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Alchemilla, Glasgow: ‘I used every last ounce of willpower to decline seconds’ – restaurant review

This food isn’t intricate or precise. It is not made to be photographed. It is designed to be fabulous to eat<p><b>Alchemilla, 1126 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TD (0141 337 6060). Meal for two, including drinks and service, £30-£70</b><p>I have located the focaccia of the gods; the loaf of the Italian, high …

Elasticity

Nigel Slater’s pâté recipes for summer picnics

Suddenly, there is barely a meal that isn’t eaten in the garden, or a cup of coffee that didn’t find its way to the kitchen steps. Sometimes this has been planned, but we do it with impromptu fridge-raid suppers, too: a dish of chicken liver pâté eaten in the shade with a pile of toasted sourdough …

Seafood

Coronation Street: Kym Marsh left bruised filming Michelle’s bloodbath shooting

Marsh's character is set to be injured by Pat Phelan in dramatic scenes to be shown next week<p>Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has revealed that she …

Coronation Street

Liverpool 'face competition from Arsenal, PSG, Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig for Kenedy signature'

Liverpool will face some big name competition if they want to land Kenedy this summer, according to reports.<p>Earlier this month, the Reds were linked …

Soccer

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies

The game industry has lost one of its most influential early figures. Ted Dabney, who co-founded Atari along with Nolan Bushnell, has died after deciding against treatment for esophageal cancer. He and Bushnell created Atari's predecessor Syzygy in 1971 and produced <i>Computer Space</i>, the first …

Atari

Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation's business-friendly economic model.<p>In the first election since the peace deal was signed in 2016 …

Venezuela

NSW to name record number of State of Origin debutants

Brad Fittler looks to freshen NSW pack ahead of Origin I Three-game series starts June 6 at MCG in Melbourne<p>NSW coach Brad Fittler appears set to bank on a record number of debutants in the State of Origin series opener in Melbourne, with up to 11 rookies expected to be named.<p>Fittler will unveil …

New South Wales

Tencent chairman pledges to advance China chip industry after ZTE 'wake-up' call: reports

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings chairman pledged to advance China's semiconductor industry, saying the blow to ZTE Corp from Washington's ban on U.S. firms supplying telecommunications company was a "wake-up" call, local media reported.<p>China's No.2 telecom equipment maker ZTE was banned in …

China

Greece is the word when it comes to unusual wines

Greek wines may date back millennia, but most of us are still unfamiliar with them. Here are three wonderfully distinctive bottles for you to try<p><b>Atlantis Santorini, Greece 2017 (£12, Marks & Spencer)</b> Greece is the last great, historic southern European wine producer to really take off in the UK. In …

Marks & Spencer

Michelle Keegan and Cheryl fly solo without their men – what does it mean?

As well as their stunning good looks, one thing <b>Michelle Keegan</b> and <b>Cheryl</b> have in common is they both have successful careers of their own – aside …

Cannes Film Festival

Has it all gone Pete Tong for electronic dance music?

The fast-growing, all-conquering subculture appears to have hit a sales plateau<p>Well, the party had to end sometime. The phenomenal rise of electronic dance music (EDM) may have entered a new, more mature phase, according to DJs and industry experts.<p>After almost a decade of growth, in which the …

Music

‘I wouldn’t wish it on anyone’: Samia Longchambon opens up about terrifying 25-year battle with anxiety

Coronation Street star Samia has spoken further about her mental health.<p>The 35-year-old has battled with anxiety for 25 years and gets horrific panic …

Depression

Flying off somewhere? Keep make-up to a minimum

The days of glammy air travel are over. These days pack your favourite skin cream and leave it at that<p>I was left reeling at the airport last week, panicked in a crumpled shirt and no make-up, having left my passport in a Pret paper bag that was about to be thrown out in the Heathrow Wetherspoons.<p>My …

Lips

This £42 Dress Looks So Expensive—and It's Finally Back in Stock

We've told you before about the quality, fit and design of Warehouse dresses being far above the norm for the high street, and it looks like the …

Clothing

Rhymefest: 5 Things On The Rapper Feuding With Kim K & Kanye Over His Chicago Charity

In the middle of Kanye West and Drake’s feud came another rapper — Rhymefest! And he’s calling out Yeezy and Kim Kardashian for allegedly neglecting …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The corporate bond bubble is starting to burst

Two big news items in the last 24 hours have grabbed my attention.<p>The first is Congress's approving a bill to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act. If this passes, smaller financial institutions will find relief from the strict rules that have applied to Wall Street banks since after the 2008 crisis.<p>This …

Markets

Facebook's Scandal And GDPR Are Creating New Opportunities For Retail

Have you noticed recently how all the tech giants have quietly updated all of their privacy policies, and small updates have been pushed out to consumers via mobile and desktops? Have you caught yourself wondering why?<p>Facebook. GDPR. Data Breaches. Oh my. The new era of consumer data protection is …

Customer Experience

Parachute fall wife refuses to believe sergeant husband Emile Cilliers tried to kill her

A mother who cheated death when her Army sergeant husband sabotaged her parachute has not told their children he could face life in jail for attempted murder.<p>Victoria Cilliers said she has told her two young children that their father Emile Cilliers "has done a bad thing", but not that he tried to …

Crime

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius breaks silence on Champions League final nightmare

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius issued a heartfelt apology after his Champions League final nightmare against Real Madrid.<p>The German’s form had …

Soccer

Elon Musk reveals two new Tesla Model 3 variants with AWD and dual motors

Two new all wheel drive (AWD) versions of the Tesla Model 3 will go on sale next month. Both models are pricier by far than the current Model 3, but they have an extra motor. And, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the Performance edition will gobble up a BMW M3 on the track.<p>Wasn’t Musk, just a few …

Tesla

Newly leaked photos show of the Moto Z3 Play and a 5G-enabling Moto Mod

At the beginning of the week, an internal document leaked and provided us with some essential details about the forthcoming Moto Z3 Play. Now, screenshots from what looks like a promotional video have surfaced that show off the handset in-hand alongside a new Moto Mod that will allow the phone to …

Mobile Technology

Apple leaves door open for Steam Link's release on iOS

Just because Apple rejected Steam Link for iOS doesn't mean your dreams of PC-to-iPhone game streaming are finished. Apple senior VP Phil Schiller has been emailing Steam users with word that it will "continue to work with" Valve on developing a Steam Link version that follows the App Store's …

App Store

Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A return to the oil production levels that were in place in October 2016, baseline for the current deal to cut output, is one of the options for easing curbs, Russia's energy minister said on Saturday.<p>Sources said this week that Saudi Arabia and Russia were discussing raising …

Oil

Jos Buttler and Dom Bess save England from innings defeat but Pakistan in control

Jos Buttler and Dom Bess justified their selections with a seventh-wicket stand of 125 to save England from the ignominy of an innings defeat to …

Jos Buttler

Meghan Markle's New Coat Of Arms Breaks The Biggest Royal Tradition Yet

Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, got engaged, there's been no shortage of Meghan and her Prince rocking the …

Royal Family

Liam Payne staged his own One Direction 'reunion' at Radio 1's Biggest Weekend – and fans were in bits

One Direction might be broken up for the time being, but they were back together in spirit at Radio 1's Biggest Weekend in Swansea on Saturday (May …

Liam Payne

Golf: Rose extends lead with third round 66 in Fort Worth

(Reuters) - Justin Rose birdied his first three holes on the way to a third-round four-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead at the Fort Worth Invitational in Texas.<p>Rose, the world number five, is on 14-under and leads Brooks Koepka (67) and Emiliano Grillo (69), who are both 10-under …

Golf

Calls for Ulster law reform after Irish abortion vote landslide

Ministers are facing pressure to relax abortion laws in Northern Ireland, following a landslide vote to overturn a ban on terminations in the Republic.<p>Last night Leo Varadkar, the Irish prime minister, hailed the “culmination of a quiet revolution”, as it emerged the country had voted by 66.4 per …

Leo Varadkar

Gareth Bale hails 'best goal I have ever scored' and then casts doubt over his Real Madrid future

What a difference a touch of brilliance makes. Gareth Bale did not even appear to warm up with the other Real Madrid substitutes prior to kick-off, he then sat stern-faced in the dug-out as the game unfolded and it appeared his career for Los Merengues was coming to a close.<p>It may well still be …

Soccer

Keira Knightley video may have breached Brexit spending rules

The official campaign to keep Britain in the EU is facing fresh questions over whether it breached spending rules during the Brexit referendum.<p>Britain Stronger in Europe published a video on its website and Facebook page which formed part of a celebrity advertising campaign in the final days before …

United Kingdom