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    A weekend in Miami: America's magic city

    London goes nocturnal with a new night market

    Our guide to what to see and do in the capital this weekend, from food and bars to theatre
    20 Jun 2019

    The surprising day jobs of famous authors

    The careers of our most famous authors are often surprising. Stephen King was a school janitor before becoming a bestselling novelist and Hillary Mantel was a social worker.
    19 Jun 2019

    How to complain in restaurants

    The British hate to complain but, if the restaurant industry is to survive, we need to learn to speak up

    How to tell a joke in 2019

    Jo Brand got into hot water with her joke about Nigel Farage, so what are the new rules for modern humour?
    18 Jun 2019

    There's more to summer drinking than Pimms and G&T

    Put a twist on your summer drinks, from scotch and soda to rum and lemonade.

    Researchers develop cardiac arrest detection for smart speakers

    Tens of thousands of people die every year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating. People experiencing cardiac...
    17 Jun 2019

    There's more to summer drinking than Pimms and G&T

    Put a twist on your summer drinks, from scotch and soda to rum and lemonade.

    Baked whole mackerel with tomato, feta & dill salad

    This healthy, seasonal fish dish makes for a perfect mid-week dinner

    A gin drinker's guide to London

    From distilleries to gin bars, navigate London's burgeoning gin scene with our guide to where to drink
    14 Jun 2019

    Scotch eggs recipe

    Scotch eggs are simple to make when you know how. Make in advance and pack for a lunch or picnic.

    London goes nocturnal with a new night market

    Our guide to what to see and do in the capital this weekend, from food and bars to theatre
    20 Jun 2019

    The surprising day jobs of famous authors

    The careers of our most famous authors are often surprising. Stephen King was a school janitor before becoming a bestselling novelist and Hillary Mantel was a social worker.
    19 Jun 2019

    A weekend in Miami: America's magic city

    Miami's cuban district and bold design scene reward those who stray from the beach
    20 Jun 2019

    The best swimming spots on New Zealand’s South Island

    A trip to New Zealand is not complete without a swim in one of its stunning stretches of water
    17 Jun 2019

    Stay in Dallas: the Texas city where JFK was assassinated

    Aptly known as 'Big D', this Texas juggernaut doesn't do anything by halves
    10 Jun 2019

    Naples Food Map: where and how to eat in Italy's culinary capital

    From pizza to fritti, Naples is a gastronomical paradise for those who love Italy

    Researchers develop cardiac arrest detection for smart speakers

    Tens of thousands of people die every year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating. People experiencing cardiac...
    17 Jun 2019

    Linguistic analysis can accurately predict psychosis

    A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people's language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis – the frequent...
    14 Jun 2019

    Smartphone 'addiction' claims are based on flawed evidence

    Most studies into the impact of technology use on psychological wellbeing rely on flawed measures, according to research by Dr David...
    12 Jun 2019

    Do fasting diets really help with weight loss?

    The Fast 800 diet is one step on from the 5:2 diet and uses intermittent fasting to aid rapid weight loss but does it work?
    10 Jun 2019