When John Maughan stole a violin from a sandwich shop outside London's Euston station in 2010, he apparently didn't realise quite how valuable it was.
Why not try leading group meditation or introducing sensory objects?
Prices at 15,000 establishments across the country fall by 7.5 per for one day
Fast-food chain is potentially the largest zero-hours employer in the UK’s private sector
Company boosts its recruitment of British nationals following criticism
The sandwich chain Pret A Manger has caved into religious protests and withdrawn its new Virgin Mary crisps.
Fasting makes for skimpy conversation, so try out the 5:2 diet if you must, but please leave the rest of us in peace
Whether you're on January girth-watch and are treating bread like a mortal enemy or are simply bored to tears of limp sandwiches eaten al-desko, soup is a scrumptious solution to a hungry office worker's lunchtime woes.
After a lawyer's jibe at the long lunches of his French colleagues caused a row, Samuel Muston studies the cross-Channel midday dining differences
As a 290-year-old violin is auctioned for millions, Andy McSmith celebrates the most famous brand in musical instrument-making
Popcorn is becoming a major hit beyond cinemas – with a healthy makeover and mind-blowing new flavours. Samuel Muston gives you a taste of the future
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.
Fast food is bad for us – and even worse for the planet. While chains are trying to make their meals ethical, they could do more, argues Sophie Morris
Smart cards which store data will make life easier, but are they safe?
Fortnum & Mason sells fare fit for a Queen. But there can be no such gushing praise for its Fountain restaurant