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Lifestyle

From running as Miss Ruislip to the perils of old age: the best of...

24 February 1997 Harsh new world Apparently, the children are under great stress nowadays and no wonder. The world is going down the drain and they must go with it. Here we are, plagued by...

Anna Jones’s showstopping recipes with leftover breadcrumbs

Cheap, humble and often wasted, breadcrumbs are something I reach for during the cold months. They are endlessly useful to bind a fritter or a sauce (see last week’s romesco), and bigger, craggy...

Joe Trivelli’s preserved food recipes

It can be hard to know what to cook during the “hungry gap”. At the River Café, where I am head chef, we are in the midst of broad beans, asparagus and peas...

Balenciaga's big idea: this season's fashion will benefit UN charity

Fashion’s most influential designer is sick of putting meaningless graphics on T-shirts. “I am tired of making prints for the sake of prints,” said Demna Gvasalia, backstage at his Balenciaga show in Paris...

Flipping magic: on the turtle trail in Barbados

Twilight. We’re having dinner, and staring into the sea when the black shadow of a stingray passes through the water in front of the hotel where we’re eating. There’s something sinister about the...

What links a virtual world, Simone de Beauvoir, the right to bear arms and...

The questions 1 In 1141, who was declared Lady of England and Normandy?2 In what film was “Shall we play a game?” an ominous message?3 What did recusants refuse to attend?4 What ubiquitous logo...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for Mother’s Day

I have my mother to thank for many of the skills I acquired in my early years, but cooking isn’t one of them. She (and my father) made some terrific food, but I...

25 of the best beaches in southern Europe

PORTUGAL by Celia Pedroso Tróia Galé, near Lisbon Type SandyLifeguard YesCafe/kiosk YesAbout an hour south of Lisbon, the Tróia peninsula stretches for mile upon white sand mile. It is easiest to take a ferry from Setúbal...

Vegan wine: coming to a high street near you

Vegan wines are A Thing these days. Most supermarkets list vegan wines on their websites, and the Co‑op recently announced it was aiming to increase its offering to 100 wines by the...

Sorella, London SW4: Grace Dent's restaurant review

Sorella has shape-shifted since its previous incarnation as The Manor. It has let its hair down. Out with the chicken butter served on pebbles, liquid nitrogen puddings and partridge autopsies. Farewell to chefs...

Vegan Advise

'Race hate' PR firm enters administration

Disgraced public relations firm Bell Pottinger has fallen into administration after being accused of running a "racially divisive campaign" in South Africa. ...