New York Stock Exchange. US stocks fell on Monday on global growth worries after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities hit 5 per cent of the world’s supply. Photograph:  Johannes  Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Oil prices soared on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halt(...)

Barrels of Hennessy 250 maturing in the cellars in Cognac. Photograph: Matthew J Oliver
Roll out the cognac barrels
  • Travel
  • April 18, 2015, 05:00

Very old cognac you might think should be served in one of those big balloon glasses – and swirled round and round for all it is worth before a dro(...)

 Mixologist Paul Lambert of Kinara Kitchen
Shaken and stirred

These days no trendy bar or restaurant can be without a list of cocktails. Mojitos and Cosmopolitans are still the most popular, but mixologists delig(...)

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