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James writes:

“Our virtual Tesco shop of the same 30 items costs €132.64 in the Republic and €112.02 in the North, a difference of more than 20 per cent. ”

Actually, no. It’s either 18.4% dearer in Republic, or 15.5% cheaper in NI… but definitely not “more than 20 per cent”.

North And South: A tale Of Two Grocery Bills (Conor Pope, Irish Times)

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OK, so ‘the beautiful Chelsea’ may not the sharpest protractor in the pencil case but – with this video now going viral – her husband, Travis ‘how to make a viral video*’ Chambers – will do well to avoid a divorce. Or a fake, viral divorce. Or something.

(*H/T to Garrett in comments.)

tastefully offensive