Arts and Entertainment Celebrity MasterChef winner Ade Edmondson

Spoiler alert: The Young Ones and Bottom actor Ade Edmondson has been crowned the winner of Celebrity MasterChef after serving up a "mindblowing" menu.

On course for tricky times as Els adds bite to Wentworth

When you are blessed with the size and stature of Ernie Els you can be fairly certain that when you are in earshot the boys are not going to be giving you too much flak. So it was yesterday, as the European Tour arrived at its flagship event and studied the changes the South African has made to Wentworth.

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Food & Drink: Try your venison with Champagne

IN A LIFE that has embraced more dinner parties than most people have hot dinners, I have been lucky enough to encounter some of the great minds of our time, whose knives and forks have been set next to mine.

Restaurants: Bites - That's entertainment

From Wilma the singing waitress to the `deadly duo': more musical accompaniments

Restaurants; Where shall we meet ... in Theatreland?

I had my first cappuccino at Brown's in Oxford somewhere around 1978. Hard to believe, but cappuccino was as new on the British scene then as flavoured latte is now. I was only a schoolkid, and I asked for it black, something I didn't live down with my more sophisticated mates for some months.

Anyone for antler pie?

Now that venison has become a popular lean meat, what is the most economic, humane way to manage the deer? Duff Hart-Davis investigates

Rural: Why this year is a fallow time for deer

For anybody involved with the management of deer, a persistent aggravation is the way the price of venison fluctuates wildly from one year to the next.

Doctors warn of kangaroo meat bug

Australians have been warned against eating undercooked game meat, including kangaroo and wallaby, after doctors discovered what could be a new parasite spread to humans.

Chirac made lame duck as Seguin seizes party crown

President Chirac, having lost control of the French government, has lost control of the party which he founded 21 years ago.

Footballer's brother in gun death

The shocked partner of ex-England soccer star Barry Venison's younger brother told yesterday how he began "smashing up" their home two days before he was found dead from shotgun wounds.

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