Visit of the Environment Secretary to the Somerset Levels lambasted as a ‘publicity stunt’ by angry campaigners
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Sunday 19 May 2013
If you thought that making a cup of coffee simply involved a teaspoon of instant and a splash of milk, wake up and smell the proverbial! The 14th World Barista Championship takes place this week, and here we provide an expert guide to perking up, courtesy of Ryan Cross of Ristretto Roasters in Portland, Oregon
Friday 29 March 2013
Q. I have had the same problem with a boiler that does not work as your correspondent DH (Questions of Cash, 19 January). Mine was a Vaillant boiler, supplied and fitted by a local plumber. Since installation, I have had repeated problems.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
A dip in the sea will be the last thing on many people’s minds this Easter – but that may be for the best on some parts of the coast, with the quality of seawater dramatically worsening at famous British bathing spots because of last year’s heavy summer rainfall.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Wolseley has became the latest company to close its final-salary pension scheme to existing members.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Michael Bywater pays tribute to Ray Cusick, who died last week, and his invention of a quintessentially British baddie
Friday 15 February 2013
Angry holidaymakers describe 'sauna of sewage' as they finally get off crippled US liner
Thursday 14 February 2013
Drugs used to treat anxiety and depression are contaminating rivers and streams where they are building up in concentrations that can affect the behaviour of wild freshwater fish, scientists have found.
Sunday 10 February 2013
The struggling owner of the Yellow Pages will be boosted by the lifting of an outdated advertising price cap on the telephone directory this week.
The great escape: 31 prisoners break free from Brazil jail via sewage system... only to be recaptured
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Dozens of inmates escaped from a Brazilian prison crawling through the sewage system, authorities said.
Time-wasting calls to 999 slammed by police after woman calls for paramedic to take dog's temperature
Thursday 03 January 2013
Running out of toilet roll and difficulty ringing a Chinese takeaway have been revealed as some of the frivolous 999 calls made to a police force.
Thursday 27 December 2012
The “jobs enigma” of 2012, that saw unemployment fall despite the gloomy economic outlook, is likely to continue next year, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Thursday 20 December 2012
Kiwi mime artist Sam Wills tops off his Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award success earlier this year with a West End run of his winning show: a sweet treat, perfect for the season of goodwill and frivolous entertainment.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Children across Newtown returned to school yesterday, the first time teachers and students filed into classrooms since the massacre that shook the town, and the nation, on Friday.
Friday 30 November 2012
Construction companies that pay suppliers late are causing hundreds of businesses to go under every month, it has been claimed.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Australia welcome back their inspirational No 7 as Warren Gatland's team aim to avoid a whitewash
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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