Britain's obesity epidemic is fuelling devastating numbers of amputations - almost all of which could have been prevented, experts have warned.
Stuart Jeffries: In new film The Riot Club, based loosely on the antics of the notorious Bullingdon boys, a gaggle of toffs trash restaurants for larks. Who are these people, how did they turn out like this - and what does it tell us about privilege today?
A collaboration between historians, text mining, and information visualisation researchers has thrown up new insight into the hunger for sugar, coffee and rubber in the 19th century, as well as how fat
Crippling costs, bad weather and disease have hit the countryside hard - and left the future of British food in jeopardy. Jay Rayner meets the farmers fighting for survival
Middle-income tax increases, corporate tax cuts and below-inflation increases in maternity leave and housing allowances form the centrepiece of British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's Autumn