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Gulf state isolated by neighbours after freelance hacking operation planted fake news to discredit emir over his Islamist links<p>An investigation by the FBI has concluded that Russian hackers were responsible for sending out fake messages from the Qatari government, sparking the Gulf’s biggest …

Middle East

London Bridge attack latest: Terrorists named as police say they were not under surveillance as they posed 'low risk'

• <b>One of terrorists carried an Irish identity card</b>• <b><br>Families appeal for loved ones still missing</b>• <b><br>Scotland Yard says it knows attackers' identities</b>• <b><br>Sadiq Khan says Trump's state visit to UK should be cancelled</b>• <b><br>Corbyn criticises Theresa May over police cuts</b>• <b><br>Everything we know about the attack</b>• <b><br>How the London</b> …

Extremism

This Donald Trump tweet explains everything about his nomination

The Republican Convention is well underway in Cleveland, Ohio, and Donald Trump is, as of last night (July 19), the party’s official nominee for president of the United States of America. But that is not the biggest news to come out of Cleveland. No, that spot is currently held Melania Trump’s …

How to Practise Drawing Effectively

If you want to get better at something you need to practise regularly.<p>Of course you do. No-one would argue with that. But regular practice alone …

Zen Koans

<b>91. The Taste of Banzo's Sword</b><p>Matajuro Yagyu was the son of a famous swordsman. His father, believing that his son's work was too mediocre to …

Dezeen's top 10 gadgets of 2015

Dezeen's design editor Dan Howarth selects his pick of this year's gadgets, including concepts, prototypes and commercial products for cooking, …

Shadow education secretary warns would-be defectors that such protest merely plays into the hands of Tories<p>Tristram Hunt, the shadow education secretary and leading Labour moderniser, has rejected talk of a split in the Labour party, or legal challenges to the outcome, if Jeremy Corbyn is elected …

Labour Party

How-Tuesday: Raspberry Jello Cosmo

<i>(Music by Jukeboxer and Eric Beug)</i><p><i>Just in time for your holiday party plans, here’s a fun how-to video from last year that’s sure to please your guests!</i><p>This week’s How-Tuesday is brought to us by the beloved Victoria Belanger, a.k.a. the Jello Mold Mistress of Brooklyn. Her combination of the …

Cool holiday cottages in and around the Lake District - in pictures

The only downside to exploring this beautiful part of the world is the unpredictable weather – so why not hole up somewhere just in case? Here are five gorgeous self-catering properties in and around the Lake District, from a Georgian manor house to a secluded stone cottage

Edgar House, Chester: B&B review

Any hotelier can provide an approximation of luxury. Throw enough money, Egyptian cotton and bespoke furniture at a space and you can create a stage set that, on first contact, will wow most people.<p>But how many of them bear closer scrutiny? Tim Mills has been in the hospitality trade for years, and …

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Recipes

World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

French 75 Recipe

According to Ted Haigh (aka Dr. Cocktail), the French 75 is one of two cocktails named after the French 75-mm field gun, which was commonly used in World War I. "One barman in 1947," reports Haigh, "called it a Tom Collins with champagne instead of club soda. <i>Vive la difference!</i>" Here's Haigh's …

Daiquiri Recipe

Two things you'll probably notice about this daiquiri:<p><b>1.</b> It's not frozen.<p><b>2.</b> It's not laden down with strawberries, bananas, mangoes or what have you.<p>No, this is the daiquiri at its purest, its original, its most authentic. True, there are perfectly tasty variations on this theme (we'll ignore the …

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The classic cocktail, made with rye, sweet vermouth, and bitters.<p>Ingredients4 ounces rye whiskey2 ounces sweet vermouth4 dashes Angostura bittersGarnish: 2 Maraschino cherries<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Pour the whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until outside of shaker …

Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

The Old Fashioned is one of the most venerable of cocktails, predating not only the motorcar but the presidency of Abe Lincoln. Properly made, it's strong but not too strong, sweet but not too sweet, and, most importantly, it's dead-simple and absolutely delicious.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>…