Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
63% of 18 to 24 year-olds say they've had food stolen, compared with only 25% of 55 to 64 year-olds who say they had in their student days
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
The province of Lopburi, 150km north-east of Bangkok, is famous for the hundreds of crab-eating macaques that overrun its Old Town – including the 13th-century temple of Phra Prang Sam Yot.
At the risk of straying into territory staked out by my more lurid male counterparts, I once saw a strip bar in Nashville with a neon sign outside advertising '99 Beautiful Girls! And One Ugly One'. They can get away with that kind of playful hucksterism down in the American South. Here, outraged punters would be demanding refunds and invoking the Trade Descriptions Act.
In a story similar to the plot of the film Castaway starring Tom Hanks, Jose Ivan was found on the atoll having floated 8,000 miles from Mexico
Opening a new restaurant is often a quick way for rich people to lose money. It is a gamble opening your doors to the public, just like playing poker. But as with cards, there are ways to hedge your bets. The cautious restaurateur might tend towards well-worn concepts such as the burger joint, for instance, or the fried-chicken shop.
I'm Fiendin' It: Customers collected at drive-thru
Build your own colosseum of gluttony
BT chief executive Gavin Patterson has accused Labour of being too “negative” about the benefits of advertising for business.
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr has joined forces with two foodie entrepreneurs to grow herbs and vegetables 100ft below the ground
England won today's Twenty20 to retain the Ashes
One of the men is to be tried in February for allegedly stealing cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes, and cake in the middle of the night last year
The fire-pit found near Tel-Aviv could hold the secret to the beginnings of social culture among early humans
Officials were told 12 months ago that rivers posed a serious risk but failed to take any action