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US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website sparked hubbub in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British convenience classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have restriction access to housing, job, energy and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have restriction access to housing, employment, energy and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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‘The Madoff of millennials ‘? Fyre Festival investors eye a court fight with organizer

Investor believes that until detailed accounts emerge, suspicions will mount that festival was an elaborate Ponzi scheme and buried in debt before it even began Investors in the ill-fated Fyre Festival in the Bahamas will begin to assert legal claims against organizer William Billy McFarland this week in what is likely to be a protracted effort to recover assets from the supermodel-fronted luxury private-island music festival that collapsed in spectacular discord last month, stranding hundreds. The first petition to freeze festival assets to get a court hearing comes from Oleg…

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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have restriction access to housing, employment, energy and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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BBQ food 

US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website sparked commotion in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British convenience classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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BBQ food 

‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have limited access to housing, job, electricity and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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BBQ food 

US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website triggered uproar in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British consolation classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with the majority Britons claiming they had never…

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