Jacob Marley

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The British Cheese Board argued that the high levels of tryptophan in cheese, an amino acid involved in our sleep cycle, meant that cheese actually helped us to fall asleep. Photograph: Getty Images

Each week, food writer and curious culinarian Aoife McElwain will research questions about food you didn’t even know you had. What is a 99 ice cream m(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras. An e-card from the press office of the Greek finance ministry showed a picture of a frail, stingy Ebenezer Scrooge by the fire. Photograph: Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

Greece’s finance ministry took a page out of Charles Dickens’s classic A Christmas Carol to have a dig on Friday at the international lenders who hav(...)