Walkers to use real meat in its smoky bacon and roast chicken crisps for first time as it bids to shake off junk food label Move to real ingredients has been greeted with horror by vegetariansWalkers tries to re-assure vegetarians that products will still be ethicalChange will now be promoted by presenter Gary Lineker next month By Francesca Infante PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 Vegetarians have reacted with horror to plans by Britain’s biggest crisp maker to start selling smoky bacon and roast chicken crisps that will contain meat for the first time. In what may be a surprise to many, neither of the varieties of crisps made by Walkers contain real bacon or real chicken – but instead rely on artificial flavours. The move to real ingredients is thought to be an attempt to shake off the ‘junk food’ label – but has been greeted with horror by vegetarians who have been tucking into the snacks for years
Paedophile snared by police after he takes picture of a girl at his home with shop sign in the background | UPDATED: 11:36 GMT, 29 December 2012 Pervert: David Mellor was jailed for six years Police traced a paedophile to his home after the indecent picture he took of a girl had a giveaway shop sign in the background.
On Christmas Day spend time at church, spend time with family… and spend a little time shopping online, says Church of EnglandChurch spokesman says online shopping is OK, as long as you spend time with your family and at churchChristmas Day 'is not about self-denial'Online spending set to spike today as sales start early | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 25 December 2012 The Church of England has urged people not to feel bad about shopping online on Christmas Day, despite concerns about the increased commercialisation of Christmas
Twitter shuts down string of accounts containing child abuse images after hackers expose indecent contentNSPCC says hacking groups exposed the files last nightThe charity says it has received a 'flurry' of reportsUnclear whether images came from British users or those abroad Cases will now be investigated in the US where the site is basedAnother child protection group received 30 reports of such images | UPDATED: 20:01 GMT, 24 December 2012 A string of Twitter accounts have been closed after they were revealed to contain disturbing images of child abuse. The graphic pictures were apparently made public late last night after hacking groups claimed to have broken into the private accounts to expose their indecent content, the NSPCC said
Amazon brings forward festive sale to 9am Christmas Day to take advantage of online shoppers trying out new gadgetsLast year, online shoppers spent 186million on Christmas DayCustomers were logging on to their favourite stores as early as 6amDebenhams say children's clothes are most popular Christmas Day bargainHarrods' winter sale also starts online on December 25 | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 18 December 2012 Amazon has followed in the footsteps of a slew of other retailers by bringing forward its Boxing Day sale to Christmas Day. The online store expects this December 25 to be its busiest after spending on the day trebled over the past five years, in part thanks to families trying out Kindles, iPads and tablets they have been given as gifts. The proliferation of smartphones, home broadband and other gadgets also makes it much easier to make a purchase – and the price-cuts will make logging on as tempting as another slice of Yule log.
10,000 spent every second! Christmas bargain hunters are expected to splash out 465million today – biggest online shopping spree in history Shoppers could spend nearly half a billion pounds throughout the day78 transactions will be made every secondOnline shopping this month could top 5bn | UPDATED: 22:56 GMT, 2 December 2012 Christmas shoppers will spend an astonishing 10,000 a second online today. On the day dubbed ‘Mega Monday’, they will make 115million visits to web stores – up by more than a third on last year – and spend as much as 465million.
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Friends with health benefits: How couples in casual relationships are more likely to practice safe sex More likely to use condoms, study revealsBut less likely to be satisfied or able to talk about sex | UPDATED: 04:01 GMT, 2 December 2012 They may be an emotional minefield to negotiate – but it seems 'friends with benefits' relationships do at least have one advantage.
Online dating, Britain's boom industry: Businesses contribute 170m to the economy as nine million Brits log on to look for love Country has highest internet dating turnover of any European nationMore than nine million Britons have logged on to a dating site | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 28 November 2012 Love is all you need, the Beatles said. But these days it helps if you have a computer too. Online dating is becoming one of the most popular ways to find a partner