Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr has joined forces with two foodie entrepreneurs to grow herbs and vegetables 100ft below the ground
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Tuesday 26 November 2013
Nando’s, the restaurant chain whose flame-grilled peri-peri chicken is a favourite of celebrities and sports stars, has seen profits more than double.
Friday 15 November 2013
Black line on the map named commuter's least favourite by far while Jubilee named Londoner’s favourite
Friday 04 October 2013
56-year-old faces trial next January over two charges
Tuesday 17 September 2013
The Fried Chicken Shop should really have been the worst kind of junk-food TV. Consider the concept on paper: a fly-on-the-wall camera crew pitch up for three weeks at a south London fried chicken takeaway to film the finger-lickin' goings-on of its (more often than not) loud, drunken patrons. Imagine the poetic symmetry if it were aired late on a Friday: drunk people eating a takeaway on their sofas after a night out, watching drunk people eating a takeaway in a takeaway shop after a night out.
Saturday 08 June 2013
Protest aims to highlight vulnerability of cyclists and positive effect riding can have on the environment
Sunday 17 March 2013
Friends of jailed ex-minister make claim ahead of court hearing to settle costs of his trial
Tuesday 09 October 2012
One of Britain’s few black women judges, who shot to prominence six years ago with a “misery memoir” about her tough early life, has been arrested and questioned by police.
Saturday 21 July 2012
I used to know the streets round London's Clapham Old Town reasonably well, wheeling pushchairs past the grand façades of The Pavement, balancing small children on swings in Grafton Square, haring after scooters in Rectory Gardens. Someone once told me this was the oldest squat in London. I like Rectory Gardens – the random collections of stuff tacked on to walls, the small bits of garden laid straight on to the street, shored up with timber offcuts, casually, promiscuously planted with marigolds and lettuce, petunias and parsley.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
The evolution of birds may have helped to keep insects from growing into much larger species, scientists have said. Faced with an airborne predatory threat, the creatures stayed small to be more manoeuvrable, it is believed.
Friday 11 May 2012
Britain's busiest railway station has reopened after a power cut forced it to close, Network Rail said.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Outlook: The Sex Pistols' lyrics could scarcely be more relevant today, and not just on these shores
Saturday 04 February 2012
Andy McSmith charts his dazzling rise in the City and Westminster – and a speedy fall
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Chris Huhne, the Cabinet minister facing possible criminal charges for perverting the course of justice, has spent almost £1.3m on a new London home.
Sunday 04 September 2011
They're not making it easy to get into Four O Nine. Is it worth it?
Sunday 04 September 2011
Planet Organic, the £20m turnover café and supermarket chain backed by the entrepreneurs behind Space NK and Fenn Wright Manson, has turned a profit this year and plans to open new stores across London.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27