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To his cost, ex-Glencore trader Andrew Kearns has found being hungover a sackable offence, but the liquid lunch shaped many a day in days gone by, says a wistful John Walsh

Zeitgeist's guide to love, sex, cars, war and lobster thermidor

The world is big, complicated, and frequently confusing - so it's not surprising that we all need a bit of guidance from time to time. But where can we turn for the essential information to steer us through? The American satirist Evan Eisenberg believe he has the solution: a guide to the important stuff that's as easy to follow as a restaurant review. Read it, and you'll be dining out on his advice in no time...

E Jane Dickson: We're all still terrified of intellectual women

Heaven help the woman in the CEO's office who 'forgets' to display snapshots of her children

Gothic, but glam: Liberty's design director's home is divinely decadent

When we moved here 12 years ago this house was a crumbling Victorian terrace with no plumbing, electricity or even a bathroom. It was a real project, but I loved the view overlooking an old lorry depot and Islington Council dump because it was so urban and decaying.

Album: Arnie Somogyi's Ambulance

Accident and Insurgency (Linn)

Paul Gleason

Principal in 'The Breakfast Club'

Cooking with Fernet Branca, by James Hamilton-Paterson

A comedy of menus high up in Tuscany

The Sketch: What does a mutation of rats produce? A bad joke of nodding dogs

Messrs Prescott, Brown and Straw formed a de facto conspiracy last week by being conspicuously absent when the Prime Minister was present. Yesterday they elaborated their conspiracy by being conspicuously present in the Prime Minister's absence.

Sleepover: Park Hyatt Tokyo

A bed for the night in Japan

Second helpings: Other up-market fish and chips

Allports Y Maes, Pwllheli - Fishbar, London - Rudland Stubbs, London

Let's build homes fit for happy lobsters

Maybe the fishermen could wear berets and matelot shirts and sing Gaelic sea-shanties

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Syria air strikes: ‘Peace President’ Obama had to take stronger action against Isis after beheadings

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‘Peace President’ Obama had to take stronger action against Isis after beheadings
Will Lindsay Lohan's West End debut be a turnaround moment for her career?

Lindsay Lohan's West End debut

Will this be a turnaround moment for her career?
'The Crocodile Under the Bed': Judith Kerr's follow-up to 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea'

The follow-up to 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea'

Judith Kerr on what inspired her latest animal intruder - 'The Crocodile Under the Bed' - which has taken 46 years to get into print
BBC Television Centre: A nostalgic wander through the sets, studios and ghosts of programmes past

BBC Television Centre

A nostalgic wander through the sets, studios and ghosts of programmes past
Lonesome George: Custody battle in Galapagos over tortoise remains

My George!

Custody battle in Galapagos over tortoise remains
10 best rucksacks for backpackers

Pack up your troubles: 10 best rucksacks for backpackers

Off on an intrepid trip? Experts from student trip specialists Real Gap and Quest Overseas recommend luggage for travellers on the move
Secret politics of the weekly shop

The politics of the weekly shop

New app reveals political leanings of food companies
Beam me up, Scottie!

Beam me up, Scottie!

Celebrity Trekkies from Alex Salmond to Barack Obama
Beware Wet Paint: The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition

Beware Wet Paint

The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition
Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Can 'The Endless River' carry on the tradition?
Sanctuary for the suicidal

Sanctuary for the suicidal

One mother's story of how London charity Maytree helped her son with his depression
A roller-coaster tale from the 'voice of a generation'

Not That Kind of Girl:

A roller-coaster tale from 'voice of a generation' Lena Dunham
London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice. In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence

London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with Malcolm McLaren

Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with McLaren

Designer 'felt pressured' into going out with Sex Pistols manager
Jourdan Dunn: Model mother

Model mother

Jordan Dunn became one of the best-paid models in the world