How to cook the perfect roast chicken

If treated properly, roast chicken is glorious: golden and impressive

Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

The unofficial but crucial role of Ivanka Trump at her father’s White House

The other sexual double-standard

Why is self-love for women so cool and feminist? For men it’s seen as sad and sleazy

Tesla’s Model S makes all other cars seem obsolete

This is to the luxury family sedan what the iPhone is to the Nokia

A pair of Master and Dynamic MW50 On-Ear Headphones

An epic quest for the ultimate wireless headphones

The wait for Apple’s AirPods was excrutiating, so I found my audible pleasure elsewhere

Bottles of champagne in an ice bucket

Treat mum to some top notch booze on Mother’s Day

Stock up on quality gin, prosecco and whisky to make Mothering Sunday special

A bunch of flowers by Flowers by Hayford and Rhodes

Mother’s Day presents that aren’t a load of old rubbish

A guide to gifts that won’t leave mum feeling angry, or even disappointed

rolls of cheddar flavoured irish soda bread

How to bake simple cheddar soda bread

A cheesy twist on the recipe for the classic Irish loaf

Collection of Irish whiskey in shot glasses

The best Irish whiskeys to craic open

Distilleries across the Emerald Isle are now producing whiskeys to truly savour

Passengers queue at an airport to board a plane

I pity the fools who queue to get on planes

It doesn’t matter how long people stand at the departure gate, they’ll still end up in their allocated seat

A visitor looks at a selection of paintings, at the press view for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2006, the world's largest open contemporary art exhibition showcasing work by unknown and emerging artists

How the Royal Academy is dramatically reinventing itself

To mark its 250th anniversary next year, the RA is to undergo an extensive redevelopment

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