At the risk of straying into territory staked out by my more lurid male counterparts, I once saw a strip bar in Nashville with a neon sign outside advertising '99 Beautiful Girls! And One Ugly One'. They can get away with that kind of playful hucksterism down in the American South. Here, outraged punters would be demanding refunds and invoking the Trade Descriptions Act.
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McDonald's pays out $700,000 to Muslim community after restaurant 'falsely claimed its food was halal'
Wednesday 23 January 2013
McDonald's and Finley's Management deny any liability but say the settlement is in their best interests
Saturday 19 January 2013
Thursday 17 January 2013
It's much harder to choose sausages when you've heard exactly how the pig died
Sunday 13 January 2013
Whether you're on January girth-watch and are treating bread like a mortal enemy or are simply bored to tears of limp sandwiches eaten al-desko, soup is a scrumptious solution to a hungry office worker's lunchtime woes.
Saturday 12 January 2013
Monday 07 January 2013
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical realist fable proves to be the perfect vehicle for this bewitching collaboration between Islington's Little Angel Theatre and Cornwall's Kneehigh company.
Saturday 05 January 2013
Thursday 03 January 2013
This week I've been eating...fun foods
Friday 28 December 2012
An American couple escaped a house blaze after their pet chicken alerted them to the fire.
Sunday 23 December 2012
It is the day before Christmas Eve and too late to order your festive wines online. So here are three versatile, value-for-money bottles you can find in a quick tour of your local high-street stores.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Can Ben Spalding, once of Roganic, bring the house down with his masonry exploits?
Saturday 15 December 2012
When Steven Berkoff was on the film set of The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo in LA, he often sneaked off to take photographs of downtown slums and nearby 1940s diner-style restaurants.
Thursday 13 December 2012
The festive season is here, and so are the shiny, sparkly, twinkling decorations to go with it.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
We know the company minimises its tax bill, so why do so many of us still shop online there? Laziness, mostly, says our writer
Sunday 09 December 2012
My earliest memory… Mum making bread. She made fresh bread every day and the smell was just incredible. I could live off warm crusty bread with butter and nothing else – it’s one of life’s greatest pleasures.
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- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders