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Societally enforced vegetarianism is neither good for India's people, nor her cattle
Beef Products Inc former employees sues Oliver and others after losing his job
Ever feel so hungry you could eat an entire cow? One anaconda did*.
The curious history of kitchen utensils and their changing forms makes for a book to savour
The French are known to like their beef, and they also like their wine. In the southern village of Lunel-Viel, in the Hérault department in southern France, some farmers have taken the next step and are feeding wine to their beef cattle on the principle that if French beef tastes good now, it can only improve with a bottle of Saint-Geniès des Mourgues.
Tesco has been accused of fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by selling beef from cattle reared on land stolen from the jungle.
If you were missing 'silly season' news this summer, fear not – the saga of a runaway bovine is a classic of the genre
The Butch and Sundance of scrumpy country
In 2001 10 million farm animals, including 700,000 cattle, were slaughtered at a cost of about £8bn
South African tribal chiefs and healers have slaughtered a cow outside Soccer City, the biggest stadium at the World Cup, as part of rituals to appease the spirits of ancestors and welcome fans.
Weird World of Sport: The crowd went nuts, why wouldn't they? They were about to see a gringo get killed
MP breaks rib after confrontation in Derbyshire field
Former home secretary David Blunkett was returning to work today after breaking a rib when he was charged by a cow.