Sport Jose-Maria Olazabal, Javier Ballesteros and Miguel Angel Jimenez pose for a picture before teeing-off at the Dubai Desert Classic

Ballesteros was playing as an amateur at the event that his late and beloved father won back in 1992

Gardening: Eloquence in a green shade

Ryl Nowell doesn't believe in instant planting plans; her approach to garden design is rooted in the landscape, writes Ursula Buchan

A quiet British tragedy

Take a good look at the plants on these pages: you may never see some of them in the wild again. Nineteen British plants feature on a list of 34,000 facing global extinction. Should we care about the Lundy cabbage? The Snowdon eyebright? The Jersey pink? Yes, yes, yes, says Michael McCarthy

Gardening: Harvest Times

THE ART OF VEGETABLE-GROWING; THE LAST OF OUR FOUR-PART GUIDE BY MICHAEL LEAPMAN AND MARY KEEN

Sport in '98: Hoddle: Cabbages or coronation lie in wait

The summer of 1998 promises to be a bumper one for off-licences, take-away restaurants, Relate and divorce lawyers. Yes, it's World Cup year.

Outtakes: This demi-paradise

Martin Plimmer is too old for Hamleys house of horror

Shades of greens

Sow now, to cut colourful, tasty leaves until the end of the autumn, writes Anna Pavord

Cut and dried

Salt cod, and Caldo Verde - the essence of Portugal

Gardening: Workshop - No hiding place for plants

What do you do with an Ali Baba pot? Anna Pavord advises

Never mind the flavour ... just savour the pretty colours

Cabbage catwalk: are we tired of flavourless supermarket vegetables, or are looks just as important?

Letter: Old trick

Old trick

Vegetable prices soar in big freeze

BRITAIN'S vegetable farmers are using power drills and sledgehammers to hack their produce out of the frozen ground as supermarkets struggle to fill shelves during the cold spell.

Snacktime doll warning

Each Cabbage Patch Snacktime Kids doll sold in future will have a label warning parents that its munching mouth can catch a child's hair or fingers, US federal officials and the toy maker Mattel Inc said on Tuesday.

Cabbage Patch doll `eats' girls' hair

Greenville, South Carolina (AP) - In the third such incident since Christmas, a little girl's hair got caught in the mouth of a battery-powered doll that mimics eating. Three-year-old Carly Mize was left partly bald on Thursday when her hair was snagged by her doll and pulled out of her scalp.

Cheltenham's sauvage face

LE CHAMPIGNON SAUVAGE; 24-26 Suffolk Road Cheltenham GL50 2AQ. Tel:02142 573449. Open Monday to Friday lunch 12.30 to 1.30, dinner 7.30 to 9.15, Saturday 12.30 to 1.30 5.30 to 10.30. Average price per person, pounds 40. Credit cards accepted
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