Life and Style

Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr has joined forces with two foodie entrepreneurs to grow herbs and vegetables 100ft below the ground 

High life can be a real downer

For Kelly, a 24-year-old from north London, the highs she used to get from ecstasy are no longer worth the risk.

End of the line for the 18.15 train buffet club

There is anger and despair in the buffet car on the 18.15 from Waterloo to Portsmouth. The regulars are up in arms about the decision by the new privatised operator to close down the buffets on most of the Portsmouth trains and replace them with a trolley service.

Railtrack escapes crash prosecution

Railtrack is to escape prosecution over a crash which was almost a carbon copy of the 1988 Clapham rail disaster. Instead, British Rail will be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive next month for its role in the accident, last September, near Walthamstow, east London, when one train ran into the back of another.

Nuisance caller: I'd like to buy a station, please

"Hello, Bob Hill" (Railtrack's director of property). "Hello, I want to buy a station."

Family acts over death in custody

JASON BENNETTO

No charges in `baton' death case

JASON BENNETTO

'Get tough on firms that kill'

JASON BENNETTO

Pontypridd make their point

THIS contest between championship contenders Pontypridd and relegation- haunted Aberavon was a crucial one for the former, who needed to bounce back into contention after losing to a weakened Swansea side.

Poison batch of feed kills six horses

JOHN McKIE

Railtrack to be charged over crash

`Negligence' led to trains colliding

Railtrack misled public over signals danger

CHRISTIAN WOLMAR

Railtrack plans major shake-up

Damning report into signalling failure provides further evidence of internal problems

Letter: Clarity on the Clapham omnibus

From Mr Peter Cook

Rail crash driver 'went through a red light'

CHRISTIAN WOLMAR

Letter: Laboratory's pioneer work

From Dr Peter Clapham
Latest stories from i100
SPONSORED FEATURES
Career Services

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Solved after 200 years: the mysterious deaths of 3,000 soldiers from Napoleon's army

Solved after 200 years

The mysterious deaths of 3,000 soldiers from Napoleon's army
Every regional power has betrayed the Kurds so Turkish bombing is no surprise

Robert Fisk on the Turkey conflict

Every regional power has betrayed the Kurds so Turkish bombing is no surprise
Investigation into wreck of unidentified submarine found off the coast of Sweden

Sunken sub

Investigation underway into wreck of an unidentified submarine found off the coast of Sweden
Instagram and Facebook have 'totally changed' the way people buy clothes

Age of the selfie

Instagram and Facebook have 'totally changed' the way people buy clothes
Not so square: How BBC's Bloomsbury saga is sexing up the period drama

Not so square

How Virginia Woolf saga is sexing up the BBC period drama
Rio Olympics 2016: The seven teenagers still carrying a torch for our Games hopes

Still carrying the torch

The seven teenagers given our Olympic hopes
The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis, but history suggests otherwise

The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis...

...but history suggests otherwise
The bald truth: How one author's thinning hair made him a Wayne Rooney sympathiser

The bald truth

How thinning hair made me a Wayne Rooney sympathiser
Froome wins second Tour de France after triumphant ride into Paris with Team Sky

Tour de France 2015

Froome rides into Paris to win historic second Tour
Fifteen years ago, Concorde crashed, and a dream died. Today, the desire to travel faster than the speed of sound is growing once again

A new beginning for supersonic flight?

Concorde's successors are in the works 15 years on from the Paris crash
I would never quit Labour, says Liz Kendall

I would never quit party, says Liz Kendall

Latest on the Labour leadership contest
Froome seals second Tour de France victory

Never mind Pinot, it’s bubbly for Froome

Second Tour de France victory all but sealed
Oh really? How the 'lowest form of wit' makes people brighter and more creative

The uses of sarcasm

'Lowest form of wit' actually makes people brighter and more creative
A magazine editor with no vanity, and lots of flair

No vanity, but lots of flair

A tribute to the magazine editor Ingrid Sischy
Foraging: How the British rediscovered their taste for chasing after wild food

In praise of foraging

How the British rediscovered their taste for wild food