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From psychoactive drugs to silent spas: 2018's weirdest wellness trends

Classes streamed into your living room “Like Netflix, but for spin classes” might seem an obvious pitch, but it’s taken a while for the perfect storm of rapidly improving tech and outrageously priced real-life...

Mexican scrambled egg overload – and other reasons why I hate celebrity diet books

The annual glut of diet books are pretty formulaic. Take an established star, preferably one who has recently lost weight, and get them to create a diet plan based on their “journey”. Dishes...

Bondi Harvest's miso mushroom roasted chicken with coconut and rice recipe

Simply put: umami roast chicken heaven! Roasting the chicken half-submerged in a miso and mushroom broth results in a crispy golden crackling on the top with slowly poached, tender and juicy flesh in...

Caught in a deluge: 'raw water' pioneers blame 'opportuni-vores' for brouhaha

Bryan Pullen and Seth Pruzansky have been quietly bottling water in the woods of Maine for nearly a decade – straight from spring to bottle without filtration or treatment. They began selling their...

Kitchen gadgets review: personalised face lollipops – the perfect gift for auto-cannibals

What? Personalised face lollipops, £39.95, prezzybox.com. Shaft-mounted aggregate of sugar-water solutions. Boiled, flavoured, coloured and set into the likeness of a human face. Why? My boy lollipop, you make my heart go, ‘Oh God, please stop’. Well? This...

Ari Up and Palmolive were members of what punk band? The Weekend quiz

The questions 1 At her trial in 1793, who was the Widow Capet?2 Which orchestra was founded by Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim?3 What hobby’s name literally means “love of tax exemption”?4 What is...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s egg recipes

New year, new resolutions, new everything, right? Well, an egg, with all its promise of new life, is a very good place to start. Eggs give me everything I want from the kitchen,...

Vivienne Westwood gets political at London fashion week men's

With Vivienne Westwood and Craig Green two of the biggest names on Monday’s schedule, the last day of London fashion week men’s was guaranteed to be a celebration of unfettered British creativity. A typical...

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about eczema (but were too busy scratching to...

Winter can be grim: coughs, cold, flu and the general sense of malaise brought on by dark nights, too much food and not enough exercise. And to add to the misery, as the...

Glow with flow: why bike safety starts with hi-vis leggings

Good news for cyclists who refuse to wear a hideous fluorescent yellow jacket: an academic study has shown that you would be no more visible to drivers than if you were clad in...

Vegan Advise

Carillion roasted over 'rotten corporate culture'; Bank of England criticised over...

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Four months after UK outsourcing...