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He has deliberated, cogitated and digested for long enough. More than 10 years after he quit the original Masterchef, Loyd Groooossman of the long vowels will activate his TV tastebuds again as a judge on Simon Cowell's new cookery show.
Dr Freddy Patel acted with "deficient professional performance" over his post-mortem investigation into the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests, a medical tribunal has concluded.
A pathologist could face being struck off over his part in the investigation into the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests.
From a chic hangout in a quiet cove to a left-field chill-out bar that aims to channel "the hippy spirit of India in the Eighties"...
Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has shown signs of recovery after waking from a coma by responding to his family, his spokesman said.
The Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb was in a coma last night after contracting pneumonia while undergoing treatment for cancer.
The trend for no-reservation restaurants has a happy side-effect, says Charlotte McDonald-Gibson.
Fugu's active ingredient is tetrodotoxin, a poision many times more poisonous than cyanide
A new government report on drinking alcohol aims to give us easy to understand, no-nonsense advice. But are we ready to listen?
Drinkers should give themselves two alcohol-free days a week, a committee of MPs said today.
A newly translated novel, written in the 1980s, reveals the preoccupations of a Chilean master as well has his trademark sarcasm and dark humour
The last day of an old year is as good a time as any to look to the future. Racing is unusual among sports that callow young beginners regularly compete on the same programmes as seasoned veterans, rather than being tucked away at junior meets or youth squad matches. And their presence in the public eye from the start makes the tracing of real talent all the more absorbing, though it's spotting not necessarily easier.
Significant new evidence proves that Ian Tomlinson died from injuries caused by the trauma of being pushed to the ground and not from natural causes, his inquest heard yesterday.
Leading health organisations have slammed the Government's "responsibility deal" on alcohol and refused to sign up as partners.