The Prime Minister has asserted that the London mayor was speaking for himself when he commented that some people are not clever enough to be a success
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Friday 03 February 2012
Scientists say fortifying foods with nutrients could help save lives, while critics say it's mass medication and unethical. Meg Carter hears the arguments.
Saturday 12 November 2011
A nurse who force-fed her baby, who later died, was jailed for three years yesterday.
Tuesday 01 November 2011
When I say that Ronan Bennett's Top Boy is half the drama The Wire was, it's meant as a descriptive remark not a critical one. On the evidence of its excellent first episode, Top Boy more than justifies Channel 4's decision to rearrange its schedules and run it through the week.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
The new boss of Marks & Spencer, Marc Bolland, responded to customer complaints about the difficulty of navigating the stores by sending scouts incognito to buy 10 specified items within an hour. They all failed. I'm not surprised, but it's not just our M&S. I take my own Marc Bolland test every week or so – except that mine has around 20 items and it's called a shopping list.
Sunday 24 April 2011
They're promised that victory will "change their lives" but the threat of MasterChef fatigue will hang over this week's winner, if history is any guide.
Monday 14 March 2011
Exports of British food and drink were worth more than £10bn for the first time in 2010, after a sixth consecutive year in which overseas sales increased.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Sunday 20 February 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Tired of fattening fry-ups and sugary cereals? From great granola to yummy yoghurts, there are lots of other, more nutritious ways, to start the day
Last Night's TV - True Stories: The Battle for Barking, More 4; The Morgana Show, Channel 4; The Foods That Make Billions, BBC2
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Thursday 25 November 2010
As every dieter knows, losing weight is the simple bit. Keeping it off is the real challenge.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Miss Selfridge launched its latest sale this week, with up to 50 per cent off all clothing ranges online. The sale runs while stocks last, with popular items so far including a retro printed maxi dress, down from £48 to £25, a black ditsy print tier dress, reduced from £45 to £17, and a frill bib sleeveless dress, down from £39 to just £12. Miss Selfridge offers free delivery on all orders over £80 and free UK returns to store and by post. Head over to http://ind.pn/cdkQhm to bag yourself a bargain.
Friday 22 October 2010
Thursday 14 October 2010
If you've just turned 40, you have a baby, you work full-time for little over £22,000 and your husband weighs in at about 13 stone, you're not alone.
Saturday 18 September 2010
LowCostHolidays.com is hosting a fabulous package holiday deal to New York at the moment. A four-night stay at the Hotel Pennsylvania, including return flights, is now available for £456 per person. The deal is based on two people sharing in February or March and the flights are with BMI between Manchester and Newark. This fantastic offer expires on 31 October, but demand is sure to be high, so it's best to move quickly if you want to take advantage.
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