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Gourmet salt

In a pristine shed on the edge of a field overlooking the grey ribbon of sea that separates the isle of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales, David Lea-Wilson lifts a stainless steel shovel from a basin of brine and inspects what's in it: big, beautiful, crystalline white flakes, glistening almost gem-like under the striplights.



Frank Sinatra by Gottlieb

Russia's 'Frank Sinatra' tops new sanctions list

The latest additions to the European Union's list of those Russians and Ukrainians who have had their European assets frozen and barred from travel to Europe for their role in the crisis in Ukraine, include a famous crooner along with several ministers in Putin's government.