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CHOCOLATE: Why British chocolate has been BANNED from the US - and why it's better

mirror.co.uk — US courts have banned imports of Cadbury chocolate, Kit Kat bars Toffee Crisps and Yorkie bars. One of the reasons given is that Toffee Crisps look too similar to Hershey's products; the orange wrapping might confuse customers who want to buy Peanut Butter Cups. Annoyed fans have claimed that British chocolate tastes better.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MonaChalabi: To qualify as chocolate, a product in the UK needs 20% cocoa solids. In the US it's only 10%. mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/ch… pic.twitter.com/efqWWP11Jg

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MonaChalabi: To qualify as chocolate, a product in the UK needs 20% cocoa solids. In the US it's only 10%. mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/ch… pic.twitter.com/efqWWP11Jg

Jan 28, 2015

To qualify as chocolate, a product in the UK needs 20% cocoa solids. In the US it's only 10%. mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/ch… pic.twitter.com/efqWWP11Jg

Red Bull truck crash floods motorway with thousands of energy drink cans

mirror.co.uk — Thousands of Red Bull cans have been spread across one of Britain's busiest motorways after a delivery lorry crashed. The lorry spilled its load on to the M6. Motorists faced miles of tailbacks after the collision at around 11.20am. Cans of the sugary energy drink could be seen rolling in the southbound carriageway near junction 19 at Knutsford in Cheshire.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @DailyMirror: Red Bull truck crash floods motorway with thousands of energy drink cans mirr.im/1wASSa4 http://t.co/Dcbx4Q9499

Tinder: What happens when you pretend to be young David Cameron and Ed Miliband?

mirror.co.uk — If you're hoping to get lots of matches on Tinder you're better off pretending to be David Cameron, than Nigel Farage. Betfair Poker decided to see what would happen if they pretended to be young party leaders on Tinder. Using old pics of the party leaders they scrolled through 100 profiles a day for five days each to make it fair.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorPolitics: Farage and Clegg got fewer matches than a toilet on Tinder mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… http://t.co/qPb1BEQuaa

Jan 28, 2015

Tindering to see who's ahead in UK politics Cameron: 257 matches Miliband: 223 Farage: 112 mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… http://t.co/whBg5HxZsV

Jan 28, 2015

Farage and Clegg get less matches than a man pretending to be a toilet on Tinder mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new…

FIVE people called the POLICE when Facebook went down - operator reminds people it's NOT an emergency

mirror.co.uk — When Facebook and Instagram went down for around an hour yesterday, a lot of people were annoyed. But at least FIVE people called the police in one US city alone, according to an emergency dispatcher. The anonymous dispatcher - from California - contacted a local news service to ask them to tell people to not call 911 when a website doesn't work.
Jan 28, 2015

Most of us moaned on Twitter, but some people called the POLICE when Facebook went down. mirr.im/1y4uHCE http://t.co/5Y8wu1F6Wf

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorTech: At least 5 people called the POLICE when Facebook went down yesterday: mirr.im/1y4uHCE http://t.co/dPoxIRu2aE

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorTech: At least 5 people called the POLICE when Facebook went down yesterday: mirr.im/1y4uHCE http://t.co/dPoxIRu2aE

You can now buy your Barbie doll a cat-drawn chariot

mirror.co.uk — One 3D-printer wielding man is determined to give Barbie more exciting career options than vet or 'aerobics', and has been making 3D-printed accessories to turn her into a medieval warrior, now including a chariot, which you can attach to your cat.
Jan 28, 2015

Yep, you can now buy your Barbie doll a cat-drawn chariot mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… http://t.co/7Ixf6mFAht

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorWeirdNews: You can now buy your Barbie doll a cat-drawn chariot mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… http://t.co/IDZcLVN1uQ

Greek elections: why the new government isn't a new start

mirror.co.uk — The new Greek cabinet was sworn in yesterday at the presidential palace in Athens. While the consensus is that Tsipras' new government offers a new beginning for Greece it disappointingly hasn't offered a new start for women in politics.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorPolitics: The radical new Greek government is pretty conservative in this respect bit.ly/1Hb2F1O http://t.co/xjXYmBz0HM

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorPolitics: The radical new Greek government is pretty conservative in this respect bit.ly/1Hb2F1O http://t.co/xjXYmBz0HM

Jan 28, 2015

RT @ampp3d: New Greek cabinet promises to be radical but is very conservativel in other ways. bit.ly/1Hb2F1O http://t.co/iCnGD0V6Ev

Always wired, rushing to places and watching TV on catch-up: 50 giveaway signs you are definitely a mum

mirror.co.uk — Buying gallons of milk, always having a packet of wet wipes to hand and knowing the words to 'Let it Go' are among the top 50 signs of being a mum, a survey has revealed.
Jan 28, 2015

Just keep reinforcing the stereotypes of dads, why don't you? mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… which was at the bottom of mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new…

Hilarious children's book parody 'The Very Hungover Caterpillar'

mirror.co.uk — Remember reading the Hungry Caterpillar as a kid? Well here he is as you've never seen him before. The Very Hungover Caterpillar by Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees is a very funny parody re-imagining of the childhood classic the Very Hungry Caterpillar, published in 1969.
Jan 28, 2015

Just keep reinforcing the stereotypes of dads, why don't you? mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new… which was at the bottom of mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new…

Florida theme parks news: More Disney magic, Universal to mark 25th birthday, Busch bonus

mirror.co.uk — The Sunshine State is the theme park capital of the world for a reason - and the big players in Florida never stop upgrading the attractions and accommodation to make perfect family holiday. Here's the main plans for 2015... The magic never stands still at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.

Africa Cup of Nations: Group D permutations as Ivory Coast look to qualify from group

mirror.co.uk — Quite frankly, Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations could not be any closer than it is. After four 1-1 draws, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Mali and Guinea head into the final round of group matches knowing that absolutely anyone could go through.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorFootball: They're underway in the permatation-tastic final round of Group D #AFCON2015 games - make sense of it here: mirr.im/1z3yDb0

VexBox annoys teenagers into doing their chores by throttling internet speeds to individual devices

mirror.co.uk — VexBox lets parents slow down their home internet connect to force teens to do their chores Want to get your teens to do some chores, then slow down the home internet connection to unbearably slow speeds until they've done them.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorTech: VexBox annoys teenagers into doing chores by throttling internet speeds to individual devices: mirr.im/15IUAAl http://t.co/ycSbaPyb6r

8 places you can live in that are way, way cheaper than a house

mirror.co.uk — You can buy yourself a prime inner-city residence for less than £10,000. Just get used to walking in a straight line. And waking up several metres from where you thought you lived because some drunk has untied your mooring rope. Tempted? You can read more about life on the water, and how to save money on moorings here.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @JuliaRampenMM: I quite fancy a shipping container conversion: 8 places to live that are way cheaper than buying a house mirror.co.uk/money/8-places…

Jan 28, 2015

I quite fancy a shipping container conversion: 8 places to live that are way cheaper than buying a house mirror.co.uk/money/8-places…

Chelsea striker Diego Costa handed FA violent conduct charge for 'stamp' on Liverpool's Emre Can

mirror.co.uk — Diego Costa has been charged by the FA - and faces a three match ban which will rule him out of Saturday's title crunch with Manchester City. Chelsea striker Costa was charged with violent conduct after his first half stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can after referee Michael Oliver admitted he did not see the incident.
Jan 28, 2015

Diego Costa gets charged for Emre Can stamp, let off on Martin Skrtel, set to miss title crunch. mirror.co.uk/sport/football…

Watch as Miley Cyrus lights up a 'joint' while boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger looks on

mirror.co.uk — Miley Cryus has been filmed lighting up what appears to be marijuana cigarette in front of her boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger. The footage, obtained by RadarOnline, sees the pop star lighting the suspicious looking roll-up during a night out at the On The Rox club in Hollywood, where she was partying with the son politician Arnold.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorCeleb: Watch as Miley Cyrus lights up a 'joint' while boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger looks on mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-… http://t.co/03p36HvY7M

The NHS is ALWAYS a political issue, and David Cameron weaponised it 10 YEARS ago

mirror.co.uk — The National Health Service IS is a huge political issue. David Cameron knew that when he claimed 10 years ago he wanted to be defined by the letters NHS. Ed Miliband knows that now, as do Nick Clegg, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage and Cameron himself as the service goes down the bedpan.
Jan 28, 2015

The NHS is ALWAYS a political issue, and David Cameron weaponised it 10 YEARS ago mirr.im/18uPN7h

Internet porn has coincided with a huge FALL in violent crime

mirror.co.uk — The UK's most senior judge, Lord Chief Justice Thomas has said that "he had no doubt at all" that internet porn has caused violent crimes. He recounted several terrible court-cases where killers watched porn before committing terrible offences, to the House of Commons Justice Committee. But do these incidents point to a bigger correlation?
Jan 28, 2015

RT @ampp3d: Lord Justice Roberts has "no doubt" porn causes violence. The numbers tell a different story bit.ly/1BoXLFZ http://t.co/2Dd7c6Toik

'Women are still in the minority - but I love working with trains'

mirror.co.uk — This week we've given you the lowdown on jobs in transport. Here's one new transport worker's story: Francesca Pedri has only been in her job as a trainee Transport Planner for one month but she's rapidly learning all she can about trains.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @MirrorMoney: 'Women are still in the minority - but I love working with trains' mirror.co.uk/money/women-st… #train #WomenWhoWork http://t.co/mOFR7R0b9y

Tesco recalls own brand squash drink with customers complaining of 'foul smell'

mirror.co.uk — Tesco has recalled its own brand squash with customers claiming recently purchased bottles had been 'foul smelling'. Parents were told to return bottles of the Double Concentrate Blackcurrant and Apple Squash as staff reportedly told customers "foreign bodies" had been detected in it.
Jan 28, 2015

Lidl insists its supplier not affected, after Tesco's squash drink is recalled over 'toilet water smell' mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/t…

Jan 28, 2015

Exclusive: Tesco recalls own brand squash drink after customers report it 'smells like toilet water' mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/t…

Peanut allergy scientists may have finally found a cure after experiment breakthrough

mirror.co.uk — Scientists may have finally found a cure for people with potentially fatal peanut allergies. The study, carried out in Melbourne, Australia, has already transformed the lives of many of the children who took part in the clinical trial.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @JoshBythesea: They're almonds RT @DailyMirror Peanut allergy scientists may have finally found... mirr.im/1zyZE8e http://t.co/E5XPrI965i