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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

Who sat between Doubting Thomas and Peter the Rock?

EVEN AFTER 2,000 years or so of Biblical scholarship, there are many questions unanswered. For instance, I have met a few religious teachers and theologians and biblical experts in my time, and I have even met A N Wilson once or twice, and none of them could solve for me one of the big problems of the New Testament: what was the seating plan at the Last Supper?

My Favourite Restaurant: At home with friends

CHRISTIANE WUILLAMIE, the founder, chairman and chief executive of international financial services IT company CWB, visits the Royal China restaurant in London at least once a week.

Parents want schools to give breakfast

HARD-PRESSED PARENTS want schools to provide their children with dinner and breakfast as well as lunch, according to a poll published today.

The Week In Westminster: pounds 200 supper may land Twigg in soup

STEPHEN TWIGG, who won Enfield Southgate for labour from Michael Portillo, could be in danger of following Fiona Jones in the Newark election expenses fiasco. Mr Twigg appears to have started his re-election campaign in Southgate already, and runs the risk of making himself liable to incurring election expenses during the next two to three years.

Baby killed by `tired' doctor's error

A NEWBORN baby died because a tired doctor missed out a decimal point when prescribing a heart-slowing drug, an inquest was told yesterday.

Don't do it this way...

A fictional mother and daughter battle it out over the cello

film dead man's curve

Dan Rosen, writer of The Last Supper, adds a directing credit to his CV with this blackly comic thriller which unfurls like a Les Diaboliques for the Scream crowd.

Tories sing for their supper. (But what have they got against the River Cafe?)

IT IS ONE of London's more artistic salons; a home of New Labour political discourse, a favourite haunt of the wealthier chattering classes. Everything, in other words, that the ladies and gentlemen of the Conservative party conference would despise.

Comment: The hippy who made me swing for his supper

Utterly self-serving, the hippies used their ethic to scrounge off others and bully girls into bed

So which class do you look down on?

CAN YOU keep up? Now it transpires that most of us are working class. According to an ICM poll for the Today programme on Radio 4 yesterday more than half the population is keen on proclaiming its proletarian roots.

TOBIAS HILL: A BOOK THAT CHANGED ME

Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak

On the floor: Why it's no fun being a smart girl

on the floor

The ethical reason that Jesus did not wear gloves

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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...