Horsemeat scandal: Selling horses for food would help end this cruelty," says Abigail Butcher

'I'm going to say the unthinkable: Selling horses for food would help end this cruelty,' says ex-editor of Horse and HoundsAbigail Butcher believes horsemeat trade could end welfare issuesLast year more than 700 horses reported as abandonedHorses can be bought for 5 at auction and sold as meat By Abigail Butcher PUBLISHED: 01:16 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 17 February 2013 We might be appalled at having unknowingly eaten horse, but as a horse lover, I believe we need a horsemeat trade in Britain. If used properly, it could solve some of our desperate horse welfare problems. I worked as head of news for Horse & Hound, the UK’s equestrian bible, for six years

My husband"s 35 Christmas lunch was a ready meal in a plastic bag: Wife"s anger at pub"s "rubbish" dinner

My husband's 35 Christmas lunch was a ready meal in a plastic bag: Wife's anger at pub's 'rubbish' dinnerChaplin family paid nearly 400 for dinner at The Cricketers pubNina Chaplin asked pub to wrap husband's meal as his car broke downSaid husband threw dinner in the bin, opting for a bacon sandwich Family was 'disgusted' at turkey that looked like 'compressed meat' | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 27 December 2012 After booking a table at their local pub for a traditional turkey lunch, the Chaplins thought they had taken all the stress out of Christmas.