"The secret is to spit out the cake after tasting, but it can be a little messy at times"

professional masticator Ali Rodham, the envy of schoolchildren and Marks & Spencer’s cake taster, allows The Mirror into her world

"You’ve got to be pretty grouchy not to find this funny. Now we just have to find out what to do with all of the cakes"

forget Wikileaks and student protests, sending politicians cakes is the latest form of political activism, as Søren Søndergaard, spokesperson for the Danish People’s Party, works out what do with the 3,000 cakes sent to the party’s HQ; this was part of a Facebook protest at comments made accusing immigrants of hoarding cakes that are made available in hospital waiting rooms