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Paradise lost? What happened to Ireland's model eco-village

It was conceived as a model for environmental living in the 21st century – a self-governing eco-village which would be communal, carbon-neutral and self-sufficient.<p>The plans for Cloughjordan, a settlement in the heart of Ireland, provided for a working farm, solar power, an “edible landscape” and …

Sustainability

12 of the best UK music festivals for 2018

Womad<p>Womad, Wiltshire<p>26 – 29 July 2018<p>Best for: global sounds<p>Expect music from all ends of the earth at Womad (World of Music and Dance). You will …

Festivals

South Africa’s young chefs are trying to revive a food culture decimated by apartheid

As a child, South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu would skip home from school, dreaming of the pumpkin pudding waiting for her at her grandmother’s house. Years later, the world class South African chef’s prized pumpkin dessert, inspired by her grandmother’s recipe, is one of the local delicacies …

Africa

How to eat like a chef for less than £20 a week

Food sustainability isn’t just about protecting our environment, it’s about protecting us, the consumers, and supporting the farmers who make our food.<p>Affordability is a key element of what a sustainable diet looks like. I call my approach Root to Fruit eating. It is a philosophy that aims to make …

Seasonal Food

World Cup 2018 schedule: Final, fixtures, latest results, kick-off times and venues in Russia

The 2018 World Cup is nearly at an end.<p>We've reached the final after two dramatic semi-final match-ups. France are there after seeing off Belgium in …

The royal wedding, explained

14 questions about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s big day, asked and answered.<p>In just a few days, the royal wedding will be here. American actress Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry of the British royal family, and there are a few things we can be sure of: The dress will be white, the hats …

The definitive guide to running the London Marathon 2018

You've done all the training, you've worked out what starting pen you're in, and now the race countdown is officially on. From the weather on the …

Trams are great for city transport – why doesn't the UK have more?

The UK used to be covered in trams, with networks in virtually every city and town, but now just eight (or six, depending on what you include) …

Trains

Sugar tax comes into force today here’s what you need to know

Sugar lovers, it’s here.<p>And by ‘it’, we mean the sugar tax has arrived – so you’re now going to be paying more for your soft drinks.<p>The move, which …

Meghan Markle Nails Off Duty Chic With This Winning Look

When you’re a member of the British royal family, you are never exactly off duty. However, there are certain occasions when one still needs to have …

Vegetable crisps: 10 of the best, tried and tested for taste and flavour

Deep fried until crispy or baked until crunchy, and laden with salt: potato crisps have long been a staple of both the playground and pub.<p>But now, potato chips are being joined on supermarket shelves by vegetable crisps: bright, misshapen orange sweet potato and carrot bites, purple beetroot …

The Queen Is Handing Her Powers Away. Is ‘King Charles’ Ready?

The queen is preparing to cede power to her son, even if the public wants the crown to bypass Prince Charles and go straight to a future King William …

Confessions of an accidental ultra runner

I enter the Greek city of Sparta at lunchtime on Saturday. I’ve been running continuously since dawn on Friday. I say running, it’s now more of a drunken stagger. I’ve come 152 miles and climbed a 4,000ft mountain since leaving Athens, to the sound of primal roars from fellow competitors as the sun …

Article 50 anniversary: A no-deal Brexit is still possible

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May put the UK on a course to the point of no return a year ago, when she triggered Article 50 on March 29, formally notifying the European Union it was leaving. From that date, the UK had two years to sort out a divorce deal from the remaining 27 European …

Financial Services

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

<b>Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but the reality is that many have an ageing population. What difference does the age of a city's residents make?</b><p>Over the past two decades, the average age of a UK resident has risen by two years, to 40. Within 30 years, one in four people is …

Demographics

20 ways to improve your sleep, ranked from least to most effective

Because not all sleep-well tips are created equal...<p>Few things are worse than getting a bad night's sleep. Not enough zzzs can leave you groggy, …

How Tramadol became the prime suspect in an unfolding opioid crisis with young urban Africans

Accra, Ghana<p>For a man who once wrestled a runaway cow to the ground, Ali (not his real name) appears timid and tranquil. The notoriety he gained on the bustling narrow streets of Newtown, a suburb of Accra, is something he is trying to shake off. His “rebirth” began four months earlier when he …

Africa

Fake processed food is becoming an epidemic in African urban life

In late February, 14-year-olds Nahima and Yayaya, died after eating tainted biscuits at a classmate’s birthday celebration in their school, located just outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja. Several other children in their class were hospitalized. Panic and threats from angry parents forced a temporary …

Agriculture

UK weather: Snow hits Britain again with 'Pest from the west' bringing four inches today as forecasters warn of strong winds, hail and thunder over weekend

Several parts of the UK have already woken up to snow this morning - as the 'Pest from the West' picks up from where the 'Beast from the East' left …

The inside story of the great KFC chicken shortage of 2018

Why didn't the chicken cross the road? Because of a single point-of-failure in the chicken restaurant's supply chain and lack of contingency …

Customers

Royal joyride - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan wedding day carriage tour

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle will celebrate their wedding day with members of the public by taking a carriage ride through the English town of Windsor, the prince’s office at Kensington Palace said on Monday.<p>Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, fifth-in-line to the …

The best 7 savoury pancake fillings for Shrove Tuesday

Pancake day is tomorrow, which means stuffing our faces with fluffy deliciousness.<p>There tends to be a lot of debate, though, about what toppings are …

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Can listening to classical music improve your life?

Clemency Burton-Hill explains how she was inspired to write her new book, A Year of Wonder, and why listening can be a powerful act of ‘soul maintenance’.<p>Can a daily dose of classical music change your life? It sounds like an impossibly grand claim, but in my case, the answer has been a resounding …

Flute

“This Is Serious”: Facebook Begins Its Downward Spiral

Facebook was always famous for the sign that hung in its offices, written in big red type on a white background, that said “Move Fast and Break Things.” Every time I think about the company, I realize it has done just that—to itself.<p>Years ago, long before <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> became Mark Zuckerberg, the …

The U.K.'s Vibrant Caribbean Food Culture is Getting the Book it Deserves

Riaz Phillips wants you to taste beef patties, coconut flake pastries, curry goat—the food he grew up eating. At the very least, he wants you to read about it: to understand the people who cooked it, the places it comes from. So is the ethos of <i>Belly Full: Caribbean Food in the UK</i>, Phillips’s book. …

A Study Suggests That People Can Hear Universal Traits in Music

But some music scholars have doubts.<p>Imagine that you’re a researcher who has unlimited time and resources, and a time machine that can travel anywhere in the world. You use these wondrous gifts to get a recording of every song that has ever been sung, whether by people in big cities or those in …

University of Toronto

A maid of honour and 6 other American wedding traditions Meghan Markle might import

Although we don’t yet know a great amount of detail about the pending Prince Harry-Meghan Markle big fat royal wedding, that certainly hasn’t prevented some wild speculation. And why not? It’s not a bad distraction from the January blues, the newly unshuffled Cabinet and the possibility of nuclear …

Weddings

How To Start Running (And Not Hate Every Second Of It)

We'll huff, and we'll puff, and we'll blow your mind<p>There are moments – say, when you're slouched against a bin, about to order an Uber to your flat that sits three minutes down the road – when it's easy to believe that running just isn't for you.<p>But that's just because you've gone in all guns …

Meghan Markle’s wedding dress designs have been revealed

Sketches of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress designs have been revealed.<p>On November 27, Kensington Palace announced the engagement of Prince Harry to …