Hundreds of upmarket fast-food outlets opened this year, explaining how as a nation we threw away £12.5 bn on burgers
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Saturday 17 April 2010
Friday 16 April 2010
It's been all over cyberspace but is it any good? Since Sunday, a modern-day version of Romeo & Juliet – renamed Such Tweet Sorrow – has been unfolding in real time, through live tweets from the six main characters, and so far, if you're a Twitter junkie who likes a good story, the answer's a resounding yes.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Thursday 08 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
In the age of fake Facebook and Twitter profiles for everyone from Malcolm Tucker to Cheryl Cole ("Ah man look at this pickcha a Ladee Gawgaw! Shiz lost it man!") has April Fools' Day lost it's caché? If everyone is in on the joke, has the fool finally lost its fun?
Saturday 27 March 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
A Red Arrows pilot was in hospital last night after two of the military aerobatic jets collided in mid-air during a training exercise in Crete.
Monday 22 March 2010
Mara Yamauchi was in record-breaking form in New York yesterday, boosting her preparations for the Virgin London Marathon on 25 April with a course-record win in the New York City Half-Marathon.
Sunday 21 March 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Tony Pulis has a mountain to climb – and for once the phrase does not refer to the Stoke City manager's prospects of winning at Chelsea in today's FA Cup quarter-final, or his chances of convincing a London crowd his side are more than simply muscular hackers.
Saturday 27 February 2010
The house/flat I grew up in ... was a 1704 Georgian mansion with a stone pediment in Oxfordshire. My parents were ... surprisingly different for sharing the same star sign. My father led a theatrical life making bold statements and my mother was beautifully quiet and serious. But they shared a keen sense of humour.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
The amount raised for charity by runners in the London Marathon since it began in 1981 is set to top half a billion pounds this year, it was announced today.
Monday 25 January 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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