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Something fishy about the kettle

'All my life I've walked into hotel rooms and headed straight to the tea tray to make myself cup after relaxing cup of tea in that kettle, never once considering that somebody may have boiled their undies in it,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam GhoshThis week I bring you an important public service announcement: You know the handy electric kettle in your hotel room, the one placed on the tea and coffee tray?Well, according to a report in The Independent, some guests may have boiled...

Invasive bass confirmed in Kettle River

The non-native, invasive large-mouth bass was detected in the Kettle River this August. (Stock photo)— image credit: Wildlife groups are asking for the help of local anglers after non-native bass species have been confirmed in the Kettle River over the last month.The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources as well as the BC Wildlife Federation have advised residents and local wildlife groups that illegal bass have been introduced into the waterway.The non-native, invasive...

'She was hunting me down': Lover, 24, who 'had kettle of boiling water poured over her by her Royal Marine boyfriend's estranged wife says 'she snapped because I was in her house'

Monika Fourie threw scalding water from cup and kettle onto Hannah StokesFourie furious over Miss Stokes affair with her Royal Marine husband, WouterShe walked in on pair at her home in Plymouth and left victim with 'terrible burns'By Alex Matthews For MailonlinePublished: 04:23 EDT, 17 October 2017 | Updated: 13:29 EDT, 17 October 2017 A Royal Marine saw steam rising from his lover's head after his scorned wife poured a kettle of boiling water over her, a court...

The best kettles revealed including one that costs just £12

IT isn't always necessary to splash your cash to get a good household appliance, according to Which?.The consumer group has revealed it's top ten best kettles - including one supermarket own-brand model that costs just £12.George - Asda The George Home 3kW Fast Boil Kettle With 1 Cup Boil, £12, was a hit with Which? reviewersAfter reviewing models from £10 to nearly £100 it found that a good kettle is fast to boil, energy efficient, quieter than most and has an excellent limescale...