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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Sunday 31 March 2013
A year ago there was gloom at the Stadium of Light as a helpless Sir Alex heard City had snatched the title. Yesterday his side made light work of preserving a 15-point gap
Theatre review: The Book of Mormon merely flirts with blasphemy but there is something very winning about it
Thursday 21 March 2013
Prince of Wales Theatre, London
Sunday 10 March 2013
Islanders feel a new confidence in the future, but have not forgotten the sacrifices of the past, they tell Cahal Milmo
Scientists are step closer to making teeth from scratch after 'hybrid tooth' is made in mouse's mouth
Friday 08 March 2013
Scientists have taken a step closer to growing human teeth from scratch using cells taken from a patient’s mouth. They envisage that missing or diseased teeth could one day be replaced by freshly-grown, living teeth.
Friday 08 March 2013
A man who was left languishing in solitary confinement for two years after he was arrested for drink driving has won a $15.5m (£10.4m) payout after suing the prison in New Mexico.
What it’s like to live with autism: new simulation Auti-Sim gives mother a sense of her daughter's life
Thursday 07 March 2013
I spend a lot of time wondering what life is really like for my daughter, who has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. Watching her navigate the day-to-day is one thing: comprehending the sources of her meltdowns and frequent distress from the inside is something else entirely.
Monday 04 March 2013
World number one quit unexpectedly at the Honda Classic
Sunday 03 March 2013
Original global superstar of golf understands the pressure – and pain – world No 1 is going through
Friday 01 March 2013
Failure is not in the script for double major winners paid richly to conquer
Friday 01 March 2013
Prescription charges are to rise by 20p from £7.65 to £7.85.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Citizens will vote in a referendum on Sunday to decide if enterprises should operate with a more egalitarian mindset
Family of Second World War hero Bransome Burbridge forced to sell-off his medals to pay for care home costs
Tuesday 26 February 2013
The medals awarded to a Second World War hero are having to be sold off to pay for the fighter ace’s care home costs, it has emerged.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Guests at hotel, notorious for having hosted serial killers, are likely to have bathed, drank and brushed their teeth using water from the rooftop tank
'One of the most significant findings of the last 100 years': Artefacts discovered on Dartmoor hint at ancient trading links
Monday 18 February 2013
Discovery gives archaeologists an insight into the lives of people who lived on the rugged south western moorland 4,000 years ago
Sunday 17 February 2013
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales