Arts and Entertainment Fat chance: Xand van Tulleken in ‘Horizon: Sugar vs Fat’

Last night's Horizon (BBC2) pitted the two best food types against each other in "Sugar vs Fat", a battle which – as I flounce towards a chubby middle age – I'm calling as a score draw. They're both brilliant.

Shareholders say no to Sugar

PRIVATE shareholders in Amstrad yesterday demanded that the company split the role of chairman and managing director.

Maestro plays second fiddle to glucose drip

CONDUCTORS have in the past brought in the string section merely by raising their eyebrows. But Ian Watson should be able to better that. The cellists might have to watch for the slightest jerk of his intravenous drip, writes David Lister.

Interest threat on BAe sweeteners

BRITISH AEROSPACE shares continued their downward spiral yesterday as it emerged that the European Commission may demand not only the repayment of the pounds 44.4m sweetener the company received to buy Rover, but also interest on the sum.

Letter: Junk food for thought

Sir: On 13 July, I visited the Science Museum in London with one of my students. One department was headed 'Food for thought'. Minerals, vitamins and fibres in food were explained and food containing them was exhibited.
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