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Chocolate teapot developed by master chocolatier John Costello and his team from the Nestle Product Technology Centre (PTC) in York

Andrew Jackson: You're as much use as a chocolate teapot... no really

The team’s challenge was to develop a teapot that could withstand boiling water enough to let the tea brew for two minutes before pouring

Robert Sutcliffe: Nicholas Parsons celebrates chairing more than 900 shows of Radio 4's Just a Minute

Has new book out detailing his experiences

Andrew Jackson: Like a laugh? Why a joke could save you life - seriously

New research shows that your sense of humour could have an effect on whether you get depressed or even suicidal

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Chocolate teapot developed by master chocolatier John Costello and his team from the Nestle Product Technology Centre (PTC) in York

Andrew Jackson: You're as much use as a chocolate teapot... no really

The team’s challenge was to develop a teapot that could withstand boiling water enough to let the tea brew for two minutes before pouring

Robert Sutcliffe: Nicholas Parsons celebrates chairing more than 900 shows of Radio 4's Just a Minute

Has new book out detailing his experiences

Andrew Jackson: Like a laugh? Why a joke could save you life - seriously

New research shows that your sense of humour could have an effect on whether you get depressed or even suicidal

The Radcliffe Camera, part of Oxford’s Bodleian library, where work by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester is kept

Robert Sutcliffe: New biography tells tale of Earl of Rochester, the most dissolute Lord who ever lived!

Brilliant poet who wrote scandalous verse

Robert Sutcliffe: New biography of one of England's best loved poets - Philip Larkin

Aims to show something of his more gentle and tender side

Robert Sutcliffe: Pubs shutting at rate of 31 per week but is CAMRA addressing the real issue?

Should real ale fans be crying into their beer?

Robert Sutcliffe: Sisters at war: feminists battle it out over sex, men, alcohol and drugs

Woman's Hour presenter Jenni Murray takes an unsisterly jab at young female writers

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive

Andrew Jackson: Who to find out who went to fight in WWI from your area

Commemorate start of the Great War by finding who fought from your area

Andrew Jackson: How getting Google to delete a link about you can leave you worse off

Right-to-be-forgotten challenge continues as Google plan to remove a link to a Wikipedia page following a request

Fish and Chips

Andrew Jackson: Are you ready to swap cod for gurney with your chip shop chips?

The product of your local chippy is as good a way as any of sorting regional differences

Robert Sutcliffe: New book reveals what it is like to be on the end of a media monstering

Among those discussed in The Eye of the Storm are former Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Jackson: Student loans

There's a shortfall in the student loans system with the Government being forced to pick up the tab.

Texting – It’s a bit out date!

Andrew Jackson: Let's Google it

Falling on deaf ears

Andrew Jackson: Are you a proud Yorkshireman?

It's not all flat caps, a broad accent and a particular level of intransigence

Robert Sutcliffe: A lack of sex

Most husbands have sulked at some point over their wife’s refusal to have sex

Jimmy Savile

Robert Sutcliffe: New book by Dan Davies reveals the true malevolence of Jimmy Savile

The man who groomed Britain laid bare

cash, money

Andrew Jackson: Student loan chaos should prompt rethink

If you’re a student there may be relatively good news in sight - however if after your studies you get a job, then the news may not be quite so sunny

Boys playing cricket in Greenhead Park

Andrew Jackson: Get kids on the front foot these school holidays

Summer is upon us dear reader and that means the school holidays

Robert Sutcliffe: Socialist Worker newspaper pokes fun at Eton pupil mauled to death by polar bear

Article ended by claiming the horrific event was "another reason to save the polar bears"

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger (C) celebrates with the FIFA World Cup trophy after victory

Robert Sutcliffe: Lack of proper journalists a glaring deficiency during World Cup

Need for someone to make sense of it all and put it into context

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