Cash windfall reportedly took villagers two days to distribute
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Tuesday 14 January 2014
Beijing Genomics Institute is producing 500 cloned pigs per year
Wednesday 01 January 2014
An opportunity to feel satisfied with your festive lot was provided by Tudor Monastery Farm Christmas, a seasonal special of BBC2's living history series, which gave us the lowdown on how a Tudor farmstead would have celebrated. On the one hand, they did get a whole 12 days off work – the luxury! – for a festive period which began on 25 December and extended well into January. On the other hand, the partying was preceded by Advent's four weeks of fasting and back-breaking toil.
Thursday 19 December 2013
The angry 600lb boar attacked a 74-year-old woman who was out feeding her friend’s animals
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Plan is for UK boars to improve Chinese pigs' genetic make-up
Saturday 30 November 2013
Serves 4 as a starter or more as a party snack
Saturday 30 November 2013
Wednesday 27 November 2013
The first new city-centre market for 10 years has just opened in Sheffield. Locals hope it will turn the area into the Borough Market of the North, says Jonathan Brown
Monday 11 November 2013
Three saddleback sows had escaped from woodland pen, but one had remained behind
Saturday 12 October 2013
'I looked at the headlines. My world, already teetering, totally caved in'
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Tesco has become embroiled in another mislabelling scandal after the retailer was found selling Dutch pork labelled as British.
Monday 09 September 2013
Belligerent porker went on bender after drinking three six-packs of beer
Happy as a pig in acorns: Nature 'fights back' with a bumper wild-fruit crop, the reward for enduring last year's heavy rain
Sunday 08 September 2013
Hundreds of pigs will begin feasting on fallen acorns in the New Forest tomorrow as the ancient pannage season kicks off for another year.
Saturday 10 August 2013
With this tense tale of pandemic, giant pigs, and survival, is the final part of Margaret Atwood's trilogy obliquely surveying her own legacy?
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Thursday 18 July 2013
This week I've been eating...Aubergine with chickpea and labnah
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Kylie Jenner challenge: Bizarre lip suction device inspired by Kardashian sister goes viral
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor are reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 4 Bruce Forsyth backs assisted dying campaign: 'If I had Alzheimer's or dementia I would do something about it'
- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'