Refreshing: Salmon salad with pink grapefruit

Mark Hix recipe: Salmon salad with pink grapefruit

Serves 6-8

Lunch on a stick: Pig's offal skewers

Mark Hix recipe: Pig's offal skewers

Serves 4 as a starter or more as a party snack

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Ian Bell
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Jacket £499, trousers £263, jcrew.com

Re-writing the check

It's time to cosy up in woollen suits and knits – just be sure to take your tartan and plaid oversize this season, says Lee Holmes

Durham captain Paul Collingwood (c) and team celebrate with the trophy after winning the LV County Championship Division One title

Durham clinch County Championship title

Rain halted victory over Nottinghamshire before Durham clinched 62 runs required at Chester-le-Street

Paul Franks was last to fall in Nottinghamshire’s woeful 78

Durham close to clinching title as keen Mustard makes amends

Nottinghamshire 78 Durham 207-8

Usman Arshad: Seamer picked up two wickets in two balls to follow his 34 with the bat

Sussex fold as Durham take giant stride to title

Durham 245 & 268-8 dec Sussex 112 & 116 (Durham win by 285 runs)

Paul Collingwood made a vital 45 to steady Durham

Paul Collingwood and Phil Mustard put Durham within reach of summit

Durham 245 & 212-6 Sussex 112

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Durham made themselves favourites for the Championship when the perseverance of their depleted bowling attack was rewarded with a seven-wicket victory over leaders Yorkshire, who saw their lead slashed by 20 points.

Pigeon and wild blaeberry salad

Pigeon and wild blaeberry salad

Serves 4

Prehistoric Europeans were spicing up their food with garlic mustard more than 6,000 years ago

Do you want some mustard to spice up your Stone Age broth? Scientists reveal secrets of prehistoric cuisine

New evidence reveals diet of early Europeans was more complex than previously thought

Men can expect vast riches from a first, but women will see no benefit

Men can expect a massive pay boost during the lifetime if they get a first class honours degree from university - but women won’t earn an extra penny.

Phil Mustard stuck to his task with the bat to earn a second bonus point

Phil Mustard shows strength to slow early leaders Middlesex

Durham 259 Middlesex 11-2

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