Emile Cairncross

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Siciliano

Makes 1 Servings<p>If you can’t decide whether you want to finish your meal with a coffee or an amaro, drink this.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. sweet vermouth, preferably Italian<p>1½ oz. amaro (preferably Averna)<p>1½ oz. strong cold-brew coffee<p>1 oz. simple syrup<p>Club soda<p>Orange wheel (for serving)<p>Recipe …

Iced yogurt and fennel soup recipe

A delicious, refreshing soup flavoured with fennel<p><b>Serves 6</b><p>Make and chill this soup several hours in advance.<p>If you are serving it at home, fill an ice-cube tray with fino sherry and fennel leaves and put it in the freezer.<p>Serve the soup with an ice cube in each bowl.<p>60g butter<p>6 small shallots (or 2 …

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Thailand curfew lifted in Phuket, Koh Samui and Pattaya

A nightly curfew that kept both tourists and locals indoors was imposed following a military coup on May 22. It initially took effect between 10pm to 5am but was later shortened to between midnight and 4am.<p>It has now been lifted in three beach resorts that are "peaceful and free from political …

Gene Study Shows Blond Hair Color Is Just Skin Deep

A tiny mutation gifts a person with golden locks, scientists find<p><b>For thousands of years, people have both prized and mocked blond</b> <b>hair</b><b>. Now, a new study shows that many can thank a tiny</b> <b>genetic mutation—</b><b>a single letter change from an A to a G among the 3 billion letters in the book of</b> <b>human DNA—</b><b>for</b> …

Physicists Say New World Cup Soccer Ball Design Has Big Impact

With just six panels and a rough surface, the new Brazuca ball seems to move more predictably than previous World Cup balls.<p>Every year the newest version of the World Cup soccer ball causes a stir. Now physicists have put those balls to the test, to see just how well they fly.<p>World Cup soccer balls …

A broke-ass guide to drinking in Tokyo

The nighttime lights in Tokyo are overwhelming. Billions of bright bulbs and bulletins begging for your attention, yearning for your yen. You think: ‘With all this brilliance, the rumors must be true: this must be the most expensive city on Earth. How else could they afford their electricity …

Wayne Rooney's Left Wing England Role Benefits No One

The prospect of Wayne Rooney starting on England's left wing is potentially as catastrophic as when Darius Vassell or Emile Heskey did.<p>Wayne Rooney's …

Report: Brazil 4-0 Panama

Brazil showed no signs of pre-World Cup nerves as they effortlessly swept Panama aside in a 4-0 friendly victory on Tuesday.<p>With Brazil set to host the marquee tournament, the weight of expectation to deliver a sixth World Cup triumph has arguably never been higher.<p>However, led by a fine display …

Panama

Spain, Netherlands will meet again in World Cup

Apparently it is possible to have too much success.<p>At least that's the opinion of Vicente del Bosque, who has seen Spanish soccer achieve unprecedented levels of success in recent years.<p>The national team has won the last two European Championships as well as the 2010<p>World Cup. On the club level, …

Qatar 2022 revelations confirm what was known all along

The devastating revelations by my colleagues on the <i>Sunday Times</i> simply in effect confirm what has been well enough known all along.<p>That Qatar bought the 2022 World Cup against all logic, common sense and propriety. A tiny though disproportionately rich state, thanks to its deposits of oil and gas, …

World Twenty20 2014: South Africa narrowly beat Netherlands

<b>South Africa held their nerve to seal a dramatic six-run win over the Netherlands in Group One of the World Twenty20 in Chittagong.</b><p>The Proteas had been restricted to 145-9, Hashim Amla top-scoring with 43 as medium-pacer Ahsan Malik took 5-19.<p>The Netherlands raced to 80-1 inside eight overs before …