Steven Morris
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/ 29 April 2008

UK’s veggie seed boom

Not very long ago, the growing of vegetables in the United Kingdom was commonly dismissed as a minority interest for eco-eccentrics and crumbly old allotment holders. But concern for the environment, worries about healthy eating and the credit crunch have led to packets of veg seeds flying off the racks, with sales reportedly rising by up to 60% on last spring.

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/ 11 June 2007

A price too high?

They are members of a hidden army who inhabit a curious in-between world. Tough, heavily-armed private security guards who love the adrenalin buzz of rubbing along with high-flying businesspeople and contractors. Blue collar workers trying to make a quick buck. This is the world of a foreign legion working, living, surviving, in what has become the most dangerous country in the world.