The spirit of Paris

One fine cognac captures the spectacle, splendour and sophistication of France

Top 10 ways to nod off to sleep

One in five people have trouble sleeping and more than 15 million prescriptions are written for sleeping pills in the UK every year, so Jane Symons asked the experts and examined the latest research to compile Raconteur’s Good Sleep Guide

Avoiding risks to prevent stroke

Stroke is a largely preventable disease; its risk factors are well known and many are related to modern lifestyles, writes Victoria Lambert

Four tips to help keep eyes healthy

Narinder Sharma, president and chief executive of AMD Alliance International, offers advice which could keep age-related macular degeneration at bay