Stop whining, empty nesters. Your child going to uni is not about you | Barbara Ellen | Opinion

Stop whining, empty nesters. Your child going to uni is not about you | Barbara Ellen | Opinion

As a fresh contingent of British kids gears up for university, who should we be most concerned for – them or their parents? I ask because sending a child off to university seems to have morphed from an exciting rite of passage (for the child) into some dark, angst-ridden melodrama starring the parents. How do […]

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Is the hunt for a white chocolate Creme Egg making Britain’s kids obese? | Food

Name: The Creme Egg hunt. Age: The season starts in January and runs until Easter. Appearance: Exciting, festive, sweet. What does this hunt entail? You go to the shops, you buy a load of Cadbury Creme Eggs and you open and eat them all. It seems to be missing an element you normally associate with […]

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Photos dating back to post WWI show the selfless efforts of the ‘Cadbury Angels’

The bloody Battle of Ypres was a series of engagements that took place on April 22 to May 25, 1915, as the Germans tried top breach Allied trench lines near the town of Ypres in northern Belgium. The Germans made four attempts to take the strategic town with a combination of artillery bombardment and direct […]

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Cadbury owner Mondelez paid no corporation tax in the UK last year

Cadbury owner Mondelez UK paid no corporation tax in Britain last year, despite reporting profit of more than £185m. The company, which is a subsidiary of US giant Mondelez International, recorded a 740 per cent jump in profit for the year to 31 December, with turnover rising to £1.66bn from £1.65bn. However, in documents filed […]

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An area the size of a football pitch is destroyed every 25 seconds; UK charity International Animal Rescue saves an endangered orangutan

Activists are going head-to-head with multinationals in a renewed battle to save orangutans from extinction as the world’s biggest palm oil-producing nation accelerates output. Greenpeace campaigners have warned “it’s now or never” for Indonesia’s critically endangered orangutans which are being killed at a rate of 25 a day. They claim to have proof companies making […]

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Cadbury stockpiles ingredients in case of hard Brexit | Business

Cadbury’s owner, Mondelēz International, has said it is stockpiling ingredients, chocolates and biscuits in case of a no-deal Brexit. Hubert Weber, the president of Mondelēz Europe, said the UK was “not self-sufficient in terms of food ingredients” and confirmed the measure as part of contingency plans for a hard Brexit, according to the Times. It […]

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Cadbury owner Mondelez stockpiling chocolate and biscuits to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Mondelez International, the owner of Cadbury, is stockpiling ingredients, chocolates and biscuits to guard against the negative effects of a no-deal Brexit, a senior executive at the company has said. With no trade deal yet agreed and the 29 March deadline day looming, the confectionery maker is one of many firms facing huge uncertainty about […]

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KitKat does not merit trademark protection, EU court rules | Law

It is a question that has been debated by some of Europe’s finest legal minds for years: is there anything unique about a KitKat? A final verdict came on Wednesday when Europe’s highest court ruled that KitKat’s four-fingered chocolate bar did not merit protected status in the European Union. The European court of justice upheld […]

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Cadbury to launch Dairy Milk bar with 30% less sugar | Business

If you are watching your weight but struggle to give up chocolate there may be some relief in view, because Cadbury is to launch a new version of its famous purple liveried Dairy Milk bars with 30% less sugar. The lower-sugar bar took a team of 20 scientists, nutritionists and chocolatiers almost two years to […]

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