The road to hell is paved with good intentions, especially at Christmas
Great ingredients such as prawns, globe artichokes and tomato sauce can all be kept in your freezer, ready to be deployed at the drop of a hat for a delicious tasting dish. You can even have a vodka shot on hand, too
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Psy’s YouTube channel might have hit its three billionth view earlier this month, but the king of Korean pop is not immune to the pressures of fame despite his success. He has admitted in a candid interview that vodka is his “best friend”.
Popular British gay bars and nightclubs have joined a global boycott of Russian vodka brands following allegations of human rights abuses by Vladimir Putin’s government.
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The latest figures from the 2011 census reveal Polish has overtaken Punjabi as England's second language. 546,000 citizens now cite Polish as their native tongue, a rise which can be attributed to the influx of Polish immigrants following the expansion of the EU in 2004. (If this seems a small number, it should be noted many second generation immigrants speak Polish, Punjabi or another language as a second language after English.)
As well as an interesting insight into modern Britain, it seems a perfect opportunity to brush up on our Polish. So here are some phrases you might like to try out during your next trip to the local Polski Sklep...
UPDATE: We thought we could get away with using Google Translate. We were wrong. Lots of very kind (and clever) Polish-speaking readers of Independent Voices wrote in to provide us with superior translations which have now been included below. Dziękuję!
The inquest into the death of 27-year-old singer Amy Winehouse is set to be reheard following the resignation of the coroner in charge, according to a spokesman for Camden Council.
Rema Begum became distressed after her lifestyle was exposed to her Muslim parents
Like your drinks with twist of celebrity endorsement? If so, we hope you're thirsty, as there are more than ever to choose from. Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas has announced she is teaming up with charmingly named rapper, Pitbull, to launch a low-calorie vodka, Voli.
This week I've been drinking...Snowballs
Ringleaders jailed after police raid farm where 165,000 bottles of deadly drink were produced