If you thought that making a cup of coffee simply involved a teaspoon of instant and a splash of milk, wake up and smell the proverbial! The 14th World Barista Championship takes place this week, and here we provide an expert guide to perking up, courtesy of Ryan Cross of Ristretto Roasters in Portland, Oregon
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Thursday 27 August 2009
Wednesday 19 August 2009
Friday 14 August 2009
A baby whose body parts were found in a sewage treatment works was recently born prematurely, police said today.
Sunday 09 August 2009
What is it that enables us to survive and what renders us "incapable of functioning"? In his poignant story of a blind man groping his way, alone, through the darkest of places, Tamas Dobozy explores complex "intersections of need". At the heart of other pieces is not the functioning of an individual but a city itself, such as in Rana Dasgupta's tale of Delhi.
Friday 07 August 2009
He was, they kept telling us, an ordinary man, a plumber from Somerset who tended his vegetables and fed chickens. But at Harry Patch's funeral yesterday huge crowds lined the streets, many of them teenagers – which is what Harry was when he went to war in the trenches in 1916.
Friday 17 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
Residents of a city centre apartment complex had a lucky escape today when a building crane and five-ton weight smashed through it.
Friday 03 July 2009
With a long, hot summer predicted, there’s no better moment to catch a wave. Rhiannon Batten offers the experts' guide to golden sands and clear blue seas
Friday 19 June 2009
As Mandelson's reputation grows, the Prime Minister's sinks. Week by week he gets worse. Dedicated to straightforwardness, honesty, integrity and transparency, Gordon Cack of Cackmanshire turns everything he touches to the eponymous substance.
Sunday 14 June 2009
Monday 01 June 2009
Workers at a water company are to stage a 24-hour strike and a work to rule in a dispute over pay, it was announced today.
Saturday 30 May 2009
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Saturday 02 May 2009
- 1 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 2 Notes from a small island: Is Sealand an independent 'micronation' or an illegal fortress?
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 'Swivel-gate': David Cameron goes to war with the press over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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