Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
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Monday 13 May 2013
Daniel Kitson’s new show is a reflection on reality, memory and our sense of self. Hardly wall-to-wall giggles, you might think, but this publicity-shy, TV-shunning, Perrier Award-winning comic’s talent lies in burrowing into the human psyche and dispensing profound nuggets through tales in which, more often than not, he is the hapless protagonist. After The Beginning, Before The End is like a TED talk with added LOLs.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Not content with issuing stamps infused with chocolate-flavoured glue and boasting an airport with more chocolate shops than anywhere else in the world, the Belgians are mulling going to the European Union to try to get their signature product protected.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Thorntons has recalled its three varieties of its 'Smiles' jars after loose pieces of glass were found amongst the chocolate contents.
Could chocolate soon be one of your five-a-day? Scientists replace sweet treat's fat content with fruit juice, reducing total fat by half
Monday 08 April 2013
Scientists have managed to halve the fat content of chocolate by replacing cocoa butter and milk fats with fruit juice.
Saturday 30 March 2013
Makes 1 medium cake
Friday 29 March 2013
Thorntons faces online sales melting over its crucial Easter trading period after it admitted to a "glitch" with its delivery system.
Thursday 28 March 2013
Without wishing to give our enemies any ideas, it would be pretty easy to see off the denizens of the Trending desk. All you’d need to do is send us something reasonably tasty (and chock-full of poison), and we’d fall upon it like starving rats. Recently, a box of truffles arrived as a thank-you for one writer, and the pack attacked.
Ewe greedy beasts! Lambs sheltering from icy cold weather feast on a quarter of a million chocolate Easter eggs
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Lambs tried to scoff a pile of a quarter of a million chocolate eggs being stored ready to be given to children
Sunday 24 March 2013
Church groups appear to have failed in their attempt to crack the Easter egg market – after supermarkets refused to believe that “Christianity sells”.
Saturday 23 March 2013
PX is a unique Spanish sweet wine that I discovered a while ago, so sweet in fact that it resulted in me having to make a trip to the dentist. PX, or Pedro, short for Pedro Ximénez, is one of the darkest, richest, stickiest wines in the world and by rights shouldn't exist as a wine at all. Oozing with viscous sucrosity, it's the perfect blending sweetener, in small doses, for cream sherry and sweet oloroso. Did someone dunk a finger in a cask of Pedro one day and think "I could get a pat on the back from the mouthwash industry for bottling this on its own"?
Thursday 21 March 2013
This fine selection of chocolate treats will leave you spoilt for choice, whether you're planning to spend £5 or £50
Monday 18 March 2013
Children of America, rejoice! After a decades-long wait, a US company has finally come up with a way to sell Kinder Surprise-style toy-filled chocolate eggs in the country, sidestepping a 1938 ban on inedible toys being placed inside sweets with a new design.
Sunday 10 March 2013
The main thing on Mother's Day is to buy a gift. Not so, says Katy Guest, who has something more precious in mind
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
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