“This is a lovely salad to make during the spring, when fresh peas are available,” promises Jamie Oliver’s best mate, chef Gennaro Contaldo. “Burrata is a fresh cheese from Puglia, which looks like mozzarella but has a very creamy interior. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil, add the peas and cook for about two minutes, until tender but not overcooked. Place the sunflower seeds, basil leaves and olive oil in a blender or food processor and whiz until you obtain a smooth consistency. Gennaro Contaldo’s Fast Cook Italian by Gennaro Contaldo, photography by Kim Lightbody, is published by Pavilion Books, priced £20.
April 25, 2018 08:37 UTC
Mr Justice Hayden hit out at law student Pavel Stroilov, who is linked to the pro-life Christian Legal Centre (CLC), at a three-hour hearing in Manchester yesterday. Mr Justice Hayden yesterday ruled out plans to take the little boy to Rome, but urged British doctors to consider letting him go home. (Image: Daily Mirror)(Image: Daily Mirror)But Mr Justice Hayden said in his ruling: "The sad truth is that it is not. April 16: Alfie's parents argue he is being wrongly "detained" at Alder Hey and make a habeas corpus application. Yesterday afternoon Mr Justice Hayden ruled out plans to take the little boy to Rome, but urged British doctors to consider letting him go home.
April 25, 2018 08:30 UTC
Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailManchester United fans were left furious with Robin van Persie on Tuesday night after the Dutch striker tweeted to praise Mohamed Salah. Wanting to congratulate the 25-year-old, Van Persie tweeted "Salah =" with a series of fire emojis. His post, however, left United fans raging. (Image: Clive Brunskill)After signing in 2012, Van Persie led United to the title with an impressive 30 goals, receiving club hero status. (Image: Getty Images)One United fan tweeted: "Robin you're betraying us."
April 25, 2018 08:29 UTC
Whitbread has bowed to pressure from an activist investor and announced that it will spin off Costa Coffee into a separately listed business. Whitbread has bowed to pressure from an activist investor and announced that it will spin off Costa Coffee into a separately listed business. The group, which also owns Premier Inn, said today it will pursue a "demerger of Costa", which will be completed within two years. It comes after activist investor Elliott revealed it had become the firm's largest shareholder last week with a stake of over 6pc. Costa, which Whitbread acquired in 1995 from founders Sergio and Bruno Costa, has more than 2,400 stores and is embarking on overseas expansion.
April 25, 2018 08:26 UTC
The husband of the Southwest Airlines passenger sucked out of a plane window mid-flight has spoken for the first time of the heartbreaking moment he learned she was dead and revealed their final words to one another. Wells Fargo executive Jennifer Riordan, 43, was fatally injured when one of the plane's twin engines exploded at 32,000 feet. Mrs Riordan, a mother-of-two, was the only victim of the 149 people on board the flight to Dallas who died. I'm keeping my love for her in my heart and I'm staying strong for my children,' he said. Mrs Riordan's husband Michael speaks at her memorial service in Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 25, 2018 08:18 UTC
Willie Mullins fires an incredible seven-pronged assault on the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown tomorrow. The trainer's son and assistant Patrick Mullins keeps the ride on Bacardys, who fell at the final flight in the same Cheltenham contest. Mullins junior said: "Penhill came out of Cheltenham very well. The mercurial Yorkhill (Robbie Power), Shaneshill (Danny Mullins), Bleu Et Rouge (Mark Walsh) and Bapaume (Noel Fehily) complete the Closutton clan. Henry de Bromhead's Identity Thief is back in action 12 days on from winning the Ryanair Stayers Hurdle at Aintree.
April 25, 2018 08:15 UTC
Jennifer Lopez said she was excited to see the world changing and women speaking up about harassment, as she walked the red carpet at the star-studded Time 100 gala. Guests included Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban, Emily Blunt, Kesha, Mia Farrow and Shawn Mendes. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman (Evan Agostini/AP)Emily Blunt ( Evan Agostini/AP)Millie Bobby Brown, the youngest person to make the annual Time Top 100 list, also attended. The 14-year-old Stranger Things star looked elegant in a white ball gown covered in flowers, with her hair pulled back. I sincerely thank you pic.twitter.com/rkBs0JYNDR — Millie Bobby Brown (@milliebbrown) April 25, 2018She later posted some of the red carpet photographs on Twitter, saying: “I sincerely thank you.”
April 25, 2018 08:15 UTC
The foster care system needs to be robustly supported to ensure the safety of children, according to the Irish Foster Carers Association. The organisation’s chief executive Catherine Bond called for a full investigation into the case of three children abused in a foster home in Co Galway. Keith Burke (29) was recently sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, with a year suspended, after he was found guilty of raping the then three foster children between 2003 and 2007. “The system needs to be robustly supported.”Meanwhile, the chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said some children who make claims of sexual abuse are not being taken seriously. Ms Blackwell asked if Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, was properly equipped to make “proportionate” decisions to ensure children are removed from abusive situations.
Source:The Irish Times
April 25, 2018 08:15 UTC
And Amber Heard looked undeniably chic as she took to the red carpet at the Warner Bros presentation at CinemaCon 2018 in Las Vegas on Tuesday to represent the film. Flashing a radiant smile, the star looked happier than ever as she posed up with cast members from the film including hunky Jason Momoa, 38 who plays the titular role. Warner Bros unveiled rough footage from the film at CinemaCon, with the flick due to be released on December 21 this year. The DC Comics adaptation will see Aquaman (Jason Momoa) battling his evil half-brother (Patrick Wilson) after returning to the Kingdom of Atlantis. 'As reported in the media, the amount received in the divorce was $7 million and $7 million is being donated.
April 25, 2018 08:14 UTC
I’m at Lifted (lifted.fitness), a specialist fitness class based in London, that teaches women the correct form and technique for lifting weights. The class isn’t exclusively gendered, but the women learning alongside me easily match the number of men. “People just saying that lifting weights will make you bulky drives me mad,” says Hoggins. The endorphin high is amazing, and I’m fast learning why so many women are curious about trying resistance training. “Now women are better educated in what they can do as part of a broader training regime, mixing both cardio and resistance training, to get a lean, strong and toned physique,” she adds.
April 25, 2018 08:03 UTC
He became a father for the second time when his wife Hannah gave birth to a son named Luke last month. And Eddie Redmayne couldn't hide his delight as he attended the CinemaCon 2018 Warner Bros event, held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Tuesday. The Fantastic Beasts star looked thrilled to be getting back to work, promoting the upcoming second installment in the Harry Potter spin-off franchise. A 'delighted' Eddie told The Times newspaper: 'On 10th March 2018 to Hannah (Bagshawe) and Edward, a son, Luke Richard Bagshawe, brother to Iris.' Eddie married PR executive Hannah, also from London, at Babington House in December 2014 after a two-year romance.
April 25, 2018 08:01 UTC
Enterprise Ireland is aiming to increase Irish exports to the Asia Pacific region by 50pc by 2020. Enterprise Ireland is aiming to increase Irish exports to the Asia Pacific region by 50pc by 2020. Over the past five years, exports to the Asia-Pacific region from Ireland more than doubled since breaking the €1bn mark in 2012, delivering double-digit growth for Enterprise Ireland clients in 2016 with a 16pc year-on-year gain. “Last year alone we had 70 new first-time exporters to the region,” Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, said. While, among the Enterprise Ireland client companies exporting to the region who will be in attendance are Fenergo, Decawave and Cubic Telecom.
April 25, 2018 07:52 UTC
Union baron Len McCluskey today defied Jeremy Corbyn to brand anti-Semitism allegations by Labour MPs as 'smears'. He said anti-Semites should be kicked out of Labour but warned the issue of Labour MPs exploiting the allegations also needed to be 'grappled' with. Mr McCluskey said a hard core of MPs were opposed to Mr Corbyn and routinely rebelled against the leadership. Labour MPs are among those who have demanded action to root out anti-Semitism they say has risen to the surface since Mr Corbyn took over as leader. In the aftermath of the meeting, Mr Corbyn sought face to face talks with mainstream community leaders.
April 25, 2018 07:51 UTC
The Irish Pharmacy Union is warning that violent crime against pharmacies is increasing. Four out of five pharmacies were victims of crime last year, with one in three robbery cases involving the use of a weapon such as a knife, syringe or gun. IPU President Daragh Connolly more needs to be done to protect staff. Mr Connolly said: "Unfortunately I have been the victim of a physical assault myself, I have colleagues who have been held up with syringes, hatchets, guns and it is becoming more prevalent. "We really have a worry that there doesn't seem to be any fear of the law, or any fear of being caught, by the people who are carrying out these attacks."
April 25, 2018 07:30 UTC
Kaley Cuoco shared a sweet photograph of The Big Bang Theory cast with guest star Mark Hamill as they finished filming the 11th series of the hit show. The image showed the cast of the long-running sitcom crowded together and smiling alongside the Star Wars actor, who is guest starring in the series finale along with Kathy Bates. Cuoco, who plays Penny, wrote: “That’s a wrap on season 11 folks!!!! “I’ve been able to fulfill many dreams working on The Big Bang Theory but this just may have topped it all. The Big Bang Theory will air the wedding episode in May in the US and it will later be screened in the UK.
April 25, 2018 07:30 UTC