perfect all-around top for all your training activities. The Dakota top from sportwear brand Bjorn Borg features a regular, loose fit and a soft cotton feel, making it extremely comfortable to wear while working out. It is also constructed with a special fabric that works at repelling sweat and excess moisture as it’s produced. The vest is available in various colour ways including blue, red and black”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:null,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2018/12/16/20/7498432-0-image-a-2_1544991515008.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2018/12/16/20/7498432-0-image-a-1_1544991508160.jpg”,”altTag”:”TOP IN-VEST-MENT”},”newWindow”:false,”url”:”https://www.sportsshoes.com/product/bjo429/bjorn-borg-dakota-women%27s-vest-~-aw18/”,”urlCaption”:”Buy here”,”voteFollow”:false},{“animatedPreview”:false,”article”:null,”articleId”:null,”articleLargeDouble”:null,”caption”:”Adidas¿s latest launch has already earned a cult following, with devotees including Fleur East and Vogue Williams. Perfect for running, Ultra Boost 19 promises unrivalled comfort with the lightweight, propulsive shoes boasting a seamless knit upper made with motion weave technology to provide stretch while also holding your foot in place as you run. SportsShoes.com stock both men’s and women’s UltraBoost 19, with both Inline and Refract available to buy now.”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:null,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/03/15/16/11042698-0-image-a-8_1552666694680.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/03/15/16/11042698-0-image-a-7_1552666690963.jpg”,”altTag”:”WHAT A BOOST”},”newWindow”:false,”url”:”https://www.sportsshoes.com/adidas-ultra-boost/”,”urlCaption”:null,”voteFollow”:true},{“animatedPreview”:false,”article”:null,”articleId”:null,”articleLargeDouble”:null,”caption”:”FAST FEET
What happens when the one of the world¿s hottest boxing gyms puts its own spin on one of the year¿s hottest training shoe for women? Meet the Nike Air Zoom Strong 2 KOBOX. With responsive cushioning and a locked-in fit, the Zoom Strong is built for speed and power in the ring. As Nike¿s first-ever collab with London¿s KOBOX, this special edition brings the boutique boxing studio¿s ‘Fight Club Meets Nightclub’ aesthetic to life in vivid pink and black.”,”image”:{“popupHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/10/27/17/article-999-45BE4CFD00000578-980_204x200.jpg”,”hostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/10/27/17/article-999-45BE4CFD00000578-539_130x103.jpg”,”fullSizeHostUrl”:”https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/10/27/17/article-999-45BE4CFD00000578-980_204x200.jpg”,”altTag”:”FAST FEET”},”newWindow”:true,”url”:”https://store.nike.com/gb/en_gb/pd/air-zoom-strong-2-training-shoe/pid-12114189/pgid-12263228″,”urlCaption”:”Buy here”,”voteFollow”:false}],”galleryPreviewStyle”:”popup_carousel_triple”,”introduction”:”Click on image for more details and scroll through for more”,”environment”:”production”,”isPlatformCc”:false}” data-reactroot=””>FULL SUPPORT

Looking for full support? Look no further than the Shock Absorber Infinity Power Bra. It is the first sports bra offering ultimate bounce control with 100 per cent freedom of movement. It was inspired by feedback from gym-goers and the design helps reduce vertical movement from the top, along with the usual support from the band below. It has an adjustable back strap for ultimate bounce control and built in stabilisers on the shoulder straps help control bounce. Other feature include a zip to the front for easy fitting and sweat wicking fabrics. Available in sizes from 30A-40F.

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Missing Eat Out To Help Out? The restaurants still offering discounts of up to 50% in October – including Franco Manca, Beefeater pubs and Michelin-starred Aquavit 



Restaurants across the UK are continuing to promote their own deals in the hope of getting previously locked down customers back in. Here, FEMAIL shares some of the best.

Now THAT’S a birthday suit! Lebanese woman celebrates her 40th with a £21.5MILLION bash… £20million of which was spent on her jewel-encrusted DRESS



The Lebanese woman, who has not been named, hosted a socially-distanced soiree in Mijas, Spain, which was connected via video conference to 20 mini parties around the world.

Mother, 34, who was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer reveals medics told her THREE times her symptoms were ‘nothing to worry about’ because she was ‘too young and didn’t fit the profile’



Lori Delaney, then 33, from Glasgow, was told by medics that she was too young to suffer from breast cancer but persevered until her health fears were taken seriously, according to The Mirror.

John Lennon’s sister reveals their mother would ‘join in and play the washboard’ as Beatles rehearsed in their kitchen in Liverpool in a rare public tribute to mark her late brother’s 80th birthday



John Lennon’s sister Julia Baird, 73, opened up on about growing up with the late singer in Liverpool on This Morning, revealing their mother would rehearse with the Beatles as teens in the kitchen.

Moment ‘calm and confident’ Uber driver’s body language turns ‘ferocious and angry’ as he realises he’s been caught out by police for planning deadly terror attacks in London



Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, from Luton, planned to target popular attractions using a gun, knife and van, last year, before being jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.

Mother-of-two in her 30s asks if she’s wrong to LEAVE her husband, 47, for a younger man because he doesn’t want more children due to money worries



A British woman took to Mumsnet revealing she’s considering leaving her husband because he doesn’t want to have any more children, but was urged not to break up her family.

Woman, 28, reveals remarkable transformation after ditching daily drug and alcohol binges which led to fears she would ‘go to jail or kill herself’



Ainsley Loudoun, 28, from Scotland, first tried to take her own life at just 14-years-old after becoming ‘seriously depressed and living her life in total chaos’, reported the Kilmarnock Standard.

Charity hero who’s raised over £5million climbs Ben Nevis wearing a diving suit weighing 130lbs – but says it’s his final challenge after 30 years of fundraising has ‘taken its toll’



Veteran fundraiser Lloyd Scott, 58, appeared on This Morning today after climbing Ben Nevis, and said he’s retiring from challenges after battling leukaemia and having two hip replacements.

Actress Samantha Morton insists her mother was ‘a saint in a way’ and ‘so loving’ despite growing up in care homes because her parents couldn’t look after her 



Hollywood actress Samantha Morton, 43, from Nottingham, called her late mother Pamela ‘a saint in a way’ as she spoke about her traumatic childhood on Desert Island Discs.

The REAL rich kids of Instagram! Highest-earning children under 10 include girl, 7, who earns up to $16,8000 for a sponsored post – and the youngest is just ONE year old



British online retailer Bella Baby analysed the profiles of some of the world’s most popular child Instagram stars that regularly get sponsorship deals to estimate how much they earn per post.

Man who was dumped by his girlfriend at 26st unveils his VERY ripped physique after going from ‘obese to beast’ by ditching junk food for a protein-rich diet



Phelim Stack, 29, from Bristol, weighed 26 stone when his girlfriend left him. Determined to turn his life around, he ditched the junk food and hit the gym, losing half his body weight in 18 months.

Long Covid sufferers claim symptoms are WORSE now than when they first became ill as personal trainer, 22, reveals he feels ‘disabled’ and has a collapsed lung – and a 13-year-old girl is plagued by debilitating headaches


In the YouTube short film, created by the campaign group Covid19: The Untold Story, British patients as young as 13 detail the debilitating symptoms ranging from gastric issues, headaches and severe lethargy to feeling like you’re having a heart attack. One man (top left) reveals he feels worse now than he did when he first contracted coronavirus four months ago – and is terrified he will never get better. Personal trainer Dan Scoble, 22, from Oxford, pictured bottom middle, said his body feels like it’s had a ‘disease’. Meanwhile a 13-year-old girl (bottom left) claimed she has had coronavirus for three months and is plagued by ‘terrible headaches’ which leave her unable to think. Trainee yoga teacher Charlie Mountford Hill (top middle) who used to run up to 10km three times a week and regularly go to the gym, said she too has suffered from gastric issues, headaches and severe lethargy since contracting Covid-19. Tony Mann (top right) explained how his Long Covid symptoms – which include dizziness, vertigo and disorientation – has put enormous financial strain on his family, and Ayesha (bottom right) experiences constant fatigue.

Bride-to-be who wants to ‘wow her groom to tears’ clashes with her opinionated mother-in-law who compares her dream lace fishtail gown to ‘my nan’s tablecloth’ in Say Yes To The Dress



Harriet, 27, from Lancashire, is on the search for her dream gown in tonight’s episode of TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress. But there’s a clash of opinions when mother-in-law Sharon has her say.

White British singer who’s had 15 surgeries to mimic a K-Pop star’s ‘perfect’ face reveals he’s criticised online for ‘trying to appear Asian’ – but insists he’s NOT trying to ‘change race’



Oli London, 30, who has had £125,000 worth of surgery to recreate the look of his favourite star Jimin, from K-Pop super band BTS, appears on Being British East Asian: Sex, Beauty & Bodies.

The ultimate revenge! Fired employees reveal the VERY amusing ways they had the last laugh – including writing resignation letters on toilet roll



People from across the world have shared some of the hilarious ways they quit their jobs. Diply has compiled an amusing online gallery – including changing messages on notice boards.

Keen traveller reveals how his toe started to ‘disintegrate’ and almost had to be amputated after a ‘blister’ turned out to be a venomous spider bite from a holiday in South Africa



Adam Knight, 29, from London, was hospitalised last year after being bitten by a venomous spider in South Africa. He returned to hospital after a mosquito bite on his right buttock became infected.

My day in the new dress for men: Brave FEMAIL volunteer dons a replica of Gucci’s new £1,700 tartan frock designed to disrupt ‘toxic gender stereotypes’ – and encounters some VERY surprising reactions 


Volunteer wears replica of Gucci's new £1.7k tartan dress for men

Keep an eye on your wardrobes ladies – according to Gucci, the latest must-have trend for men is a dress you can style with jeans. Last week the Italian luxury brand unveiled an eye-catching new addition to its menswear collection – a £1,700 orange check frock. The ‘Tartan cotton long smock shirt,’ which comes with mother of pearl buttons, satin bow detailing and a contrast Peter Pan collar, is inspired by grunge looks from the Nineties. Before you go adding it to your other half’s Christmas list, FEMAIL asked a brave volunteer to give his verdict on the controversial look and whether he feels it lives up to Gucci’s aspirations. Presenter, actor and comedian Simon Thompson, 32, from Southampton, donned a replica from ASOS for a stroll around west London – with VERY surprising results…

Green-fingered fun! Prince Louis plays in the sand while ‘cheeky’ Prince George and Princess Charlotte help garden in unseen photos shared in Prince William’s new ITV documentary 



Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two, appeared during Prince William: A Planet For Us All via three new pictures showcasing the children enjoying the outdoors.

KFC worker horrifies fans by revealing exactly how its gravy is made from ‘bits of chicken which come off in the fryer and fall to the bottom’



A KFC employee filmed a behind-the-scenes clip to show how the fast food chain’s gravy is made at a UK restaurant and has left people disgusted to learn it’s made from ‘chicken bits from the fryer’.

What a blessing! Converted church in the heart of Knightsbridge with seven bedrooms, modern gym and SPA goes on the market for £44MILLION



The Grade II listed St Saviours House, a former church in Knightsbridge, London, has gone on sale for £44million – and it boasts its own swimming pool and leisure facilities.

Steph & Dom solve your sex, love & life troubles: I simply can’t face a second lockdown with him at home



An anonymous woman asked British TV’s Steph and Dom Parker for advice. She explained that her boyfriend drove her mad during lockdown and she doesn’t want him to move in again.

Salmon topped pancakes

Makes 30 small pancakes
150g rye flour
100g wholemeal spelt flour
5g fresh yeast or ½ tsp dried yeast
300ml sour cream
50-100ml whole milk
2 medium eggs, beaten
50g butter, melted
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp sea salt
150ml white wine vinegar
75g fructose (fruit sugar) or 100g caster sugar
Smoked salmon slices
Crème fraîche
Mix the flours with the yeast, sour cream and 50ml of the milk. Cover and set aside for an hour. Place the sugar and the vinegar in a saucepan along with 75ml water and simmer, allowing the sugar to dissolve. Remove from heat, add the thinly sliced fennel to this mixture and cover. Add the beaten eggs, melted butter, baking powder and sea salt to the bowl with the flours, yeast and sour cream. Stir thoroughly and prepare a skillet with a little oil over a medium heat. Start frying small pancakes for a minute or so before flipping. Assemble salmon slices on each piece, followed by a dollop of sour cream or crème fraîche.

SUPER SALMON recipes by Signe Johanson for the Norwegian Seafood Council, www.seafoodfromnorway.co.uk

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VEGAN COLD BREW

Ready to drink cold-brew americano, this is a super refreshing option that is strong, smooth and naturally sweet. Perfect addition to your morning routine and real must have for the coffee lovers. Also, dairy-free, vegan and sugar-free

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