MRSA found in our milk: Superbug strain can cause serious infections in humans and is resistant to antibiotics

MRSA found in our milk: Superbug strain can cause serious infections in humans and is resistant to antibiotics Scientists tested 1,500 samples of bulk milk and found seven cases of MRSA ST398 from five farms in England, Scotland and Wales The superbug can cause serious and occasionally deadly infections in humans | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 21 December 2012 A potentially deadly MRSA superbug has been found in British milk for the first time. The superbug – already a problem in farm animals on the Continent – can cause serious and occasionally deadly infections in humans and is becoming a cause of udder infections in dairy cows. The strain of MRSA known as ST398 is resistant to antibiotics, so doctors find it difficult to treat infected people effectively

Are Nigella"s days as queen of the best-sellers over? Chef"s latest book outside top 20 in Christmas book charts

Are Nigella's days as queen of the best-sellers over Chef's latest book outside top 20 in Christmas book charts | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 Languishing: In years gone by, books with her name on sold like hot cakes. But it seems the public may be losing its taste for Nigella Lawson, pictured In years gone by, books with her name on sold like hot cakes

Could Roquefort be GOOD for the heart? Blue cheese has anti-inflammatory properties that guard against cardiovascular disease

Could Roquefort be GOOD for the heart Blue cheese has anti-inflammatory properties that guard against cardiovascular disease Biotechnologists say Roquefort may be a 'miracle food' behind French diners' famous good health But claims the mouldy blue cheese is a miracle health food are rotten, says leading nutritionist | UPDATED: 22:53 GMT, 17 December 2012 When you settle down to the cheese board this Christmas, try not to feel too guilty.

Novak Djokovic buys up world"s supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain

You've got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world's supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain | UPDATED: 09:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 Some of us might find the idea of donkey milk cheese hard to stomach at any price. However, aficionados of the rare delicacy are apparently prepared to pay up to 400 a pound for it. And from next year, even that will not be enough to secure a supply, after tennis star Novak Djokovic bought up the entire 2013 output of the Serbian farm which produces it.

You"ve got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world"s supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain

You've got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world's supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain | UPDATED: 21:50 GMT, 9 December 2012 Some of us might find the idea of donkey milk cheese hard to stomach at any price. However, aficionados of the rare delicacy are apparently prepared to pay up to 400 a pound for it. And from next year, even that will not be enough to secure a supply, after tennis star Novak Djokovic bought up the entire 2013 output of the Serbian farm which produces it

No, Mr Tubby Tycoon, dodging your tax tab is NOT a jolly clever wheeze

No, Mr Tubby Tycoon, dodging your tax tab is NOT a jolly clever wheeze | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 2 December 2012 Toughening up: The Government has said it wants to do more to combat tax-avoidance scheme which are estimated to cost the UK billions every year in lost revenue The Government, pressured by the Liberal Democrats, appears intent on tackling tax avoidance. Revelations about the lengths individuals and corporations go in order to avoid paying their fair share have reminded me of an evening in 2008 that I spent on the same dinner table as a minor-league oligarch. We were at a French film festival and this gentleman spent a long time boasting how he'd jetted in privately from Moscow.