Tiramisu

Serves 4-6

Sugar to replace Meek at YouView

Alan Sugar has been named as chairman of YouView, the internet television venture, replacing the former Ofcom director Kip Meek after just eight months.

Flapjacks

Makes 15-20 slices

Morales flees food price protests

Bolivian president Evo Morales has abruptly left the southern highlands city of Oruro after protesters angered by rising prices booed him and set off dynamite.

Sugar town faces disaster for second time

In 2006 the small sugar town of Innisfail, near the north Queensland coast, was virtually destroyed by Cyclone Larry, a category-four storm. Today, Innisfail was set to wake up to even worse scenes after being battered by a storm said to be twice the size and far stronger than Larry.

Chai

Serves 6

Primark to keep a lid on price rises as sales surge

Primark ratcheted up the pressure on rival retailers yesterday with a pledge to keep its prices down, even as other fashion chains warned of price increases to offset soaring costs.

Ban for Coca-Cola's 'Vitaminwater' ad

An ad for Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water has been banned for claiming that the drink is "nutritious" while containing up to five teaspoons of sugar, a watchdog said.

Tarte Tatin

Serves 6

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Serves 6

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Ingredients to serve 6-8

Cranberry sauce

Serves 8

Tate & Lyle sells molasses unit

Tate & Lyle is selling its molasses distribution business for £67m cash to the Northern Irish company W&R Barnett. The deal marks the final disposal of Tate & Lyle's historic British sugar business, after it sold its European refining interests to American Sugar Refining in the summer for £211m.

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