High levels of personal debt in Britain could be creating a health time bomb, according to research showing a strong link between financial problems and low mental well-being in older people.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
A legal ruling made in France today has opened the way to millions of euros in compensation for British and other women who were fitted with defective French-made breast implants.
F1: Three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart believes change to 'greener' engines is a step in the right direction
Thursday 16 January 2014
The Scot feels the sport needs to 'demonstrate our technology is ecologically sound' with switch to 1.6-litre V6 turbo-charged engines
Friday 10 January 2014
Payday lender Toothfairy, which went bust late last year, was under investigation for dodgy practices the Office of fair Trading has revealed.
The bedroom tax on bereavement: Grieving families to face spare-room benefit cut within three months
Thursday 09 January 2014
Families will be hit by the bedroom tax if a room remains unoccupied for just three months after the death of a family member, bereavement charities have warned.
Saturday 04 January 2014
If your resolution to fight the flab weakens, the only pounds you lose may be in health club bills
Friday 03 January 2014
News means he was having 'a good day'
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Members of the Fire Brigade Union and Public and Commercial Services union are both staging walkouts
Friday 20 December 2013
Roma also interested in young striking star
Getting Rich in the Recession: TV review - Channel 4 is going to have to go further up the food chain to nail the real villains
Thursday 05 December 2013
Back in the early days of reality television, Steve Elwis might have made a breakout star. He's got the loud shirts, the ready-made catchphrases and the mildly offensive views.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Friday 29 November 2013
Angry shareholders in the Yellow Pages publisher hibu have accused the directors of “deplorable” behaviour and cowardice for pulling out of a special general meeting, where they were set to face a grilling.
Friday 22 November 2013
Debt crisis? Didn't David Cameron say we're on the road to recovery?
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Individual debts collectively worth millions are abolished for just $400,000
Monday 11 November 2013
Kimi Raikkonen will miss the last two races of the Formula One season in the US and Brazil after deciding to have back surgery next week. Steve Robertson, Raikkonen’s manager, said the 2007 world champion, who is moving to Ferrari next season, could no longer put off the operation.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has surgery to remove blood from the surface of her brain
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has had surgery to remove blood from the surface of her brain, sidelining her three weeks ahead of a key mid-term election and at the apex of a rancorous court battle with the nation’s “holdout” creditors.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition