Trials carried out at Bedford Hospital has found it takes just 12 minutes for the average box of chocolates to be opened on a general ward and the average chocolate survives for 51 minutes.
A packet of Roses gets eaten more quickly than a box of Quality Street. The light hearted study has been published in the British Medical Journal.
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A woman had to be rescued from a kitchen fire at her home at Woburn Sands in Bedfordshire over the weekend.
A man from Huntingdon has started a campaign to fight back against anti-Polish leaflets which were handed out in the town.
The Polish ambassador has called on the government to condemn a series of cards containing the words 'no more Polish vermin'.