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Imports of processed cheese and french fries have soared

Why 'long-life' sandwiches could be bad for health and the environment

Sarah Lewis-Hammond

4th August, 2011

Processed food is becoming a national favourite but canned sandwiches, cheese that stays fresh for years and ready meals high in salt, sugar and fat come with a worrying health and ecological footprint, reports Sarah Lewis-Hammond

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Building houses with straw bales

Mark Anslow

31st December, 2009

A house built with straw could cost as little as £70,000 to build - and some are still standing after 140 years. Barbara Jones' fantastic book Building with Straw Bales reveals all you need to know more...
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We need to talk about... flying

Jeremy Smith

2nd July, 2009

To fly or not to fly? Jeremy Smith navigates his way through a tricky issue and finds that there isn't a simple answer more...
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Three books for parents

Laura Sevier

17th June, 2009

The Idle Parent, the Bumper Book of Nature and the Lorax are three books that'll help keep children cheerful - the cheap way.
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In the News

Energy 'too cheap', says Scottish & Southern

News

24th September, 2007

It’s not what you'd expect to hear from a player in the fiercely competitive utilities sector, but Brian Smith, head of projects at Scottish and Southern Energy, has said that electricity is ‘too cheap’. more...

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