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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Monday 26 March 2012
The US Supreme today embarks on three days of momentous hearings into President Obama’s health care reforms that could not only upend the 2012 election campaign but also redraw the limits of Congressional power and the division of authority between federal government and the states.
Sunday 25 March 2012
The ‘green gym’ provides exercise, therapeutic relaxation ... and it’s dirt cheap, says top medic
Thursday 23 February 2012
The cost of living rose by 2.2% in the year to January, official figures have revealed.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
I am not religious. I am not a militant secularist. I think Richard Dawkins talks a lot of sense, but then when I hear the Archbishop of York sermonise, I find it easy to get behind him, too. I even find myself in vigorous agreement with the speaker on "Thought for the Day", wishing that I could be similarly beatific. (Although when I fail to locate my glasses and I'm already late for work, and the dog still needs walking, I discover that I'm some distance from Godliness.)
Saturday 18 February 2012
If you have visited the cinema recently, you will be familiar with the scenario of Carnage, even if you have not actually seen the film; the promotional clips have been aired endlessly.
Friday 03 February 2012
Thursday 19 January 2012
They have been lambasted for their long working hours, for taking their laptops on holiday and obsessively checking their emails. But now there is good news for workaholics everywhere – their fixation with work is not necessarily a bad thing.
Monday 09 January 2012
Nelson Mandela was the African National Congress's first "volunteer in chief". The 27 years he spent incarcerated in prisons stand as an emblem to our human capacity for self-sacrifice in the pursuit of fairness and equality. Mandela's gift to the South African people was to allow the nation to become the "beacon of hope" that David Cameron described in his congratulatory message to the ANC on its 100th anniversary yesterday.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Premier League footballers and their clubs are being investigated by the taxman over "secret perks" enjoyed by players and their families, according to reports.
Saturday 24 December 2011
Agency workers across the UK were set to receive a pay and conditions boost today when new rights come into force.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Anne Diamond, scourge of the tabloids, was in fighting form on the Today programme yesterday as she spoke of "35 to 40 years of misbehaviour" by an industry that – unlike the broadcast media – knows no rules or self-restraint, and which thinks that anyone who enters public life has "sold their private life".
Wednesday 07 December 2011
People prone to frequent, waistline-expanding snacking on chocolate while at work can halve the amount they scoff by getting out of the office and walking for just 15 minutes, according to new research.
Saturday 03 September 2011
The government is to launch an official consultation on removing all promotional packaging from cigarettes by the end of the year.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Andy Coulson faces the prospect of another public grilling by MPs in the next two months if the police do not charge him with illegal phone hacking.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan