Butterless puff pastry is bad enough. But other food hacks can be fatal | Felicity Cloake

Patisserie Valerie’s substitution of marge caused shock – but it’s part of an infamous tradition blighting the restaurant industryThe revelation that struggling bakery chain Patisserie Valerie was so strapped for cash under its previous management that…

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Fast fashion is eating up the planet – and this feeble government enables it | Gaby Hinsliff

Nobody needs a £1 bikini. This is a hugely polluting industry and it’s pathetic that ministers have refused to actHow long would you expect to keep a bikini that cost only a quid?It’s always possible that women will treasure forever something costing l…

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Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance

Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that co…

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