The environment and food secretary has suggested that - faced with a tomato shortage - people should just eat turnips instead.
It’s all a bit Marie Antoinette but just a bit more depressing.
Today we look at the long-term problem behind our current empty shelves with Observer food critic Jay Rayner.
And on the eve of the anniversary of Russia's second invasion of Ukraine, London's streets are blue and yellow - but is Putin successfully negotiating the West's economic sanctions? We ask corruption hunter-in-chief Bill Browder.
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