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.
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Sunday 30 December 2012
Pakistani authorities are investigating allegations that cough syrup has killed 33 people over the past three days, a government official said, the second time in recent months medicine is suspected of causing multiple deaths.
Sunday 09 December 2012
But governments try to reassure their citizens not to panic
Thursday 06 December 2012
George Osborne denied that the poor were bearing the brunt of austerity as he defended his mini-budget today.
Monday 26 November 2012
Police officer Multan Khan said the dead were all drug addicts
Thursday 08 November 2012
A nasal spray has been developed that could mean an end to daily injections for sufferers of Type 1 diabetes.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Rain and cold weather this summer saw honey yields from hives fall by almost three-quarters.
Friday 05 October 2012
A shipment of maple syrup was given a police escort across Eastern Canada after being seized by detectives investigating the theft of about 10 per cent of Quebec's "strategic syrup reserve".
Saturday 23 June 2012
Both family memoir and colonial history, this scrupulous and sensitive Caribbean journey tells a story that we all share.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Corn syrup is blamed for the rise in obesity and related diseases
Saturday 05 May 2012
Cutesy covers of classic songs are marketing gold, says Rhodri Marsden
Tuesday 17 April 2012
People are underestimating sugar levels in drinks which are perceived to be "healthy" options, according to new research.
Sunday 15 April 2012
How do you follow up a 43-song Grammy-winning album? If you're Vince Gill, by going back to basics and recording a straightforward Nashville pea-souper, thick with sentiment, big feelings and yet more emotional confabulations about life, death and the whole damn shooting match.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Owing money, he gave one writer a cheque for $600. Asked if it would bounce, he said, 'like a basketball'
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The Irn-Bru maker AG Barr is moving into the ice-cream market with a range of tropical flavour tubs and lollies under its Rubicon brand.
Saturday 24 March 2012
1. Sea Breeze
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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- 3 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway amid dense fog
- 4 Penis size: Study revealing 'what's normal' sends international media into meltdown
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for