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Dry Cooked Haricot Beans with Sesame Seeds food display on the eve of Chinese New Year at Mainland Chinia Restaurent in Kolkata on Friday 31 January 2014
2014-11-23, The Observer
Brief stardom … Shewa Hagos, the owner of the Blue Nile cafe in Woolwich, south-east London. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian I had lunch in London’s “best”...
Garlic - medicinal - spice
2014-11-23, The Observer
Roasted garlic is a delicious accompaniment to meat and cheese Photograph: LaurenBamford New season garlic can be found in Victorian farmers markets this month, with...
 
The Observer: Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria: ‘What really charged our imaginations was that Pistorius alone knew whether he actually meant to kill Steenkamp.’ Photograph: Herman Verwey/AP There has never been a criminal trial like it. From the moment Oscar Pistorius,...
The Observer: New members of the Afghan national army attend their graduation ceremony at the Afghan military academy in Kabul on Sunday. Photograph: Rahmat Gul/AP Afghanistan’s parliament approved agreements on Sunday with the US and Nato allowing international troops to...
The Observer: An old bottle kiln at Longcroft Wharf, Burslem. Each kiln is unique. There used to be 2,000 in Stoke. Today, only 47 remain. Photograph: BruceAdams/Daily Mail/Bruce/REX When Gavin Pierpoint applied to Stoke council to become the owner of a £1 house in April...
The Observer: Haluk Bilginer as Aydin in Nuri Bilge Ceylan's WinterSleep. “You are an unbearable man,” declares Melisa Sözen in the third hour of this quietly intense tale of wealth and poverty, religion and politics, husbands and wives from Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge...
The Observer: Arundhati Roy: ‘Most of what I’ve written is to do with being in solidarity with resistance movements.’ Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Observer Like India and Walt Whitman, Arundhati Roy contains multitudes. She is, however, far from large. Small, delicately...
Ha'aretz: Palestinians reported Sunday that settlers attacked a home in the West Bank village of Khirbat Abu Fallah, and sprayed racist graffiti in the area. The full text is available for subscribers & registered users. Click here to subscribe ($1 for the first 4...
The Observer: Britain's elderly population is growing fast, increasing pressure on doctors' practices. Photograph: Alamy The number of GPs applying to leave the NHS annually to practise abroad has doubled under the coalition, raising fresh concerns over its handling of the...
The Observer: Theresa MayPhotograph: Oli Scarff/PA Police are to get powers to force internet firms to hand over details linked to IP addresses in order to help them help identify criminal suspects online. The anti-terrorism and security bill will oblige internet service...
The Observer: Fear is not an option’… Diane von Fürstenberg in the 1990s. Photograph: Courtesy of Diane Von Furstenberg, photographed by WayneMaser What is your earliest fashion memory? When I was at school – maybe buying my first cashmere Jaeger sweater. And my first...
The Observer: Going with a bang: Noel Fielding gets into the festive spirit. Shot at Spring Studios. Styling Hope Lawrie. Silk neck scarf, £65, Peckham Rye. Grooming Juliana Sergot. Photograph: Phil Fisk for the Observer Noel Fielding, comedian, 41 We’re not religious in my...
The Observer: Catch of the day: potatoes, anchovies and dill. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the ObserverI’ve been celebrating two of my favourite piscine partnerships in the kitchen this week. Both of them classics, but also somewhat Marmite. You either love or hate...
The Observer: Ukip leader Nigel Farage needs to face the kind of robust interrogation other party chiefs have to undergo. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP In politics, as sometimes in life, there can be nothing more disappointing than a dream that comes true. It was the...
The Observer: Tristram Hunt, the shadow education secretary, says the coalition’s policy in teacher recruitment is storing up problems for the future. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty The coalition is serially failing to match its own teacher recruitment goals,...