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William Sitwell given Telegraph critic job months after ‘killing vegans’ joke The former Waitrose Food magazine editor says his first article will be on plant-based food. William Sitwell has become a Daily Telegraph restaurant critic (Royal Voluntary Service/PA) Former Waitrose Food magazine editor William Sitwell, who stepped down after controversially joking about “killing vegans”, has been hired as a restaurant critic for...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Paul Kimmage meets Eddie Jordan: Motorsport's master of illusion sets record straight on his extraordinary life Eddie Jordan. Photo: INPHO A Monday morning at the Kensington Hotel in London. He descends from a suite on the first floor with his wife, Marie, at 8am and invites you to join them for breakfast. Twelve years have passed since our last interview; 27...
'A man of great decency' - former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74 Former Fianna Fail deputy for Longford- Westmeath has passed away. Photo: Tom Burke 17/ 17/9/09 FORMER Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly has been remembered as a "man of great decency". Mr Kelly, who was a TD for almost a decade has passed away aged 74. First elected to...
Dan O'Brien: 'Progress was real in 2018, but there is a danger of reversals next year' If the pride of politicians and nations trumps reason in 2019, a year of upheaval may lie ahead, writes Dan O'Brien Unpredictable: US President Donald Trump speaks to members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on...
Airbnb rentals soar as hosts cash in ahead of crackdown Airbnb: Blamed for housing shortagesStock picture The number of homes advertised for short-term letting on Airbnb has risen by more than 1,000 in the last year, despite the housing crisis. Homeowners appear to be cashing in before a summer crackdown, with some earning more than €200,000 in the last year letting their...
Euro marks 20th birthday with plenty of uncertainty ahead The Euro has turned 20 (Niall Carson/PA) On January 1, 1999, the euro came into existence. Twenty years on, there are plenty of questions about where to go from here, but having survived the fire of the financial crisis, the single currency's popularity stands at an all-time high. The eurozone has expanded from...
Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85 A resident carries his livestock following a landslide at Cisolok district in Sukabumi, West Java province, Indonesia. Picture: Antara Foto/Nurul Ramadhan/ via Reuters The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85, officials said on Wednesday, and 20 people were missing...
Rail passenger accidentally offered £10,000 ticket, days after fare rise A similar fare on the London Bridge to Gatwick Airport route was priced at £11. Train services have apologised after a customer was offered a £10,000 fare by a ticket machine. Traveller Lucy Watson posted a photo of the machine at London Bridge station, which showed the inflated price for a single...
John Downing: 'We've come full circle in Brexit mess as no-deal edges closer' An anti-Brexit sticker is pictured on Westminster Bridge in central London. Photo: AFP/Getty Images The brief but blessed Brexit silence is over. Theresa May is back at work and we're told she is ringing around the EU capitals trying to get help to somehow lug her unloved draft...

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