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Monday 19 August 2013
Yet another dubious equation – describing a recipe for a beloved late-night snack – has left some mathematicians unimpressed
Thursday 15 August 2013
Even if your culinary skills are not quite Cordon Bleu, the right set of blades can make a big difference
Parisian bakeries 'requisitioned': Law protects French access to les baguettes during summer holidays
Wednesday 14 August 2013
It is still a tradition for bakers in the French capital to shut their shops for the whole of July or August
Thursday 18 July 2013
'I drink green tea to relax. It's also a great palate cleanser'
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Thursday 11 July 2013
As headlines go, “Sliced bread is made here” is perhaps not the most compelling in newspaper history. Still, those five words, splashed across the front page of Missouri’s Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune in 1928, marked the moment the world discovered the greatest thing since, well, ever.
Thursday 20 June 2013
A day trip to Brighton on the hottest day of the year should be a treat. But as the train pulls into the station, the words of the woman who answered the phone at the local Conservative Party office pop back into my head. “Bring a mask with you,” she said chirpily. “It's stinky.”
Saturday 11 May 2013
Wednesday 08 May 2013
What began as a straight-forward visit to a high school near Brisbane by Julia Gillard descended into farce when a schoolboy was accused of hurling half a Vegemite sandwich at the Prime Minister.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Former coach attacks lack of preparation for Australia caused by busy domestic schedules
Thursday 18 April 2013
Twenty-five workers from a German factory reportedly been sent to hospital after eating sandwiches laced with rat poison.
Thursday 28 March 2013
Hollywood has dough in his veins. His grandfather was head baker at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool and his father ran a bakery business. After a stint at the family firm, he worked at a serious of hotels, including The Dorchester and Cliveden. After appearing on a number of cookery shows he became a star of The Great British Bake Off. His own show, Paul Hollywood’s Bread, is currently on BBC 2 and he will be be appearing at The Cake & Bake Show at Manchester Central 5-7 April. thecakeandbakeshow.co.uk
Urinating in flower pots, posting mouldy bread through letterboxes and running naked through the streets: is 75-year-old 'Terror-Günter' Germany's worst neighbour?
Friday 22 March 2013
An elderly German gentleman dubbed “Terror-Günter” is due to appear in court accused of a raft of anti-social behaviour offences.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
The average UK house price in 1971 was £5,632...
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Stuck for a romantic idea? Go for all-out luxury with a meal for two or something a little more high tech
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
- 1 British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article