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Rosie Birkett's quick packed lunch ideas for busy people

Egg, potato and gherkin salad (pictured above)<p>Boil 250g baby new potatoes in salted water until tender, drain. Boil another pot of water, lower in 2 eggs and cook for 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool, then peel. Chop 1 egg and halve the other. In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp mayonnaise …

Spices

How to wash your car properly to protect the paint – and add value

It used to be the weekend ritual – as much a part of the routine as mowing the lawn and a Sunday roast. Now washing the car has virtually disappeared off our driveways - consigned to the metal dustbin of nostalgia with Chopper bikes and glass milk bottles.<p>Back in the Seventies and Eighties, …

Land Rover

Video shows Navy jet's encounter with a UFO, group says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A new purported military video of an unidentified aircraft has been made public, following the Pentagon's acknowledgment last year that it had shelved an initiative devoted to identifying unknown objects in aerospace.<p>To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science -- an organization …

Black Money

How Wetherspoon's Conquered Britain

From one pub in North London to 900 across the UK, the inexorable rise of 'Spoons' is one of the most remarkable business stories of our times, with a true British eccentric at the heart of it. This is the tale of Tim Martin: the man who bucked a trend to build an empire, the fans and enemies he …

North London

RAF chaplain's diary casts light on pilots who fought Battle of Britain

A previously unpublished diary by a Royal Air Force chaplain to Battle of Britain pilots barely out of their teens casts new light on the lives of the young men who fought the conflict.<p>The journal to be published later this year to coincide with the RAF’s centenary commemorations records Rev Guy …

Felicity Cloake’s masterclass: spaghetti carbonara – recipe

A big plate of bacon and eggs for dinner – little wonder that this Roman classic is so popular in the UK. Yet the fear of ending up with a pasta omelette puts many carbonara fans off making it at home, though once you know how, it is in fact far quicker and easier than even our own dear …

Italian Food

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Processed Meat

This Great Barcelona Team Should Be Cherished For Changing Football

The sun has been setting on Barcelona for many years now and they have lived to defy critics and usher in new dawns. And yet...<p>NurPhoto via Getty …

Winston Churchill's Greatest Fear: Why Didn't Hitler Invade Great Britain?

The sun would have really set on the British Empire—or maybe not.Major Graf Von Kielmansegg, an officer in Germany’s 1st Armored Division based near …

History

7 Steps To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Pickles are a favorite with many people around the world, and just like anything else when it comes to food, nothing beats a homemade recipe. While …

Under river, outside time: The Woolwich Foot Tunnel Anomaly

When the Woolwich foot tunnel closed for repairs in 2011, it should have been a routine job. The pathway had been providing pedestrians with a quick …

England

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World Cup fixtures: the full schedule for Russia 2018

We run down the planned schedule for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, kicking off in Moscow on 14 June and finishing back at the Luzhniki on 15 July<p>Group stage<p><b>14 June:</b> Russia v Saudi Arabia (Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, 7.45pm, Group A)<p><b>15 June:</b> Egypt v Uruguay (Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg, 1pm, Group …

Saint Petersburg

How 25 London Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Ancient Anglo-Saxon chiefs, old-school religious rites, and lots of animals—London’s place names reflect the city’s bygone roots. Here are the …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

Britain and its allies are opening the way for yet another Iraq war

After chasing out Isis we’re not even pretending to stabilise the country – our policy is to bomb and go home<p>After the most intensive street-by-street combat since 1945, Isis’s so-called caliphate is no more. Last weekend, the Iraqi government won what should be the final battle and is now …

Britain once punched above its weight. Now we are irrelevant

After Brexit and Trump, with the two pillars of its foreign policy broken, the UK’s allies can only look on in puzzlement<p>• Jonathan Powell was Tony Blair’s chief of staff from 1995 to 2007<p>Britain has lost its way and is having an identity crisis, says the New York Times. Just as Dean Acheson’s barb …

Geopolitics

How to grow the best garlic

Plant garlic now and by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb<p>After salads, garlic is right up there for a crop everyone should try to grow. Pop a clove in the ground and wait; by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb. It’s such deliciously good maths.<p>Of course there’s a world of …

Gardening

Adolf Hitler ‘may have survived World War II’, CIA document claims

Adolf Hitler didn’t shoot himself in the ruins of Berlin – instead, he escaped to Colombia where he lived in secret among a community of ex-Nazis, …

I can prove that 'William Shakespeare' is buried in Westminster Abbey – scholar

Alexander Waugh says secret clues confirm that author of world-famous plays was Edward de Vere, who lies in Poets’ Corner<p>William Shakespeare was in fact Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, and is buried in Westminster Abbey, not the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, according to a …

Literature

Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes

Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest energy from sunlight, which means they have …

Mushrooms

The boarding of U-559 changed the war – now both sides tell their story

In an updated extract from the bestselling Enigma history, we revisit the daring engagement in which two men gave their lives to make a breakthrough possible<p>The top-secret breaking of the German Enigma code by Alan Turing, and the codebreakers working with him at Bletchley Park, was one of the …

Royal Navy

Revealed: catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

The catalogue of errors and failings that ended in the sinking of a Royal Navy destroyer during the Falklands war has been disclosed after being covered up for 35 years.<p>Twenty people died and 26 were injured when HMS Sheffield was hit by an Argentinian Exocet missile during the early days of the …

Military

Disorganized techies will love this device

The 'Side Winder' is designed to keep your bulky and fragile 'MacBook' charger from fraying. It could also help to keep your electronics more …

England, a mediocre team led by a mediocre manager

<b>The national side remain deeply unconvincing under Gareth Southgate</b><p>Two more drab depressing displays by England under their deeply unconvincing manager. The narrowest of victories home and away, the second of them against a struggling Lithuania which had lost 3-0 to modest Scotland.<p>Small wonder …

Soccer

Liam Gallagher is the most sensible voice on Brexit

Ever outspoken on everything, Liam Gallagher has just revealed his thoughts on Brexit and was beautifully matter-of-fact as usual.<p>In an interview …

Liam Gallagher

Theresa May under pressure over ‘secret advice’ on halting Brexit

Prime minister is sent FOI request to publish legal guidance thought to argue that UK can stop EU divorce process at any time<p>Theresa May is under pressure to publish secret legal advice that is believed to state that parliament could still stop Brexit before the end of March 2019 if MPs judge that …

Hard Brexit

Study shows 4.2% of Macs running insecure firmware; High Sierra addresses issue

Analysis of more than 73,000 Macs showed that some 4.2% of them were running the wrong firmware, leaving them vulnerable to attacks like Thunderstrike. For one model, the percentage was a staggering 43%.<p>Firmware exploits are among the most dangerous, because they potentially give an attacker …

Drink: wake up and smell the coffee

I thought I knew a bit about coffee. Then I went on a home barista course and saw the light…<p>Until about a month ago, I thought I knew a fair bit about coffee. I patronised good coffee bars and knew my espresso from my macchiato; I drank decent coffee at home, too, albeit (I blush) from a Nespresso …

Coffee

Farmer wants a revolution: 'How is this not genocide?'

Health comes from the ground up, Charles Massy says – yet chemicals used in agriculture are ‘causing millions of deaths’. Susan Chenery meets the writer intent on changing everything about the way we grow, eat and think about food<p>The kurrajong tree has scars in its wrinkled trunk, the healed wounds …

Farming