The popularity of Hula Hoop is soaring with Hula Hooping set to be one of the hottest retro trends for the summer

Hula Hoop

Celebrities, fitness fans and kids who love to have fun are all taking up hooping. Grace Jones stole the show with her astounding Hula Hoop performance at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert. Beyonce, Michelle Obama and Liv Tyler have also been spotted Hula Hooping.

Butterflies, Bugs & Beasties, discover how plants get by with a little help from their friends during summer


In 2010 the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is celebrating the UN’s International Year of Biodiversity and throughout the summer we’re inviting visitors to not only explore the stunning Gardens in full bloom; but to also delve into the hidden world of plant pollination and discover how plants work togeth