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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Tuesday 21 August 2012
Youth-preserving tips from a dermatologist inspired this latest hour from Tiffany Stevenson, known to television audiences from a stint on ITV’s ‘Show Me The Funny’ comedy competition.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
It's 46,000 years old – but bears evidence humans were colonists from the start
Friday 17 August 2012
Maurice, a retired jeweller living in Penge, is expecting a visit from the Queen. Sixty years ago, when he took charge of the crown jewels overnight, she promised to find him, should she ever reach her diamond jubilee and he his ninetieth birthday.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
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Monday 18 June 2012
Free dentistry and eyecare will be provided to Olympic athletes at a specially constructed £23m Polyclinic in the Olympic Park, it was revealed today.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Friday 25 May 2012
Many cling to a sense that if we only wait long enough, fairness and equality will eventually come about
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Dental surgeries are exaggerating or inventing work they have done for the National Health Service in order to swindle tens of millions of pounds out of taxpayers, according to a check up of dentists’ honesty.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Spoiler alert: The Bridge may be a dinner-party talking point, but I'd rather watch the Steps reunion
Wednesday 02 May 2012
A care worker at an old people's home has been sacked for feeding a patient a dog biscuit, it emerged today.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Brutal and brilliant, it's high time a British company got in on the action
Thursday 12 April 2012
Everything tastes better with bacon. Or so goes a flawed bit of mid-Noughties American wisdom.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Frequent dental X-rays may significantly increase the risk of non-malignant brain tumours, say researchers.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Dentists should screen patients for signs that they drink too much alcohol, researchers have said.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
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