My stomach has endured the full scope of awful foods this planet has to offer Trying adventurous food is a big part of travelling, but India, where I'm travelling through now, has more problems with [food] hygiene than anywhere else in the world. It's a cultural problem, as eating meat is a rarity in rural areas, so they treat it like a vegetable, keeping it in a cupboard. So when the occasional Westerner passes through, by the time it's pulled out, it's been in there for a few months. When travelling across poorer parts of India now, I try to survive off rice and dahl.
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Friday 24 May 2013
German cockroaches evolved to avoid glucose-based baits in household bug killers
Wednesday 22 May 2013
British singer George Michael remains in hospital under observation for head injuries, five days after a car accident, his publicist has confirmed.
'He was lucky he didn't die' - George Michael fell out of speeding car onto M1 motorway, according to eye witness
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Injured singer George Michael fell from his vehicle on to the carriageway of the M1 motorway, an eyewitness has claimed.
Friday 17 May 2013
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Roona Begum - the Indian girl whose head had swollen to twice its usual size - undergoes 'perfect' surgery in New Delhi
Thursday 16 May 2013
Surgery which was donated after viral pictures, but the baby will still require lots of medical care
Sunday 12 May 2013
Brown invokes constitutional right to free speech to defend bizarre cartoons
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Ask any test group of subjects to describe the attributes of a ‘perfect’ female physique and they will put together a composite image of…Barbie
Comedy review: Eddie Izzard's Brighton Centre gig is not a Force Majeure - more Partly Political Broadcast
Wednesday 08 May 2013
The 51-year-old appears to be canvassing support to be Labour's mayoral candidate rather than performing a stand-up routine
Sunday 05 May 2013
Right-wing columnist launches her own branded merchandise as she takes on the American market
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The "distraught" boss of a dental nurse was admitted to hospital and suffered from seizures three days after the nurse tried to poison her at the surgery, a court heard today.
Monday 29 April 2013
A dental nurse tried to poison her boss out of “spite or revenge” after receiving warnings about her poor performance, a court has heard.
Monday 22 April 2013
Chelsea drop valuable points after late goal at Anfield
Friday 12 April 2013
The French Senate voted today to legalise same-sex marriage in France, putting a landmark bill on track to become law by summer.
Monday 08 April 2013
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Tuesday 02 April 2013
Whether it’s PPI mis-selling, double glazing or accident insurance claims, the plague of unsolicited calls has reached the status of No. 1 complaint to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
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Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
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- 2 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
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- 5 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village