Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits

Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits Kale sales have risen by 40 per cent in the last yearThis is thought to be because of celebrity chefs and cookbook authors promoting the vegetable's benefitsCould also be because of shortages of other vegetables caused by last year's bad weather By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:49 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:26 GMT, 25 March 2013 Gwyneth Paltrow is known to be a kale fan Sales of kale have soared thanks to celebrity chefs and famous cookbook authors, a new report has shown.

Don"t sniffle and drive: Driving with a cold can be as dangerous as drunk-driving

Don't sniffle and drive: Driving with a cold can be as dangerous as drunk-drivingGetting behind the wheel with a cold as bad as DUI Drivers with a heavy cold had slower reaction times than those who had up to four pints of beer By Roger Dobson PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:23 GMT, 23 February 2013 Driving with a heavy cold could be as dangerous as getting behind the wheel when you’re drunk.

The excuses MEN give for avoiding sex

Not tonight, darling, EastEnders is on: The excuses MEN give for avoiding sex Other excuses included being put off by peeping cats and dogs and being too full after a large mealExperts fear some men are avoiding sex to hide erectile dysfunction problems By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:22 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 30 January 2013 As far as excuses go, turning down an intimate night of passion with a woman to watch an episode of a soap opera, may not rest easy in some households.

The return of Dickensian ailments as sales of gout and chilblain remedies soar

The return of Dickensian ailments as sales of gout and chilblain remedies soar Experts say the rise is due to the excesses of Christmas and the cold weatherStudy last year found that hospital admissions for gout have increased by 80 per cent in a decade By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:11 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 18 January 2013 Portrait of Henry VIII, aged 49 in 1540.

Ryanair is “courting disaster” by flying planes with near-empty fuel tanks to cut costs

Ryanair is “courting disaster” by flying planes with near-empty fuel tanks to cut costsPilot union accuses it of “operating on limits of legality”But Ryanair insists planes have sufficient fuel reservesProbe after diversion of Paris-Tenerife flight on Sunday .

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Allergy sufferers have sneezed their way through the longest hay fever season in more than two decades.