Azerbaijan 'flattened' sacred Armenian site

Fears that Azerbaijan has systematically destroyed hundreds of 500-year-old Christian artefacts have exploded into a diplomatic row, after Euro MPs were barred from inspecting an ancient Armenian burial site.

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EATING OUT: Terre a Terre in Brighton has been acclaimed as one of Britain's best veggie restaurants. But is it just trying too hard?

The Trader:I'm getting shirty

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Books: Forerunners of the Trenchcoat Mafia

The Wishing Game

Food & Drink: Eating Out - Vive la vieille cuisine!

Tired of the trendy? You won't find any pepper in your ice cream at Amandier, where trad is the word

Eating: Cold war

WHEN I was 15, the headmaster called the entire school to assembly to make a special announcement. In a measured and serious tone he informed us that he had spotted a rat within the school grounds.

My Favourite Restaurant: The ultimate tikka

ANDREW BRISCOE, managing director of credit card company Goldfish, is something of a creature of habit. Every Friday night he sets off for a meal at The Banaras, his local Indian restaurant in Farnham, Surrey, with his wife, Clare.

Restaurant: Where shall we eat fish?

One-o-One is an odd-looking restaurant, one of those places that everyone must have noticed from the back of a taxi going up Knightsbridge, crouched down as it is beneath the rather overwhelming tower-block looks of the Sheraton Park Tower, but few have noted down in their diaries to go in. It looks like the sort of place that will be swarming with well- to-do Americans who are staying upstairs and don't feel adventurous enough to venture out into the big, bad city but will probably, none the less, have a good deal to say about it at the table next to you.

My Favourite Restaurant

The best French chips

Restaurants: Where shall we meet in Camden?

While words like "recycling", "ecology" and "organic" represent values most of us think are important and worthwhile, they just don't have that good-time ring. Which is probably why, though a near-obsessive interest in food content has been sweeping the country since the salmonella- in-Currie scare of the 1980s, few restaurants sell themselves directly on organic ingredients.

Restaurants: The importance of not being earnest

Stephen Terry's Frith Street might be sensational - if only the waiters could learn when to leave the diners in peace. Photograph s by Nicola Levinsky

Restaurants: Riddle of the sands

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