A shipment of genetically modified tomato juice designed to boost health benefits is on its way to the UK for testing.
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Wednesday 17 June 2009
Carrots boiled whole before being cut up are better at fighting cancer and are tastier than when they are sliced before being cooked, a study has shown.
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Thursday 30 April 2009
Drinking up to half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years, at least in men, it was claimed today.
Monday 02 March 2009
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Saturday 14 February 2009
Q. We want to plan a holiday for this summer somewhere that won't cost a fortune (and isn't tied to the dollar or the euro) but that still offers a bit of an escape. There are four of us, including two teenagers, and our budget will stretch to around £3,500 for a week for the four of us. Which destinations do you suggest? D Hill, via email
Wednesday 11 February 2009
Children's Secretary Ed Balls will today launch a contest to boost cricket in schools.
Sunday 04 January 2009
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Saturday 08 November 2008
Saturday 25 October 2008
Sunday 31 August 2008
Tuesday 19 August 2008
Friday 15 August 2008
Saturday 09 August 2008
Two tales of bad practice in two different industries came across my desk this week – one which affected me, and one which affected thousands. By far the worse is the story of Prudential's Health Insurance plan, which shook up the UK market four years ago by becoming the first policy to reward customers for staying healthy.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back