The Belgians’ sweet tooth is not limited to the calorific chocolates and truffles they consume: their famous beers are also often laced with sugar, especially the fruity brews enjoyed across the country.
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Friday 14 December 2012
Video shows animals getting Christmas presents: but there's not a Furby or iPad in sight...
A geriatric Glee? Film industry guns for the pensioner pound in 2013 with Song for Marion and Quartet
Thursday 06 December 2012
Alice's Jones Arts Diary
Saturday 01 December 2012
Saturday 10 November 2012
An invitation to join in the blending of González Byass' new Palmas range doesn't come along every day, so when Martin Skelton, who heads up the UK office, invited me, it didn't take me long to say yes please. Imagine a game-loving monarchist being invited on a shoot at Balmoral with the Queen. Maurizio González Gordon, who runs the traditional family Jerez firm of González Byass, is sherry royalty, so the opportunity to join in the blending was not to be missed.
Monday 05 November 2012
"For us it's not always about just writing a good song" Animal Collective's vocalist Avey Tare once maintained. "We want to play with your ears in terms of colours and space with sound."
Wines of the Week: Figure Libre Cabernet Franc Domaine Gayda 2010; Morrisons Carmenere 2010; Casa Roscoli Pinot Grigio 2011
Sunday 04 November 2012
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
Thursday 01 November 2012
While cutting his way through India, Alexander the Great paused to note that in India bananas were the fruit of the wise man. According to a new report commissioned by the UN Committee on World Food Security, Alexander was perceptive. For as the climate warms, rice and wheat will become scarce. In their stead, the scientists say, the smart money is on bananas.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Why go in 2013? To enjoy the Great Outdoors
Saturday 20 October 2012
Saturday 20 October 2012
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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