Conservative halve Labour’s poll lead
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Tuesday 19 April 2011
The Earl of Sandwich has opened a sandwich shop in London, 250 years after his ancestor, the Fourth Earl, is said to have invented the snack in his quest for something convenient to eat while he gambled.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
The chief executive of Pret A Manger, the sandwich and coffee chain, has revealed it is "nervous" about the prospect of a spike in interest rates and UK unemployment but has continued to increase sales this year after a barnstorming performance in 2010.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Orange is set to become the first operator in the UK to allow customers to pay for goods with a swipe of their mobile phone, after signing a strategic deal with Barclays.
Saturday 18 December 2010
You probably have your own nomination for Britain's worst company, BP or Santander perhaps, but my money is on npower. Although most big energy firms combine high prices with poor service, npower has distinguished itself by putting in an outstandingly bad performance over the past few years.
Saturday 18 December 2010
Monday 06 December 2010
Thieves made off with a £1.2 million antique Stradivarius violin when a classical musician went to buy a sandwich.
Friday 26 November 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Sir Stuart Rose is to join a private-equity firm as an adviser in his first new role since he announced his departure from Marks & Spencer.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Saturday 28 August 2010
Thursday 26 August 2010
This is not just a salad – it's a Marks & Spencer salad, and it contains five times more salt than a packet of crisps.
Monday 26 July 2010
Fast food chains and restaurants have quietly sunk a plan by Britain's food watchdog to display calorie counts in eating outlets across the country, The Independent can disclose.
Thursday 15 July 2010
Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and the Morrisons have won awards at Compassion in World Farming’s Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards for improving the lives of farm animals.
Sunday 06 June 2010
It is one of life's most enraging paradoxes that the most stressful ritual of the day, purchasing the morning coffee, has to happen before one has had the morning coffee.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo shot dead at war memorial
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella