The aperitif is back, the aperitif is in. At Simon Rogan's joint in the Midland Hotel, Manchester, a guy in a bomber jacket breaks off a conversation with his date, "I'll have Just a Splash – that cocktail with Aperol and Prosecco," he says to the barman.
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Thursday 30 May 2013
If you send a text that is grammatically correct, it shows that you have taken care over your message - you have treated the recipient with due respect
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Disgraced Godolphin trainer decides to abandon plea against length of eight-year ban
Friday 24 May 2013
The Week In Books
Shakespeare 1 Molière 0: 'Linguistic treason' as France prepares to accept English teaching for university sciences
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Higher education minister Geneviève Fioraso aims to make future French scientists better able to use international language of scientific research
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Even Dante could not have conjured quite such a hellish punishment: for almost two months, 11 people were confined to an underground bunker in Italy and forced to read the new novel by Dan Brown – all day, every day. Brown's Inferno, which reportedly makes repeated reference to Dante's Inferno, is due for publication on 14 May.
Monday 06 May 2013
The tolerance of the British, and their acceptance of immigrants to this country, is commendable. But the attitude of Emiratis is admirable on a different scale
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Zarooni passed syringes and list of horses to assistant during trip to Newmarket in March
Don't send me back to Afghanistan, says 19-year-old Najibullah Hashimi who was orphaned by the Taliban
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Asylum seeker appealing against Home Office decision to remove him
Monday 08 April 2013
When Tom Beardsworth decided he wanted to do an internship, he decided to cast his net a little bit wider than rainy old London
Tuesday 26 March 2013
California based search engine giant asked Swedish to amend definition
Friday 22 March 2013
The Things Fall Apart author has died in hospital aged 82
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Channel 4 has announced a special series of programming to mark the month of Ramadan, which may include broadcasting morning prayers.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Friday 15 March 2013
Council plans to ban ‘confusing’ punctuation mark from new street names
Sunday 24 February 2013
Foreign doctors who want to work for the NHS in England will have to prove they can speak English well enough to treat patients, the Government has confirmed.
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
- 1 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 2 Google April Fools': company unveils backwards search engine and huggable digital assistant
- 3 I might be an MP, but that doesn't stop me fighting sexism with my breasts
- 4 April Fools' Day 2015: The best hoax news stories from around the internet
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims