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Live-streams of meals can attract viewers of thousands night after night - with audiences donating enough money for the host to live on

Arguments for Easter: Was Judas a traitor - or was he simply 'one of us '?

Our response to child abuse reveals our collective terror in the face of betrayal. But is there an alternative, asks Margaret Atkins, to the risky business of trust?

Travel: I sailed out to sea with a sense of satisfaction

Tony Kelly visited a watersports centre on the Greek island of Zakynthos

Death row woman orders last supper

Karla Faye Tucker, the woman on death row in Texas who is due to be executed today, tried to win a reprieve yesterday but her chances seem to be fading.

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Dilemmas: Should we divorce, but carry on living together for the sake of our children?

After a terrible Christmas, Dinah and her husband have decided to divorce. But should they stay together for the sake of the children, aged four and five, living separate lives in the same house?

Review: Singing for their supper

TS Eliot Prize reading Almeida Theatre, London.

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Books: Destiny calls. Don't wait supper

A WALK IN THE WOODS by Bill Bryson, Doubleday pounds 16.99

Carry on crusading

Edward Seckerson is not amused by Glyndebourne's village panto take on Rossini's medieval romp `Le Comte Ory'

THEATRE: Her Sister's Tongue; Lyric Hammersmith, London

"Our play is about love, so if you were expecting a play about sardines you'll be disappointed." Think how much easier life would be if every playwright followed Janet Goddard's example and started with a character stepping forward to tell the audience what to expect. If only Beckett or Pinter had bothered to follow her advice, we wouldn't have had to toil through all those texts trying to tease out the theses behind their great works.

Unhappy ending for spaced-out drugs bunny

It is a cautionary anti-drugs story for our time. Bonkers the cannabis-munching rabbit died when he was too stoned to escape the clutches of a Staffordshire bull terrier.

Today's the day the teddy bears have their Last Supper

Mark Banks wipes the final specks of cement off his latest creation, a portrayal in stained glass of the Last Supper in which Jesus and the Disciples are represented as bears.

Books: A hell of a lot of love

BLOOD TIES by Jennifer Lash Bloomsbury pounds 15.99

Tourism: Parking most vital for B&B guests

Parking comes before cooking for guests staying at bed-and-breakfast establishments, it was revealed yesterday.

E.coli breaks out in the Borders

Health chiefs in the Scottish Borders were last night continuing investigations into two separate E. coli 0157 outbreaks.
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Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

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Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

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Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

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Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

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Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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