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A professor has discovered that the language used in menus indicates how much restaurants will charge for their food. Clint Witchalls discovers how we're eating our words

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Tikka Masala has been overtaken by Jalfrezi as the nation's most popular curry
Roast dinners put tikka masala on the back burner
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A general view of the festival ground during the opening day of the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich September 20, 2014.
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Researchers have said it could take only two questions to identify a problem with alcohol
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A commercial for Tullamore Dew
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Co-op's own-brand champagne won three trophies at the Champagne & Sparking Wine World Championships
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David Galetti: head sommelier
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A ewe being blow-torched into a smokie
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A quick ask around proves that there’s a lot more to vodka these days than a bottle of Glen’s and a carton of Ocean Spray. (image: Rex Features)
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We might know about cooking thanks to shows like 'Great British Bake Off' but 10 per cent of the British population still can’t cook a thing
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A series of pop-ups is serving up more than just supper, with conflict resolution and peace the main topic of dinner-party discussion

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Starbucks is among companies criticised over their tax bill
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Vote with your wallet: the app can help shoppers feel more informed about items on sale

A new app in the US can reveal the politics of the companies behind everyday grocery items

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Two London chefs are this week trying to come up with a burger that tastes like human flesh

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Children at the Leytonstone branch of the Homeless Children's Aid and Adoption Society tuck into their harvest festival gifts, in October 1936

Chefs are breathing new life into the tradition by celebrating seasonal and local food

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A dish from Norfolk’s Titchwell Manor chef Eric Snaith
The misunderstood ingredient can be used as a base for soda bread, tangy salad dressings and delicious desserts
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There are two different ways to fill éclairs...

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Adding butter to coffee sure is a serious kick-start to the morning

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A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

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Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad
Martin Hardy: Mike Ashley must act now and end the Alan Pardew reign

Trouble on the Tyne

Ashley must act now and end Pardew's reign at Newcastle, says Martin Hardy
Isis is an hour from Baghdad, the Iraq army has little chance against it, and air strikes won't help

Isis an hour away from Baghdad -

and with no sign of Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack
Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
Last chance to see: Half the world’s animals have disappeared over the last 40 years

Last chance to see...

The Earth’s animal wildlife population has halved in 40 years
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Truth behind teens' grumpiness

Early school hours mess with their biological clocks
Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?

Hacked photos: the third wave

Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?