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The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Nigel Slater’s kimchee and roast chicken breast with cabbage pickle recipes

Blame Branston. Or perhaps the well-meaning mum of a school friend: the one who sneaked a line of the sticky brown condiment into a perfectly good cheese and Wonderloaf sandwich without warning – the first bite of which I spat out, never to touch “pickle” again for the best part of half a century. …

25 world wonders on your doorstep

It seems staying close to home is, well, here to stay. VisitBritain reported a four per cent increase in trips taken by Brits in England in 2017, and bookings suggest 2018 will be another boom year, as travellers remain cautious with their cash, anxious about the post-Brexit future and perhaps even …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

Immune System

11 places Queen Elizabeth II shops for clothes, household goods, and everyday items

In many ways, Her Majesty the Queen lives a very different life from anyone else.<p>As well as all her royal duties, her home life can be quite surreal. …

Matcha green tea and white chocolate microwave mug cake recipe

In this Telegraph video series, we show you how to make a range of delicious cakes for one, made in a mug in just minutes in the microwave.<p>This week, learn how to make a tasty matcha green tea and white chocolate mug cake.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>30g butter<br>• 30g white chocolate<br>• 1 egg<br>• 2 tbsp caster sugar<br>• 5 tbsp …

Local heroes: Heston Blumenthal's neighbourhood favourites near The Fat Duck in Bray

When he fancies a change from the three-Michelin-starred Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire, where does Heston Blumenthal go to eat out? From a coffee bar to his favourite local curry house, here 
the chef shares his top picks in the area.<p><b>Coopers & Co</b><p>Ever wondered how Blumenthal likes his coffee? Head to …

M&S wins crown for best Christmas turkey and fizz in blind tasting

Supermarket chain’s festive range got the most top ratings in Good Housekeeping tests, with Aldi also performing well<p>Marks & Spencer has topped the major categories in an independent taste test of Christmas food and drink, winning with its turkey, cranberry sauce and sparkling wine, and taking more …

Tom Kerridge's summer roasts to enjoy come rain or shine

The British summer can be soggy, and it can be chilly, so these recipes are designed to be eaten on either a hot summer’s day or when the rain pours down, to give you both the taste of summer and a bit of comfort, if needed.<p>They are inspired by my travels around the world and the cuts of meat that …

Grenfell Tower victims 'poisoned by cyanide' after insulation 'released highly toxic gas'

Cyanide gas released by burning insulation on Grenfell Tower could have contributed to the deaths of some of the 79 victims, it has emerged.<p>Boards fitted during a refurbishment of the 24-storey block might have filled homes with the highly toxic substance when they caught fire, an expert has …

The best sewing machines for beginners and home hobbyists

Whether you're planning on turning your hobby into a source of income or you just want to be able to make your own costumes come Halloween or World Book Day, sewing can be a useful skill to learn.<p>However, choosing the right sewing machine to kick-start this new hobby can present a sizeable …

How not to hate your husband after having kids

One afternoon, a few months after my daughter was born, my husband Tom was sprawled on the couch, eyes glued to the Tour De France. As I fed Sylvie, I asked him if he would tackle the mountain of laundry she had amassed. “But I did it last time,” he said. My pulse began to race as I explained that …

Parenting

Seamus Mullen: the chef who cured himself of arthritis

New York chef Seamus Mullen, who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2007, believes changes to his diet and routine have reversed the effects of a crippling disease<p>Seven years ago the acclaimed New York chef Seamus Mullen, then 33, was trapped in a cycle of waking up in terrible pain, going …

Deliciously Ella's chocolate ganache cake

This may also be the simplest cake ever: just six ingredients whizzed together and then baked for 30 minutes.<p>MAKES<p>One cake<p>INGREDIENTS<p>For the cake<p>Coconut oil, for the tin<br>• 3 avocados<br>• 7 tbsp almond butter<br>• 8 tbsp raw cacao powder, plus more to dust (optional)<br>• 11 tbsp maple syrup<br>• 140g ground almonds<br>• 3 tbsp …

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

Sleep

Michel Roux’s marquise au chocolat dessert

This almost forgotten French classic is a wonderful layered construction of biscuit and flavoured ganache. It’s perfect for a special occasion as you can make it in advance and keep it in the fridge ready to slice when you want.<p>There are many variations but this recipe, with the retro touch of …

How scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time

Scientists have announced the first detection of gravitational waves, a finding that will give astronomers an entirely new window to the universe. But how are these waves observed and why have we never seen them before?<p>Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum first predicted by …

Why Swedes do Christmas best

On December 24th in Sweden, Advent candles flicker from every window, paper stars flutter from door frames and snow envelops the streets like the thick, even icing on a Christmas cake.<p>All is silent. Or is it? If you stop for a moment, you may hear singing – and perhaps a muffled clinking – drifting …

11 clever toys to make STEM fun for your kids

In the past few years, a ubiquitous focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and more recently, STEAM (+ Arts) has had a big impact …

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

That's partly why the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tracks new college degrees in 40 of the world's most advanced countries.<p>Now the group has released its 2015 Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard report, which includes data up to 2012.<p>The ranking is based on …

Demographics

This Super Glass Material Is Almost As Strong As Steel

A cracked cell phone screen could become a thing of the past<p>As engineers continue to push what is possible for our buildings and gadgets, so too do they find new ways to tweak the properties of glass. Typically, glass is produced by heating minerals to a high temperature then letting them cool, but …

Engineering

Anxious parents 'breed generation of clueless children', says schools leader

Anxious parents are breeding a generation of “clueless” children who never experience any physical risks, the chief executive of the the Independent Association of Prep Schools has said<p>Anxious parents are breeding a generation of “clueless” children who never experience any physical risks, a …

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.