Couldn’t you just pretend you’re going to buy a white boat (named Dirty Girl)?
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Saturday 14 December 2013
A former quarrymen's workshop provides a cosy, characterful base for exploring the Snowdonia scenery. By Holly Williams
Tuesday 10 September 2013
If toast is an essential part of your breakfast, here's a guide to the best way to brown bread, bagels and crumpets
Behind the scenes at Leyton Orient: What’s it like working for Barry Hearn? You find he soon has you figured out
Monday 19 August 2013
Continuing our weekly column uncovering the reality of football down in the lower leagues
Monday 19 August 2013
Yet another dubious equation – describing a recipe for a beloved late-night snack – has left some mathematicians unimpressed
Saturday 13 July 2013
Boeing 787 Dreamliner launch: 300 passengers enjoy surprise flight as the future of aviation departs from Gatwick
Friday 21 June 2013
Seven minutes early, but four years late, the future of flying finally arrived at Gatwick at 7.58am today. The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner belonging to a British airline left gate 52 at the airport’s North Terminal, filled with nearly 300 passengers enjoying an unexpectedly comfortable start to their holidays in Menorca.
Saturday 23 March 2013
For an escape from the city's modern skyscrapers, find sanctuary in this charming 1930s house, says Lucinda Baring
Saturday 16 March 2013
An old longhouse in the Dartmoor countryside has been transformed into a sleek rural retreat
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Half of Britain's teachers now see children arrive at school who have not eaten any breakfast. Around a third of primary teachers say they take food into school to give to their pupils, with one in six spending as much as £25 a month to do so.
More schools providing free breakfasts for pupils to avoid them being unable to concentrate in class
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Free school breakfasts are on the agenda for thousands of pupils - as growing numbers of authorities act to combat them becoming hungry during the day and unable to concentrate in class.
Saturday 13 October 2012
I'm hungry. The day clears its throat. A cockerel's dusty bluster, a furry rip of motorised scooter exhaust, and from some high weed-throttled loudspeaker, the nasal megaphone of traditional song, impossibly nostalgic for a life I don't know.
Saturday 01 September 2012
Friday 29 June 2012
Treatment of the Month: Golden Honey massage
Friday 27 April 2012
A pioneer of nose-to-tale eating and a long-time advocate of the joys of offal, Henderson opened his Michelin-starred restaurant, St John, in London's Clerkenwell in 1994. Along with business partner Trevor Gulliver, he has since opened another restaurant, St John Bread and Wine in east London, and the St John Hotel in central London. He will be cooking a five-course banquet at the Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire in August.
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This retro-look, brushed stainless steel toaster features nine settings, extra-wide slots for crumpets and bagels, a bread-lift function, a slide-out crumb tray and cord storage. Everything you need, in other words, to pop up slice after golden slice. It's available as atwo- or four-slice model.
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Friday 23 March 2012
Don't get your fingers burnt by choosing the wrong model. Here are our top picks for grill-seekers
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train