Mail On Sunday (5th January, 2014)

£7.3MILLION... the cost of killing badgers in 'disastrous' cull (with taxpayers picking up £5.8million of the bill)

The contentious badger cull has cost an astonishing £4,100 for each animal killed - almost double previous estimates - campaigners claimed last night.

New calculations suggest the amount spent on killing 1,771 badgers since the cull began in August was £7.3 million, with taxpayers picking up a £5.8 million share of the bill.

The animals were killed to prevent the spread of TB to cattle.

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Mail On Sunday (12 January 2014)

Crimpergate: After PM's hairdresser wins MBE, his previous barber says - 'It was ME who gave him that style'

A spat has erupted between two top hairstylists over who switched the Prime Minister’s parting to the left. Stylist-to-the stars Lino Carbosiero - awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to hairdressing - has been widely credited for giving David Cameron’s locks the distinctive new look. But the PM’s previous barber, Tony Tahir, says the suggestion is rubbish and that it was he who gave the PM his look back in 2007.

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Mail On Sunday (12 January 2014)

You've got no Taste, Nigella... rages ousted contestant who says Domestic Goddess thought her duck was beef

Her new TV cookery show might be called The Taste, but Nigella Lawson is facing withering criticism from a contestant for being unable to tell duck from beef. Tara Hofman claims the embarrassing gaffe by the self-styled Domestic Goddess was edited out of the first episode of the series to spare the star’s blushes. Instead, Channel 4 viewers simply saw Miss Lawson claiming that Mrs Hofman’s duck with green beans and fig vinaigrette was ‘slightly swamped by the vinaigrette’.

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Mail On Sunday (17th November, 2013)

We have regrets. But it's love. We couldn't help it': Widower who fell for his terminally ill wife's GP

Their affair was vilified as a betrayal - the ethically questionable act of a couple for whom sexual attraction overwhelmed the conventions of bereavement. And indeed, Dr Judith Ames’s extraordinary decision to forsake her husband for the marital bed of widower Robert Owens - days after treating his terminally-ill wife Joyce at home - could hardly have brought a more damning rebuke from a medical tribunal.

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Mail On Sunday (3rd November, 2013)

Scandal of the bodies left to rot in hospital: MoS investigation reveals patients abandoned on mortuary slabs for days, families shown the wrong bodies... and a stillborn simply 'lost'

The BBC is investigating allegations that one of its presenters was involved in a‘vicious and unrelenting cyber-bullying campaign’ that contributed to the death of a 47-year-old man. Murray Norton, who has been a BBC broadcaster for nearly 30 years, strongly denies making offensive comments on social networking sites about Simon Abbott ...

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