Simon Eccles

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Warren Beatty in  Alan J Pakula’s  1974 thriller ‘The Parallax View’: a reminder of a time  when people could just hop on planes like getting on a bus. Photograph: Paramount Pictures/Getty Images

Everybody should see Alan J Pakula’s 1974 thriller The Parallax View. Starring Warren Beatty as a brave investigative journalist, the film is a great (...)

Careful now! Knifing out an avocado’s flesh risks seriously wounding the hand. Photograph: Victor De Jesus/UNP/PA Wire

It’s a bit early for silly season. Is it not? Still, who can resist this story about the increasing problem of “Avocado Hand”? According to articles I(...)

A leading plastic surgeon has suggested that avocados should carry warning labels. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A leading British plastic surgeon has suggested that avocados should carry warning labels following a rise in the number of knife injuries from cuttin(...)