The Moors murderer Ian Brady, who claims to have been on a 14-year hunger strike, makes himself toast for breakfast and regularly cooks soup from packets, a tribunal heard on Monday.
In the wake of James Gandolfini's death, we look back at the best of his character Tony Soprano's lines
My earliest food memory… When I was about five I remember going to a bakery in the Old City in Jerusalem run by a big man called Hassam. He used to bring us sesame-crusted pizzas from a hole-in-the-wall oven. I loved the pizza but he had a massive cat that I was absolutely terrified of.
The economic ethos of European neo-fascism, from the Golden Dawn to the British National Party, has historically been anti-neoliberal and anti-globalisation
Kyle Walker has admitted Phil Jagielka is one of his heroes as the Tottenham full-back prepares for his first competitive appearance for England.
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Faddy regimens and strict exclusion diets are not the way to achieve lasting fitness, although they do get a lot of attention. Kate Hilpern explodes the common myths about which foods are good for us, and makes some sensible suggestions
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This week I've been drinking...Snowballs
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In a year when we are honouring the centenaries of Terence Rattigan and Tennesee Williams, it is good that the Royal Court and the National Theatre are stealing a march on 2012 when Arnold Wesker will celebrate his 80th birthday. This August sees a major revival in the Olivier of his 1959 play, The Kitchen. First off, though, there's Dominic Cooke's electric and intensely touching revival of Chicken Soup with Barley, Wesker's 1958 drama that has the distinction of being one of the very few plays in English that offers an empathetic treatment of a communist family. We follow the Jewish Kahn clan in scenes that offer snapshots of the intertwined disintegration of an ideology and the unravelling of their human relationships.