Calves' offal and pea salad

Serves 4 as a starter

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Serves 4

Stuffed onions

Serves 8

Marinated scallop and duck liver salad

Serves 8-10

Interest in Park Row sale wanes as financial adviser's profits plunge

The insurer Royal Liver looks set to fail in its attempt to sell its troubled financial advisory business, Park Row, with interest in the sale waning.

Binge drink teen left hospital to visit pub

A critically ill teenager being treated for liver failure after binge drinking left his hospital bed and went to the pub opposite for a drink, it was revealed today.

Treatment for teenager denied liver transplant

A critically ill teenager who was denied a liver transplant because his condition was drink-related is to be flown to a specialist unit for treatment.

Liver charity calls for compulsory unit labels on alcohol

A liver charity has called on the Government to make unit labels on alcohol mandatory following a report on alcohol misuse published today.

Comedy world mourns sitcom star Sugden

Comedy actress Mollie Sugden died in hospital after a long illness, aged 86.

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