Coping with increased food prices: people’s panel




Food prices are climbing across the globe. How have you dealt with ballooning grocery bills? Share your stories with us Food is a big issue this week, and I’m not just talking about McDonalds going vegetarian or the nutritional value of organic produce. The latest news is much more grim. The United States Department of […]






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Olympics diary: some secrets of the opening ceremony rehearsal night success




Despite some late night transport problems, London’s organisation of the first opening ceremony rehearsal bodes well As fervently requested on the night I’m going to #savethesurprise elements of Danny Boyle’s London 2012 opening ceremony show, which I was lucky enough to see rehearsed at the Olympic stadium on Monday (there will be another on Wednesday). […]






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McDonald’s Olympic plan to ‘make children healthier’




Activity toys with Happy Meals and vouchers for sport sessions part of fast food giant’s drive to dispel unhealthy image In the wake of a fresh wave of criticism over its involvement as an Olympics sponsor, McDonald’s has unveiled a large-scale promotional push that it claims will make children healthier. The fast-food giant plans to […]






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