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Tuesday 28 August 2012
A second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting Yosemite National Park earlier this summer and park officials warned past visitors to be aware of some flu-like aches and symptoms.
Sunday 29 July 2012
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Tuesday 10 July 2012
Herbs and spices could be grown in Kent or Lincolnshire as part of a government plan to meet Britain's insatiable taste for curries, according to a Whitehall report today.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Birmingham’s famous Balti curry could soon have protected status throughout the EU, meaning anyone wishing to use the “Birmingham Balti” brand would have to follow strict guidelines on the traditional recipe.
Suffolk pig flies under Olympic radar: Organisers announce details of 'world's largest peace time catering operation'
Wednesday 30 May 2012
It may come as scant comfort, but somewhere in the corner of a Suffolk field there roams a pig who is to die a martyr’s death.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Henry Macrory, the former tabloid hack and much-liked spinner for the Tory Party, told a tale of classic misunderstanding at his farewell party in Downing Street.
Sunday 06 May 2012
'My dream dining companion? Jennifer Lopez. I love her music'
Friday 06 April 2012
Samuel Muston discovers why we should think twice before we throw away those peelings.
Friday 16 March 2012
You have to have a big appetite for superlatives if you're to consume an entire MasterChef final.
Thursday 02 February 2012
The current kerfuffle about "academic" and "non-academic" school subjects – on the difference between "proper" subjects like History and Maths and "soft" or "vocational" ones that lead only to "Mickey Mouse qualifications" – seems hopelessly misguided. Whatever the value or otherwise of their appearance on school league tables, vocational subjects shouldn't be casually dismissed by traditionalists. I want to make the case that almost all subjects (with the usual proviso about incest and folk dancing) are worthy of the concentrated attention of schoolchildren.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Monday 26 December 2011
Fire safety officials have reiterated the importance of ensuring smoke alarms are working after the death of a 79-year-old man in a blaze on Christmas Day.
Saturday 22 October 2011
A new union is striving to win fairer job rights for some of the UK's 100,000 Bangladeshi-British chefs
Tuesday 09 August 2011
The Metropolitan Police Commander in charge of quelling riots in Brixton yesterday admitted his force had been stretched to the limit as mob violence erupted across London.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'