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Jean queen: how to pull off denim-on-denim

Once only for cowboys and Shakin’ Stevens, layered denim is back in a big way. Here’s how to style your own yee-haa moment

Totally Mexico: how fashion stole Frida Kahlo

A new V&A exhibition examines the artist’s enduring image. But is fashion’s co-opting of her aesthetic reductive or true to her maverick spirit?


Go big or go alone: how to bag a table at the hottest restaurants

The Lost Kitchen, a vastly oversubscribed restaurant in Maine, is taking only handwritten postal bookings this year. But not every in-demand eaterie requires you to put pen to paper – here are eight ways to get a seat at the toughest tables

Send us a tip on places to see wild flowers in Europe – and win a £200 hotel voucher

The Guardian / Travel

Across the continent meadows and woods will soon be ablaze with colour. Tell us about great wild spring flower vistas you’ve come across

Felicity Cloake’s hot cross buns recipe | Felicity Cloake’s masterclass

Felicity Cloake’s step-by-step approach to the quintessential Easter treat


Nigel Slater’s bubble and swede recipe


A vegetarian dish that’s perfect for a warming midweek supper

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for hazelnut biscotti


These twice-baked snacks are a true taste of Italy


Six of Britain's best ‘spring heartland’ walks

The Guardian / Travel

The entire British landscape is reborn in spring, but some ‘ultra-special places’ merit a seasonal pilgrimage, says nature writer Matthew Oates

Tamal Ray’s recipe for lemon and ginger friands

These lovely, light cakes are enriched with browned butter and spiked with the kick of stem ginger


London pub's Victorian makeover wins Camra design award


Fitzroy Tavern wins Camra’s Pub Design refurbishment award for overhaul that restored many of its original features

Monday, Mar 19


Marielle Franco had to resist – no wonder she didn’t survive


The Brazilian political activist – a black, gay single mother – was a fearless fighter in a country mired in racism and inequality. Her murder should reverberate around the world


London Tattoo Collective – in pictures

Photographer Alecsandra Dragoi’s portraits reveal some of the artists and customers at the London Tattoo Collective, which takes place at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, London

‘I wasn’t protected at all’: why women are made vulnerable by zero-hours contracts

Freelancers, gig workers or those on zero-hours contracts experience higher levels of sexual harassment at work – and often feel unable to report it


Anna Jones's recipes for leeks and spring onions


Anna Jones' leek agrodolce: sweet buttery leeks meet tangy vinegar: pile on to toast. Photograph: Matt Russell. Now is the moment for the year's first sweet leeks and spring onions. Spring onions cook so quickly that, often, if I want…


I am 75 and dating but can no longer reach orgasm

I’ve had sex with two men in the past year, but can’t climax any more. Even sex toys don’t work. Am I just too old?


‘Urgent regulation needed’ to stop abusive practices by letting agents

One London worker’s room rented from Citiside turned out to be a health hazard, but he faces a battle to get out of his contract

Interest-only mortgages: how to tackle the shortfall

From remortgaging to speaking to your lender, there are a number of ways borrowers can ensure they keep their home

Marks & Spencer makes the mother of all errors

It failed to deliver the flowers for Mother’s Day and offered no explanation

Seven ways ... to manage migraines

One in seven of us suffer from migraines, but the ailment remains poorly understood with few truly effective treatments available

I’m 64 with a poor credit history – how can I remortgage?

It’s worth looking at options such as equity release mortgages that could help you stay in your home


Ireland’s Alcatraz: Spike Island in Cork

The Guardian / Travel

The former fort and notorious prison in Cork harbour, once known as ‘Hell on Earth’, has become an award-winning attraction

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep

Sunday, Mar 18


'I left my pride somewhere near the swings' – dressing as a Balenciaga dad

The Guardian / Fashion

Fashion's most influential brand chose to celebrate fatherhood for S/S18. So how did a 'daddy blogger' fare wearing clothes straight from the Paris catwalk to the park? • Read more from the spring/summer 2018 edition of The Fashion, our…


Spin-off: why fashion is reviving the launderette

The Guardian / Fashion

Fashion has a history of fetishising the launderette. A model perching in the drum of a supersize machine, with slick clothing and makeup in contrast to the stark backdrop of the public launderette, is a look-book staple. But running them…


Risotto, frittata, vignole: Russell Norman’s classic recipes from Venice


The Polpo restaurateur spent 14 months discovering the culinary secrets of his favourite Italian city. Here’s our pick of what he found


Taste test: which Easter eggs and hot cross buns should you buy?


From chocolate bunnies to luxury eggs, high street Easter treats tasted and rated by Ottolenghi’s Helen Goh

Cakes, tarts and scones: Easter baking recipes


Claire Ptak’s seasonal favourites from marshmallows to Nigerian dough balls

The zen of hens: the rise and rise of chicken-keeping

The Guardian

Thousands of people across Britain now keep poultry as pets – and it can be life-changing


Why slogan T-shirts are political appropriation | Eva Wiseman

Being a woman doesn’t mean we all have to be incredible or inspiring


Say ‘No’ and change your life

The Guardian / AU

We live in a world where ‘yes’ is the default. But we need to tame our inner ‘chimp’ and embrace the power of ‘no’