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5 Benefits that Come with Cafetière Coffee

A cafetière, sometimes referred to as a French press, is used to brew coffee. The raw grounds are placed in with hot water, then a plunger is pressed down to leave nothing Read More

White Sugar – the New Villain on the Block

Governments across the globe have been striving to get people to quit smoking and have done so quite successfully. Rumor has it, that refined sugar is the emerging villain, with many medical Read More

Hurricane Harvey: Families wade for their lives amid Texas floods

Thousands of people who survived the worst of Hurricane Harvey in Texas are now fleeing for their lives after the authorities opened sluice gates to relieve the city of Houston. Willis Breaux Read More

Mark Zuckerberg announces birth of second daughter, August

Mark Zuckerberg’s social network just got a bit bigger. The Facebook chief executive has announced that his wife Priscilla Chan has given birth to the couple’s second daughter, August. In a post Read More

Richard Eckersley, former Manchester United footballer, sets up packaging-free supermarket Earth.Food.Love

It helps to have deep pockets to shop at Britain’s only “zero waste” supermarket. Not only do none of its 200 products come with packaging, you have to bring your own containers. Read More

Thousands of Twitter users ‘deceived by Russian agent’

Hundreds of thousands of Twitter users are reading pro-Kremlin propaganda by a suspected Russian troll posing as a Ukip supporter, evidence suggests. Analysis of tweets under the name @DavidJo52951945 indicates that they Read More

If you’re less than perfect, find another school

Imagine you’re a bright 17-year-old. After two years of sweating at GCSEs, trying to get the obligatory 11 shining A*s, you sit AS levels. Perhaps you’re a little burnt out; perhaps, as Read More

Disneyland bans boy, 3, from princess makeover

Disneyland Paris refused to let a three-year-old boy take part in its “princess for a day” experience because he was not a girl, his mother has said. Hayley McLean-Glass, from Paignton in Read More

Where are the laurels for all our great Irish gardens?

How many gardens would you say are open to the public on the island of Ireland? One hundred, two hundred? Even inveterate garden visitors may be surprised to learn that there are Read More

Recipe: Lindsey Bareham’s poached peaches with pistachio crumbs

This is deconstructed crumble with crushed pistachio. The crumbs are baked to a crisp and served as a garnish, scattered over skinned and sliced peaches poached in white wine syrup. The cooled Read More