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Boggled by too many Christmas pudding choices? Here's our verdict on six of the best

Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs.

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Using larger glasses led to an almost 10% increase in sales

Wine glass capacity 'increased significantly' over last 300 years, study finds

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the last 300 years and most steeply in the last two decades, a study has found.
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Singers entertaining the shoppers in Liverpool One

Liverpool One and Albert Dock at Christmas - review

You either love Christmas shopping or you don’t – there’s no real grey area.
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This "is an old way of eating ricotta in Tuscany as a breakfast or merenda (an afternoon snack)"

How to make Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's coffee and ricotta shots

Sweet, simple and small equals the perfect dessert.
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Ancient Roman city of Perge

Travel: Luxury in the ancient land where sun always shines: Antalya, Turkey

The Loggerhead turtle winds her way through azure seas, bobbing her head lazily from the warm, salty, water
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The colossal size pudding

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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Judith Charmers in Wish You Were Here

'Retro destinations' tipped for comeback for UK holidaymakers

Tour operator Thomas Cook says "retro destinations" are making a comeback with holidaymakers.

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Fish tacos from The Road To Mexico by Rick Stein

How to make Rick Stein's fish tacos with chilli and coriander

You may not want to share these tasty morsels.
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Lottery shake up

You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.

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Rothay Manor dates back to the Regency period

Travel review - Rothay Manor, Ambleside

Within walking distance of Ambleside town centre can be found Rothay Manor: for many years a byword for good taste, comfort and fine dining.
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Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
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Maharani Restaurant

REVIEW: Maharani Restaurant, the latest curry house on the block

I’m not known for my decision making skills when it comes to food.

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Pasty parcel

Mince pies, and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.
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Let your imagination run riot

Beer lovers: Your dream pint flavour is closer than you think

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their fantasy pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.
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Have you bought these nuts?

Aldi recalls nuts over allergy fears

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.
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Leeds Town Hall

Culture, craft beers and celestial bars? It's all possible on a weekend break in Leeds

Liz Ryan is wowed by the northern city's rise in popularity - but is relieved to find the people are still down to earth.

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Glad the winter is here?

The formula for the perfect Friday night has been revealed..

Heating on, curtains drawn, a Chinese takeaway and TWO episodes of a Netflix series have been revealed as elements of the perfect Friday night, according to Britons.

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The Xbox One X

What you need to know about the Xbox One X

It wouldn't be Christmas without the launch of a big brand console, and Microsoft haven't let the gaming world down.

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