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BALTI BLUES have hit the great British curry house. After 20 years of spectacular growth, a cold wind is blowing through the world of hot food and forcing restaurants out of business at the rate of three a week.

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Curry king Noon takes away pounds 50m

AN INDIAN businessman who came to Britain in the 1970s has netted a pounds 50m fortune after selling his chilled and frozen curries business to WT Foods, the ethnic food group.

Life sentence for ripping baby from womb

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Curry colourings threaten health

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Tennis: Phillips the face for next century

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Who eats where: Your usual table?: HANIF KUREISHI AUTHOR

When I first left university I ate the same thing every day. I lived on toast, pasta and Heinz tomato soup, which seemed like a brilliant solution, as eating was such a bore and a complete waste of time. As I've got older I have accepted the fact that if you have to eat, you may as well make the most of it. I have become quite civilised about the whole thing.

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