Good week/bad week

21 September 2006
Good week/bad week

Good week…

McDonald's employees The fast-food giant is to enrol staff in basic literacy and numeracy courses.

Olive lovers Britain's first olive grove has been planted in Devon.

Fawlty Towers Gleneagles hotel in Torquay, which inspired the legendary TV series, has reopened after a £1m revamp.

Irish wild smoked salmon The fish was crowned supreme champion at this year's UK Great Taste Awards.

Bad week…

Screw-cap wine bottles Tasters at this year's International Wine Challenge discovered that the cork alternative can lead to a build-up of sulphides, giving wine an egg-y or onion-y flavour.

Rebellious smokers A hotline is to be set up encouraging citizens to report breaches of the forthcoming smoking ban.

Neil MorrisseyMen Behaving Badly actor is ploughing a further £5m into his country hotel after losing £1.4m on it in a year.

Sutton Place restaurant, New York Facing a lawsuit from two waitresses who claim they were sacked for being overweight.

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