Food production’s effect on water supplies must be investigated and properly recorded, warns Professor Tony Allan
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Sunday 23 December 2012
'Unique' combination of Varndell and Wade thrills crowds with fleet-footed frolics
Monday 10 December 2012
Demand for basic commodities set to soar over the next 20 years
Sunday 25 November 2012
A friend emailed to ask where she could get a giant letter "M" that lights up for her husband's 40th birthday present. Certainly, the typography trend isn't going anywhere – and old, illuminated letters are a nice twist on our lexical love affair. But they're not easy to find; here's what's available…
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Premier Foods is to close two bakeries and four distribution centres with the loss of 900 jobs as its bread division continues to be hit by soaring wheat prices.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Troubled Hovis maker Premier Foods is to close two bakeries and four distribution centres with the loss of 900 jobs as its bread division continues to be hit by soaring wheat prices.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Fresh from the supermarket shelves of the world's most enduringly inventive country, a truly revolutionary concept – Pepsi that is not only low fat, but actually stops other foods from making you fat.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Wheat supplies plummet, wheat prices to rocket: the legacy of a dismal wet summer is realised. A little part of me, the restaurant critic that can't help eating the entire bread basket before the starters appear, rejoices. If we get less bread in our diets, it's good for all of us. But – of course – that's idiotic.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The UK's disastrous wheat harvest, the worst for at least 20 years, comes at a bad time for the global food chain. For more than a decade we have been net exporters of wheat – last year we exported 250,000 tons to the US for animal feed – but this year we will be scrambling for imported supplies.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Supermarket promotions make it easy for us to buy more than we need, but it means we end up throwing away far too much.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Proposals to overhaul the way India distributes subsidized food to the poor will be considered by ministers tomorrow as the government attempts to curb rampant theft that denies nourishment to many of 350 million people living on less than 50 cents a day.
Sunday 30 September 2012
The battleground over the £50bn mining megamerger of Xstrata and Glencore is expected to move from the City to Europe tomorrow.
Thursday 27 September 2012
If there had been a spot for stand-up in the London 2012 closing ceremonies, it would surely have gone to Michael McIntyre.
Friday 31 August 2012
The Government has been rebuked by the chairman of the influential Commons Treasury Select Committee over the leaking of information ahead of the Budget.
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
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Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
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- 2 Amber Roof: Sister of Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof launches fund-raising appeal for wedding and honeymoon
- 3 Russell Brand condemns moment of silence for Tunisia attack victims as a 'minute of bulls**t'
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life