A liver transplant patient turned up to her operation appointment at a German hospital with a bottle of vodka in her bag, a court has heard.
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Friday 15 July 2011
Reports that the five men killed in the explosion at an industrial unit in Boston, Lincolnshire, were Polish migrants illegally distilling vodka have produced a flood of distasteful and racist comments. That is an entirely deplorable reaction.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Danny Cipriani has been left out of the Melbourne Rebels' team for Friday's Super 15 clash with the Stormers.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Melbourne Rebels assistant coach Damien Hill has denied suggestions Danny Cipriani has walked out on the club but concedes talks are ongoing about the Englishman's future with the Super 15 new boys.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Anya Reiss won a stack of "most promising playwright" awards for Spur of the Moment, a piece she wrote when she was all of 17. There must be envious contemporaries who would not be heartbroken to see her take a tumble at that notoriously tricky hurdle, the second play. It's bad news for them, I fear.
Wednesday 25 May 2011
A marmalade vodka from Herefordshire has beaten off thousands of competitors at the San Francisco World Spirits awards.
Sunday 22 May 2011
My earliest food memory... Boiled eggs and soldiers. My sisters and I would make the soldiers and my mum would cook the eggs, then we'd all sit down together. I'm still a boiled egg fan – I had one this morning, in fact – but the difference now is that I'm lucky enough to have my own chickens that produce eggs with lovely golden yolks.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Just as it looked as though Madison Avenue's most fractious advertising agency could become an episode of television history, its US broadcaster confirmed yesterday that Mad Men will be returning for a fifth series after all.
Monday 21 March 2011
I am in complete sympathy with the poor people of Japan. I understand what they’re going through as fate has dealt me the same blow. A mini tsunami (water leak) smashed the Cooperdome, the floor collapsed and I am currently living in temporary accommodation (The Groucho).
Thursday 17 March 2011
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Is that a new alcopop?
Monday 17 January 2011
Thursday 02 December 2010
Three teenagers cast adrift in the Pacific Ocean for 50 days admitted yesterday that they had been in search of vodka.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Coming soon to a restaurant near you: a polar bear's home in a glass. Bottled water taken straight from an iceberg in Greenland is about to be made commercially available at around £6 a bottle.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Friday 22 October 2010
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin accuses US of causing global instability
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Revolutionary lost Caravaggio painting 'Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy' identified
- 2 McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 5 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands