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Dish of the Day: Pride in home cooking might be on the rise but we can’t be swayed by the greasy appeal of the takeaway, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: Pride in home cooking might be on the rise but we can’t be swayed by the greasy appeal of the takeaway

A preview screening of Chef showed we’re well on our way to becoming a nation of cooking-lovers. But our attitude to takeaways has got to change – now

By | Dish of the Day | Tuesday, 22 April 2014 at 12:34 pm

Focus on whether Narendra Modi can be an effective Indian prime minister, The Foreign Desk

Focus on whether Narendra Modi can be an effective Indian prime minister

Surely it is time to put aside the debate about Narendra Modi and his accountability for the 2002 Godhra riots and focus on the more immediate issue of whether he is capable of being a competent prime minister. Could he rebuild an effective government machine and deliver economic growth, or is he too autocratic and [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Monday, 21 April 2014 at 10:01 pm

Barking Blondes: The perfect pooch pic, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: The perfect pooch pic

What makes a good photo of your favourite doggy friend?

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 20 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Jordan Peak: The Rogue element, Arts

Jordan Peak: The Rogue element

Here’s an interview with Jordan Peak, who talks about his label Rogue Society and how he copes with Cystic Fibrosis…

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 17 April 2014 at 1:07 pm

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Chilli Guac Mac ‘N’ Cheese, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Chilli Guac Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Mac ‘n’ Cheese is a definite family favourite and this recipe is taking it to the next level. The combination of the hot jalapeños, creamy cheese sauce and crispy topping improves this already perfect dish. Don’t feel the guilt just get involved.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 17 April 2014 at 12:41 pm

Defensive, much?, Eagle Eye

Defensive, much?

Ed Balls was on BBC Radio 4’s World At One today, showing just how thin, defensive and selective Labour’s economic message is. Here’s the transcript:
Shaun Ley: If wages outstrip inflation, what cost of living crisis still exists?
Ed Balls: [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 3:48 pm

League table of Prime Ministers, Eagle Eye

League table of Prime Ministers

ComRes carried out a poll of prime ministers since 1964 for The Independent on Sunday last weekend, using a simple “favourable or unfavourable view” question. The last time we did this, in February last year, we asked the question a different way, asking people to rate prime ministers as better or worse than David Cameron.
Last [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 2:26 pm

Why I don’t find this Kim Jong-un stuff amusing

The story of the London hair salon, the portrait of Kim Jong-un and the offended North Korean diplomats is causing a lot of merriment, though personally I don’t find it funny. It is a very dark tale. It reminds of reading the memoirs of the late broadcaster and journalist Malcolm Muggeridge, who described meeting the [...]

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 8:41 am

Politicians will feel the fury of Britain’s renters, Chunomics

Politicians will feel the fury of Britain’s renters

Politicians are wrong if they think 9 million renters will accept this meekly at the election next year.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 15 April 2014 at 4:26 pm

Dish of the Day: Times gone by, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: Times gone by

The hospitality industry is changing and its representation in the media should reflect that

By | Dish of the Day | Monday, 14 April 2014 at 3:42 pm

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