My earliest food memory...Seeing my mum and grandmother cooking – although growing up as a boy in rural Spain at that time, you weren't supposed to be in the kitchen. If there's one thing that evokes childhood for me, it's partridge. My grandmother would cook it at Christmas, and I still remember the smell of the burning feathers.
Not since the war has growing food been so popular with 'townies', and many are now turning their hobby into a business
I'm sitting at my desk in Bermondsey, and I can see St Paul's Cathedral and the London Eye. It's amazingly quiet. There's not much green space here, so the river becomes that.
When you make shelving a feature, rather than a bland device to store clutter, the stuff you display tends to look (and get treated) better...
A schoolboy was hunted down by a "brutal and merciless" pack of 20 teenagers, who repeatedly stabbed him and left him dying on the floor of a station during rush-hour, a court heard. Sofyen Belamouadden, 15, was pursued through crowds of commuters at Victoria station in London by a gang from a rival school, who had planned ambush on Facebook.
Vitali Klitschko says his brother, Wladimir, is ready to agree a fight with David Haye, it was reported today.
Dereck Chisora insists he will not let fellow Briton David Haye scupper his chances of a shot at the world heavyweight title.
Haye v Harrison tonight could be a British belter because for once two heavyweights really want to fight, writes Steve Bunce
Simon Hughes, the Liberal Democrats' new deputy leader, said yesterday that his party must be "equal partners" in the coalition Government even though the Conservatives have more than five times as many MPs.
Lucy is wanted by Argentina for trying to smuggle drugs. How did an average middle-class woman get herself into this mess?
Simon Hughes today launched his bid to become deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, with the backing of outgoing deputy and Business Secretary Vince Cable.
Livebait and The Real Greek are now chains –but is it third time unlucky for the team's latest venture, More?
Chucking eggs at Nick Griffin may make protesters feel good, but does direct action work? Jerome Taylor reports on a tactical divide
Obama and Hamilton can inspire Briton to heavyweight glory. By Alan Hubbard
Police failed to act after the family of a teenager who was stabbed to death in a frenzied attack told them a stalker had threatened to kill her, a friend said today.
More than 60 peers have signed a letter to the Home Secretary urging the Government to halt the deportation of a gay Iranian teenager who faces execution if he is returned to his homeland.