At least it's a white Christmas somewhere in Britain: 3-year-old gets ten tonnes of 'fresh' snow delivered to his front garden after winning prize draw | UPDATED: 09:07 GMT, 25 December 2012 The possibility of a white Christmas for most Brits seems to be ruled out but for one lucky 3-year-old it is guaranteed. Kelvin Kirkwood was treated to a 'snow fall' on Christmas Eve morning after his mother entered him into a competition at the local indoor snowsports centre. Ten tonnes of 'fresh snow' was dropped off in the family's front garden after Kelvin was entered into an online prize draw by his mother.
BBC has to apologise as guest from Mensa labels people with an IQ of 60 'carrots' on live Breakfast show Peter Bainbridge made 'offensive' remark while discussing IQ testing Interviewed by presenters Louise Minchin and Charlie StaytPresenters forced to read complaints and apologise Viewers described comment as 'insult' to those with learning difficulties | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 22 December 2012 The BBC has apologised on air after a Mensa member appearing as a guest on one of its shows said anyone with an IQ of around 60 was ‘probably a carrot’. Peter Baimbridge made the comment during a live discussion about IQ testing on BBC Breakfast.
Yet another good reason to tuck into that salad: Eating tomatoes could ward off depression Eating tomatoes just a few times a week could halve a person’s chances of suffering the bluesContain antioxidant chemicals thought to protect against some diseasesBut other fruits and vegetables do not have the same benefits, the Chinese study found | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 4 December 2012 Eating tomatoes just a few times a week could halve the chances of suffering depression, a study claims. Researchers analysed the mental health records and diet habits of just under 1,000 men and women aged 70 or over. The results found those eating tomatoes two to six times a week were 46 per cent less likely to suffer the blues than those eating them less than once a week.
Here comes the Christmas veg – and it could get ugly Poor growing conditions have left parsnips, carrots, potatoes and Brussels sprouts discoloured and smallStores including Sainsbury's and Morrisons say they will take the crops in a show of solidarity with struggling British farmers | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 3 December 2012 Supermarkets are to relax standards and sell ‘ugly’ vegetables for the first time after bad weather and flooding left many crops small and misshapen. Poor growing conditions have left parsnips, carrots, potatoes and Brussels sprouts discoloured and small