60 diners at Noma, Copenhagen struck with vomiting bug after employee "cooked food while ill"


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60 diners at world's best restaurant struck with vomiting bug after employee 'cooked food while ill' By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 16:53 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:54 GMT, 8 March 2013 More than 60 diners who ate at a restaurant commonly thought to be the best in the world have been struck ill. Customers at Danish restaurant Noma, in Copenhagen, were apparently infected with norovirus during their 290-a-head meals. It is believed that the virus started when a restaurant employee came in to work while sick

Shoppers who buy organic food are LESS likely to be helpful to other people, study claims


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Shoppers who buy organic food are LESS likely to be helpful to other people, study claims By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:36 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 18 February 2013 Buying organic foods may make you less likely to show kindness to others, researchers claim. This is because using organic products makes people feel more secure about themselves, weakening the urge to act unselfishly, says US psychologist Dr Kendall Eskine. It also makes them judge immoral behaviour more harshly, his team reports in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Findus" lasagne has been "contaminated with horse meat since last summer"


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Findus lasagnes have been 'contaminated with horse meat since last summer', leaked letter reveals as supermarkets clear YET MORE shelvesLasagne packs manufactured at plant in Metz by French company ComigelConcerns the horse meat contained drug bute – a known human health riskFirm 'was told last week that food had been contaminated since August' Top politicians say they will no longer eat processed beef after scandalComigel could face prosecution for supplying mis-labelled meat are likely to be non-conform and consequently the labelling on finished products is incorrect. The supplier has asked us to withdraw the raw material batches.' Findus could not be reached for comment on Mr Watson's claim. Downing Street described the incident as 'distasteful' but stressed there was no evidence of a health risk and urged consumers to follow the FSA advice

Chocolate, the treat we can"t do without: Sales stay at same level despite recession


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Chocolate, the treat we can't do without: Sales stay at same level despite recessionMarket research firm Mintel believes that low cost treats will help fuel consumer spendingChocolate is recession proof because we turn to it as a treat By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:41 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:47 GMT, 15 January 2013 We may be cutting back in all sorts of ways to survive the economic downturn but it seems there is one thing we can’t do without – chocolate. Sales have held up throughout the hard times of the last few years and will continue to do so in coming years, experts say

Take them back Santa! Unwanted Christmas presents total 2.1bn with average adult receiving two gifts they don"t want


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Take them back Santa! Unwanted Christmas presents total 2.1bn with average adult receiving two gifts they don't want Top three most unwanted gifts were clothing, beauty products and trinkets Those most guilty of giving unwanted presents are friends and mothersIn days after Christmas, one in five gifts end up in the back of a cupboard | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 26 December 2012 Waste: Britons will receive almost 50-worth of presents that they dislike this year It's an all too familiar scenario – family opens presents, dislikes several of them, and mother shoves gifts to the back of a cupboard, never to be seen again. If there's a receipt, the presents are returned and if not, they are given to someone else the year after. But don't feel too bad for giving the wrong gift – an incredible 2.1billion-worth of unwanted presents have been handed over this year alone.

Women"s car insurance up by 300 tomorrow after new EU rules that ban setting prices according to gender come into force


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Women's car insurance up by 300 tomorrow after new EU rules that ban setting prices according to gender come into force Female driver pays 1,247 on average while a man pays 2,004Women aged between 31 and 35 also likely to be hit with a rise of 10%Men approaching retirement will also suffer as value of annuities will drop | UPDATED: 00:40 GMT, 20 December 2012 Women drivers are among the biggest losers in an insurance revolution which comes into force tonight. A change to European rules will ban insurers from setting their prices according to a person’s gender – which could cost women drivers around 300 a year more

Packets of ten and menthol cigarettes could be banned by EU as they bid to stop youngsters taking up the habit


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Packets of ten and menthol cigarettes could be banned by EU as they bid to stop youngsters taking up the habitProposals will have to be agreed by all Europe's health ministers Plans will also ban 'slim' cigarettes and require packs are 75 per cent covered with warnings // E-cigarettes will also have to carry warnings | UPDATED: 22:18 GMT, 19 December 2012 Packs of ten cigarettes could be banned under a European proposal to crack down on smoking. The EU’s Health and Consumer Commissioner also unveiled plans to ban menthol cigarettes and to force companies to cover three quarters of their packets with a picture warning

All I want for Christmas is… hand-me-down presents? How 49per cent of people will recycle unwanted gifts this year

All I want for Christmas is… hand-me-down presents How 49per cent of people will recycle unwanted gifts this year | UPDATED: 22:45 GMT, 12 December 2012 Christmas gift shopping can be stressful, expensive and tiring. So many people are now turning to re-gifting as a way to avoid the present-buying experience altogether.

Boom in online night shopping: New parents fuel rise in purchases between midnight and 6am


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Boom in online night shopping: New parents fuel rise in purchases between midnight and 6am The number of baby products sold overnight has rocketed by 78 per centMany 'shopturnals' are new parents kept awake by their children | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 11 December 2012 While others are asleep, more and more of us are ‘shopturnals’ – shopping online between midnight and 6am. Many of these shoppers are new parents who are kept awake by their babies.

City lunch for two cost investment manager 1.7m… after bosses found out he tried to poach another worker


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City lunch for two cost investment manager 1.7m… after bosses found out he tried to poach another worker | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 11 December 2012 Fahim Imam-Sadeque will not receive his bonus It was a lunch that has undoubtedly left a bitter taste in his mouth. A city high flyer lost a 1.7m bonus claim in the High Court today over what has been described as the world's most expensive lunch.