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Clare Smyth: The head chef talks Michelin stars, crisp sandwiches and what it’s really like working under Gordon Ramsay

Are there any particular foods which remind you of childhood?

Meet TripAdvisor's most prolific critic: Phil Blackett - aka The Food Dood - has reviewed almost 1,000 restaurants in 152 cities

The Newcastle businessman is the most influential food critic you've never heard of. Oscar Quine discovers what motivates TripAdvisor’s most prolific poster of gastronomic opinion

Kim Shillinglaw, television executive

Page 3 Profile: Kim Shillinglaw, television executive

We interrupt this broadcast…

Angie Stone: The soul star on Trayvon Martin, the meaning of Rich Girl, and why she'd make the perfect Gladys Knight on film

You've sung about the challenges facing young black men in America. As a mother, how did you react to the Trayvon Martin case?

Trend setter: Coffee at Caravan Kings Cross

A user's guide to modern coffee: Know your long blacks from your flat whites

Our obsession with coffee shows no signs of abating: 85 per cent of us will visit a coffee shop in the next seven days. And it's independent coffee shops – which now account for two-thirds of the country's outlets – that are winning big against the branded chains.

Jared Harris: The British actor on avoiding ex-pats in LA, dabbling in the paranormal, and Christmas parties with the Mad Men cast

The Quiet Ones follows a maverick professor in his attempts to invoke paranormal activity. Is it true that it's based on a true story?

Mixed Martial Arts: Squaring up to middleweight champ Tom Watson in the ring

I'm not a particularly good lover, but I'm certainly not a fighter. Squaring up to all 186lb of former British mixed martial arts middleweight champ Tom Watson, my mind can't help but swim with the various stomach-turning cage fighting injuries I'd seen online earlier in the day.

Actors Alfie Allen (left) and Joe Dempsie, who first names are still popular while names such Horace and Clifford face 'extinction'

Britain's 'endangered' names: Nobody wants a child called Cecil or Gertrude – but Alfie and Joe dodge extinction

A survey by Ancestry.co.uk used online birth records to compare the popularity of forenames over the last 100 years

George Atkinson, Britain’s oldest punter

Page 3 Profile: George Atkinson, Britain’s oldest punter

Who’s your money on then, George?

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These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
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Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
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Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

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England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

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Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

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‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

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