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
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations