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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Thursday 23 February 2012
'Willpower is not like intelligence – you can learn it'
Saturday 21 January 2012
Makes about 10-15
Sunday 15 January 2012
No sporting icon has ever matched the popularity of the man from Louisville who was as brilliant outside the ring as he was in it
Saturday 10 December 2011
Friday 29 July 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
A member of roots-music group Donna the Buffalo for 20 years, the fiddler/accordionist Tara Nevins chose former Dylan sideman Larry Campbell to produce her first solo outing in over a decade.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Sunday 03 April 2011
Victoria started keeping bees three years ago, and the experience has not always been a happy one. When my wife and I opened up our two hives at around this time last year, we found the corpses of 10,000 bees glued to the frames inside. A combination of the very cold winter and varroa – the little mite that has been causing beehives to collapse around the world – had done for them, poor things. So Victoria decided to solicit the help of the local beekeeping group, and Roy became our adviser.
Friday 26 November 2010
Tate & Lyle is selling its molasses distribution business for £67m cash to the Northern Irish company W&R Barnett. The deal marks the final disposal of Tate & Lyle's historic British sugar business, after it sold its European refining interests to American Sugar Refining in the summer for £211m.
Saturday 30 October 2010
Thursday 28 October 2010
Rising numbers of people in cities are keeping bees, the British Beekeepers' Association (BBKA) has revealed in its first nationwide survey.
Friday 22 October 2010
The chief financial officer of the tour operator TUI Travel has quit after a £117m accounting blunder forced the company to restate its annual results.
Sunday 01 August 2010
Saturday 17 July 2010
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
John Barrowman praised for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss
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