How goose flew back into festive fashion

The traditional Christmas bird is making a comeback

Gallery: Inside the new Design Museum

The Design Museum has a spectacular new home in the old Commonwealth Insititute

Don’t waste good sherry on granny this Christmas

Our 12 Drinks of Christmas series continues with a selection of fine sherries to sample

The best American whiskeys to drink this Christmas

The first in our 12 Drinks of Christmas series, courtesy of the Thinking Drinkers

The only way to survive Christmas is to hide

The festive season puts us all in mortal danger

The art of good mulling

How to make delicious and uplifting mulled wine at home

Avoiding the steepest slopes in Verbier

Skiing here can be astoundingly expensive… or surprisingly affordable

Forget tacky Christmas jumpers, go for a designer number this winter

The trend for Christmas jumpers has gone upmarket – here’s a guide to the best posh festive pullovers

Eddie Redmayne gets a royal welcome at the Hennessy Gold Cup

There was a star-studded turnout for the 60th anniversary of the famous horse race

How to cook baked potato soup

A proper weekend soup to warm you right through

Unusual jewels – and where to buy them

This Christmas there’s a whole of array of colourful and bold jewellery to hunt out

Five of the best sports books of all time

A selection of five of the best ever sporting tomes

Milk: a drink for the ages

We still can’t get enough of the stuff, but dairy farmers need our help to survive

Is AR shopping for life or just a gimmick for Christmas?

Covent Garden’s augmented reality experience aims to bring shopping bang up to date – but is it worth the hassle?

Does the National Trust need to preserve Agatha Christie’s home for the nation?

Britain would benefit far more if Greenway, and a number of other buildings, was given a blue plaque and sold off

How to make a smashing almond brittle

A sweet treat that won’t crack your teeth – honest!

Christmas sandwiches are disgusting – and here are the worst of them

A run down of the worst festive food currently being peddled in our high streets

Sir David Attenborough is dreaming of a green Christmas

Sir David was on hand at the Aqua Shard to unveil a 3D-printed Christmas ‘tree’

Where sampling gin is a serious business

214 Bermondsey is a gin-lovers’ paradise, even if you don’t get a slice of lemon with your G and T

Donald Trump’s presidency will be fuelled by junk food

As he showed on the campaign trail, the president-elect favours KFC over haute cuisine

Gallery: Rankin showcases British military heroes

The photographer’s latest project, For Queen & Country, puts injured servicemen and women in the spotlight

We name and shame the worst mark-ups in London restaurants

An average Sauternes from a below-average ­vintage costs £460 plus service when it retails for less than £50