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Hix’s Tramshed scene of attempted “citizen’s arrest” on Tony Blair

The former prime minister was approached by Twiggy Garcia, a bar worker, during a meal with family and friends at Mark Hix's fashionable Shoreditch restaurant. Read more from The Telegraph  

Chef Roux says UK has failed Scotland

Legendary chef Albert Roux, who is devising the menu at the hotel bought by Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, has described the Westminster government as "lamentable" in promoting Scotland and said the Scottish Government was doing a much better job. Read more from Herald Scotland  

Food that texts 'eat me' could be on the way

The development of food packaging that texts consumers to let them know when its contents are going off has left a junior environment minster "intrigued". Read more from BBC News    
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Editor 22nd January 2014

Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press