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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Saturday 19 September 2009
Richard Bacon: 'Each year's visit to the Edinburgh Festival increases my respect for the job of stand-up comedian
Thursday 27 August 2009
It'll be a laugh," my producer Garth told me when I asked him to remind me why I'd agreed to do this. And to be honest, I have been struggling to remember.
Saturday 25 July 2009
Saturday 20 June 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
I feel very strongly that we should be able to attend a public inquiry. From our point of view – as relatives of British soldiers who died in Iraq – we want to hear the evidence first-hand. If you have lost a son, as we have lost our son, or a husband, or a father, you are entitled to know what happened.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Tuesday 28 April 2009
A retrospective exhibit, which opens today at Ebury Galleries, called "Sleeping with Francis Bacon" displays the life work of John Rosser. The title alludes to the friendship between Rosser and Francis Bacon and the mystery of a forgotten canvas rather than any clandestine affair. The paintings on display are a mix of oil and watercolours of landscapes, gardens and figures.
Sunday 26 April 2009
It might be my age or it just might be that I've succumbed to the same nonsense that I've ribbed all my Sloane hippy friends about, but it seems that I've "seen the light". I've had a "spiritual" moment out here in Indochina.
Sunday 08 March 2009
There are times in golf when generosity has an adverse effect on the receiver, especially on those who are not used to it. Unaccustomed as we are to kindness, hackers fall into this category.
Saturday 28 February 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
Our neighbours, Judith and Gerrard, often bring us their freshly dug and picked produce from their allotment and it's such a pleasure to cook with; we often end up swapping food – something from the land for something that I have cooked or prepared. Our last exchange was a selection of Judith and Gerrard's heritage potatoes for a side of my De Beauvoir smoked salmon. There were five bags of delicious spuds containing relatively unknown or forgotten varieties with names such asUlster Sceptre, Lady Balfour and Rooster.
Saturday 20 December 2008
Sunday 07 December 2008
Four people were charged with the murder of a gamekeeper who was stabbed to death at his remote bungalow, including his wife and son, police said.
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