Government issues ‘serious’ influenza pandemic response alert
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Thursday 11 April 2013
Chickens and eggs sold at Tesco may come from birds fed on genetically modified (GM) soya, the supermarket conceded, as it withdrew its “no-GM” guarantee.
Still fancy the full English? Study links processed meats such as bacon and sausages to risk of early death
Thursday 07 March 2013
Study of half a million people across Europe suggests daily diet including equivalent to two sausages and a slice of bacon is linked to increased risk of dying young
Sunday 13 January 2013
Saturday 29 December 2012
Sunday 23 December 2012
It is the day before Christmas Eve and too late to order your festive wines online. So here are three versatile, value-for-money bottles you can find in a quick tour of your local high-street stores.
Rebecca Tyrrel: 'Ronald Wayne decided to get out just two weeks after Apple was registered for business'
Saturday 24 November 2012
Who knew that Apple – the technology firm, not the record label – had its very own fifth Beatle? The Stu Sutcliffe to Steve Jobs's Lennon and Steve Wozniak's McCartney is Ronald Wayne, now 78 and living alone in a bungalow in Nevada from where he supplements his social security payments by selling stamps and old coins.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Urban chicken-keepers risk spreading diseases through their lack of knowledge of animal welfare regulations, research by the Royal Veterinary College has found.
Friday 16 November 2012
Environment Secretary spots a gap in the market for 'phoenix claws'
Friday 12 October 2012
Witnesses have spoken of moment they saw the death of a man at the rooftop Coq d’Argent restaurant.
Thursday 11 October 2012
It's a poison most associated with vengeful Victorian housemaids and spurned lovers, but as The Huffington Post reports today, arsenic has so many uses in the modern world that you may well be feeling the ill-effects of the substance without even knowing it.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Former Tory MP Sir Peter Viggers infamously claimed £1,645 on parliamentary expense to build a house for the ducks at his constituency home, but Crispin Odey has gone one better or, in fact, several times better.
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 4 Not all right on the night