Sorry about that Upton but I found the Mail in the barber's and read it while waiting my turn. As you say it wasn't edifying but there ain't any that are to be sure. Only take a newspaper for the sport and that's not too good at the mo. either.
There is always a good for you bad for you food item story in the papers every week. I think beetroot is not alone, there was something about chocolate wasn't there?
(PS I think the beetroot story did appear in other papers)
But the story of the week has to be that re0-usable shopping bags are bad for us:
I really don't know how mankind managed until the advent of the disposable supermarket bag.
Oh, yes, the dangerous germs that live on soap dispensers....... now what is that all about? You are about to wash your hands. You get a few germs on the hands you are about to wash and..????