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A theatre in Catalonia has started selling carrots in lieu of tickets in protest against a 13 per cent rise in VAT on cultural activities in Spain.
It can save precious time in the kitchen and is the perfect piece of kit for conjuring up warming soups and stews.
Tough new sanctions for jobless people who refuse to accept a job were announced by Iain Duncan Smith as he promised to sweep away the "complex, outdated and wildly expensive" benefits system.
He first made his name as the nonchalant, fast-talking rabbit from Brooklyn, in sharp animated "shorts" of the 1940s.
For the army of grow-your-own devotees, it is a moment of triumph that makes months of labour worthwhile – the harvest of a clutch of muddy carrots. That sense of green-fingered pride may fade rapidly, however, with the knowledge that it has been achieved at 15 times the cost of buying the same vegetables in a supermarket.
The rich, darkly-coloured sauce of red wine and redcurrants makes a perfect accompaniment to the browned kidneys on golden brioche.