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Wednesday 16 January 2013
Outlook Jyrki Katainen must have been hungry today. The Finnish Prime Minister, when asked by journalists in Brussels about Britain's future in the European Union, couldn't stop reaching for food analogies. The EU without Britain, he said, would be like "fish without chips". However, Mr Katainen also warned us that Britannia can't expect to "pick the raisins from the bun" in negotiations with its European partners.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Societally enforced vegetarianism is neither good for India's people, nor her cattle
Thursday 13 December 2012
Beef Products Inc former employees sues Oliver and others after losing his job
Sunday 09 December 2012
As soon as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced they were expecting, Nick Clegg said the coalition would amend the law of succession, to allow the child to be third in line to the throne, regardless of its gender. It is far from the only archaic law that some say should be done away with. Here are 10 other legal curiosities, which according to the Law Commission's statute repeals team, make it illegal to:
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Ever feel so hungry you could eat an entire cow? One anaconda did*.
Saturday 24 November 2012
The curious history of kitchen utensils and their changing forms makes for a book to savour
Tuesday 09 October 2012
It's the great countryside controversy of the day. NFU president Peter Kendall and TV naturalist Chris Packham argue for and against the cull
Thursday 30 August 2012
A cow had to be rescued by firemen in Cumbria yesterday after it fell down an embankment and became stuck in a tree.
Thursday 16 August 2012
“So what happened in the first 15 minutes, did you just not like me?” asks Sarah Kendall of her audience at the end of her show. Observational comedians are supposed to say what everyone else is thinking but on this matter, Kendall is too close to the bone: her audience tonight just don’t buy into her.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Scottish publisher DC Thomson this week announced The Dandy, its famous comic, could close as the firm tries to cut losses.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
- 1 Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 The publisher who played with fire: the battle for control of Larsson's £30m legacy
- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness