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Get to Know the Real-Life Women of Mexican Wrestling

Mexican female wrestlers have fought tooth and nail for their rightful place in the lucha — and they’re winning.<p>The world of women’s wrestling in …

Pro Wrestling

Japan faces ninja shortage

<b>Are you thinking about a career change?</b><p>Haven’t you always wanted to be a ninja?<p>If the answer to both of those questions is yes, you should probably …

Anna Jones’s toast-topping brunch recipes

We have reached peak avocado on toast. Avocado has had its moment and, while I will always love it, the time has come for something else. This winter in LA (the same temperature as midsummer in the UK), I went to Kismet, a small restaurant on the city’s east side famed for its Californication of …

Recipes

36 Hours in Copenhagen

What a difference a decade can make. Copenhagen today is a city transformed, a polestar across creative fields from art to architecture, design to dining. No longer a sleepy Scandinavian capital, this good-looking city found success by tinkering with expectations. Cyclists own the avenues even in …

Top Chef

Yotam Ottolenghi’s noodle recipes

I’m often asked what my guilty food pleasure is, and my reply is usually: “I don’t mix guilt with pleasure.”But if pressed, I’ll come up with another answer: “Pot Noodles.” I know several chefs who are more than happy to pour boiling water into a plastic cup for their dinner, especially after many …

Recipes

Orthodox Jew, Unorthodox Boxing Teacher

A punch line might be expected when a boxer and a rabbi walk into a cultural center on the Upper East Side. But in this case, the boxer and the rabbi are the same person, and his influence at the 92nd Street Y is no laughing matter, unless you want a right cross to the chin.<p>Yuri Foreman, born an …

Meet Abigail Kawananakoa, Hawaii's intensely private 'last princess' who's locked in a battle for control over her $215 million fortune

It sounds like a fairy tale gone off the tracks.<p>Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa is Hawaii's last living princess. She descends from an Irish businessman named James Campbell, who came to Hawaii in the 1800s and made a ton of money off his sugar plantation.<p>Now, Kawananakoa and her partner are …

Fentanyl Adds Deadly Kick to Opioid Woes in Britain

KINGSTON UPON HULL, England — There was something different in the batches of heroin that circulated through this English port city over the summer, but most addicts had no idea what it was until their friends and fellow addicts, 16 in all, had died of overdoses.<p>Those who tried the drug described a …

Trinidad's jihadis: how tiny nation became Isis recruiting ground

The Caribbean nation has one of the world’s highest Isis volunteer rates – and most don’t come back<p>Five years ago, Tariq Abdul Haqq was one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most promising young boxers, a Commonwealth Games medallist with Olympic dreams.<p>Related: 'An incredible transformation': how rehab, …

Recruitment

The 10 Healthiest, Tastiest Vegetarian Dinners We've Got

What does eating healthy as a vegetarian look like? We think it's about loading your plate with as many veggies as you can fit, while also ensuring …

Healthy Eating

Le gold rush: why a tiny French village is a magnet for treasure hunters

Conspiracy theorists have been seeking their fortune in Rennes-le-Château since the 1950s. Last week, vandals dug another hole under the church to look for lost loot. But is there any truth to the tall tale?<p>For more than 50 years, tales of buried gold have sent the curious, conspiracy theorists and …

As Uber Leaders Step Aside, Arianna Huffington’s Influence Grows

SAN FRANCISCO — In April, Wan Ling Martello, the head of Nestlé in Asia, found herself seated across from Arianna Huffington, an Uber director and a founder of The Huffington Post, at the Union Square Cafe in Manhattan.<p>Over dinner, the two women — who had met just a few months earlier — chatted …

China, Where the Pressure to Marry Is Strong, and the Advice Flows Online

BEIJING — Every evening, Liang Xuemeng goes online to read the latest postings from Ayawawa, one of China’s most popular advice columnists.<p>“I’ve learned a lot from Ayawawa,” said Ms. Liang, 29, an office clerk in Beijing. “I wish I’d started following her before my first marriage failed.”<p>Ayawawa is …

Student who stabbed boyfriend may avoid jail as it would ‘damage her career’

Aspiring surgeon Lavinia Woodward admits attack but judge defers sentencing because of her ‘extraordinary’ talent<p>An Oxford University student who stabbed her boyfriend with a bread knife may not go to jail because it could damage her prospects of a medical career, a court has heard.<p>Aspiring heart …

I <3 you: meet the NYU professor whose love course is becoming a phenomenon

Psychiatrist Megan Poe’s class on the topic has tripled in size in two years. One of her key lessons: romantic love is just a piece of the puzzle<p>Dr Megan Poe has been obsessed with the subject of love since childhood – and now her pet topic is blossoming into a mini-phenomenon. The 42-year-old …

Bogotá, Colombia’s banging capital

Most visitors to Colombia skip Bogotá, but time spent in the city means discovering one of the best music and nightlife scenes in Latin America<p>Bowling alleys will never seem the same once you’ve been to Colombia and played <i>tejo</i>. Not unless you employ equal amounts of beer and gunpowder. Here’s how …

Bogotá

Transgender teenage wrestler Mack Beggs wins Texas girls title

The 17-year-old and his opponents want him to compete against boys but state regulations mean he is classed by birth gender<p>High school wrestler Mack Beggs, a teenager who is transitioning from female to male, won his 110lb weight class in the Texas girl’s state championship on Saturday, according …

Billionaires' bolthole: how New Zealand became an escapee's paradise

Remote towns and beauty spots have attracted the attention of the mega-rich, including Trump cheerleader Peter Thiel, wanting a first-class hideaway<p>When weary hikers stop for a thermos of tea and a sandwich on the sheltered beach at Damper Bay on the fringes of Lake Wanaka, many feel they’ve …

London squatters occupying £15m mansion evicted

Activists removed from Belgravia building owned by Russian oligarch Andrey Goncharenko after dawn raid<p>Squatters occupying a £15m mansion in London’s exclusive Belgravia have been evicted after after a two-hour standoff with bailiffs following a dawn raid on Wednesday.<p>About 30 squatters, including …

The 6,000-mile sniper shot: a marine’s account of his homecoming from war

The effects of a war zone’s mixture of extreme danger and boredom follow you all the way home – and nearly killed one veteran before he turned his life around<p>I joined the marines in peacetime. I graduated boot camp on 24 August 2001. If I’m being honest with you, I probably wouldn’t have joined the …

Rise in gun crime in Merseyside prompts Crimestoppers appeal

Van with screen broadcasting ‘emotive imagery’ will drive through areas including Old Swan where a man was killed last week<p>The charity Crimestoppers has launched a campaign to combat a rise in gun crime in Merseyside.<p>Last week 44-year-old Thomas Baker was killed as he returned to his car outside a …

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …

Anna Wintour

21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Recipes

10 of the best foodie experiences in Europe

From a chef’s tour of Paris to the new Cornish pasty heritage centre, these mouth-watering trips across Europe are worth savouring<p>Whether the name is to your taste or not, Cornucopia, a multimillion-pound food attraction due to open in Cornwall this summer, will hopefully satisfy the tastebuds of …

Top 10 places to visit on the Ecuador coast

Air Europa’s new flights from Madrid to Guayaquil start on 16 December, making an Ecuador trip much easier. Here, we highlight a coastline of great resorts, as well as tropical forest and wonderful wildlife<p>Just outside provincial capital Santa Elena is Museo Los Amantes de Sumpa. Around 200 …

Top Guatemalan beauty spot mired in indigenous rights conflict

Dispute over major tourist attraction and conservation area is tearing local communities apart<p>“There’s, like, 50 people on the way up, so take your photos,” said a young American man, shirtless, his face daubed with paint, as he came striding through the forest towards the look-out. The view was …

Mexico City: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

The colourful barrios of this teeming, oft-maligned capital are now thriving – with culture, creativity and an exciting, modern food scene<p>Until half a century ago, Mexico City was known as the Paris of the New World. Ample boulevards were lined with palm trees and French-style mansions. Crisp blue …

Africa’s Heroin Highway to the West

The heroin traffic through Africa’s ‘highway of impunity’ is flooding Europe and also making its way to the U.S.<p>KAMPALA, Uganda—The Nigerian drug …

Six secret places that tourists can never visit

As indiginous Australians threaten to close Uluru, Telegraph Travel looks at other places that have banned visitors.<p>1. Surtsey Island, Iceland<p>After sprouting from the ocean in 1967, the volcanic island of Surtsey was swiftly declared off limits to the hoi polloi. Rather than letting tourists …