Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Lifestyle

Belzan restaurant review | Grace Dent

Arriving in Liverpool on a wet Thursday night with a migraine and an empty stomach, I was reminded why I love the place when I reached Belzan. Full disclosure: my father is a...

On the pulse: why beans, peas and lentils are making a comeback

Radical politics, psychedelic drugs, experimental sex: there were many dangers haunting nervous parents as they sent their children to university in the 1970s. But Jenny Chandler was warned about a different threat: “My...

The perfect … shepherd’s pie | Felicity Cloake

I once made a formal, if ever-so-slightly slurred, complaint in a Kansas City bar regarding a shepherd’s pie that arrived filled with best US chuck steak. That’s how strongly I feel about this...

11 of the UK's best wild places – chosen by outdoor experts

Glen Coe, the Highlands Exploring Britain and appreciating the charms of its incredible landscape wasn’t always a top priority for me. Like many, I ignored what was on the doorstep as I rushed abroad....

Stella McCartney: ‘Only 1% of clothing is recycled. What are we doing?’

Stella McCartney is a designer, a businesswoman and an environmental activist, but of the three, she says, fashion will always come first. “It has to, you see. Because the only way for me...

'Blue-brain’ cheese: is this the mouldiest cheese in Britain?

Some years ago, a family of cheesemakers in the hills outside Bern, in west-central Switzerland, were making a batch of cow’s cheese. As per tradition, they had shaped the cheese into fist-size balls and...

The best towns and small cities in the US: Portland, Maine

At the junction of Danforth and Pleasant Street, a place once known as Gorham’s Corner, a stone monument commemorates ordinary folk who used to live in the neighbourhood. There’s the shopkeeper, after whom...

The lie pictures tell: an ex-model on the truth behind her perfect photos

I sit in child’s pose on the carpet, my back inches away from the heater in the wall, cradling images of the girl I used to be. I cup her many faces in...

Lessons from Beychella: how to dress like Beyoncé this summer

A new word was invented on Saturday night: Beychella, the rightful portmanteau for Beyoncé performing at Coachella and making it a festival – indeed a world – where she is queen and everyone...

‘I’m Spartacus!’: gladiators galore at Nîmes’ Great Roman Games

The first gladiator is down, flailing his gladius towards the emperor before being pummelled by a giant hammer (thankfully, into a furrow of sand left by one of the racing chariots). Two “slaves”...

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Disney is buying most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

Disney is buying a huge chunk of 21st Century Fox in...