News archive from 12 March 2014, page 13

Recipe: How to make Diana Henry’s blueberry and gin jellies

Recipe: How to make Diana Henry’s blueberry and gin jellies

Blueberry and gin jellies by Diana Henry Ingredients (serves 8) 400ml tonic water 250ml gin Finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons (zest removed with a zester) 150g granulated sugar 16g leaf gelatin (9 small sheets) 1tbsp Angostura bitters 250g...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Summer solstice festivals: Iceland, Sweden and Norway

Summer solstice festivals: Iceland, Sweden and Norway

The three best choices of where to party under a midnight sun. Iceland This year’s summer solstice, when the sun is visible throughout the night in the northern hemisphere, takes place on June 21. Dance under the midnight sun at Iceland’s new Secret...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Diana Henry’s A Change Of Appetite: Full of the joys of spring

Diana Henry’s A Change Of Appetite: Full of the joys of spring

‘Why should you care how a food writer eats?’ asks Diana Henry in her new book. ‘Because they love food,’ she says, ‘and will not suggest a way of eating, however healthy, that isn’t pleasurable.’ That’s A Change Of Appetite in a nutshell. Henry is...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Vestiaire Collective co-founder Fanny Moizant: Being French in fashion is always an advantage

Vestiaire Collective co-founder Fanny Moizant: Being French in fashion is always an advantage

Nobody does insouciant cool quite like the French. Countless blogs are dedicated to imparting tips to nail the look but it’s one Fanny Moizant knows well. The Vestiaire Collective co-founder, now based in London, hails from Paris and epitomises that...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Recipe: How to cook easy garlicky prawns with lentils

Recipe: How to cook easy garlicky prawns with lentils

If you want something delicious and nutritious you can cook at breakneck speed, this is it. Ingredients (serves 2)  400g tinned black lentils, drained 150g uncooked prawns, peeled and deveined 1cm fresh ginger, finely chopped 1tsp coriander seeds,...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Ski holidays: Tignes 1800, France - the first high-altitude eco-village

Ski holidays: Tignes 1800, France - the first high-altitude eco-village

I’m sitting at the top of the Tignes glacier, sipping champagne in the new Le Panoramic restaurant and musing on the past. Ten years ago, my fiancé and I spent a season in the French alpine resort as chalet hosts. Our basement accommodation had...

Metro, 06:15 in Lifestyle
 
Sutton rape case is to be reopened

Sutton rape case is to be reopened

Police officers are set to reinvestigate the claims of a Sutton woman that she was raped in her own home by a policeman more than 30 years ago after she spoke publicly about her ordeal. Michelle Noble bravely waived her legal right to anonymity in...

 
Hotel in former police station opens to guests

Hotel in former police station opens to guests

The ongoing regeneration of Sheffield's West Bar area takes another step forward today with the official opening of a new £9 million hotel. The 142-room Hampton by Hilton complex opens in the former Central Division Police Headquarters. The landmark...

 
Sheffield metal detection fan nets ‘find of a lifetime’

Sheffield metal detection fan nets ‘find of a lifetime’

A unique penny dating from the reign of King Stephen over 850 years ago has been found by a Sheffield metal detecting enthusiast. The silver penny - which is expected to fetch up to £10,000 at auction, and rewrite the history of early English coinage...

 
Mature students facing shake-up at Sheffield university

Mature students facing shake-up at Sheffield university

Major changes to courses for mature students are being considered by University of Sheffield leaders today - amid claims the programme is facing serious cutbacks. Students have launched an online petition protesting against proposals due to take...

 

Japan consumer mood worsens in February

A reading below 50 suggests consumer pessimism. For full details go to the Cabinet Office website at: here (Reporting by Izumi Nakagawa, writing by Kaori Kaneko)

Reuters, 06:21 in Business
 
Sir Tim Berners-Lee: World wide web needs bill of rights

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: World wide web needs bill of rights

The inventor of the world wide web has marked the 25th anniversary of his creation by calling for a 'Magna Carta' bill of rights to protect its users. Sir Tim Berners-Lee told BBC Breakfast the issue could be compared to the importance of human...

 
Family bid to save Leeds mum Kelly by funding cancer treatment

Family bid to save Leeds mum Kelly by funding cancer treatment

A RACE against time is on to save the life of a Leeds mum. A family has launched a desperate appeal to save the life of a much loved mum Kelly Durkin, 37, who was diagnosed with cancer of the cervix and pelvis last year, and has undergone gruelling...

 
Witness appeal after woman hit by van in Leeds is left critically injured

Witness appeal after woman hit by van in Leeds is left critically injured

Police want to speak to witnesses after a woman was left critically injured when she was hit by a van in Leeds. The 42-year-old suffered serious head injuries in the incident on Town Street, Middleton, on Friday. She was transported to Leeds General...

 
Sainsbury’s delivery interpreted woman strangling her husband with cravat – the couple shared a smile in court

Sainsbury’s delivery interpreted woman strangling her husband with cravat – the couple shared a smile in court

A WOMAN was interrupted while trying to murder her husband by the arrival of a shopping delivery. Christine Houston was trying to strangle muscular dystrophy sufferer Stewart Houston with a cravat when the Sainsbury’s delivery driver turned up at the...

 


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