Children will wake up to smaller Easter eggs tomorrow – because chocolate makers have shrunk the packaging on millions of boxes by half.
Charles Dunstone, who regularly features in polls of Britain's most admired business people, could have been forgiven for throwing his phone at the wall yesterday after his fast-expanding telecoms spin-off TalkTalk was exposed for mistreating customers.
Nine in 10 people would not wear real fur despite it making a comeback on the catwalk, according to research today.
Letters from customers and embarrassing headlines have forced the last major British supermarket group to drop a destructive form of tuna fishing.
Police will get new powers to evict offenders who seize unoccupied properties
Britain's biggest tinned tuna brand has bowed to pressure from campaigners and agreed to end a destructive form of fishing.
Unpublished Environment Agency research shows polythene may be less harmful than cotton or paper
A trend for wearing coloured contact lenses inspired by the pop singer Lady Gaga could damage people's eyes, opticians warn.
One of Britain’s biggest tuna brands, Princes, has agreed to drop an environmental claim from its tins following an investigation by Greenpeace.
Prized for centuries for its pungent aroma and golden colour, saffron commands the highest price of any spice. Shoppers may wish to query its purity and quality, though.
Dozens of edible fish live in UK waters, but the unadventurous British tend to eat just three – salmon, tuna and cod – most of which come from abroad. A campaign beginning next week with the backing of the Government aims to persuade people to consider trying a new piscene experience. For every meal of salmon, cod and tuna, people should eat one containing abundant species such as gurnard and dab, viewers of a celebrity chef-fronted Channel 4 season will be advised.
After exerting an unrivalled grip on Britain’s drinkers for centuries, the traditional pint of beer faces its first substantial competition: from a Whitehall-approved smaller measure.
Tougher regulation of junk food, smoking and cheap alcohol cast aside as Government prefers to ‘encourage’ better public health
People turning up the heating to cope with freezing temperatures sent the gas market into a spin yesterday.
Many local authorities are boycotting a new national hygiene system for restaurants and cafés, claiming it is too expensive to run and not tough enough.
Europe has tightened controls on a "gender bender" chemical present in food and drinks which has been linked to breast cancer, fertility problems and other illnesses.