Food scares and stricter pig production rules across Europe will all be good for the bacon, sausage and cooked meats group Cranswick, its chairman said yesterday.
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Friday 12 April 2013
Britain's biggest bakery chain has reduced the size of several savouries while puffing up prices months after forcing the Government to back down over the “pasty tax”.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
A 1962 painting by artist Francis Bacon of his lover Peter Lacy is expected to sell for as much as $40 million when it is auctioned in New York next month, Sotheby's said on Monday.
Thursday 04 April 2013
Molten mozzarella, provolone, fontina, mild cheddar and other cheeses will soon lurk in a crust near you
Saturday 09 March 2013
Sunday 03 March 2013
Memoirs of a failing memory
Saturday 02 March 2013
According to the trivia game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, anyone on earth is just six connections away from the Hollywood star.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
The Gloucestershire council workers are working very hard to keep things going
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Comedy actress Miranda Hart seems to be going on a new year health kick - and then undoing it with a cheeky tipple.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Great reputation versus a fat fee? Some celebrities should go compare their options, says Simon Usborne
Saturday 22 December 2012
Thursday 20 December 2012
On the morning of Christmas Eve, the bells of St Dunstan's sounded their jolly clangour across London. The shops of the Strand were lavish in their profusion of pies, puddings, currants, raisins, spices, candied peel and sugar mice. Hansom cabs clattered down the cobbles of gas-lit streets, and ladies in poke bonnets, mantled against the cold, purchased sturdy wooden toys for their adorable, curly-headed offspring.
Friday 23 November 2012
Monday 05 November 2012
If nothing else the questioning of the country’s top taxperson was a study in exasperation today. Understandably, the Commons Public Accounts Committee was eager, desperate even, to find out from Lin Homer, HMRC’s chief executive, how it was that Starbucks managed to pay a trifling £8.6million in corporation tax on UK sales of - wait for it - £398million.
Friday 19 October 2012
In one sense, there's not a lot in Hebburn that you haven't seen before. The essential dynamic of Jason Cook's warm and funny sitcom is unavoidably reminiscent of Gavin & Stacey – with young love leading to the introduction of an outsider into a close-knit Geordie family – and the fact that there are three generations under the one roof may also remind you of The Royle Family.
Thursday 11 October 2012
When we moved house recently, we took a gamble. The builders hadn't finished a couple of crucial renovations – but they were quite certain it would take only a couple of weeks. They are charming and plausible men. So determined were they to finish, they said they'd live on the premises until the final lightbulb was enscrewed.
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