Greece holidays 2018: Let the Peloponnese capture your heart | Beach Holidays | Travel

GETTY The Greek Peloponnese isn’t on everyone’s list but has a real pull Until recently, it wasn’t on my radar either. In fact, it wasn’t until a friend’s family trekked the Peloponnese, and fell so in love with the region that they moved there, that I began planning a trip of my own. Luckily, it’s easy enough to reach, with direct flights from London Gatwick to Kalamata airport (only an hour’s drive from the Peloponnese). But as I’m a fan of a road trip, I travelled with a friend into…

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Back pain: Lower spine ache cured with this correct posture | Health | Life & Style

Back pain can be very uncomfortable, and prevent patients from carrying out their everyday lives, according to the NHS. Lower back pain is the most common type of discomfort, although the pain can be felt across the entire spine. Having poor posture could be causing your back pain, it said. But, altering your posture could help a number of health conditions, claimed Julie Jennings, Chief Occupational Therapist for comfort chair specialist HSL. Poor circulation Slouching in your chair also slouches your spine. The body’s circulatory system has to work harder…

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Pension: New rules to target great annuity rip-off | Personal Finance | Finance

Despite repeated warnings, around half of all pensioners still buy the annuity offered by their pension company, rather than shopping around to see if they can get higher income on the open market. Tomorrow, City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launches a new “annuity comparator” that forces companies to show how their quote stands up against rivals. Shopping The FCA hopes this will push more retirees to shop around. However, some fear the rules do not go far enough as companies are still not obliged to say which ones…

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HomePod secrets REVEALED – How Apple made its smart speaker sound so good | Tech | Life & Style

EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS Apple HomePod and why it sounds so good The reviews for Apple’s HomePod are in and one thing everyone agrees on is just how good this new smart speaker sounds. Apple is pretty late to the party with its intelligent music maker but there seems to be no question that, if you’re an audiophile, it was well worth the wait. Despite its rivals being hugely popular, many suffer from poor audio performance. But Apple is bucking this trend as the HomePod’s sound credentials are pretty spectacular. Express.co.uk recently…

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Philippe Coutinho: ‘Angry’ Barcelona star messages Liverpool aces amid Jurgen Klopp claims | Football | Sport

Coutinho quit Liverpool for Barcelona in January, completing a long-awaited £142m move to the Nou Camp. But the Reds have not suffered in his absence, with the likes of Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane continuing to shine. Klopp discussed Firmino taking on Coutinho‘s role as Liverpool’s talisman this week, saying: “That is completely normal. You saw our games when Phil came deep in centre mid. We didn’t want him to come deep all the time to be honest, it was more of a natural thing. “You want him…

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